Erika Wiesenmueller-Potter, MA, Dip HIC, MBACP (Accred)
15A Cheap Street
Psychology has long held that one of the significant sources of our well-being is the way we think and feel about ourselves. The sum of these thoughts and emotions profoundly influences our sense of self-worth and how we deal with life. In my work I support my clients to understand better their personal history, their thoughts and their emotional problems and to develop a positive inner dialogue, key to developing lasting inner strenghts and to making changes for the better.
I see people with anxiety, depression, stress, work-related and health problems, relationship and family issues, bereavement, low self-esteem, personal and emotional distress.
I also see people, whose lives may or may not be pressured by immediate problems, but who are curious about, and wish to gain greater self-awareness through self-exploration and self-development.
Counselling is undergoing rapid changes and I am particularly interested in the developing fields of Mindfulness, Positive Psychology and Neuropsychology and their applicaction in therapy. I have integrated aspects of all these approaches in my counselling practice and find them transformative in work with depression and anxiety, stress and negative thinking, low self-esteem and low self-confidence
I am an experienced counsellor, Registered and Accredited with the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).
I have been counselling individuals since 2001 in a wide range of settings including Bath University, Bath City College, a GP surgery, an Employee Assistance Programme and in Private Practice. I was also a Trustee of the Bath Centre for Psychotherapy and Counselling. Before training as a counsellor I taught for 19 years in Secondary and Higher Education. Having worked as part of a team of counsellors at the Counselling Service at the University of Bath for 6 years I have considerable experience as a Student Counsellor and issues relating to student life. I have some places at a concessionary rate for students in full-time education.
I offer counselling sessions in English and German.
Training, qualifications & experience
Diploma in Humanistic and Integrative Counselling (BCPC)
MA, Modern European Cultural History (University of Warwick)
First Degree, German and History (University of Goettingen)
PGCE, German and History
BACP, British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy
BCPC, Bath Centre for Psychotherapy and Counselling
CAPPP, Counsellors and Psychotherapists in Private Practice
Areas of counselling I deal with
Individual sessions are usually weekly at the same time, last 50 minutes and cost £42. I also offer some concessionary places for students in full-time education.
To find out more about my practice please go to my website www.bathtalkingtherapies.com
Maps & Directions
Type of session
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Types of client