Robert Heaven: Counsellor / Psychotherapist / Clinical Supervisor
34A Hinton Avenue
BACP Accredited Counsellor with over 19 years experience of working with Individuals and couples. UK Registered Counsellor/Psychotherapist (UKRC).
Many years experience of working within Corporate and Public sectors - including American Express, Police, Fire and Ambulance services. Queen Alexandra Hospital Homes. Brighton, Hove, Worthing Relate (Senior Counsellor) Counsellor to the Myaesthenia Gravis Association (Myaware)
Relationship Counsellor - Professionally Certificated (Relate) 19 years experience of Couples Counselling working with relationships and marital problems. These include Separation and Divorce, Affairs and breakups, Sexual difficulties, IVF, Couples Counselling with people of the same gender.
Clinical Supervision - I offer Counselling Supervision to Counsellors who are in training as well as to those who are qualified and working with Clients. (F2F and Skype)
I work with:
Work Related Stress and Anxiety, Relationship difficulties; Separation, Divorce, Marriage, Domestic Violence,
Also: Anxiety, Loss, Bereavement, Work related problems, Stress, Self-Esteem, Confidence, Eating Disorders, Panic attacks.
In addition: Counselling support and Therapeutic Services to people affected in any way by the processes of the Criminal Justice System - including Victims and Perpetrators of Crime.
I seek the most effective and creative approach for each individual client or couple (within a mainly a short term solution focussed model). I also (where appropriate) offer mid to long term Psychotherapy.
My approach to Counselling is 'integrative' - meaning that I'm not tied to one particular approach (although you'll see from my qualifications that I'm trained in many).
I offer face to face counsellling for individuals and couples - as well as Telephone counselling and SKYPE.
Appointment Times - entirely flexible but generally -
Monday to Friday: 08:00 - 20:00 Telephone/Skype
Mondays to Friday - 09:00 - 17:00 Face to Face Counselling
Location: Central Cambridge area - Walking distance from the Train Station
Faciltiies: Discrete location with easy Free Parking
I write the "problem pages" for a number of different publications and I also appear on local radio as a commentator on relationship and general counselling issues.
More details on my website www.riverclinic.co.uk
Training, qualifications & experience
PG Dip: Psych Counselling (Sussex)
Cert: Marital and Couple Counselling (Relate)
Cert: Transactional Analysis (TA)
Cert: Group Analysis (IGA)
Cert: (Advanced) Group Analysis (IGA)
Cert: Eating Disorders (National Centre UK)
Trained in Brief - Solution Focussed Therapy
M.A (London), M.Sc (Brighton), B.A Hons (Sussex), B,A (Open), D.Art
Private Practice since 2003
Counsellor - Myaesthenia Gravis Association
Psychotherapist - Worcester Therapy Group
Relate Counsellor (Senior) - Couples Counselling /Individuals (from 1999)
Sussex Police Counsellor 2005-2009
Counsellor at the University of Sussex Psychological and Counselling Service 2002-2006.
Psychotherapist - Rock Clinic Brighton 2004-6
Psychotherapist - Sussex Medical Chambers 2003-
Psychotherapist - Queen Alexandra Hospital Home Worthing 2007-
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Antisocial personality disorder
- Avoidant personality disorder
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Borderline personality disorder
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Dependent personality disorder
- Domestic violence
- Drug abuse
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Gender dysphoria
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Internet addiction
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Narcissistic personality disorder
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Transgender, Bisexual, and Gay couples counselling.
Loss and Bereavement of pets / animals.
Skype (online face to face ) sessions - distance counselling
I provide Counselling support and Therapeutic services to people who are affected by the Criminal Justice System - including Victims of Crime and Perpetrators of Crime.
- Cognitive and behavioural therapies
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Cognitive therapy
- Couples counselling
- Gestalt therapy
- Humanistic therapies
- Interpersonal therapy
- Person-centred therapy
- Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
My Fees are negotiable - But as a guide:
Face to Face - £55 Individuals.
£35 Students / Low income/ On Benefits
Telephone £40 per session
Skype - £50 (an effective way to speak face to face in private from your own home
Supervision - £80 per full session (BACP)
Counselling Sessions are 50 minutes duration
Supervision - 1.5 hours to adhere to BACP requirements - but can be shorter if required.
As an Registered Accredited Member of the BACP I am subject to professional standards and practices which call upon me to have professional indemnity insurance; to undertake regular clinical supervision of my work by an independent BACP Accredited Supervisor; to undergo a programme of continual professional development and training.
I abide by the BACP Code of Professional Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Couples & individuals: Monday-Friday 9am-8pm Face2Face in Cambridge (with parking) Also Skype & Telephone Counselling
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|