Barry Hill BS3 (MBACP, Mindfulness, Stress, CBT, Dip.Couns, Bereavement)
I am 65 years old and live and work in Bristol, UK. I have spent most of my life working in teaching and training roles of various kinds.
I am a Member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy and a registrant on the BACP accredited voluntary register of Counsellors and Psychotherapists.
I am accredited as a Breathworks Mindfulness Trainer, qualified to teach Mindfulness for Stress and Mindfulness for Health courses. Details: http://is.gd/835Pkh
I am listed on the UK Mindfulness Teachers register; http://www.mindfulnessteachersuk.org.uk
I am now running 1 to 1 and small group Breathworks Mindfulness for Stress 8-week courses in South Bristol, send an email to enquire.
I am a member of the Triratna Buddhist Order (ex-Western Buddhist Order) and teach Buddhist meditation classes and retreats in and around Bristol.
I work away from home in a comfortable and very peaceful counselling room in Bedminster, Bristol, UK within easy reach of buses, trains and good parking. It is possible to safely store a bicycle.
I can offer reduced rates to anyone wanting counselling but in difficult financial circumstances, and will consider offering fortnightly sessions to ease payment. I offer a lower hourly rate for the initial introductory session.
Training, qualifications & experience
I qualified in 1993 as a Counsellor with a Certificate and Diploma in Counselling from the Central School of Counselling and Therapy and have worked regularly as a Counsellor since then.
I have studied CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) and have a CBT Practitioner Certificate from the University of the West of England.
I am a Member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and a registrant on their accredited voluntary register of Counsellors and Pyschotherapists.
I have passed the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy Certificate of Proficiency
I am an Accredited Breathworks Mindfulness Teacher
I am a Member of CAPPP (Counsellors & Psychotherapists in Private Practice) Network - South West UK
I was accredited in 1994 as Cruse Bereavement Counsellor.
I am an accredited Co-teacher in Co-Counselling.
The past 5 years I have been studying Marshall Rosenberg's Non-Violent Communication teachings. I have an NVC Foundation certificate and am currently working toward becoming an accredited NVC trainer.
I have been a Buddhist for 30 years, and an Ordained member of the Triratna Buddhist Order for 14 years. I enjoy exploring the spiritual dimensions of therapy and counselling.
I have an Advanced Diploma in Speech and Drama from the Central School of Speech and Drama in Swiss Cottage, London.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Internet addiction
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Panic disorder
- Physical abuse
- Relationship issues
- Separation and divorce
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Breathworks Mindfulness for Stress/Anxiety, Pain/Illness
CBT (Cognitive Behaviour Therapy)
Mindfulness in Health Care
Meditation and Relaxation
Non-Violent Communication (NVC)
- Behavioural therapy
- Cognitive and behavioural therapies
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Cognitive therapy
£40 ph individual counselling, £50 ph couple counselling - reduced rates and fortnightly sessions possible. Introductory session £25.
My counselling style draws from all of my qualifications and interests - it is very person-centred. I encourage clients to shape and direct sessions themselves in order to create a safe and creative space.
I also work as a Supervisor, either individually or in teams at a special hourly rate.
Sessions are 1 hour, ideally on a regular, weekly basis and I follow the BACP Code of Ethics.
I have regular Supervision with a BACP accredited Psychoanalyst and regular peer group supervision with other qualified counsellors and therapists.
Online, email or telephone counselling available
British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy.
CAPPP (Counsellors & Psychotherapists in Private Practice) Network - South West UK)
Maps & Directions
Type of session
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Monday evenings, all day and evenings Tues, Wed and Thurs
Types of client