Ade Ademuyiwa PGDip MBACP
I am a qualified counsellor with over eight years counselling experience working with children and young people. I am committed to my work with children and young people, supporting them to express their thoughts and feelings and to build up their resilience, emotional well-being and good mental health. This is essential for all children and young people to enable them to grow emotionally, academically and socially. I am not there to give advice, I am there to give support to help make positive decisions and changes.
It is essential when working with children and young people to think systemically, to be aware of the other relationships in the person’s life and how these can be affected when a child or young person is experiencing emotional difficulties. With therapeutic support in a safe and understanding environment, children and young people will be in a better place to develop a good relationship with themselves and others.
I use an integrative, psychodynamic, person centred approach and feel that core conditions of empathy, respect, unconditional positive regard and being non-judgmental are an important base to any human relationship.
Sessions, depending on age, are based on play, art and/or talking therapy. Each session is mainly led by the child or young person in whichever medium they feel comfortable with. Sessions can be time-limited, i.e. a number of planned sessions (a minimum of 6 sessions is recommended), or open ended.
Areas I work with are:
- child related issues
- difficulties in relationships
- domestic violence
- family issues
- low self-confidence
- low self-esteem
I have previously worked with The Place2Be as an Assistant School Project Manager and counsellor. I have volunteered for various organisations. I have volunteered as a bereavement counsellor and a therapist for a domestic violence intervention programme.
Please email me firstname.lastname@example.org or call me on 07399 958963, if you would like more information or to book an initial consultation.
Training, qualifications & experience
- Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling Children in School
Foundation Certificate Counselling Primary School Children
Domestic Violence Training
Youth Mental Health First Aid Course
- CPCAB Certificate in Counselling Studies and Skills
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Domestic violence
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Low self-confidence
Other areas of counselling I deal with
- witnessed and/or experience of domestic violence
- family issues - separation or divorce,
- Sessions are £45.00 for 50 minutes
- I offer a concessional fee for people in reduced circumstances.
I offer a free 30 minutes consultation where we can discuss your concerns and to decide if you would like to go forward with the therapy. Please contact me by email to arrange an initial consultation.
Counselling sessions are 50 minutes weekly (unless agreed otherwise). I can offer an agreed number of sessions or sessions can be open-ended.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
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Availability - Monday-Friday 4:00-7:00, Friday 10:00-7:00, Saturday - 10:00-3:00
Types of client