Angela Briggs BA (hon), DipHIC (BCPC), Reg M BACP

Angela Briggs BA (hon), DipHIC (BCPC), Reg M BACP

Bristol
Somerset
BS8

Westbury-on-Trym
Bristol
Somerset
BS9

07498 606311 / 07498606311

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Bristol
Somerset
BS8

Westbury-on-Trym
Bristol
Somerset
BS9

07498 606311 / 07498606311

About me

I offer a talking therapy where I will listen to you and help you explore areas of your life that may be troubling you. Counselling provides time in your week where you can express and process difficult thoughts and emotions, helping you to gain clarity and allow feelings to be validated.

I am an integrative counsellor, my style of integration draws on humanistic and psychodynamic theory. Aside from the theory that informs my practice, I aim to meet you as an individual, where you feel listened to, understood and valued. I have experience working with:

  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • PTSD
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Depression
  • Low self worth
  • Finding meaning in life
  • Relationship issues
  • Work related issues
  • Addictions
  • Self development

To get started please call or email and we can arrange an initial meeting, during our first meeting we can discuss what you would like to gain from counselling, it is also an opportunity for you to see if you feel comfortable working with me. After this meeting, if you would like to continue we will arrange further sessions that are typically help weekly.

Training, qualifications & experience

In 2005 I began to study for my BA (hon) Counselling and Society. Alongside my studies I started work as a youth worker where I had the opportunity to practically apply the skills I was developing. Later I began studying my BACP accredited Diploma in Integrative Counselling, graduating in 2014.

Whilst studying for my diploma, I worked in a therapeutic community, providing support for adolescent girls who had a history of extreme neglect, abuse and trauma. I also volunteered for the Southmead Project Bristol, counselling adult survivors of abuse.

Alongside my private practice, I now work part time for the Southmead Project as a paid member of staff. Within the project I work with clients who have trauma as a result of abuse and using drugs or alcohol problematically.


Diploma in Humanistic and Integrative Counselling
September 2011 - July 2014.
Bath Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy, (BACP accredited training)

Counselling Foundation Certificate
September 2010 - July 2011
Bath Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy

BA Hon Counselling Studies and Society
September 2005 - June 2008
University Of Wales Newport.

Member organisations

BACP

Fees

I offer 50 minutes sessions at £40 per session. I also offer a limited number of reduced-fee rates for those who are on low incomes, the amount is negotiable, please feel free to call me to discuss this.

Maps & Directions

Bristol, BS8
Bristol, BS9

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Availability

Daytime and evening appointments available.

Types of client

Adults