Annette Jones PGDip Couples Couns, Relate Certified, BACP registered
1A Snow Hill Court
01403 269990 / 07885 147260
I am a counsellor with 17 years experience working in private practices based both in Horsham West Sussex and London EC1. Both clinics are comfortable, private and easily accessible by public transport and nearby parking.
I offer short and long term counselling to both couples and individuals. I am a registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy and have full professional insurances.
I have a broad experience of working with couples and individuals struggling with relationship issues. Issues like passion, intimacy, arguments, money, infidelity, bereavement, addictions, substance misuse, depression and many other relationship issues to include domestic violence.
I originally qualified as a psychodynamic counsellor with Relate in 2003. I went onto study the more in-depth dynamics of the couple relationship at the Tavistock Clinic in 2005, looking at this through what is termed a psychoanalytic perspective. I started additional training in Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy in 2013 and am in my third year of this four year programme.
I tend to be somewhat directive in style as a counsellor, using my intuition and thinking with a level of immediacy in the work. I like to share my knowledge of theory in an effort to remove as many unknowns as possible. I work with many individuals who are struggling to feel satisfied in their work and life in general terms.
I specialise in working with couples who want to improve the quality of their relationship and also help couples with controlled separations. I have listened to the suffering of couples who have experienced infidelity and have seen how devastating this can be to both parties alongside the consequences this has for their children. Many couples are so confused by their mixed feelings towards each other and I enjoy working with this discord in order to find a way through to having a more meaningful and loving relationship.
If you would like to talk through your personal requirements or book an initial appointment, please contact me on 07885 147260.
Training, qualifications & experience
2003 Relate Certified Couples Counsellor
2005 Post Graduate Certificate, MA Programme Tavistock Clinic
2006 Post Graduate Diploma, MA Programme Tavistock Clinic
2007 British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy Membership
2010 Certified NLP Business Practitioner
2013 Institute of Transactional Analysis - Psychotherapy training in TA commenced.
2013 Crime Reduction Initiative (CRI) Drug and Alcohol Counselling training
2014 Institute of Transactional Analysis - Transactional Analysis Award
My Counselling experience includes:
- Couple Counsellor - Relate Crawley and Horsham 1998 to current day
- Working in long term private practice from 2008 to current day
- Counsellor Crime Reduction Initiative (CRI) Dug and Alcohol Misuse 2013
- Counsellor - Marshall Method Practice EC1 2013 to current day
- Facilitating weekly Infidelity Support Group meetings - 2014
- Associate Counsellor - Crescent Practice Horsham 2015 to current day
Areas of counselling I deal with
Initial appointment assessment - £45.00
Individual counselling sessions - £45.00
Couple Counselling - £60.00
Controlled separation facilitation - £60.00
What is fundamentally important to me is my relationship with you the client and managing your expectation. I agree an exploratory contract at the outset and continue to update this as our work progresses. We write down your goals and outcomes and review this at pre-agreed intervals.
Having worked for many years in both private practice and within organizations offering specialist counselling services, I have had experience of working with people who have used counselling to help them with a wide range of problems. I will not list these because they would only be indicative of the types of issues rather than exhaustive, suffice to stay in my seventeen years there are not many scenarios or situations especially with couples that I haven't worked with.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Saturdays and Tuesday evenings in Horsham. Weekdays subject to availability in Horsham. Monday afternoon and evenings in London EC1
Types of client