Annie Pointer MBACP PG Dip.Counselling, Individual,Couples, Dissociation

Annie Pointer MBACP PG Dip.Counselling, Individual,Couples, Dissociation

Wymondham
Norwich
Norfolk
NR18

07813723254 / 07813 723254

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Wymondham
Norwich
Norfolk
NR18

07813723254 / 07813 723254

About me

I am an experienced counsellor and my core training is in the Person-Centred Approach. 

I will offer you a supportive, kind and compassionate space, free from the agendas and expectations of others where together we can explore together your situation and experiences in order to help you to move from confusion to clarity,  new perspectives, or to experience more satisfaction and contentment in your life and relationships.

I can work with you on a short-term (up to 6 sessions) or longer term basis depending on your requirements.

Appointments are usually arranged on a weekly basis which we can discuss and plan together when we meet.

Please feel free to call me on 07813 723254 or email me at annie.pointer@yahoo.com to find out more or to arrange your reduced rate introductory session (£25 for initial hour) with me.

You can also find out more by visiting my website at www.anniepointercounselling.co.uk

I work in central Wymondham (near Wymondham Abbey) within easy access of Norwich and South Norfolk via car, train or bus, or by foot or bicycle if you live nearby. I also have a long association with Wymondham Chiropractic Clinic  and work from here at certain times.

Do check out my website at www.anniepointercounselling.co.uk - this will tell you a bit more about me. It also has information of any special offers that I might have at the moment.


Training, qualifications & experience

I have had extensive experience of working with adults of all ages, including young adults (17 and above) both as a counsellor and before that as a Registered Nurse.

I have worked with clients experiencing bereavement, loss, work-related stress, dissociation, child abuse, depression, anxiety, trauma, dissatisfaction, relationship difficulties, physical disability, chronic illness and pain, including ME, academic/study difficulties as well as individuals who wish to explore life-goals and personal development and direction.

Clients report experiencing positive and enduring changes in their lives as a result of counselling with me, and are often surprised at the degree to which it has helped them.

I have worked at the University of East Anglia (UEA) Counselling Service (UCS) and St.Barnabus Counselling Centre in Norwich. I enjoy teaching and have previously co-facilitated the Certificate for Counselling Skills at the University of East Anglia.

My nursing experience included Community Nursing, Palliative/End of Life care and Diabetes Nurse Specialist at the Elsie Bertram Diabetes Centre, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.

I have significant experience working with young adults and students supporting their personal and academic goals and coping with anxiety and stress that student life, and living away from home can often bring. Alongside my counselling practice I work as a specialist well-being mentor with Student Support Services for students at the University of East Anglia (UEA).

My Qualifications

Post-Graduate Diploma in Person-Centred Counselling (University of East Anglia)
Advanced Post Diploma Certificate Course in Person Centred Couples Counselling
Introductory Certificate in Mindfulness

Post Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Nursing (UEA)
Post-Graduate Certificate in Mentoring for Nurses (UEA)
Diploma of Higher Education in Nursing (RGN)

BA Hons. in French & Music (University of London)


Core training in Person-Centred counselling
Additional training in Mindfulness and Couples (relationship) Counselling
Robust academic background and passionate commitment to learning and self-development.
Experience of living overseas includes time spent living and working as a teacher in France and Sudan

Memberships
Registered Member BACP

'Friend' member of PODS (Positive Outcomes for Dissociative Survivors)

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Person-Centred counselling is an exploratory mode of therapy which can help in many areas of difficulty, as well as personal change and development and decision-making. 

If you have a concern that isn't indicated by the above 'tick-boxes', please feel free to call me on 07813 72 3254 or email annie.pointer@yahoo.com to see if I am able to help you.

Fees


1 hour introductory session: £25

Call 07813 723254 or email annie.pointer@yahoo.com to arrange.


  • £45 an hour for individual counselling
  • £55 an hour for couples
  • Reduced rate sessions are sometimes available (not available evenings and weekends)
  • £240 for 6 sessions booked and paid for in advance (individual counselling)


www.anniepointercounselling.co.uk for more information

Further information

My life and practice is underpinned and supported by regular mindfulness meditation, writing, creative journaling, creative makings and using art materials as as a means of self-expression, exploration and enjoyment.

My current study interests include dissociative process (often called DID) as a result of childhood trauma and abuse and creative expression as a means of accessing thoughts, feelings and emotions.

Maps & Directions

Norwich, NR18

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Availability

Daytime, weekend and evening appointments available. Some reduced and concessionary rate appointments offered.

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme