Bryanna Smith MBACP
01268 761905 / 07976687344
I like to provide a safe, non-judgemental environment to help clients explore and reflect on feelings, thoughts and behaviour that may be preventing them from leading a full and satisfying life.
Talking with someone who is not involved, in a safe and confidential setting can help you to gain understanding of difficult issues and obtain coping strategies for the future.
I work in different ways to suit the client, we are all unique and what works for one person may not be the right approach for another.
Between us we will find the best way forward.
Please call if you have any questions. I am very happy to discuss any concerns that you may have before committing to therapy.
I am a fully qualified Counsellor working in Wickford Essex and offer individual counselling or couples counselling. Telephone sessions are available if appropriate. Sessions last for 50 minutes.
An initial consultation is offered free of charge to allow us to meet to discuss what you would like to gain from therapy and how this can be achieved. You are under no obligation at this stage and are free to decide.
It also offers you the opportunity to ask any questions that you may have.
Sessions are open ended, meaning that they continue for as long as we both agree is helpful to you. Regular reviews will enable us to monitor progress and identify new areas of work if required.
I have been a member of BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy) http://www.bacp.co.uk/for many years and adhere to BACP code of ethics. I am CRB checked to work with children and vulnerable adults and have professional indemnity insurance.
As part of my work I receive regular supervision as outlined by BACP. This ensures that I work safely and ethically with all clients.
Training, qualifications & experience
Advanced diploma integrative counselling,
Certificate person centred art therapy skills
Managing Anger hatred and hostility
Summer school children art therapy skills
Direct work with children
couples counselling skills
group facilitators course
TVP childrens programme, working with families affected by sexual abuse
I have worked previously as a bereavement counsellor in a local hospice, worked for child and adolescent mental health services, school counsellor and in social care working alongside social workers. I have gained many years of experience working with children and their families.
I have facilitated group work for adolescents and adults in addition to working in a private practice.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Domestic violence
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Gender dysphoria
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic disorder
- Physical abuse
Other areas of counselling I deal with
I have worked with anxiety, panic attacks, low self esteem, relationship issues, anger management,
family issues and many more.
Individual session £40.00
Couple counselling session £ 60.00
fees payable after each session.
Initial consultation free of charge.
reduced fees for Counselling students.
Parking is available but unfortunately I have no wheel chair access.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Monday 16.00 - 19.30 Tuesday 17.30 - 19.30 Wednesday 17.30 - 19.30 Thursday 13.00 -19.30 Friday 9.00 - 4.00