Carol Steere. Dip Humanistic Counselling

Carol Steere.  Dip Humanistic Counselling

Chichester
West Sussex
PO20

01243 839056 / 07517 050027

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Chichester
West Sussex
PO20

01243 839056 / 07517 050027

About me

Counselling may be a daunting and mysterious prospect for a lot of people therefore I offer a free half hour session (no obligation to continue) for new clients to briefly explore how counselling may benefit you. I work as a Person-centred counsellor, fundamentally this form of counselling respects you and your experiences as unique. The philosophy, simply put, is that the route to well-being is aided by insight and awareness gained through a therapeutic relationship based on trust, honesty, non-judgement and acceptance.

About me: I am fundamentally a 'people' person and followed a career in public service. Through various roles I have acted as : Support, advocate and campaigner for individuals and special interest groups at Government policy level (that spans 30 years). This path led me to the training in Humanistic Counselling where I learned much about myself in the process.

Life has thrown me many challenges, some I have coped with well and some not so well! It has been through the tough times that the support of trusted relationships has, I now fully appreciate, been the key to helping me through.

Although family, close friends and colleagues can offer valuable support sometimes these very relationships can be the barriers to exploring honestly and openly just what we may be thinking or experiencing. This is where the therapeutic Counsellling relationship can help.

I work from a dedicated, stand alone, space specially created to provide privacy and comfort.

(Easy access from A27 by car. Parking on site)

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma in Humanistic Counselling.

Enhanced DBS.

Previous work experience:

Support worker for young adults

Carer for vulnerable adults

Experience of working with Dementia sufferers

Advocacy role

Campaigner for equal opportunities

Experience of working with victims of:

* sexual abuse

* physical and emotional abuse

* crime

* relationship problems

Member organisations

BACP

Fees

Free no-obligation call or email exchange in first instance.

1 hour Sessions cost £40.

limited spaces available for low- income individuals (£25) please ask!

Further information

My philosophy is simple: As human beings we all deserve to be respected and valued. Whatever our upbringing each of us experience challenge of some sort in our lifetime and our experiences are unique. Accepting we may need support to be able to understand ourselves better and manage the difficult times can be the first step back to wellbeing. The second is reaching out...

Maps & Directions

Chichester, PO20

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Availability

Weekdays, evenings and Saturday Morning

Types of client

Adults
Couples