Caroline Hewitt MBACP
I am a qualified Person Centred Counsellor and a registered member of the BACP (1) This means that my practice is based upon developing a relationship with you that has professional boundaries, within that I will be genuine and hope to understand who you are as a person and what it is like to be you, I will listen and explore without judgement in order to create a safe space where you can just be you.
Sometimes in this fast paced life we lose track of who we are and what we genuinely want for ourselves, it's easy to become overwhelmed and stuck. In my practice it is my aim to offer you a space where you can begin to unpick what is happening for you. Though I know it often doesn't feel like it, I believe that each person is unique and has an innate ability towards healing and in my role as a counsellor I will endeavour to journey alongside you as you discover this for yourself.
When appropriate, and with your consent, I am able to offer relaxation and grounding techniques that with practice can support better mental health.
I also enjoy working creatively with clients in order to gently support communication and understanding.
Working ethically is important to me and I aspire at all times to work within the BACP Ethical Framework for the Counselling Professions.(2)
I have experience of working with clients within a variety of settings and have experience of supporting people with issues such as:
Anxiety, depression, relationships, historical abuse, bereavement, loneliness, low self esteem, low self confidence, life transitions, student support.
Training, qualifications & experience
Practitioners Certificate in Effective Neuroscience and Attachment Theory
Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies
Level 2 Certificate in Counselling skills
STORM – Self Injury
STORM - Suicide prevention training aimed at young people
Mental Health and Young People
Makaton lvl 1,2,3
Trauma, Dissociation and Recovery
Working with Relational Trauma
Living and working with Dissociation
Working with Personality Adaptations
Intro to Understanding Psychological Trauma,
Phase one Introduction to Child and Adolescent Mental Health
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Asperger's syndrome
- Attachment disorder
- Bipolar disorder/Manic depression
- Carer support
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Domestic violence
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Learning difficulties
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
Sessions are 50 minutes long and are usually weekly. I currently have availability for days and a few evening slots; please contact me with details of times that would be best for you.
The first session is charged at £10, as this session is one where we consider what has brought you into counselling and decide together how we can proceed.
All other sessions are charged at £35 a session, paid in cash or by cheque at the beginning of each session please.
I have a few limited sessions that are available for people on a lower income, please contact me if you feel you might qualify.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
I currently have slots available on Thursdays. I also have a few evening and weekend slots available.
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|