Catrine Darriet-Jones

Catrine Darriet-Jones



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About me

I am a qualified counsellor working in Winchester.  My private practice offers a safe and comfortable place where you can be heard in complete confidence.

Life can get complicated and challenging.  Do you recognise some of the following thoughts and feelings?:
Why do I seem to get into the same difficulties again and again with my relationships? 
I used to enjoy work but now I'm not so sure. 
I cannot motivate myself, I have lost my sense of direction, I am sure I used to be more confident!           Sometimes I feel emotions that I cannot understand and it scares me.
There are some things in my past I would like to talk about but I am afraid or ashamed, I don't want to be judged or labelled. 
Everything is scary.
I have lost someone and I hurt so much.
I want to change something because this is not working for me.
I have this big decision to make and I am not clear about it.
I have tried to open up to friends or family members but I don't want to burden them with my 'stuff'.

Professional counselling can make a real difference in understanding what is happening to us and why, and how we can implement lasting changes in how we experience the world and how we relate to ourselves and others.

My experience includes adults and young adults living with depression, anxiety, panic and stress, loss of motivation or direction in life, terminal illness, workplace and relationship issues, sexual violence or abuse.

I have worked as a counsellor in a variety of settings such as Universities, hospitals' cancer units, GP practices, charities and Council-aided establishments.

I work mainly with Transactional Analysis, which is a theory of personality and a communication tool that can implement simple, positive and rapid changes.  I also use other modalities and schools of thoughts, depending on your needs.

Training, qualifications & experience

FdA Humanistic Counselling (Merit), Middlesex University.
BA Law, History and History of Art, Sorbonne university, Paris.

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I offer a free initial individual session of 30mn. 

Following individual sessions are £40 per 50min and can be booked individually or in a block of 6. 

Couples sessions are £65 for 60 mn.

The number of sessions will vary with your needs, perhaps you only seek a few sessions, perhaps you will look for a longer therapy.  We will have regular checks on what feels right for you and whether we are staying on tracks, and our initial arrangements can be reviewed at any time. 

Concession £30 for trainee counsellors, the unemployed, students and retired people.

Further information

My practice is in central Winchester in a private and comfortable setting with plenty of free parking. I am on a main bus route (no 5/66).

Maps & Directions

Winchester, SO22

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: French


Day sessions available 10am - 5pm.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
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