Emma Smith BA (Hons) FdA. Registered. MBACP

Emma Smith BA (Hons) FdA. Registered. MBACP

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Guildford Counselling Resource Centre
Guildford Institute
Ward Street
Guildford
Surrey
GU1 4LH

The Therapy Garden
Manor Fruit Farm
Glaziers Lane
Normandy
Surrey
GU3 2DT

07704 219495

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Guildford Counselling Resource Centre
Guildford Institute
Ward Street
Guildford
Surrey
GU1 4LH

The Therapy Garden
Manor Fruit Farm
Glaziers Lane
Normandy
Surrey
GU3 2DT

07704 219495

About me

As you are viewing my profile, the chances are that you are looking to find confidential and non-judgemental support through a difficult or challenging time.

Asking for help is often the hardest step to take. You may be unsure if counselling is right for you and this is why I feel it is important to offer an initial, no obligation, 50 minute consultation. During this first session you will have the space to share your story, ask me any questions about how I work, it also gives us both the opportunity to see if we would like to work together. I can offer brief therapy (1 - 6 sessions) or an open-ended approach should we decide that this would be more beneficial.

As a Humanistic therapist it is my aim, through an empathic therapeutic relationship for you to gain new awareness and insight into what is troubling you.Together we can explore your feelings and emotions and find ways in which you can make positive changes in your life.

I have experience working with a wide range of issues such as anxiety, low mood and depression, loss and bereavement, addiction, and relationship challenges. However, this list is not exhaustive and you are unique, as are your issues.

As a member of BACP I abide by their Code of Ethics and my work is regularly supervised by a senior practitioner.

The Guildford Counselling Resource Centre within The Guildford Institute building, is centrally located, close to car parks, offering free on-street parking after 6pm, and is within 5 minute walking distance of bus stops and the mainline train station. Alternatively, you can visit me at The Therapy Garden in Normandy (situated close to Normandy Village Hall).
My availability is now extended to clients in the Gomshall (GU5) area of Guildford, covering Dorking, Westcott, Shere, Albury and surrounding areas. Please contact me for details of location.

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications:

BA (Hons) Counselling.

FdA Humanistic Counselling – Person-Centred Therapy – Gestalt therapy – Existential Philosophy.

Level 1, 2 and 3 Counselling Skills and Theory.

Clinical placement:

Youth Counselling Service. Surrey PCT, Jarvis Centre. Guildford. Client group: 12 to 24/one-to-one. (September 2010 - July 2011)

Training:

Working Together to Protect and Safeguard Children - Module 1
Couples Counselling - Part 1, 2 and 3

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Fees

How to make an appointment:

I offer appointments during the day/evenings on week days, and Saturdays.
You are welcome to email me using the link at the top of my profile. Or, call me on: 07704 219495 to make an appointment. However, I may have my phone switched off if I am working, so please leave a message and I will return your call as soon as possible.

Each appointment / session lasts 50 minutes. Our initial consultation offers an opportunity for you to see how I can help you to achieve what you want from counselling, then we take it from there.

My clinical experience has highlighted that it is advisable to attend at least 6, consecutive sessions, at which point we can review your therapy. This is not obligatory and your autonomy is respected, however, this commitment often indicates whether a more open ended contract would be beneficial, or it may be clear at this point that you feel better equipped to progress in your life without further intervention.

£50 initial 50 minute consultation.
£50 per 50 minute session for individuals.
£70 per 50 minute session for couples.

(Concessions and student rates available)

Each person will be treated equally, my aim is to ensure that you are treated as a unique individual and you will be seen regardless of age, gender, culture, disability, background or sexual orientation.

Further information

Voluntary work:

Homestart Volunteer. Help for families with children under the age of 5yrs. (March 2007 - August 2008.)

Samaritans Volunteer. Help for those suffering from emotional distress. (September 2008 - December 2009.)

SAAVS Surrey Appropriate Adult Volunteer Scheme (Training). Help for under 16’s or vulnerable adults brought into custody as a detained person. (September 2009 - March 2010.)

Maps & Directions

Guildford, GU1 4LH
Normandy, GU3 2DT

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Availability

I am available for daytime and evening appointments, also Saturdays.

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
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