Eva Van Eeghen. MA Couns. MBACP (Accred.).
07999 352 186
I offer a confidential space where we can think about and discuss your feelings, thoughts, relationships, and events in your life.
Things that happen to us in our lives sometimes have unexpected impacts, and the attendant thoughts and feelings can be overwhelming. We can then become depressed or anxious, or just feel generally unhappy. Being offered a safe space to talk through things with a skilled listener can have far-reaching beneficial effects.
Facilitating you to come to a deeper understanding of yourself and others, or to find meaning in your life, are just some of the benefits of the Person-Centred therapy I offer. I see therapy as a collaborative exploration; a process whereby we work together towards gaining insight and growth.
I work with a broad range of issues, as listed below, and I can offer short-term or long-term counselling.
Training, qualifications & experience
I hold a Master in Counselling degree from the University of East Anglia (UEA), which I gained following succesful completion of the Post-Graduate Diploma in Person-Centred Counselling, also from the UEA.
These trainings are accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) of which I am a Registered Member.
I have taught as Assistant Tutor on the Post-Graduate Certificate in Counselling course at the UEA.
I teach on the Introduction to Counselling Skills course at the Norwich Centre.
I am the Personal Development facilitator on the Diploma in Counselling course at the Norwich Centre.
I also work as a volunteer counsellor within a charitable organisation in Norwich.
I have a private practice in Diss and Norwich.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Bipolar disorder/Manic depression
- Carer support
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Domestic violence
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Panic disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Physical abuse
All appointments - £40.00
The Person-Centred counselling approach was devised by and based on the theory and philosophy of Dr. Carl Rogers. It is a non-directive approach based on the assumption that a client seeking help in the resolution on the problem they are experiencing, can enter into a relationship with a counsellor who is sufficiently accepting and permissive to allow the client to freely express themselves without being directed by the counsellor.
This will enable the client to develop inner resources. The objective is for the client to become able to see him/herself as a person with the power and freedom to change.
Focusing was developed in the United States in the 1950's by Eugene Gendlin, a philosopher and psychotherapist, during his research with Carl Rogers into what made psychotherapy effective. The conclusion he came to was that some people had the ability to sense vague, still unformed feelings in their body and connect this sensing with words and images that described it.
Gendlin realised that those clients who could relate to their experience in a physical way already had access to a particular skill. What he came to call Focusing was developed as a means of teaching this skill to people. Focusing takes you through a guided process to help you get in touch with a physical sensation which helps you clarify the issue for yourself.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
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I am available during working hours and some evenings.
Types of client