Fiona Toop BA, Dip.Ed, Dip Counselling, Cert. Addictions, MBACP(Reg)
The Lighthouse Centre
34 Yarm Road
Coming for counselling is not an easy step to take but when you are finding life's challenges overwhelming, having someone to talk to, who will help you work through issues, helps you cope.
My name is Fiona and I can help you with a range of issues, including anxiety, panic and depression, which may be causing you distress. You may have relationship issues you want to work through.
I offer integrative counselling sessions which are about supporting you on your journey in a safe environment. You may find relaxation helpful using Mindfulness techniques which I practice.
Whatever your need there is a mix of the following therapies which will to suit you; Person Centred, Creative Therapies, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Gestalt and Transactional Analysis
Training, qualifications & experience
I trained and practiced as a teacher for 17 years, then trained as a counsellor, initially in addictions counselling with the local PCT, then further training and practice in integrative counselling. I now have a national and international client base.
My qualifications reflect my experience: BA, Dip Education, Cert Addictions Couns, Dip Couns.
I am a Member of BACP (Reg) which provides an ethical framework for my practice and safety for my clients.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Attachment disorder
- Bipolar disorder/Manic depression
- Borderline personality disorder
- Domestic violence
- Drug abuse
- Family issues
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
- Panic disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
- Behavioural therapy
- Cognitive and behavioural therapies
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Cognitive therapy
An initial session is £10 which covers room costs
Further sessions last 50 minutes and the standard fee is £35
For unemployed or student concessions please inquire.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
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I am available Wednesday,Thursday and Friday,10am - 5pm, until 7pm on Thursdays. I am happy to counsel through Skype.
Types of client