Ingrid C Schultz, REG.MBACP(Accred) Counsellor, Couple Counsellor & Supervisor

Ingrid C Schultz, REG.MBACP(Accred) Counsellor, Couple Counsellor & Supervisor

Frome
Somerset
BA11

(+44) 7815 465798

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Frome
Somerset
BA11

(+44) 7815 465798

About me

I am a BACP registered and accredited counsellor with more than 20 years of clinical experience. I work with individuals and couples. I am also a qualified supervisor and an adult education tutor.

Prior to becoming a counsellor, I was a social worker within mental health.
For more than 12 years I worked as a GP counsellor within the NHS. I have worked for a number of counselling agencies and ongoing in private practice.

My specialism is in short-term counselling (please look on my website for further information), but I also offer open-ended counselling contracts.
The initial appointment with a new client is used as a counselling assessment. This is an in-depth exploration about why the person is coming now, what they are looking & hoping for from counselling, their present situation and their past history.

Seeking counselling is a brave step, especially if you have no previous experience. But it can be a huge relief to be with a professional person in a confidential space where only you matter.

A qualified and experienced counsellor is trained to listen and sensitively explore personal difficulties, especially when the underlying cause may be emotional. Emotional difficulties can have a very depleting affect on everyday life. They may be experienced mentally, physically or on a feeling level.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Diploma in social work & social pedagogy, specialism: mental health (1981)
  • Member of BACP (British Association of Counselling) since 1991 Membership no: 520527
  • Diploma in psychodynamic counselling (WPF Counselling, London 1995)
  • Specialist training in: Counselling Assessment (1993), Brief dynamic therapy(1994), Working with couples (2003)
  • Certificate in Supervision, (WPF Counselling, 2006)
  • Registered by BACP since 2014
  • Accredited by BACP 1998-2009. Accreditation status re-instated after a career break.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

BACP

Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I am very interested in the relationship between mind and body and how sometimes deep emotional trauma finds expression through physical symptoms and physical conditions, which is not to say that I believe that all illnesses are psychosomatic. However, I offer counselling for chronic and long-term health conditions.

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Fees

My fee is £42 for a 60 minutes session for individuals.
I charge £60 for an assessment session for couples (90 mins), but £45 for ongoing hourly appointments.

Further information

I adhere and I am strongly committed to the BACP Ethical Framework for Good Practice (2016).

I receive regular supervision, I meet with other counsellors and I am committed to ongoing professional development.

My consulting room is on the Bath side of Frome.

I offer regular workshops called 'Don't worry-be happy', an introduction to mental well-being and mindfulness, where participants will learn more about anxiety, depression, low self-esteem and health related issues. Participants will also be introduced to basic principles of mindfulness and do some practice in this.
Please go to www.fromecommed.org.uk for further information.

Maps & Directions

Frome, BA11

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: German

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Couples
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision & training

 I offer supervision to trainee or qualified counsellors either individually or in small groups.

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