Jane Winson MBACP

Jane Winson MBACP

Winchester
Hampshire
SO21

07791 397846

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Winchester
Hampshire
SO21

07791 397846

About me

Most people experience serious problems at sometime in their life, this can leave us unsure of what to do for the best. I offer couple counselling, family counselling and individual counselling in an approachable transparent way.

There are lots of reasons why people decide to come to counselling. You may have talked with friends, family and work colleagues and feel no further forward. On the other hand you may have talked to no-one about what is happening in your internal world this could be for lots of different reasons such as admitting difficulties makes them real. Therapy whilst conversational is a different to relationships with friends and family and provides a unique opportunity for you to talk through your concerns in a space where my focus is on you.

I have extensive training and experience working with Depression, Anxiety, Work related Stress, Family Issues, Trauma, Loss, Relationship Problems, Divorce, Separation, Step-Parenting, Co-parenting, Affairs, Relationship Secrets/ Betrayal, Loneliness, Long term health problems, Caring for a child or parent. I often attend training and enjoy learning new things to enhance and update my professional counselling knowledge and practice.

When you come to counselling the relationship between the counsellor and the client is really important to allow the process to work. With this in mind I offer a free initial session where we can have time to explore together about whether working with me is right approach for you.

Individuals

I offer short term (usually 6 weeks) and long term individual counselling, the length of time can vary depending on what you would like from coming to counselling. I can work with individuals face to face, telephone or on-line. I offer daytime or evening appointments.

Couples

As a couple you may be finding things difficult, perhaps one of you is facing a significant change in your circumstances and as a couple you are finding this difficult to manage. The change could be perceived as good or bad, life changing or something small that shouldn't be a problem however all change requires a readjustment of how you are together.

Often couples coming to therapy are stuck having tried everything themselves to make things better and may be thinking about whether to stay together or separate. Therapy can offer a space unique from any other environment to explore what is happening and find different ways of communicating. Couples counselling is usually held every 2 to 3 weeks over 6 to 12 sessions depending on what you would like from coming.

About Me

I am in my 40s and have had lots of different life experience that led me to my career choice and this alongside my professional training continues to inform my way of working. I have been working as a counsellor for 8 years. My practice is located within easy reach of Winchester, Eastleigh, Basingstoke, Alresford, Stockbridge, Andover, Whitchurch in a private quiet setting. I enjoy being outside wherever possible.

Experience

As a trainee counsellor I had placements with Southampton Rape Crisis (now Yellow Door) the NHS, Princess Royal Trust for Carers and No Limits. I am currently employed part time by an organisation in Basingstoke to deliver a specialist project to young people who have experienced sexual abuse. Having been employed by Yellow Door for a number of years having recently left to allow time for my Masters I also volunteer there once a week and I work within CAHMS.

Training, qualifications & experience

Trauma-focused Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (TF_CBT) for Children and Young People with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Safeguarding Adults and young people upto level 3.

Foundation certificate in systemic practice and skills.
Working with Depression (Transactional Analysis)
BA(Hons) Humanistic Counselling (Transactional Analysis) First class
Foundation Degree in Humanistic Counselling (Transactional Analysis)
Certificate in Therapeutic Play
TA101

I am a registered member of the British Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP). I adhere to the BACP Ethical Framework for the good practice in counselling and psychotherapy.

I am also a student member of the Association of Family therapy (AFT) and I am currently studying for my Master - Msc Pic

As a counsellor I have undertaken specific training and gained extensive experience working with people who have had an unwanted sexual experience in childhood and/or as an adult.

I have experience working with young people aged 11 upwards.

I am employed by a local charity delivering a range of therapeutic interventions to individuals couples and families alongside recruiting and training volunteer counsellors.

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Fees

Free initial meeting
Individual £40 per 1 hour session. Couples £55 1 hour 30mins. I have 2 low cost spaces (£5) available on a Wednesday morning for 12 sessions. Please ask for details.

Sessions are held weekly at the same time each week where possible.

Discount negotiable for students and those on a low income, please ask.
Due to the nature of my work I am often unable to answer my phone, please leave a message or text and I will get back to you as soon as I can.

Further information

My counselling room is located in a quiet residential area with free parking, just north of Winchester with easy transport links from Winchester, Andover, Basingstoke, Whitchurch,, Stockbridge, Chilbolton, Overton and the surrounding areas. There is free parking outside and some public transport links during the day.

Due to the nature of my work email is best.

I aim to respond to emails and calls within 48 hours.

Maps & Directions

Winchester, SO21

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Availability

Daytime & evening appointments available

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
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