Jen Varney Registered MBAC Interest in Domestic Abuse
Re-discover your safe place and security, re-balance and re-connect
It’s easy to let self-care drop down your list of priorities, but it’s really important – it helps you manage yourself and your life better, and achieve that sometimes-elusive feeling of balance and control. It also puts you back in touch with yourself and helps you make healthier connections with others.
Connections are central to what I do – and to your self-care. Every connection we make with people is special and unique, and evolves continuously. So if we can learn to accept change and transition, face our challenges with openness and honesty, and accept support from others, we can embrace life instead of shying away from it in fear and denial.
Is it time you mastered the art of how to nourish and replenish the real you?
I can help you re-connect with your sense of self and find ways to fulfil it. I provide a safe, supportive and confidential place that gives you the freedom to explore yourself and your life, and reset the balance you’re missing.
I’m here to help with all aspects of self-care, and I deal expertly with a wide range of issues that can divert us away from the happiness we deserve. I have experience of supporting people through Domestic Abuse, Addiction and Recovery, and also work with Young Adults, but work with any presenting issue.
Ultimately, I believe we’re all unique, so each individual responds differently to the therapeutic environment. In other words, there’s no right or wrong way – it’s about helping you find your way. For me, it’s the only way to happier, healthier times.
To find out more about counselling, and to discuss ways we can find better connections, balance and personal happiness together, get in touch.
Training, qualifications & experience
I trained and qualified to be a counsellor on the Foundation Degree at City of Bristol College in 2014. I then went on to complete a Degree in Counselling at Weston College in 2015. I currently work at Off The Record, Bristol, a counselling service for young people. Previous jobs have included being a sessional counsellor at Women's Project, now Reclaim, a service in North Somerset for victims of Domestic Abuse, and support work with learning disabilities and drug and alcohol client groups. Prior to counselling training I ran and owned my own stained glass business, which is still running today.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Anger management
- Asperger's syndrome
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Domestic violence
- Drug abuse
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Gender dysphoria
- Internet addiction
- Learning difficulties
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
I charge £35 per hour. The first session is only £10 to cover room booking, during which a decision can be made about working together moving forward.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Monday - Friday
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|