Jennifer Gilroy (MBACP, Dip Coun)
19 Francis Road
Castell-nedd Port Talbot
Hi, my name is Jen Gilroy and I am a fully qualified Integrative Counsellor/Psychotherapist working in the Morriston area, offering a variety of theoretical approaches such as relational, CBT and transactional analysis. I work with teens, young people, adults, older adults, couples and organisations.
Life can be hard and we all have our own personal stories and challenges to overcome, you really don't have to face things on your own. I can provide warmth, compassion, trust and a professional, empathic counselling experience.
My therapy room is based at my home in Morriston and has been specifically converted to provide a calm, quiet and spacious environment for clients to explore their concerns, feelings and circumstances. There is convenient access to a toilet which is separate to my living quarters and wheelchair access is available. I can provide off road parking but there is a bus stop just 30 yards away.
The treatment I offer involves mindfulness, challenging, breathing exercises, written work, creative play and talking. Creative therapies can offer a powerful, meaningful and healing channel of expression. Everyone is different in the way they think, respond and experience life and I find life is all about perspectives. We can work together to gain clarity and acceptance of your difficulties and move forward.
Choosing a therapist for yourself or your child can be daunting but if you'd like to contact me for a chat prior to making an appointment I'd be glad to help. You can either ring, text or e-mail me and we'll go from there.
Training, qualifications & experience
HND Diploma in Integrative Counselling Skills 2008
HNC Certificate in Counselling Skills 2006
Introduction to Counselling Skills 2005
Certificate in Integrative Arts Psychotherapy 2006
Sexuality/Working with Sexual Minorities Clients Module 2006
St John's Ambulance First Aid Trained
Paediatric First Aid Trained
Child Protection Level 2 Safeguarding
Experience of working for:
CRUSE Bereavement Care
Cruse Bereavement Care is the leading national charity for bereaved people in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. We offer support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies and work to enhance society’s care of bereaved people.
Cruse offers face-to-face, telephone, email and website support. We have a Freephone national helpline and local services, and a website (hopeagain.org.uk) specifically for children and young people. Our services are provided by our network of 5,000 trained volunteers and are confidential and free. Cruse also provides training and consultancy for external organisations and for those who may encounter bereaved people in the course of their work.
It is estimated that at least 21,000 Young People and Children in Wales under the age of 18 have experienced the death of a parent or sibling and at least 37,000 may have been bereaved of a close friend or another close family member. Cruse in Wales offers support to children and young people up to the age of 25 through our Areas and branches.
Welsh Centre for Action on Dependency & Addiction Ltd (WCADA)
WCADA is a registered charity and limited company founded in 1979. It aims to prevent, treat and reduce the harm caused by alcohol and drugs to individuals, their families and the community. WCADA has been providing a range of treatment interventions for those affected by substance misuse for over 30 years, originally from a single office in Swansea to six agencies across Swansea, Neath Port Talbot and Bridgend. WCADA is one of the leading substance misuse treatment agencies in Wales providing Minnesota 12-Step Abstinence treatment and Harm Reduction services, including needle exchange and outreach, targeted to individual need. WCADA also offer individuals affected by substance misuse opportunities for learning new skills, improving self esteem and confidence, and provide support towards education, training, volunteering and employment through their DOMINO project. WCADA are also experienced in working across the Criminal Justice arena with CARAT workers in all of the Welsh public prisons and staff based within the Youth Offending Service in Neath Port Talbot and Bridgend, and Hillside Secure Unit, Neath.
Swansea Counselling & Wellbeing Service Charity
We provide a preventative, proactive service working with children, adolescents and adults resident to Swansea to support their positive mental health and wellbeing within the community.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Bipolar disorder/Manic depression
- Carer support
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Domestic violence
- Eating disorders
- Family issues
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
Other areas of counselling I deal with
- Cognitive and behavioural therapies
- Couples counselling
- Existential therapy
- Gestalt therapy
- Group therapy
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Reduced rates are available for trainee counsellors who require personal therapy and supervision for Counselling courses/training.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Appointments are available Mon - Friday (day time or evening) Weekends during the day time
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|
Supervision & training
I have a high skill set with regard to counselling theory and supervision.View supervision profile