Jenny Hersey DipHE, MBACP

Jenny Hersey DipHE, MBACP

Knowle West Health Association
49B Filwood Broadway
Bristol
Somerset
BS4 1JL

Felton
Bristol
BS40

07487 249776

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Knowle West Health Association
49B Filwood Broadway
Bristol
Somerset
BS4 1JL

Felton
Bristol
BS40

07487 249776

About me

My name is Jenny.

I am a qualified humanistic/integrative counsellor. I am an approachable, compassionate therapist who's aim is to provide a safe, secure environment for my clients. I draw from a wide range of counselling knowledge and skills. ( psychodynamic, cognitive behaviour therapy and person centred therapy ) This enables me to offer diverse counselling sessions to fully meet the needs of a person. My primary way of working is humanistically.

I have a vast range of experience and work with people that have many different issues. My specialized areas are trauma, sexual abuse and adult mental health. I have 15 years experience of working in these areas but I also cover many different fields.

I can offer a safe non judgmental, confidential space where you will hopefully feel safe and secure and comfortable enough to share any concerns or issues that are affecting your emotional well being and personal development. I am a member of The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and work within their ethical framework. I am also working towards accreditation.

On our initial assessment session we will discuss the therapeutic models of counselling and how I work. I fully believe that the counsellor/client relationship is key to therapeutic change so its important that you feel comfortable. This is also to help you decide if you feel this type of counselling is right for you. I will only charge £20.00 for the first initial assessment, which is to cover costs.

I work from my home which is located close to Bristol airport and also at Hartcliffe and Withywood Community Partnership.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have a level 5 diploma in Integrative counselling ( person centered, gestalt and psychodynamic therapy ) I have completed my qualification in counselling and trans-actual analysis. I have a qualification in working with addiction and in working with bereavement. I also have a certificate in trauma, dissociation and recovery and will be doing further study in this field of work. I am also studying for a BSC ( Honours) in Forensic Psychology and am a member of the British Psychological Society.

My training has been further strengthened by my work with the victim support service which provides emotional support to victims of crime and their families. My work was primarily with victims of sexual assault and trauma and families dealing with the trauma of losing a loved one through homicide. I have also worked for the NHS supporting people struggling with mental health issues including anxiety and depression. Through these organisations I have had in dept training for:

Childhood trauma
Adult Trauma
Mental Health
Domestic Violence
Sexual violence
Murder, manslaughter and road death
Human Trafficking

I currently work with adults and children and work for a charity in Bristol. I have completed further training around child development and behaviour and have a diploma in this field of work. I also work with victims of human trafficking and modern slavery.

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Fees

  • £20 for initial first session.
  • £35 per therapeutic session.
    £35 per therapeutic session for telephone counselling.

Further information

I offer a professional counselling service to children and young people, I have experience of working with children and young people in a secondary school setting and through private practice.

Maps & Directions

Bristol, BS4 1JL
Bristol, BS40

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples