Karen Brown - BSc (Hons) Integrative Counselling Registered Member BACP

Karen Brown  - BSc (Hons) Integrative Counselling Registered Member BACP

Caterham
Surrey
CR3

Crawley
West Sussex
RH10

07725 127123

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Caterham
Surrey
CR3

Crawley
West Sussex
RH10

07725 127123

About me

'Life' can be difficult and whatever resonates with you, a long term problem, an immediate crisis or if you are just feeling stuck. I am able to offer you a calm space where you have the opportunity to explore what has prompted you to seek counselling.

I practice in an holistic way and approach you as a whole to help you to regain a balance in both mind and body. I offer counselling walking amongst nature, clients often find being outside during therapy to be very calming.

Some of the areas of counselling people come to see me about include: Anxiety, Generalised Anxiety Disorder, Depression, Panic Disorder, Relationship Issues, Feeling sad, Family Issues, Affairs and betrayals, Separation and Divorce, Addictions. Anger management, Low self Esteem, Bereavement, Eating Disorders (please see full list below)

Many of my clients have benefited from MBSR (Mindful based stress reduction). I aim to help clients gain a healthy work/life balance and teach exam stress relief techniques.

Whether you wish, one to one, face to face or online counselling, (couples counselling is face to face only). I will work with you in an Integrative/holistic way which allows me to tailor the sessions to your needs. Sessions can be long term or short term/time bonded.
I have experience of working with young people and have volunteered with a charity that offered counselling to young people age between 14 - 25. I have also worked with a cancer charity supporting both those with a diagnosis of cancer and their families.

I am a registered member of the BACP and adhere to their ethical guidelines.

Training, qualifications & experience

Therapies offered

  Cognitive Behavior therapy (CBT)  

  Existential Therapy 
 
  Solution Focused Therapy

  Person Centred Therapy
     
      Mindfulness
      MBSR (Mindful based stress reduction)
      Work/Exam stress relief techniques.


I will work with you in a Integrative way from the modals listed above. Working with you with different models of counselling ensures that each session is tailored to your needs, but always within an Humanistic framework that ensures that you feel at ease and able to talk freely.

Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Integrative Counselling - University of East London
  • Diploma in Applied Social Science - Open University
  • Diploma in Health and Social Care - Open University
  • Foundation certificate in Person Centred Therapy - East Surrey College
  • Certificate in working with children and young people - Open University


I am committed to my professional development, and ensure that I engage in ongoing training. Please feel free to ask about courses I have attended.


Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Fees

Individuals - £45 - Couples - £70.

Accepted payment - cash or cheque.

All appointments are for 50 minutes.

Further information

Counselling sessions can be booked for outdoors. Venue to be agreed in advance.

Maps & Directions

Caterham, CR3
Crawley, RH10

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Availability

Monday - Friday 8 am - 9 pm Saturday 8 am - 4 pm

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
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