Karen Stuckey-BACP accredited counsellor

Karen Stuckey-BACP accredited counsellor

Frome
Somerset
BA11

01373 229913 / 07530579870

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Frome
Somerset
BA11

01373 229913 / 07530579870

About me


Welcome to my profile: I believe that having counselling is a sign of courage ; you are deciding

to face up to the challenges you are experiencing and looking for counselling can be the first step in a life -

changing process.

None of us goes through life without at times feeling unhappy, anxious or confused at some point ; with 20

years experience as a counsellor, I have an extensive and varied experience of working with most issues.

Also I bring my own life experiences , as well as and a deep and professional training and experience to this

work.

I will offer you a warm, safe and supportive relationship in which we can explore together the challenges you

are experiencing --- whatever they may be. - so that you can begin to believe in yourself again . With

increased awareness and resilience we can work through these unresolved issues, perhaps changing

habitual patterns and responses to begin to make the changes you want to make.

My approach is humanistic and integrative ; that means I can and draw s on a number of therapeutic

approaches during our work together ; theses are therapies endorsed and respected by the BACP and

include CBT and mindfulness ; for many of us the past and childhood issues may be affecting our present

life's and relationships , and in counselling we can safely explore these past issues in order to move forward

creatively with insight andunderstanding

I am also a qualified and experienced counselling supervisor and an hypnotherapist

i am also a lecturer in counselling ( cpcab )

Training, qualifications & experience

M.A Counselling and Psychotherapy Practice.

Postgraduate Certificate in Counselling Supervision.

Diploma in Counselling.

Certificate in Counselling Skills and Theory.

Certificate in Transactional Analysis.

Mindfulness Teacher (Training Level 1)

B.A. Combined Arts.

Certificate in CBT

Hypnotherapy  and Coaching training

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

BACP

Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I am also able to offer hypnotherapy and coaching to clients who are interested in working in this way.

My counselling room is situated near to the centre of Frome and just a 5 minute walk from the train station; there is on road parking.

My counselling work has included working in a local college for over 10 years ; I am also experienced in working with people with long term depression and anxiety and with adult survivors of child sex abuse.

I am a lecturer counselling at WIltshire college and enjoy offering supervision and counselling to trainees.

Fees

My fees are £45 for one hour session I have 3 concessionary spaces for student counsellors or those on a

low income : please ask me for availability.

i offer both short term and long term counselling

there are no definite rules around how many counselling sessions to have ; the minimum is usually 6

sessions , but complex issues would involve a longer time ; we regularly review our sessions together to

make sure they are meeting your needs

Please phone or email me to arrange an appointment or to ask any questions

I look forward to hearing from you

Further information

A recent client said to me that if he had the time and the money he would continue with counselling every

week for the rest of his life - he had found it such a life enhancing experience . I agree ! Life is always

changing and often challenging and, to have someone there for you for an hour every week, offering you

insight, compassion, understanding and empathy is. such a wonderful thing ; that is what I aim to bring to

every counselling session session I have with a client.

Maps & Directions

Frome, BA11

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Availability

Flexible times available

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Groups
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision & training

I hold a postgraduate  certificate in supervision and I am an accredited member of bacp.

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