Vella Evans - Kismet Counselling
07899 783402 / 07899 783402
My name is Vella and I am a fully qualified experienced counsellor working in private practice in South Ockendon, Essex. I am an integrative Counsellor and a registered member of the BACP. I offer confidential Counselling services for both individuals and couples. I offer weekly sessions for both short and long term work. Day and evening appointments available.
My practice offers a safe warm environment in my conservatory, where you can explore your issues in a non judgemental and confidential place. In addition I have a another counselling room based in Wickford, Essex
My specialised area is, Work place stress, Grievance, Restructure, Transformation, Secondment, Redundancy, Career development and any issues with HR, Occupational health, colleagues or peers, (Bullying, Harassment, Victimisation)
In addition I also offer counselling for, Anxiety, Depression, Low self esteem, Low self confidence,OCD, Panic attacks, Anger management, Bereavement, Physical abuse, Behaviour, Marital and Relationship issues, Couple Counselling, Affairs and Betrayals, Seasonal Affective Disorder, Bipolar Disorder.
Counselling is not about giving advice, rather about enabling you to explore your thoughts and feelings about an issue that is affecting you and giving you an opportunity to explore what you can do to move forward. Many of us have areas in our life that we find difficult to manage at times and my aim is to support you both mentally and physically, to find solutions to your presenting issues and work on practical coping strategies to enable you to re gain control of your life for your well being.
Training, qualifications & experience
Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (Humanistic)
Advanced Certificate in Counselling (Skills & Theory)
Certificate in Counselling Theory
Certificate in Counselling Skills
CPD Courses include:-
Certificate in Art Therapy
Certificate in CBT Therapy
Certificate in Personal Coaching
Certificate of Proficiency (MBACP)
Member organisations - Registered MBACP member of the Accredited Voluntary Register
16 years private practice.
12 years + Corporate Management.
9 years + specialised experience with Employee Assistance programmes relating to work issues.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Antisocial personality disorder
- Asperger's syndrome
- Attachment disorder
- Avoidant personality disorder
- Bipolar disorder/Manic depression
- Borderline personality disorder
- Carer support
- Dependent personality disorder
- Domestic violence
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Histrionic personality disorder
- Learning difficulties
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Narcissistic personality disorder
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
- Panic disorder
- Paranoid personality disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship issues
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Work Place Employee Assistance Counselling
- Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
- Behavioural therapy
- Cognitive and behavioural therapies
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
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Individuals £40.00 per hour (South Ockendon) & £45 (Wickford)
Couples £60.00 per hour (South Ockendon) & £65 (Wickford)
Concessions for students.
To enquire about current availability or to arrange an appointment, you can contact me either by email or if you prefer to telephone, feel free to call me on 07899 783402.
I am located on the Brandon Groves Estate in South Ockendon, just off South Road. British rail C2C South Ockendon station is 10 minutes walk and no 370 bus from Lakeside Shopping Centre stops on South Road with a few minutes walk.
In addition I have a second counselling room based at The Counsel House, Wickford, Essex for those of you that might prefer a non residential setting or may live or work in the area.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9.00am to 6pm
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|