Laura Colquhoun (FdA Therapeutic Counselling & Psychotherapy) MBACP
11 Black Jack Street
01285 658 152 / 07811 431235
Therapy comes in all different shapes and forms and I believe the mode of therapy should fit the client, we are all individuals after all.
I practice Integrative Therapy which means I draw on theory from Psychodynamic, Psychoanalytic and Person Centred schools.
I also have an interest in Jungian and Gestalt theories and am continuingly looking at new teachings to find the best way to work with and help my clients. This might be through art, drawing, music or experiential exercise and perhaps mindfulness and meditation.
Sometimes all a client needs is someone just to really listen to them and to accept what they are saying in a non judgemental way, giving them the space to get to know themselves completely.
Therapy is normally conducted with weekly sessions, at a time which is convenient to the client, where they can commit to the number of sessions that are needed to affect change.
Therapy can be short or long term. This is decided after an initial hour-long assessment and when the work commences by looking at and constructing a plan and contract and by continually examining the work as it progresses.
I put you, the client, at the centre of the work and believe that together we can work collaboratively to help you manage your life more happily and successfully.
Training, qualifications & experience
I have experience of working with:
- (Alcohol and substance abuse)
- Self esteem
- Life changes
- Work problems
I have a FdA (Foundation Degree) from Gloucestershire University in Integrative Therapeutic Counselling and Psychotherapy and am a member of the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy).
I practice ethically, morally and with absolute dedication to the well-being of my clients and to the standards set out by the BACP.
I am committed to ‘continuous professional development’ and during the next academic year, 2017/18, will be studying at Warwickshire College for a BA top up in Counselling and Psychotherapy.
I carry professional indemnity insurance and am DBS checked to work with children and adults.
Before becoming a therapist I worked for many years in the music and film industry in London and have a strong business background.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Anorexia nervosa
- Antisocial personality disorder
- Asperger's syndrome
- Attachment disorder
- Avoidant personality disorder
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bipolar disorder/Manic depression
- Borderline personality disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Child related issues
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Dependent personality disorder
- Depression and anxiety in children
- Domestic violence
- Drug abuse
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Hearing voices
- Histrionic personality disorder
- Internet addiction
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Narcissistic personality disorder
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
- Paranoid personality disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship issues
- Schizoid personality disorder
- Schizotypal personality disorder
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Separation anxiety
- Sex addiction
- Sex problems
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
- Behavioural therapy
- Cognitive and behavioural therapies
- Cognitive therapy
- Gestalt therapy
- Humanistic therapies
Please contact me for more information about my fees.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|