Linda Hancock, Dip. Couns., Reg. MBACP

Linda Hancock,   Dip. Couns.,  Reg. MBACP

Folkestone
Kent
CT19

07833 734774

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Folkestone
Kent
CT19

07833 734774

About me

I am a qualified therapeutic counsellor with experience of working within mental health and social care services.

My practice is grounded in my firm belief that we are all valuable, worthy and special.  We are all born unique but the influences around us shape who we subsequently become but it is possible to be comfortable with our true self and at peace within.

          "The curious paradox is when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change." - Carl Rogers

My aim is to walk alongside you on your journey towards finding out who you really are and not who your life experiences have forced you to be.  I  will work with you  to help you to grow and make positive changes in your life by helping you to manage anxiety, depression, stress, bereavement and other issues that are causing you difficulty.   I would like to help you build your self-confidence, improve your self-esteem and feel more able to manage any life circumstances that you are finding difficult.

My hope is that you can feel comfortable, safe and secure, within our sessions, happy in the knowledge that I do not judge you but empathise, affirm and value you as a person, acknowledging the courage you have had in recognising that you need support, which I feel privileged to be able to provide.   Most of all, I care about you and want you to thrive, so whatever you are finding difficult it is always possible to feel better.

I look forward to meeting you and beginning our journey together, towards a better and more positive future.

                        "What I am is good enough if I would only be it openly" - Carl Rogers

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a registered member of the BACP and abide by their ethical framework and code of conduct.

I have a Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling and Bsc (Hons) in Health and Social Care with additional training with CRUSE (Bereavement Support) and Transactional Analysis workshops.  I also have experience of working in mental health services and with older adults, so have understanding of the issues related to being a carer of another who is needing support, such as managing dementia or terminal illness.

I am currently studying for qualifications in:
CBT
Mindfulness
Life Coaching
Counselling Children and Adolescents

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Please feel free to ring or email me to discuss your counselling needs and we can decide together the best way forward for you.

Fees

Free initial consultation to discuss (on telephone)

Telephone or Online Counselling by Skype - £25.00 per hour

Further information

Telephone counselling
Skype counselling
Flexible times to suit your needs.

Maps & Directions

Folkestone, CT19

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Availability

I am happy to counsel you by telephone or using Skype

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
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