Nicholas Langley - Registered Member MBACP, Dip.C
In brief: I am an experienced counsellor and a Registered Member of the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy). I can offer you a space to talk about any distressing, painful or confusing feelings that you may be experiencing; my service is confidential and non-judgemental. I provide both short and long term work and have experience working with a wide range of issues. Above all else I am passionate about working with people to fully engage with life by better understanding it.
About me: I've done many things in my working life but my journey into counselling began in 2008 when I decided to take a short introduction course. In Jan 2012, after a lot of hard work, I qualified (Dip.C) as a therapeutic counsellor and I've been in practice ever since. I have worked with the NHS, Counselling Agencies and as an independent practitioner. I've attended courses in art therapy and can work in a more creative way, as and when it suits my clients.
The way I work: My working model has evolved over the years and I now follow an integrative way of working. Integrative therapists tend to blend two or more established models (theories) of counselling together, often being inspired by the people that they work with. I base myself in Existential therapy and apply concepts from Psychodynamic models; I like to call myself an Existential Integrative Counsellor. I work with my clients to increase self-awareness and we strive to use this new understanding to see life, situations and relationships from different angles. My role is not to direct you but to facilitate, I also help you to become more aware of the parts of you that are difficult to accept, or that you're perhaps unaware of. I never interpret or analyse, and I'm not here to tell you how to live your life, my role is to work with you to arrive at your own solutions.
Training, qualifications & experience
BACP Register, Certificate of Proficiency (2013)
Level 6 Diploma, Counselling Supervision (Expected July 2016)
Level 5 Diploma, Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (2015)
Level 4 Diploma, The Theory and Practice of Counselling - K College, Folkestone (2012)
Level 3 Certificate, Counselling Skills - K College, Folkestone (2009)
During my time as a counsellor, I have had the opportunity to work with many different issues in many different settings: As well as my private practice, I have worked with the NHS Cardiac Service and at an established counselling service in New Romney.
I have particular experience in working with: Historic Sexual Abuse, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Confusion and Angst, Young people (12-18 yrs), Anxiety, Bereavement, and Depression.
I also work with trainee counsellors, providing the personal therapy that is required during the training and can offer a discount to clients that fit this description.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Anger management
- Anorexia nervosa
- Asperger's syndrome
- Attachment disorder
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bipolar disorder/Manic depression
- Bulimia nervosa
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Domestic violence
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Gender dysphoria
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
My fees for individual counselling are £35 / hour
*A counselling hour is made up of 50 minutes of contact time, with 10 minutes used to write up notes in between clients. This is a very common way to structure the work.
If you would like to know a little more about me, please feel free to get in touch; I'm happy to answer any questions that you might have.
You are also welcome to visit my website using the link above.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
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Types of client
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Supervision & training
I am an experienced Counsellor and Provisional Supervisor.View supervision profile