Nicola Strudley MBACP (Snr Accred)

Nicola Strudley MBACP (Snr Accred)

Francis Gardens
Warfield
Bracknell
Berkshire
RG42 3SX

07912 548839 / 01344 411118

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Francis Gardens
Warfield
Bracknell
Berkshire
RG42 3SX

07912 548839 / 01344 411118

About me

I am a BACP Senior Accredited Psychotherapist/ Counsellor with over 15 years experience.

I have always been passionate about helping others.
The kind of therapy that I practice is dependent on the relationship that is created between myself and the client. I believe how we feel currently is key. The past has gone and whilst we can learn to feel differently about events from our past we cannot change them. The future is yet to happen. So exploring what is happening in the “here and now” can be most empowering.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have always been someone who is interested and cared about people. As a child I was eager to help people in need.  I had some early challenges such as being unpopular at school which  led me to wonder why people chose to do the things they did.

I worked in the Criminal Justice Service for over 6 years, initially in a female bail hostel and then as a probation officer, spending 3 years in a juvenile prison in Dublin, Ireland. It is here that I discovered the potential impact that a supportive one to one relationship could have on a person ready to make changes to their life.

I have a BSc. (Hons) Applied Psychology & Sociology from the University of Surrey. In 2004 I was awarded a first class Masters degree in Counselling from University College Cork. I am a Senior Accredited member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). My membership number is 572426. I work within the BACP’s Ethical Code of Conduct.

  • I am a Critical Incident Psychological First Aider, providing initial, on scene debriefing after traumatic incidents have taken place
  • I work with clients who access counselling through their company’s employee assistance programme, using Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT).
  • I have worked with refugees and asylum seekers at an Immigration Removal Centre
  • I have worked in a Barnardos school for children with emotional and behavioural difficulties.

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Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

BACP

Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I am currently undertaking a Certificate in Supervision - for the duration of this study I am offering reduced rate supervision for counsellors of individuals at £30

Photos & videos

  • Counselling Room
  • Weekly blog in Wokingham Paper
  • Appeared on South Today Sep 2016 talking about young peoples mental health
  • Media
  • Mobile Mindfulness Video

Fees

£50 per session (50 minutes)

£30 for supervision of individual counsellors whilst in training (50 minutes)

Payment can be made by cheque, cash or through online banking.

Published articles

Further information

Private counselling room with separate entrance and off street parking available. take a look at my website www.utopiacounselling.co.uk for pictures.

I offer evening and weekend appointments.

Maps & Directions

Bracknell, RG42 3SX

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None

Availability

I offer daytime and evening sessions. weekend appointments can be arranged

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme
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