Rose Ellis Dip.couns Registered Member MBACP

Rose Ellis Dip.couns Registered Member MBACP

St. Edmunds Church
St. Edmunds Road
Dartford
Kent
DA1 5ND

The Gateway Surgery
Fleet Health Centre
Vale Road
Northfleet
Gravesend
Kent
DA11 8BZ

07496 703314

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St. Edmunds Church
St. Edmunds Road
Dartford
Kent
DA1 5ND

The Gateway Surgery
Fleet Health Centre
Vale Road
Northfleet
Gravesend
Kent
DA11 8BZ

07496 703314

About me

It can sometimes be difficult to talk about how we are feeling. I know because I have been there myself. Often it is easier to have somebody outside the immediate family or friendship circle. An independent, non judgemental person to listen to you and to help you explore your thoughts and feelings.

So how can I help?

Well I can offer you that safe and non judgemental place to come and explore what is happening for you and your feelings around it. I follow a model of therapy known as person centred - basically that means my work is centred around YOU! I work with what you bring to sessions. I can work with you for just a few weeks, or longer term depending on your circumstances and the things you wish to work on.

I have a wide range of experience which has included extensive work with children aged 7-16. Some of this experience was during my training when I was on placement for a year in a primary school, then following qualification I went on to work at a centre offering counselling and play therapy to young people. I was there for about 16 months. I have also worked with children in my private practice and am going to be working with children 1 day per week in a family centre from November 2017.

I will offer a safe and welcoming environment for you to allow you to explore what has brought you to seek counselling, and give you the space and time that you need to think, talk and process what is happening for you. I am a member of the BACP (British Association Counsellors and Psychotherapists) and I work within their ethical framework, meaning that have regular supervision, and I also attend regular training and development days.

I treat first sessions as an assessment for us to get to know each other and see if we feel able to work together.

I offer both short term and long term work

So if after reading this you feel that I may be able to help and support you please contact me to arrange a mutually convenient time for an initial assessment. Unfortunately I am currently not in a position to offer free assessments.

Training, qualifications & experience

Level 2 Counselling Skills
Essential Telephone Skills for Helpline Workers
Level 3 Counselling Studies
Level 4 Diploma in Counselling
1 day course in Mindfulness
1 day course Issues of Debt in Counselling
BACP webinar on addictions
1 day course on working with Domestic Violience

Lordswood Primary School (Place 2 Be) counselling children aged between 7 -11
Kasbah - counselling clients with learning disabilities
Sevenoaks Mind
Orpington Christian Counselling Service
Walk Tall- specialising in working with children between 5-18

Online Acadamies - Diploma in Counselling Children and Adolescents (March 2017) O.A. Dip

Centre of Excellence- Bipolar awareness Diploma - online course - completed March 2017

Currently studying Bullying Awareness Diploma, CBT Diploma and Mindfulness Diploma as of October 2017.

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I have a particular interest in working with children and teenagers and also clients with disabilities and long term illness

Fees

  • My fees are £35 per hour long session. Children's therapy is £20 per session. Couples £40 per hour session. Concessions will be considered for those on low incomes.

I am not able to offer free assesments

Further information

i have a dedicated room at the Gateway Medical practice in Northfleet and am able to offer sessions in Gravesend and Northfleet as well as Dartford. I am also able to offer a limited number of appointments in the Abbey Wood area.

Maps & Directions

Dartford, DA1 5ND
Gravesend, DA11 8BZ

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Availability

I am currently not available on Mondays due to being fully booked. Other days I do have some availability please contact me to discuss a mutually convenient time

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples