Samantha Shepherd FdSc Counselling MBACP registered

Samantha Shepherd FdSc Counselling MBACP registered

Bristol
Avon
BS4

07400 614662

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Bristol
Avon
BS4

07400 614662

About me

I offer counselling to individuals in the comfort of their own home in the Bristol area.

I work with an extensive variety of issues including relationship issues, low self-esteem, anxiety, depression, loss, bereavement and dealing with difficult feelings and emotions. I also have experience of working with domestic abuse.

I believe the quality of the relationship is an important aspect of counselling, by providing the core conditions of empathy, unconditional positive regard and congruence in a safe, confidential space allows the client to explore their issues and challenges at their own pace.

Counselling offers you somewhere to be yourself outside of your regular life to connect to what is going on for you emotionally.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a qualified Integrative counsellor working from a person centred core, enabling me to draw from a variety of humanistic approaches including CBT, Transactional Analysis and Gestalt. I customise my way of working according to the needs of the individual.

I have a certificate in counselling skills.

I have an FDSC in Counselling.

I have a wide range of experience of working with domestic abuse.

I have been working for a counselling organisation for two years and have worked with a variety of issues.

As part of my training I have had my own personal therapy, so can understand how it is to enter into counselling.

Member organisations

BACP

Fees

An initial introductory session to see if we are compatible to work together costs £25.

Each session lasts one hour and costs £40. I provide open ended counselling according to the needs of the individual.

I also have a limited number of sessions available at a reduced fee of £25 for clients who are on a low income.

Please feel free to contact me to find out more information.

Further information

I am a registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). A professional body for counselling and psychotherapy in the UK. I have regular supervision to ensure I am working ethically and therapeutically in order to maintain professional standards of practice.

I have an enhanced DBS.

I am fully insured.

Maps & Directions

Bristol, BS4

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: No

Availability

Weekday appointments earliest 9:30am, latest 6:00pm.

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
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