Sarah Hanison BA (hons). PG Dip Psych. Reg. Member MBACP.

Sarah Hanison BA (hons). PG Dip Psych. Reg. Member MBACP.

Chiropractic & Wellness Centre
148 High Street
Rickmansworth
Hertfordshire
WD3 1BA

07985 541 213

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Chiropractic & Wellness Centre
148 High Street
Rickmansworth
Hertfordshire
WD3 1BA

07985 541 213

About me

Counselling and Psychotherapy located centrally in Croxley Green, Rickmansworth and Watford.

I warmly welcome you to my site. I am an experienced integrative counsellor and psychotherapist and a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), and I abide by their ethical foundation of good practice.

As well as in person sessions in the Croxley and Rickmansworth areas, I also offer voice and video sessions via PlusGuidance, an online secure and confidential therapy platform.

As an integrative therapist, I draw upon a number of theoretical models: no two problems are ever the same and so I work with a number of approaches depending upon your presenting issue(s). It is you who knows your story, your wounds, your thoughts and feelings, and so my role is to understand what life is like in your shoes as we work together to understand what is triggering your feelings and experiences and uncover the insight needed to help you move forwards. I work in a warm, compassionate and informal way. As well as listening to you, our work together, with your consent, might also include breath and body work, meditation, visualisation, artwork and working with your dreams.

In my personal and professional experience I see the process of therapy as a gradual unfoldment of 'the real you' that may have become buried under years of adaption to your environment. Greater self awareness is the foundation for creating better relationships with ourselves and others.  

I am absolutely committed to providing therapy in an emotionally and physically safe, confidential and non-judgemental environment.

For further details about me please visit my website.

Training, qualifications & experience

I currently work in private practice.  My experience and interest covers a number of areas;

  • Pre/post natal illness, birth trauma, motherhood identity
  • Issues around becoming a parent, fertility and pregnancy
  • General trauma, anxiety and panic
  • Dissociation
  • Unhappiness or depression
  • SAD (seasonal affective disorder)
  • Low self esteem
  • Creativity
  • Redundancy
  • Relationship issues
  • Bereavement
  • Surviving abuse
  • Domestic violence
  • Adapting to life transitions such as marriage, parenthood or ageing
  • Finding purpose and meaning in life

Sessions last 50 minutes and are usually weekly. Therapy can take place for an agreed time period or on an open-ended basis.

Please find the following details about my training and professional membership.

  • Registered Member of the BACP
  • PG Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • Foundation Certificate in Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • Bound by BACP and UKCP Code of Ethics
  • Fully insured

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Ante Natal Depression
Traumatic Birth
Post Natal Illness

Fees

In person, voice and video appointments - £40.

Each session lasts 50 minutes.

Further information

Choosing the right therapist is an important part of the process.

If you are interested and think that I can support you then please contact me by phone or email and we can have a preliminary chat (there is no charge for this). I am happy to answer any questions you may have.

We would then meet for an initial session; again this would be a chat to see how I can help and how we could work together. You may also have further questions for me. This session is really for you to assess whether I am the right practitioner for you. If not, then this is absolutely fine and I will respect any decision you make.

If we decide to work together I will give you a contract which is essentially a practical guideline for the framework of therapy. We will also agree upon how we will work together which can always be re-negotiated dependent upon your needs.

Maps & Directions

Rickmansworth, WD3 1BA

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None

Availability

Monday to Friday 10-2 pm.

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
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