Steven Codling MA, UKCP, MBPsS
Barton Le Clay
07765 660142 / 07765 660142
I provide a professional, confidential service and I specialise in working with people who experience a wide range of psychological distress including depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties and problems with alcohol and/or drugs. I also work with problem gamblers.
In addition, I have a detailed knowledge of working with those who have been bereaved, and with individuals who suffer from low self esteem and low self worth.
I am a fully qualified psychotherapist and counsellor registered with the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy. I have undergone extensive, supervised training in an NHS Psychological Therapies service for a number of years. I have a lifelong interest in Psychotherapy and Counselling in addition to a long and parallel career in adult social care. I am a graduate member of the British Psychological Society.
I work in a rural setting which is very easily accessible from all local towns and is an ideal place for therapy. However should you wish to undertake telephone counselling or counselling via SKYPE I can also provide this service.
Please contact me for details.
Training, qualifications & experience
MA Sociology and Social policy
Advanced Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy
Diploma in Management Studies
Graduate Member of the British Psychological Society
Qualified Life Coach (CBT)
Member of the Personal Construct Psychology Association (PCPA)
Member of the National Counselling Society
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Bipolar disorder/Manic depression
- Carer support
- Drug abuse
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Internet addiction
- Learning difficulties
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
- Panic disorder
Other areas of counselling I deal with
In addition to my private practice I currently work for the NHS as a counsellor and I run busy clinics in Biggleswade,Luton and Dunstable.
I also have extensive experience of working with people individually and in groups who have addictions ( alcohol, drugs and gambling). If you feel you may have a problem in any of these areas I may be able to help you if you truly want to stop.
The first session is charged at a concessionary rate of £25.00 and is for 30 minutes
Thereafter my fees are £45.00 for a full one hour session.
If you block book five sessions in advance I offer a discount of £25.00
My Psychotherapy training was in constructivist psychology which is based on the work of George Kelly. Kelly felt that no one need feel “painted into a corner” and it was the job of the therapist to help the client to build bridges and become “unstuck”. In addition he thought that the client knew more about their own difficulties than anyone else and it was the task of therapy to help facilitate and support the client to create a more fruitful life for themselves.
For many reasons our lives can lead us into suffering through no fault of our own. However, we can often make things worse by the way we see and interpret our situation but, just as we construct our worlds we can de-construct them by seeing things differently.
Kelly created a language which enables us to explain our life in a positive and constructive way and it will be my task to share these ideas, thoughts and techniques with you to help you to build a better world for yourself and others.
Should you decide you would want to work with me, following the first session I would agree to see you for five 60 minute sessions. On the 5th session we would review the progress to date to see if further sessions would be of value and to plan the future direction of therapy.
- Also registered with Life Coach Directory
Maps & Directions
Type of session
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I do try to be as flexible as possible and I am available in the day time and some evenings, however I do not work weekends. Please contact me for details.
Types of client
Supervision & training
I am a fully qualified supervisor with substantial experience of supervision across a number of different settings.View supervision profile