Steven Tesseyman Bsc(Hons) MBACP
Are you struggling to cope with how you feel or are confused by feelings and emotions that you don't understand? Having someone who will listen to you without prejudice or judgement can be really helpful, I will listen and I will hear what you say as it is my aim to help you feel heard, understood and valued. With my help and support we can work together to make sense of the things that are causing you concern.
My practice is a safe, confidential and comfortable place where, with my support, you can take the time to explore the difficulties you may be experiencing. I believe in entering into a therapeutic relationship with an open mind and a keen interest in learning about your past experiences and relationships. In doing so, my aim is to create a safe, secure relationship that is free from prejudice and judgement and values your own uniqueness.
By visiting this website I recognise that you have had the courage to acknowledge there maybe problems in your life that you may need help with. You have made the first step and with my help and support you can take further steps towards understanding the issues you may have with yourself and/or others, and begin to make changes in the way you perceive the world in general, this will enable you to move forward towards a happier future.
As a member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) I work to their ethical guidelines and attend regular supervision and Continuous Professional Development workshops to support my work.
Training, qualifications & experience
My training to become a Counsellor began at City College in Peterborough where I completed two years of study gaining a certificate in Counselling skills and Counselling studies. From City College I moved to the Sherwood Psychotherapy Training Institute (SPTI) in Nottingham where I studied for three years gaining a Bsc(Hons) degree in Humanistic Integrative Counselling.
Bsc(Hons) Humanistic Integrative Counselling
Level 2 Mental Health Awareness (QCF)
Level 3 CPCAB Counselling Studies
Level 2 CPCAB Counselling Skills
Whilst studying at SPTI, up to present day, I have gained a wealth of clinical experience by working as a volunteer counsellor in a category C Prison (HMP) and Peterborough Rape Crisis centre.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Child related issues
- Domestic violence
- Drug abuse
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Physical abuse
- Pregnancy and birth
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Through my work within a prison and from working at the Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) in Peterborough, I have gained a lot of experience of working with both male and female survivors of rape and childhood sexual abuse.
For my Degree I wrote my dissertation on how shame affects male survivors of rape.
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I charge £25 for an initial meeting and £35 per 50 minute session.
My cancellation policy is for 48 hours notice to be given where possible.
My consultation room is situated on Crawthorne Road in Peterborough, there is limited pay and display parking to the front of the building and a large pay and display car park within two minutes walk.
I have an enhanced DBS certificate.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
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Day and Evening Appointments available.
Types of client