Samantha Crook 'Therapy For Life' at Southend-on-Sea

Samantha Crook 'Therapy For Life' at Southend-on-Sea

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Prittlewell House
Suite 8/8a
30 East Street
Southend-on-Sea
Essex
SS2 6LH

07546 917252

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Prittlewell House
Suite 8/8a
30 East Street
Southend-on-Sea
Essex
SS2 6LH

07546 917252

About me

Are you experiencing a time in your life when you feel worried, confused, depressed, and angry, have low self-worth or feel anxious? Are you finding it difficult to cope and life has not turned out as you expected? Or maybe you’ve always had a barrier holding you back from being yourself? Possibly you know someone who is suffering?

We at Therapy For Life are good at helping you discover and pinpoint where the issues lie and how to go about improving things from the outset.

Our approach is Modern and Effective, we often utilise Internet and Software to play podcasts & videos to make Therapy Creative & interesting.

We have much insight and experience working with children and young people as well as adults.
There is a sand tray, toys, books, play-dough, play house and colouring activities for Play Therapy.

Together we will create personalised tailored plans designed to help you immediately. You can learn effective Coping Skills and Life Skills for certain issues, or discover why you just seem to be going round in circles. The stages go at your pace, and you won’t believe how you arrive at the 'new you' at the end.

Take a look at our Blog Spot for some insight into how we work, how we can help you and pick up some interesting information:
http://therapyforlife.blogspot.co.uk

Training, qualifications & experience

  • National Certificate in Dental Nursing
  • 12 years Sedation experience with Anxiety and Phobias
  • AQA Level 2 Certificate including Loss & Grief
  • AQA Advanced Diploma level 4 in Therapeutic Counselling                                                         (Transactional Analysis, Person Centred, Psychodynamic, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy)
  • Practitioners Diploma in CBT
  • Working with children & young people certified course
  • Ethical Moral Code and Boundaries certified course

The BACP Individual Member (British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy)
The National Counselling Society (Accredited)
EAP member
Insured by Towergate Professionals


Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

NCS

Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Other areas we can help you with:

Relationships (personal, family, work, divorce and separation) ~ Work place stress ~ Addiction ~ Hoarding Anger management ~ Negative thinking & unwanted thoughts ~ Panic attacks ~ Bullying
Lack of self esteem/confidence ~ Weight problems ~ Self harm ~ Gender issues ~ Jealousy
Trust issues ~ Eating disorders ~ Mood swings ~ Infidelity problems ~ Loss (including Pet loss)
Communication ~ Shyness ~ Nervousness ~ Decision making ~ Fears & phobias ~ OCD ~ Loneliness ~ Couples

Photos & videos

  • Logo
  • Therapy Room in Southend-on-Sea, Essex
  • Samantha Crook MNCS (Accred)
  • New bookcase
  • Bright room with Herbalife Products
  • New Kinetic Sand Box added

Fees

The decision to speak to a counsellor is the first positive step towards your life improving. We aim to see you within 48 hours of you contacting us if you wish, depending on your urgency.

Concession rate available for students or low-income families on benefits (proof of exemption needed)
Concession rate only applies to daytime office hour appointments
go to this link for pricing:

http://www.therapyforlife.co.uk/#sessions

See our website for:

  • Directions
  • Pictures of the room
  • Pictures and details about the counsellors
  • FAQ's

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Our rooms are off Victoria Avenue. Walking distance from the high street, at the 1st set of lights where The Blue Boar Pub is, turn right down East Street (before Prittlewell Station/ The Railway Tavern) we are 50 metres on the right. Easy to find and very convenient, with free parking in Lay-by outside St Marys Church.

Further information

Seeking help is scary... Admitting there is something wrong... even scarier!

It is usual to feel apprehensive and cautious about sharing things about yourself, particularly if you have been hanging on to your 'problem' for a long time. If you want to talk, and want your life to be different then counselling will certainly help you.

Be assured you will feel comfortable and at ease.

Expect:

  • Easy-going chats with a friendly therapist.
  • A warm welcome every time
  • No judging, no criticising
  • To be seen in a comfortable, bright, relaxing and inspiring environment
  • To walk away with a sense of hope from the beginning
  • To walk away with a plan to suit you after the first session
  • A range of therapy styles available to you
  • To learn life skills and coping skills
  • To be seen by a professional who engages in continued training and supervision

What you could gain:

  • Greater enjoyment and satisfaction in life

  • More motivation


  • Increased confidence
and assertiveness
  • Greater awareness of yourself
  • Improved communication skills
  • Ability to focus and make decisions
  • A new appreciation of who you are and what makes you special
  • A sense of purpose

Your Assurance:

Counselling....

  • is confidential
  • cannot tell you what to do
  • cannot change you against your will
  • can take time and will require commitment from you to attend regular sessions
  • will give you time for you
  • will help you to understand yourself and the way you communicate with people around you

Counselling offers you the chance to explore, evaluate and find support, increase your self-awareness, and find clarity... and all you need to do is talk.


Recent Client Testimonials:

"On initially meeting Sam, you immediately realise why she is a counsellor. Being able to talk to someone knowing that they are truly listening is such an empowering experience. Sam shows such empathy and provides the perfect environment to be able to talk openly and honestly without the fear of being judged. Most of us at some time, for whatever reason, struggle to deal with certain issues and don’t quite know how to move forward. By seeing Sam and talking it through we worked together on coming up with a more positive way to deal with things. We owe it to ourselves to lead the happiest life possible. I would most definitely recommend Sam to anybody. You could not meet a kinder, more caring, genuine, trustworthy person. A truly positive experience. Thank you."

Keeley Smith from Essex


"Many thanks for the care, warmth and professionalism you have shown me over the last few months Sam. As I have said to you before, I am amazed at how much I have got out of the counselling sessions. I have a greater understanding of myself, feel more relaxed and able to manage life’s challenges better, which previously caused me a lot of anxiety - can’t thank you enough!"

Nicola Huggan from Essex


"I can honesty say therapy for life changed my life in every way As cliche as it may sound I feel like I've grown as a woman and person in mind and spirit. Sam was so welcoming and warm I felt comfortable and safe. Thank you is not enough I will be forever and eternally grateful."

Laurelle from Essex

"We found our counselling sessions really helpful and supportive. Sam was really lovely and made us feel at ease. Just having someone listen to our situation really helped us in our relationship. We would definitely recommend Sam and therapy for life for anyone who may have problems or struggling with life in general"

Claire and John from
Southend-on-Sea

Maps & Directions

Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6LH

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None

Availability

We endeavour to reply to you within 6 hours. Open every week day till late.

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision & training

Recently qualified supervisors looking to build up working hours.

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