Vivienne Cobden UKCP FPC (WPF) MBACP

Vivienne Cobden UKCP FPC (WPF) MBACP

Utopia
5 Church Lane
Pilley
Lymington
Hampshire
SO41 5QL

Bushey Therapy Centre
85 Melbourne Road
Bushey
Hertfordshire
WD23 3LZ

07885059990

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Utopia
5 Church Lane
Pilley
Lymington
Hampshire
SO41 5QL

Bushey Therapy Centre
85 Melbourne Road
Bushey
Hertfordshire
WD23 3LZ

07885059990

About me

flowerw.jpgThere is no such thing as a small, stupid or insignificant problem. In the 22 years I have been practising, I have learned that we are all individual & our problems cause us distress. For some, simply being heard, perhaps for the first time is enough, others seek change.

That old metaphor "one can't see the wood for the trees" is so true. When we are entrenched within our own thoughts, and our problems seem insurmountable, we often cannot see the wider picture, or an alternative path. We stumble along bumping into the same obstacles time and time again, with no
idea how to navigate a different path


. Trees-2.jpgAs your counsellor, I will endeavour to help you understand how your problems arose and most importantly, how together, we can work towards finding a happier, clearer path.

My own journey began when I had personal therapy to help with many years of unhappiness, anxiety and discontent. These feelings confused me as there were no obvious reasons why I should feel this way.

With the aid of my counsellor I was able to recognise how my thoughts, which I experienced as facts, were affecting my moods, behaviour and relationships with others.

Research shows that rather than the model of counselling practised, it is the relationship between the counsellor and client that determines the success of the counselling. I sincerely believe this, and therefore work to the best of my ability to provide an accepting, non judgemental, respectful environment, in which trust can develop.


Training, qualifications & experience

As a service provider I have worked both within the NHS and privately. I trained as a psychodynamic counsellor (understanding how events/circumstances in earlier years affect our present) but now work integratively and include CBT and mindfulness within my practice.

I typically meet with individuals on a weekly basis for 50 minutes.

Depending on one's situation & preference, I work both long term & shorter term.

I am a member of the following recognised organisations

MBACP - Registered Member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Qualifications:

Diploma in Group Analytic Psychotherapy

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

BACP
NCS
UKCP

Accredited register membership

Fees

£45 for a 50 minute session

Further information

In Hampshire I work privately from my home in Pilley, Lymington, where there is ample off street parking & a 3 minute walk from the 112 bus stop (Boldre war memorial)

In Hertfordshire I work privately from the Bushey Therapy Centre, Bushey.  There is ample on street (no restrictions) parking & a short walk from 142 & 258 bus stops.

Both of the places I work from are comfortable, non clinical environments.

Maps & Directions

Lymington, SO41 5QL
Bushey, WD23 3LZ

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None
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