I am an experienced and highly qualified Integrative Counsellor / Psychotherapist and Clinical Hypno-therapist who has worked with in the community for the last twenty years. I understand how difficult life can be for us all and at some point in all our lives we might need support no matter how strong we feel we are. As a woman, a partner, a mother and as an active member of workforce I have come across most issues and I feel we can work through any problem together. I like to think my way of working with people is different and creative because I believe we are very different and therapist should not treat every body the same. I have been very interested in mindfulness and meditation and find it useful for quit a few of my clients.
I also had worked as a teacher and mentor for 15 years prior to Counselling. I use to run a youth and community group for many years. I started training as a counsellor 1997 with a Counselling Cert and / HND (Foundation degree) in Integrative Counselling, Child and adolescent mental health PGC, I then became interested in Clinical Hypnotherapy did my Certificate and Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy in internationally known 'London Collage of Clinical Hypnotherapy' . I qualifies as a Supervisor this year but as a senior counsellor I had been supervising others for a long time. I also have a Diploma in treating eating disorder from EDA/ Beat (eating disorder association). I had training and experience with issues related to adolescents especially self-harm and anxietites related to self image .
I also use relaxation and meditation techniques as well as Trance work (hypnosis) and NLP if and when required or requested by the clients.
I work both on line and face to face Counselling, long or short term and Supervision with counsellors.
I also can run mindfulness/ meditation workshops and groups dealing and working with anger management, relaxation, phobias, weight control.
Training, qualifications & experience
Certificate in Counselling. Foundation degree (HND) in integrative Counselling& psychotherapy. PGC Child and adolescent mental health, Certificate & Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy, Diploma Eating disorder 'Beat'.
I am a accredited senior member of BACP (British society for Counselling and Psychotherapy), as well as member of BSCH (British Society for Clinical Hypnosis).
I also have foundation degree in integrated design and worked as teacher and senior youth worker for many years prior to training as counsellor.
Registered / Accredited
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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
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Accredited register membership
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Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
self-harm, weight control, relaxation techniques, mindfulness, meditation, self-hypnosis,
£50 for counselling short sessions £75 for up to 90 minutes psychotherapy+hypnotherapy sessions. Group work fees are negotiated according to the numbers in group. Concessions are available for students and those on benefits.
I am available On line as well as in the office. I can be flexible depending on availability. appointments can be made by email and phone call in advance.