Rayna Shock MA (Distinction), BA (Hons), PGCE, UKCP reg.
Hello and welcome!
We are living in very uncertain and unprecedented times. Even the calmest of us can feel anxious at a time like this, even if we have, so far, been fortunate managed to avoid the clutches of coronavirus. The repercussions of the virus, however, are huge, whether we have been personally affected or not. Clearly for those on the front line and for those whose loved ones have succumbed to the virus, the pain is unspeakable. Most people, however, know of someone who has died and most of us worry about our family's health.
Living in lockdown is taking its toll on all of us in some way, conscious or unconscious. Many people, adults and children alike, report feeling unmotivated, bored, isolated, lonely, depressed and stressed and anxious. Concerns about jobs and finances, one's own health and that of the family, lack of contact with friends and family outside the home, family conflicts increased by living in close proximity day in day out, all take their toll. People are reflecting about their future and how it might be after the virus ends. Exam classes are feeling cheated out of control over their grades.
It is important to recognise that whatever you may be feeling is valid, is normal and is worth bringing to therapy. Talking will help ease some of the feelings you may have and can help you take back control of your future.If you want to take back control of your life and of your emotions, do get in touch.
You may have a concrete issue; you may just feel generally unhappy without knowing why. Whatever your issue, large or small, I can offer you a warm, safe and confidential space in which to explore your feelings and can help you find strategies to deal with them.
Over the past 20 + years, I have helped hundreds of children, adolescents and adults of all ages and backgrounds heal their issues and fulfil their potential. It can be difficult to take the plunge to come for therapy but it is always worthwhile!! Therapy can be short or long term depending on your needs; and, for those who prefer to work creatively rather than talking, I offer sandplay, dreamwork, art, music, writing and guided visualisation amongst other creative therapies.
However big or small your issue, do get in touch. I look forward to speaking to you soon.
Note that while we are in lockdown, all sessions will be conducted online - on video, phone or on chat on the platform of your choice..
Training, qualifications & experience
MA in Child, Adolescent and Family Psychotherapy (Distinction)
Diploma in Sandtray Studies
Advanced Diploma in Transpersonal Psychotherapy
Postgraduate Diploma in Integrative & Transpersonal Psychotherapy
Postgraduate Certificate in Dream Work from a transpersonal perspective
Diploma in Integrative and Transpersonal Supervision
Diploma in Counselling
BA Hons UCL (French)
Registered / Accredited
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UK Council for Psychotherapy
The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.
As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.
UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
Accredited register membership
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Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Apart from the above I also work with people who know they are unhappy or not fulfilled but who may not know why, as well as those who simply wish to understand themselves better, develop their creativity, their spiritual life or find meaning, purpose or direction.
I run dreamwork workshops I run a 10 week dream course for 2 hours weekly And I offer both face to face and email dream interpretation.
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There are a limited number of concessions for counsellors/psychotherapists in training and for the low waged. Please note that there is a FULL FEE cancellation charge for ANY cancellation for whatever reason, INCLUDING EMERGENCIES, made within less than 48 hours in advance of the session.
Fees for schools and other organisations are available on request.