Janice Wells BA (Hons), MBACP (Accred); BACP UK Registered
Would you like to feel more confident and self-assured? Are you currently overwhelmed by anxiety and/or difficult thoughts and feelings? Are you looking to make life changes and/or improve your relationships? Are you recently bereaved? I am an experienced counsellor working in East London and am BACP accrecited. My practice is non-discriminatory (I work within an equal opportunties framework) and undertake individual and couples/relationship counselling work. I am also experienced in working with young people. Please feel free to call me to discuss your needs in confidence on 07930233734.
I have considerable experience (17 years) working in both long-term and brief therapy (NHS GP referral work) in both an agency and community based setting. I also have my own private practice.
I have worked effectively with a broad range of clients (adults and young people) and their issues i.e. anxiety, depression, post-natal depression, debt, sexuality, bereavement and loss, relationship, couple, unemployment, dementia. I have also undertaken some drug and alcohol work. My commitment to further developing my insight and expertise is ongoing through continuing training (personal and professional development).
All client work undertaken is private and confidential with the exclusion of evidence of breach of The Children & Young Person's Act and the Prevention of Terrorism Act.
Equality of Opportunity:
My practice is non-discriminatory as I work within a framework of equality of opportunity, and have extensive experience of working multiculturally and with a range of diversity issues including minority sexuality. I am also a Cultural Studies graduate.
I am an accredited member of the British Association of Counselling Psychotherapists (MBACP (Accred)) and work safely and ethically within their professional code of ethics and practice guidelines. I am also on the BACP Register of UK Counsellors.
I am also a member of the CMA (Complimentary Medicine Association).
I am able to work with both individuals and couples (currently in diploma training).
I am also able to co-counsel both Parent & Young Person to resolve conflict(s) for improved relatonship understanding. My youth and community work profile is 35 yrs experience.
I am a trained Youth & Community worker and hold a certificate in Youth Mentoring.
I was awarded a Civic Award for my Youth & Community Work by the Mayor of Waltham Forest in 2005.
I can offer creative exploration techniques (artwork and visualisation) if requested and appropriate to the counselling work.
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As a qualified Integrative Counselling Supervisor I currently supervise bereavement counsellors in an NHS setting.
Additionally, I supervise/assess Youth and Community trainees and trainee supervisors for the YMCA George Williams College.
I am available to supervise privately one-to-one and in a group setting.
Training, qualifications & experience
BA (Hons) Cultural Studies
Advanced Diploma In Humanistic Counselling
15yrs - 12 yrs PQE
Diploma in Clinical Counselling Supervision
7 yrs PQE
Diploma in Relationship & Couples Counselling
Certificate in Youth & Community Supervision (Christchurch, Canterbury)
Youth Mentor (London Action Trust)
Diploma in CBT/REBT Life Coaching (City CBT)
Currently training in Mindfulness
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Avoidant personality disorder
- Career counselling
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Dependent personality disorder
- Domestic violence
- Drug addiction
- Emotional abuse
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Physical abuse
- Postnatal depression
- Relationship problems
- Separation and divorce
- Sex problems
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
- Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
- Behavioural therapy
- Cognitive and behavioural therapies
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
£35 hour (Individual in Employment)
£45 hour (Couple)
£25 Concessionary (Student/OAP/benefits/unwaged)
Supervision rates: £35 per hour
£25 Concessionary for Trainees/Students
I am trained and informed primarily by the approach of Carl Rogers (Person Centred) but enhanced by the existential approaches of Emmy Van Duerzen and Rollo May (amongst others.) I am trained in Humanistic, Psychodynamic and CBT approaches and can work integratively according to client need.
I work integratively with couples experiencing relationship difficulties.
I am a mature practitioner whose commitment to my own personal, spiritual and professional development is ongoing. I am a practicing member of the London College of Spirituality.
My practice is regularly supervised by an accredited BACP supervisor in accordance with BACP Practice Guidelines.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|
Supervision & training
I am qualfied integrative supervisor and supervise qualified counsellors in an NHS setting (since 2007) and in private practice (since 2008).