Clair Tibbit MBACP
After my counselling training at the University of Cambridge I spent seven years working for the mental health charity MIND, counselling clients who were experiencing a wide variety of problems including depression, bereavement, addiction, relationship issues and work related stress. Previously I have worked as a voluntary counsellor for ADAS a service for clients with problems relating to drug, alcohol and other addictions. In 2008 I started my own private practice in Essex and then in York. In 2018 I relocated to Cambridgeshire. Whilst living in York I worked for the NHS as a Primary Care Counsellor working in the GP surgeries in York and the surrounding villages.
What is Counselling?
Counselling provides a safe and supportive environment in which to talk through your thoughts and problems and reflect on past and present events with a knowledgeable, non-judgemental professional. It gives you a confidential place to 'let off steam' and express your feelings. It encourages us to take an honest look at our current thoughts, feelings and behaviours that may be preventing us from moving forward. It helps us to find ways of changing these overwhelming emotions in a way that will take us to a safer and more secure place.It can often provide an environment to understand and learn about ourselves so that we can take control of and responsibility for our lives
How I work
As a counsellor I will listen and try to help you explore and make sense of your current feelings and behaviour, we may identify patterns that have their roots in your past experiences. As counselling progresses you may gain insights and work with me to find more helpful ways of coping with your problems and feelings.
Coming to counselling can often be seen as a journey and sometimes the first step is the hardest step. However every journey starts with one step, and maybe you have taken that first step today by looking at this website.
Training, qualifications & experience
Advanced Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling
University of Cambridge. Awarded April 2008
Certificate of Higher Education in Counselling
University of Cambridge. Awarded October 2005
Registered Member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Child related issues
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
My rate for a 50 minute session is £40 for individual counselling and £50 for couples.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Types of client