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Stressed, confused, alone with your thoughts? I can offer you a peaceful and nurturing space to offload and unpick what's on your mind. I am an experienced accredited person-centred counsellor/psychotherapist working in a pluralistic way, which means that 'different clients need different support at different times'. Personal therapy was a prerequisite for my training so I also have much experience of being the client.
Our lives are a complex mix of relationships, emotions and pressures, which are made more stressful and overwhelming by life events such as bereavement and loss, traumatic experiences and relationship breakdown. I believe that we all have the capacity and 'tools' within us to cope with what life throws at us, but these can be 'locked up' by how we have responded to past events which could have made us become dis-empowered and vulnerable.
I am also an experienced trainer and supervisor. Please get intouch if any of these areas are of interest.
I offer face-to-face sessions at my premises, either inside or in a covered outdoor space - both very private -but also offer sessions by phone, Zoom or WhatsApp video. Face to face sessions are preferable for most people as this is more effective at developing the beneficial relationship that aids effective therapy. Please do get in touch to discuss how therapy could work for you and which is the best option for you. I can be flexible on the duration and frequency of sessions
I also offer supervision to the caring professions. I have much experience of clinical supervision and am at present consolidating that through study.
Training, qualifications & experience
Advanced Diploma in Humanistic Counselling
Registered Accredited Member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy
Diploma in Supervision, CSTD, Bath
Certificate in Person-centred Art Therapy
Counselling experience includes working with local hospice bereavement service, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, and adults and young people with a wide variety of issues. I also work with couples.
I have worked with parent and womens groups, and delivered training and workshops to counsellors and education personel on working with children and creative therapies.
I have much experience in Clinical Supervision
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Areas of counselling I deal with
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£30.00 - £45.00
Free initial telephone session
Concessions offered for
First/assessment session £15 -£20
Counselling: £45 per hour/ Couples 60 per 75mins
Supervision: £ 35 - £45 per hour
Group supervision : fees negotiable
Reduced fees negotiable
Reduced fees for frontline staff
Fees for training days are negotiable
When I work
Monday pm, Tuesday, Weds, Thurs all day, most evenings, some Saturdays am
I am available at Tilling Green Community Centre in Rye on Weds mornings
Rural location - own transport needed, no wheelchair access.
Home visits can be arranged in certain circumstances
I do see clients at Tilling Green Community Centre in Rye on a Weds morning