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About me

When you're asked how you are is your answer "ok" or "fine" ?

Do you wonder why that was your reply? Because you're feeling sad, unhappy, miserable anything but fine or ok.

We often answer like this because we're not sure what's wrong, other times we may know but we don't feel we can tell another. Maybe it'll pass and we'll feel better again. Sometimes we don't want to burden others with our troubles, sometimes we're embarrassed to share. We may think others are just too busy or think us weak.

Whatever is going of for you right now I will listen to you, I will hear what you're saying, and I will help you.

I have been meeting people for almost fifteen years and been able to help them through all sorts of difficult and disturbing times. All these years of experience alongside my own personal life events allow me to really understand what's going on for you.

You can speak to me for a short introductory chat to find out if you feel I'm the person that can help you. I'm happy to answer any questions or concerns about counselling that you may have. My number is 07824 882721 or 01435 813347

ABOUT ME AND HOW I WORK

Although I can't change your past I can help you deal with what's troubling you now. Whether a difficult relationship, anxiety or stress, a bereavement, or any of the many issues lockdown has thrown up, find you worrying, trying to deal with mixed emotions, cope with daily life I can help you bring about change and a sense of wellbeing.

What ever it is going on in your life that brings you to read this page, it can change. I have helped many people who have found themselves in what they feel to be hopeless sitiations to find their way throughsuch times.

Strong feelings can come from either things that have, or you think are going to, happen. Life changing events, moving home, career change, childbirth, marriage, separation, illness, anything that involves taking on a new experience, thoughts of the future mixed with those from past experiences can affect our lives.

Counselling helps you find a new perspective. Understanding your present enables you to find your way to live whatever a more pleasing and agreeable life means to you. If you seem overwhelmed by how you feel now, it can change. As well as the diversity of the many people and problems I have encountered professionally, my own experiences have given me the ability to have a broad understanding and insight into many of life setbacks and crises.

Simplistically the Person-Centred approach means that I won't tell you what to do but allow you to work through what you know it best for you, putting you in the drivers seat. If you'd like to know more you are welcome to call or text me on 07824 882721 or 01435 813347 anytime between 7am and 9pm; if I can't speak to you straight away just leave a message or email me at morine.stringer@btinternet.com and I'll get back to you promptly.    

I am a registered BACP counsellor working in my own practice since 2008.

I believe it's important that you feel comfortable and can trust the person you decide to work with. It is for this belief that I offer a short free initial consultation.

I welcome hearing from you.

Training, qualifications & experience

Person-Centred Counselling FdSc Brigton University 2006/8
Advanced Award Intermediate Counselling Skills
Cert. Group Facilitation Skills
Cert. Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training
Cert. Working with Gambling Addiction
Cert. Mindfulness Training
Cert. Working with Male Victims of Sexual Abuse
Cert. Working with People affected by Cancer
Cert. Couples and Relationships
Cert. Bereavement and Loss
Registered member British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy

currently since 2008  PRIVATE PRACTICE

Previous
2007/2009   Chapel Street Surgery, Newhaven

2008/2009    Mankind, Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse, Newhaven
2009/2010    Wellbeing Centre, Lewes
2009/2014   Macmillan Cancer Support

Member British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP), registered.

BACP Register

I work within the Code of Conduct and Ethical Framework of the BACP

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TRAINING & WORKSHOPS
                
Creative Art Therapy                   Couples Counselling            Focusing
Person-Centred CBT                   Self Harm
Working with  Dreams                 Therapy & Spirituality                       
                 Counselling and Antidepressants

Member organisations

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Other areas of counselling I deal with


CROHNS DISEASE IBD

Therapies offered

  • Couples counselling
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy

Fees

From £35.00 to £45.00
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Morning sessions between   08.30 and 10.30

Afternoon sessions between 12.00 and 14.00

Evening sessions  between    17.00 and 22.00

Further information

Here's what a few people have said about how therapy has helped them.

......I was finding life difficult with my husband and so I found myself in despair. The sessions with Morine were really useful. She is a caring professional who listened to me and helped me explore ways to cope with daily life and reduce my own levels of stress. Life has its ups and downs but having a caring professional next to you for those difficult times is something I would strongly recommend to anybody going through a difficult time. Thanks a lot for your support Morine.
TE Hailsham

I am so happy to have experienced a lovely and genuine counsellor. Morine listened and understood everything I had to say, I felt like I could be completely honest with her and she gave me lots if encouragement and help to improve my way of thinking. I cannot thank her enough!
SG Heathfield

Thank you for your recent counselling sessions. When I first came to you I was anxious and depressed. Your reassuring personality immediately calmed me down and I felt able to speak to you about long standing issues. You guided me through as I revealed deep seated worries. You we're professional and skilful in helping me sort out my issues and priorities. You took me seriously but our sessions were always lightened   by your wonderful sense of humour. You were so easy to talk to. Within minutes of meeting you I felt I could trust you and it was like talking to a good friend. I would recommend you without reservation to anyone who is anxious or depressed.
MF Heathfield

Heathfield
East Sussex
TN21

Lewes
Sussex
BN7

Type of session

In person
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups

Key details

DBS checked

Online platforms

Zoom
Morine Stringer, Person Centred FdSc, Registered MBACP

Morine Stringer, Person Centred FdSc, Registered MBACP