Garath Powell. MSc.PG. MBACP (Snr.Accred.). FiLM. UKRCP
Senior Accreditied and experienced psychotherapist,counsellor,supervisor, life coach and facilitator. 18 years experience in all areas of psycholocial support, treatment and therapy. I offer clients a safe environment to explore issues that are causing distress or concern. I offer clients the 'core conditions' empathy, non-judgemental and honesty. This enables the client to come to new insight and understanding around the issues they are presenting with.
I offer short term work and longer term work as is appropriate, depending on the clients needs.
Shorter term work is useful for exploring stress stratergies, anxiety reduction, anger management & mild depression.
Longer term work may be required for abuse, major depression, general anxiety disorder, OCD, PTSD & trauma.
I offer counselling services within Leicester/Leicestershire.
I work in private practice and for employee assistance programmes. I have aslo worked for one of Leicestershire's emergency services managing all the psychological support services. I have a broad range of experience working in commerce and industry.
My mission statement:
Theraputic support to all sections of the community, irrespective of social class, religion, gender, creed or ethnicity.
I believe in the right of all thise who seek support to be cared for with dignity and respect.
I create and maintain the highest standards of care and theraputic excellence for all my clients.
I work with a variety of issues as listed. I have extensive experience of working with bereavment and loss, anger management, PTSD and trauma related issues, major depression and relationship issues.
Training, qualifications & experience
I have recognised qualifications in Psychotherapy, Counselling, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy ( CBT ), Clinical Supervision & Life Coaching. I am also trained in Critical Incident Stress Management.
MSc. Psychotherapy, PG Clinical Supervision, Diploma in Counselling, Diploma in CBT, Certificate in C.I.S.M., Diploma in Coaching.
I have trained at various universities and colleges over the years, Sheffield University, Derby University, Nottingham University/NHS Trust, Newcastle College and Stonebridge College.
I am a member of the following associations
Member of British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy ( Accred. ).
Fellow of the Institue of leadership & Management.
United Kingdom Registar of Counsellors & Psychotherapists.
Member of The Chartered Institute of Personal development
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Anger management
- Bipolar disorder
- Career counselling
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic disorder
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Relationship problems
- Separation and divorce
- Sexual abuse
- Work-related stress
-£50 per session. Reduced rates for students on counselling/psychotherapy course.
£75 per one& half hour session.
Critical Incident Stress Management
Please contact for details.
Please contact for details.
I also offer clinical supervision for counsellors/psychothrapists.
Supervision is also useful for any individual working in areas where psychological impacts can affect their work and wellbeing.
I also on-line counselling through Skype.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Daytime & early evenings.
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|
Supervision & training
I am a qualified supervisor.