Barbara Driscoll Registered MBACP
I am a mature counsellor with significant experience in working with adults using the psychodynamic approach, in a warm and person-centred way. I have twenty years experience of counselling and related work in the caring professions. Formerly I worked as a residential social worker and more recently, I have worked with issues of mental/emotional health with BUPA, the Alzheimer's Society, Age Concern,Victim Support and Mind. I am experienced in working with adults, both on an individual basis and in groups.
Training, qualifications & experience
Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling (BACP accredited course).
I have also completed extensive training in domestic abuse, attachment issues, sexual abuse, self - esteem and also assertiveness.
Registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).
I undertake continuing professional development and monthly supervision.
I hold a current enhanced DBS certificate.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Anorexia nervosa
- Binge-eating disorder
- Borderline personality disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Dependent personality disorder
- Domestic violence
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic attacks
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship problems
- Separation and divorce
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
Other areas of counselling I deal with
End of life issues
Personal development and life choices
£35 per one hour session.
The number of sessions is dependent upon the needs and requirements of the client.
I adhere to the BACP Code of Ethics and Practice and am fully insured.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Some evening appointments are available
Types of client