Nicola Saunders PG Dip MBACP (Accred)
Woodlands Natural Health Centre
Training, qualifications & experience
I began my training in 1999 in Kent and completed an 'Introduction to Counselling' course, and was instantly drawn to the ethos and process of counselling. I went on to complete an OCR Certificate in Counselling Skills with Bromley Therapy and Training Centre in 2000.
On moving to Derby in 2001, I studied for a further 2 years on the MA in Integrative counselling practise, and completed both my Post Graduate certificate and the Post Graduate Diploma.
I have worked in private practice since 2003 and have obtained a vast amount of experience in this field. Prior to this I was a volunteer counsellor, for 2 years, working with a broad area of issues.
I also work as a counsellor for a number of Employee assistant programmes, which require a Brief solution focussed approach and I have also spent some time working as an affiliate Counsellor for the NHS within the IAPT programme. I also work for private healthcare organisations such as Aviva.
I attend regular workshops in order to ensure that my practice is kept up to date.
I am also a clinical supervisor and I have spent some time lecturing at the University of Derby, for the MA in integrative counselling practice. More recently I have been carrying out a training programme for a local specialist agency to train Counsellors to work with clients who have experienced Rape or sexual abuse.
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Panic disorder
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Rape & sexual abuse
Low self esteem
Low self confidence
This is not an exhaustive list of areas in which i am able to work.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me either by phone or e-mail.
Counselling - I charge £45.00 per 50 minute session
Supervision - I charge £55.00 per 1.5hr session
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|