Stefan Charidge AKA The Metaphor Man
Phone and online specialist.
Available via Skype, Zoom, FaceTime, Whats App etc (online).
So no matter where you are in the world, you can access emotional/coaching support.
Significant change can come about within four sessions.
Call now for a short chat to explore how I might help.
Most of my work is short term, though some clients wish longer within a psychotherapeutic or coaching relationship.
We all have difficulties in our lives at times. No matter what your history or troubles now, I can offer a safe environment to help work things through so that your future can be more manageable and happier.
For some self-help on emotions: Do have a look at my book: www.thepennymodel.com
For a FREE audio to help with anxiety click here: https://bit.ly/2Nw5WOH
Also check out my phone app for anxiety: "Break Free Anxiety". For Apple and Android.
I am committed to providing counselling, psychotherapy and coaching in a safe, confidential and non-judgmental environment. I have been in practice for over 20 years and I am now available around the world via Skype, Zoom, Face Time, Viber and by phone.
The main areas in which I help people:
- Anxiety (OCD, Panic Attacks, Phobias).
- Couples Counselling (where the focus is on: Being Heard and Understood)
- Anger management
- Emotional Intelligence (Groups and Individuals)
I also offer training days/evenings on topics such as emotional intelligence, anger management, gestalt theory, Skills Practice.
CPD one to one ora groups.
Supervision one to one or groups.
Training, qualifications & experience
Author of The Penny Model: www.thepennymodel.com
- BACP Accredited Counsellor
- CPCAB Qualified Counselling Supervisor
- MBACP Registered
- UKRCP Registered
I hold a Counselling Diploma (Gestalt) and an RSA Certificate in Counselling and have completed an additional three years Psychotherapy training at the institute of Metanoia.
I have experience of working with a number of counselling environments:
- Private practice.
- GP surgeries.
- University students.
- Youth counselling service.
- Group work.
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Anger management
- Career counselling
- Child related issues
- Eating disorders
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Personality disorders
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Relationship problems
- Sex problems
- Work-related stress
£ 50.00 per 50 minute DAY TIME sessions (From 08.00 till 17.00 start times).
£ 60.00 per 50 minute evening sessions for individuals with starting times from 18.00.
£ 60.00 per 50 minute for couples DAY TIME (From 08.00 till 17.00 start times).
£ 70.00 per 50 minute for couples evening sessions starting from 18.00.
Variable fees for group training.
For couples and families: All sessions are paid for in advance via BACS PayPal or Cheque.
Student and unemployed concessions available.
The focus of my work is to help you achieve greater awareness, which will offer you more options for the future (so that you don't end up doing the same old things/patterns within your relationships, at work, and how you get angry). This brings about change in your life.
Some client feedback:
- "What I got from the work "A new me, A new beginning, A new start"
- "It helped me understand so many things that I never really understood before."
- The biggest change was "Looking within me for the answers. I have always relied on others to tell me what to do".
- "You taught me how to finally trust myself and that is so empowering"
- "I can recommend this type of work because "It gets to the core issues"
Some group feedback:
- "I thought it was great, experientially informative"
- I enjoyed "The experiments and learning about myself but also hearing others"
- I enjoyed "The experiments and environment"
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Monday - Fridays 08.00 - 18.00 start times.
Also weekends - details upon request (+an extra £ 10 on the fees detailed below).
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|
Supervision & training
Available via - Skype, Zoom, face time etc from anywhere in the world. .