Mr Adrian Anderson

Mr Adrian Anderson

Erdington
Birmingham
Westmidlands
B24

07985 228509

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About me

I am trained, qualified, experienced and accredited integrative counsellor and CBT therapist. I am a Relate trained and experience couple counsellor and qualified young people counsellor with with over 12 years of experience working with adults and young people.

I offer talking therapy with a compassionate here and now focus, to help clients to overcome their difficuties and make sense of their current worries and and fears that are stopping them from progressing. I help people to quickly move from stuckness to overcome their difficulties, using tried and proven interventions. To help clients cope, recover and feel better I use a theraputic approaches that can be taliored to the client needs. I can help you with problem solving and life skills and guide you to find the answers you need to find from within and develop personally and professionally.

The approcach to therapy takes into consideration that each client is different and should be offered the service they agree will meet their need in therapy. As such the client is seen asthe expert in therapy. We will not only look at what is not going well, we will identify and develop the existing strengths and develop a foundation for resilience and autonomy.

We will work towards you as the client feeling and experiencing a greater sense of purose, enjoyment of life, closeness, improved positive energy and engagement in daily life with peace. I can help you to improve and progress from the distress of:

  • Generalised anxiety disorder
  • Social anxiety disorder
  • Panic disorder
  • OCD
  • Health anxiety disorder
  • Traumatic stress disorder
  • Low self-esteem
  • Depression
  • Couple therapy
  • Domestic violence
  • Communication difficulties

Training, qualifications & experience

Relevant Training

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy - Staffordshire University
  • University Advance Diploma in Couple counselling- University of Hull and the Relate Institute - Relate Qualified and experience counselling certificate

My experience comes from working;service

  • Current practice-Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (CBT)- NHS Commissioned Service
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapist and Counsellor- at Pattigift Therapy at Forward Thinking Birmingham
  • Couple and relationship Therapist- at Relate Birmingham
  • Young people counsellor - at Relate Birmingham
  • Youth mentor - at City United, Birmingham Schools and community
  • Youth Justice practitioner -at Birmingham City council Youth Offending Team
  • Support worker -at Victim Support- Birmingham
  • Support Time Recovery Mental Health Worker -at Friendship Care and Housing

Member organisations

BABCP
BACP

Accredited register membership

Areas of counselling I deal with

        Maps & Directions

        Birmingham, B24

        Type of session

        Online counselling: No
        Telephone counselling: Yes
        Face to face counselling: Yes
        Home visits: No

        Practical details

        Sign language: No
        Other languages: None

        Accessibility

        Wheelchair access: Yes

        Availability

        Evenings and weekends

        Types of client

        Children
        Young people
        Adults
        Older adults
        Couples
        Families
        Groups
        Organisations
        Employee Assistance Programme