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Hi, my name is Alison and I am an integrative counsellor, working with individuals to help improve mental and emotional wellbeing. I offer one-to-one sessions either in person in a safe and secure setting, via video link, one the phone or walk&talk - getting out into the fresh air and nature.
Training, qualifications & experience
- Advanced National Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling
- BSc Hons in Counselling & Therapeutic Studies
- BTEC National Diploma in Childhood Studies
- FAA Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health & First Aid for Mental Health Instructor
- TQUK Level 3 Award in Education and Training (RQF)
- Various CPD trainings in a variety of areas
- Safeguarding Children Level 3 - Designated Officer
I have worked in Education, in particular with children and young people with special educational needs, for over 20 years, the latter part as a Counsellor including working in other settings such as charities, setting up my own private practice, as well as volunteering with the Scout Association for over 25 years.
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Areas of counselling I deal with
£45.00 per session
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session
Concessions offered for
For information and prices about First Aid for Mental Health training, please get in touch as various packages available.
When I work