Thank you for viewing my profile. I know how difficult it can be to ask for help when you are struggling, but life is hard at times and having someone to talk to can really help.
The approach I use is called is Person Centred. Now you may be asking what that means and what to expect when working with me so here it is a nutshell; Person Centred counselling places the importance on the relationship between the counsellor and client. The client can expect to feel heard and accepted within this relationship without judgement.
The idea is that the client knows what is hurting and is the expert on themselves whilst the counsellor is there to help support the client, as they work through what is troubling them. The hope for the client is to be able to heal, grow in self awareness and self confidence.
Person Centred Counselling can be suitable for a range of different client issues and my experience of working with clients is mixed. I do however have a special interest and experience in working with clients who have experienced childhood trauma including neglect, sexual abuse, emotional or physical abuse and are now struggling with anxiety, depression and relationship problems in adulthood.
If this sounds like you please contact me for more information or to book an initial appointment.
Training, qualifications & experience
Level 4 Diploma in Person Centred Counselling
Certificate in Integrative Counselling
Level 1 Award in Counselling Skills
Level 3 Award in Specialist Support Services (working with survivors of rape and sexual abuse)
Two years experience working in a Rape and Sexual Abuse agency (helpline and face to face counselling)
18 months experience in working in an inner city Birmingham Counselling service working with a range of clients from different cultures and religions experiencing a range of different issues
1 year working in private practice working with a range of different client issues
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Attachment disorder
- Career counselling
- Carer support
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Domestic violence
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic attacks
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship problems
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Experience of working with clients experiencing conditions such as Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia and Generalized Anxiety Disorder.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Week Days Evenings Some Weekend Appointments
Types of client