Amanda Asserati MBACP Accred. UKRC & NRMSAC Reg. Approved Adoption Counsellor
I provide a highly professional, sensitive and confidential Counselling Service (GDRP Compliant).
I have over 20 years experience and I have had my BACP Accreditation since 2004.
During my Counselling career, I have worked for various organisations including Cruse Bereavement Care, Relate, Rape & Sexual Abuse Crisis, NHS Drug & Alcohol and Trauma Support. Currently I have a Private Practice, work for the NHS, Barnardo's and most well known Private Healthcare Insurance Providers (EAP's).
Training, qualifications & experience
B.A.C.P. Accredited - British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy
U.K.R.C. Registered - United Kingdom Register of Counsellors
N.R.M.S.A.C. - National Register of Male Sexual Assault Counsellors
Advanced Diploma in Humanistic Counselling
Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling Supervision
IAPT Counselling for Depression
Approved Adoption Counsellor via Barnardo's Link
Certified Rape & Sexual Abuse Counsellor
Certified Relationship Counsellor
Certified & Accredited Bereavement Counsellor
Certified Drug/Alcohol/Gambling Counsellor
Certified Critical Incident Debriefing/Defusing
Plus many other training Courses attended.
Private Practice - Counsellor and Supervisor
Registered Provider for many Private Healthcare Insurance Companies (Employee Assistance Programmes)
NHS Primary Care Trust (GP Surgeries)
NHS Drug/Alcohol Service
Rape & Sexual Abuse Crisis
Cruse Bereavement Care - Counsellor and Supervisor
Drug & Alcohol Service
Surrey Trauma Support - Critical Incident Debriefing/Defusing
Adoption - Birth/Adoptive families plus Adopted Children/Adults.
Rape & Childhood Sexual Abuse (inc. Male Rape & Childhood Abuse)
Relationships (inc. Gay/Lesbian relationships)Divorce & Seperation
Bereavement/loss (inc. Child Loss, Miscarriage, Bereaved Children)
Addictions - Drug, Alcohol & Gambling
Critical Incident Debriefing/Defusing
P.T.S.D. & Trauma
Eating Disorders (inc. Anorexia, Bullimia or Binge Eating)
Work Related Problems (Including bullying)
Low Self Esteem
Terminal or Serious Illnesses
Employee Assistance Counselling
Counselling for Student Counsellors
Also, I run Workshops/Training on various subjects and I am a Counselling Supervisor both 1-1 and in groups.
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Carer support
- Domestic violence
- Drug abuse
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Gender dysphoria
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Panic disorder
- 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
Issues associated with Adoption.
For successful Counselling, it is important that you feel comfortable with a counsellor. To this end, our first meeting will be a Consultation, where you can ask any questions you may have before you decide to commence counselling and I can also see if I am able to help you.
Individual Counselling - £50.00 (1 hour)
Couple Counselling - £60.00 (1 hour)
Clinical Supervision - £60.00 (1 ½ hours)
In exceptional circumstances and for students, I may consider offering a concession which will be discussed during the Consultation.
Fees are payable one session in advance (the first payment due on our first meeting). I am happy to accept online payments or cash.
CAN I USE MY PRIVATE HEALTHCARE INSURANCE?
Yes. I am a Registered Provider with most well known Private Healthcare Insurance Companies (Employee Assistance Programmes). Please find me via the Company Website where you will be given an Authorisation Code or contact me for details.
Tuesday - 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Wednesday - 11 am and 6.30 p.m to 9 p.m.
(Please note that evenings get busy. I, therefore, recommend booking early).
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Daytimes and evenings. As I may be with a client when you call, please leave a message on one of my confidential voicemails or email and I will get back to you asap.
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|
Supervision & training
I offer a highly professional and ethical Supervision Service. .