Amy Fairchild MBACP
I am a qualified Counsellor with a Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling. I can help you explore both current and historical issues that may be holding you back in life. I offer a welcoming, completely confidential and non-judgemental space, where you can talk through your concerns and discover new ways of relating to yourself, others and the world around you.
I am now based at Private Health Professionals in Braunton and also work from home in Ilfracombe. I can offer both short and longer-term therapy. Sessions are typically 1 hour long on a weekly or bi-weekly basis at a time to suit each individual.
Counselling can offer support through a difficult time, a deeper understanding of yourself and others, increased self-confidence, and a more positive outlook. As a guide, amongst other things, counselling can help with the following:
Anxiety, panic attacks, anger management, bullying, depression, domestic violence, eating disorders, family issues, grief, illness, low self-esteem, sexual abuse, stress, suicidal thoughts, relationship issues, trauma. I will keep your well-being and needs at the very forefront of the work, always aiming to empower you to find your own solutions - please contact me for more information.
I am fully insured and a registered member of the BACP - British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.
Training, qualifications & experience
CPCAB Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Anger management
- Asperger's syndrome
- Domestic violence
- Hearing voices
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Relationship problems
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
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£40 - £50 per hour depending on location
What do I do now?
Once you have made the first step towards seeking help, like searching for a counsellor on this directory, it can be a bit daunting making the next one. If you have any questions, want to make an appointment, or would just like to ask me about what I can offer and when I am available, please just email or call me on the contact details provided. There is absolutely no obligation in this and I understand that you may only be wanting to know a bit more at this point.
If you then decide to go ahead we will discuss where and when suits you and book your first session. During this session, you can tell me about why you are looking for help and what you want to gain from counselling. After our initial appointment, you can decide whether you would like to arrange further sessions - it's really important that you feel comfortable with whoever you choose to see.
We can work to a specific number or weeks if that is what you are looking for. I would suggest a minimum of 6, but there is no maximum, it's up to you to decide when you feel ready to stop. If at any point you change your mind or don't feel that it's for you, then you just have to let me now and it's as simple as that. You can always come back, many people find it helpful to revisit counselling at various stages in their lives, either with a counsellor they have seen before or a new one.
Ideally, we will meet at the same time and place on a weekly basis, but I understand that many people have busy work and home lives, so I can be flexible on this. If you need to cancel an appointment then I just ask for 24 hours notice.
Depending on where we meet, payment is either made through reception by cash or card, or directly to me at the start of the session in cash, or beforehand by bank transfer - I will give you all the details for this at our first appointment.
I hope you find this information helpful, but if there is anything else at all that you would like to know - just get in touch.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
There is disabled parking and wheelchair access at PHP in Braunton.
Weekdays and evenings
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|