Angela Briggs BA (hon), DipHIC (BCPC), Reg M BACP

Angela Briggs BA (hon), DipHIC (BCPC), Reg M BACP

Bristol
Somerset
BS8

Westbury-on-Trym
Bristol
Somerset
BS9

07498 606311 / 07498606311

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Bristol
Somerset
BS8

Westbury-on-Trym
Bristol
Somerset
BS9

07498 606311 / 07498606311

About me

Counselling provides time in your week where you are listened to and supported to explore areas of your life that may be troubling you. Difficult issues that you are trying to manage can be explored and worked through so to help you move towards living a more fulfilled life.

I am an integrative counsellor, this means my practice is informed by more than one style of counselling theory. Being an integrative counsellor allows me to adapt the process of counselling to you as an individual. I will support you to work through difficulties in a way that is best suited to you and the issues you bring to counselling.

I offer both short term and long term counselling. Short term work is suitable for clients who wish to work towards a specific goal, for example managing stress or problems at work. Long term counselling is more appropriate for people with historic trauma or those wanting to address deep seated issues that may have developed early on needing space and time to work through.

You may have a clear idea of how long you would like to be in counselling or this may be something you wish to discuss with me during our first session.

If you would like to find out more or to arrange an appointment please feel free to call or email - I will be happy to answer any questions or to arrange an initial meeting. During our first meeting we will discuss what you would like to gain from counselling; it is also an opportunity for you to see if you feel comfortable working with me. After this meeting, if you would like to continue we will arrange further sessions that are typically held weekly.

Training, qualifications & experience

Between 2010 and 2015 I worked with young people in a therapeutic community; The community specialises in offering therapeutic support to girls who had a history of extreme neglect, abuse and trauma.

Along side my private practice, I currently work for the Southmead Project Bristol, a charity offering counselling to adult survivors of abuse. I started my work here as a volunteer student counsellor from 2011 until 2015. After a short break I returned to the project in 2016 as a paid counsellor specialising in trauma and addiction.

Both of these positions have given me in depth knowledge and experience in relation to working with the impact of abuse and managing trauma associated with these experiences.

Qualifications:


Diploma in Humanistic and Integrative Counselling
September 2011 - July 2014.
Bath Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy, (BACP accredited training)

Counselling Foundation Certificate
September 2010 - July 2011
Bath Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy

BA Hon Counselling Studies and Society
September 2005 - June 2008
University Of Wales Newport.

Alongside my formal qualifications, I also attend regular training and workshops to continue developing my professional practice.

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Fees

Sessions are held for fifty minuets at £40 per session.

I offer a free twenty minuets telephone consultation by arrangement.

Maps & Directions

Bristol, BS8
Bristol, BS9

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Accessibility

Wheelchair access: Unspecified

Availability

Daytime, weekend and evening appointments available.

Types of client

Adults
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