Anne-Christina Hitchin Reg. and Accred. MBACP RGN
People seek counselling for different reasons. Difficulties from the past, painful experiences in the present or fears about the future can all hinder our ability to feel part of and enjoy life and find satisfaction.
If life is difficult at the moment and you would like to talk things through with someone who won't judge you, make assumptions or offer opinions, someone who is prepared to come alongside you and help you find a way through and out of your difficulties, then counselling may be for you.
In counselling you will be supported in expressing your emotions in your own way and finding your own solutions to your problems. The process of sorting out and untangling feelings and worries can enable you to see things with more clarity and empower you to make changes.
Counselling can also help you come to terms with and accept what cannot be changed.
But you don't have to have extensive problems to have counselling. You may just want to explore where you are at in your life, increase your self awareness and engage in personal growth.
I am an integrative Counsellor, which means I draw on a number of different counselling theories/approaches. This makes it easier to be flexible and work in a way that suits the individual. In counselling we will work together to find the right track for you.
At the very centre of the service I offer is a therapeutic relationship, which is based on respect, trust, confidentiality, equality and honesty.
I offer both short term and open ended therapy.
If any of what you have read here about counselling has captured your attention, I would be delighted to meet with you for an initial no obligation session. This would give you a chance to decide whether counselling is the right thing for you and whether you feel comfortable with me.
My practice is located at Durham House in Fleet which is within easy reach of Farnham, Farnborough, Aldershot, Hartley Wintney, Hook, Odiham and Yateley.
Training, qualifications & experience
I am a BACP accredited Counsellor and a member of the BACP accredited voluntary register.
I am also registered with CMCS (Churches Ministerial Counselling Service)
I hold an Advanced Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling, Certificate in Counselling Studies and Certificate in Counselling Skills. All awarded by the Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body (CPCAB).
I attend regular training events/workshops to enhance my practice and continually seek to further my knowledge and skills.
I have experience of working with both adults and young people (16-18 year olds).
In addition to my private practice in Fleet I currently work as a NHS Counsellor for Talk Plus.
My background is in general nursing. I have been an RGN for 20+ years and I am currently registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and work part time as a Practice Nurse at a local Health Centre.
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Anger management
- Asperger's syndrome
- Child related issues
- Eating disorders
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship problems
- Work-related stress
I charge £40 per session in Fleet Monday to Friday. £45 for sessions on Saturdays.
Sessions take place on a weekly basis.
Each session lasts for 50 min.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Monday to Friday 8.30 - 19.00 Saturday 8.30 - 12.00
Types of client