Annie Waldsax. BAHons, CTA,UKCP reg.

Unicorn House
6 Harley
Shrewsbury
Shropshire
SY5 6LP

07771 538879

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Unicorn House
6 Harley
Shrewsbury
Shropshire
SY5 6LP

07771 538879

About me

I am an experienced psychotherapist in private practice working from a peaceful village in Shropshire. I work with adult clients experiencing a range of difficulties such as anxiety and depression, relational difficulties, divorce, bereavement and grief, anger, life transitions and low self esteem.

Coming into therapy does not always mean having a problem.Sometimes clients are looking at reviewing their life and the direction it is going in and find that an opportunity to spend time reflecting on their life is helpful. Life transitions such as the moves into marriage, parenthood, retirement and widowhood can be benefited when given space to reflect in a confidential environment.

I work from my own home where I have a dedicated therapy room. My room offers a warm, confidential and comfortable environment and is suitable for individual clients or couples.

My approach is to explore what clients are wanting from therapy in a collaborative, respectful, accepting and empowering manner. Predominately I use careful listening and attend closely and employ the use of Mindfulness practice where appropriate. I include other methods to help people understand themselves better such as drawing, writing and guided meditations which may include physical movement.

As a therapist I have developed and maintain a supportive network of colleagues. I am a member of UKCP(United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy) and abide by their code of practice and ethical standards

Training, qualifications & experience

BAHons Art and Design

CTA.(Certificate in Transactional Analysis)

UKCP registered (United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapists)

Video Interactive Guidance-accredited (VIG UK)

Continuing Professional Development courses:

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

Solution-focused counselling

Mindfulness training

Transpersonal Therapy

Bereavement- Dual Process Therapy

Drama Therapy

Play Therapy

Theraplay

Narrative Therapy

Story Telling in Therapy.

Employment history from 1995-2011: My employment has been a compliment of service development, clinical experience and assessments.

  • NCH (Action for children) Daventry Family Centre-therapist/group worker
  • Educational Psychology Sevice-Northamptonshire- School Behaviour project-Parent groups.
  • Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust-(CAMHS)Child and Adolescence mental Health-Primary Mental Health Practitioner and parent-child therapist
  • On Track-VIG Northampton-Video Interaction Guider and parent-child therapist. Free lance practitioner.
  • Private practise psychotherapist working mostly with adults.

Publications:

  • Group Work-The Scaffolding. A guide for practitioners facilitating groups for parents. 2007. Waldsax & Precht
  • Emotional Milestones in the Early Years from birth to 5years. CAMHS
  • Ch 7. Parenting in: Promoting the Emotional Well-being of Children and Adolescents & Preventing their Mental Ill-health. A Handbook. Edit by Kedar Nat Dwivedi and Peter Brinley Harper.Jessica Kingsley Publishers. 2004

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

UKCP

Accredited register membership

Fees

Hourly rate of £45.00.
There is a charge for cancellations or non-attendance. In specific situations and in discussion with me this is negotiable.

Maps & Directions

Shrewsbury, SY5 6LP

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Accessibility

Wheelchair access: Unspecified

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Couples