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About me

I use an Integrative Counselling approach with you and by thinking about the different therapeutic approaches, I will work with you on your presenting issues, develop and strive to promote a personal understanding and growth. We will use the most effective method for you.

I am a trauma informed Therapist and work with  PTSD  and CPTSD.

I  will listen and stay with you on your journey.
My experience is varied and comprehensive. I work particularly in the areas of loss and bereavement, separation anxiety, stress, anxiety and depression and self esteem; I  firmly believe that talking therapy can open many doors to understanding and addressing underlying problems affecting quality of life and progression.
I work therapeutically with a variety of clients from a range of walks of life, different age ranges including children, adolescents, learning disabilities and the elderly.

I work with children and adolescences, not only in talking therapies, but also CBT as well as creative arts and play to explore feelings and thoughts.

In Hypnotherapy, I will work with you in a empathetic exclusively bespoke way.

Taking your lead I employ an individual treatment programme working with you on issues such as; quitting smoking, phobias and fears, weight loss, individual behaviours causing anxiety, managing stressful situations in the workplace and beyond.

Both approaches in my work are valuable therapies to assist change and manage difficult and challenging thinking, improving quality of life for the client and their relationships.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am an accredited member of The National Counselling Society with a Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling MNCS (ACC).

I am a qualified hypnotherapist a Professional Member of the National Hypnotherapy Society MHS.

I have been a Counsellor for 11 years.

I have extensive professional experience in working with children and young adults with learning difficulties, Autism and mental health issues.

Post Graduate Certificate in working with Adolescences with Mental Health Issues  from the Tavistock Centre in Swiss Cottage London

I have 30 years as a Teacher and Senior Manager in Special Education with a professional interest and accredited qualifications in Behaviour Management and Psychology

I offer sessions in art and creative based therapy and play based work

I have a long term involvement with dealing staff experiencing workplace stress and wellbeing issues.

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Accredited register membership

National Counselling Society

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£50.00 per session

Additional information

Counselling £50 an hour

Hypnotherapy - Free initial consultation and (depending on content) @ £70 for a 75 minute session.

Quitting smoking can be a one off session with a duration of up to two hours £110.

There is an availability for low income clients which can be negotiated at our initial consultation.

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When I work

Day and evening sessions weekends available home visits.

Further information

I welcome working with all members of the community including Heterosexual, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and or Transgendered individuals, clients from diverse cultural backgrounds.

I welcome working with clients with learning difficulties.

I am committed to equal opportunities and welcome working with all.

I offer a home counselling and hypnotherapy service in West Norfolk for clients.

I also am able to bring counselling and hypnotherapy to your home setting if desirable.

Antonia Masson is also registered with Hypnotherapy Directory.

Dersingham, Norfolk, PE36

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults

Key details

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Additional languages

BSL (British Sign Language)