Brenda Potts Registered Member MBACP
I am a qualified Integrative counsellor experienced in using techniques from a range of therapies. This enables me to tailor my approach to the individual needs of the client.
I provide a safe, non-judgemental and confidential space to enable you to explore your thoughts and feelings.
I have helped clients with a variety of issues including: anxiety, depression, stress, problems in the workplace, relationship difficulties, family issues, domestic violence & abuse, bereavement and loss, self harm, unemployment, lack of confidence and low self esteem.
I offer long and short term counselling face to face, and over the telephone. The first session will be an assessment session and will be at a reduced rate. This will give you the opportunity to discuss what you hope to get from counselling and to ask any questions about the process.
Sessions last for 50 minutes and usually take place weekly.
Training, qualifications & experience
Child Counselling Diploma Pass with Distinction
Foundation Degree in Counselling Practice with Commendation
NCFE Level 3 Award in Counselling Skills and Theory
My work experience includes: Working in private practice, working as a Counsellor in a school, 7 years working as a Counsellor for a local charity offering services to women, men and young people aged 14 and over. Working as an Online Counsellor at a Young People's Project for young people aged 11 and 25. Working for a Domestic Violence and Abuse charity as a Women’s Counsellor.
I am constantly seeking continuous development and have attended many training courses as part of my personal and professional development including:
- Alcohol Awareness
- Anger Management
- Anxiety & Stress
- Bereavement and Loss
- Confidence Building and Assertiveness
- Creativity in Counselling
- Domestic Violence and Abuse
- Eating Disorders
- Mental Health First Aid
- Rape and Sexual Assault
- Suicide and Depression
- Youth Mental Health First Aid
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Career counselling
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Domestic violence
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Relationship problems
- Separation and divorce
- Sexual abuse
- Work-related stress
£40 face to face sessions
£35 telephone sessions
I am a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and adhere to the BACP Ethical Framework for Good Practice.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
All day Friday & Saturday Evenings Monday to Friday
Types of client