Caroline Vieira

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Available for new clients
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Coleford GL16 & Blakeney GL15
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I am particularly interested in working with people facing challenges.  The kind of troubles and fears that cause us to ask, “Why is this happening to me? Why now?”

I believe counselling and psychotherapy are a vital part of facing long held doubts and insecurities. It helps us to discover our inner calling, and enable us to feel we can contribute confidently in our changing world.

It helps to find ways to release fears, gain insight, purpose and direction, heal emotional wounds and relate more authentically through this reparative, reflective therapeutic relationship.

I offer a safe, confidential, impartial, non-judgmental space where you can explore your emotional distress, anxieties, depression or hurt and a way to explore your depths and resources, and make sense of life.

My theoretical approach is integrative, through which I combine a soulful perspective with down-to-earth high-quality therapeutic skills.

I am also interested in eco-psychology and the impact of the environment on our day to day lives.

I work in private practice with adults and young people. I have a log cabin studio in a woodland hamlet in the Forest of Dean, or I can work remotely on Skype or Zoom. Alternatively I can offer Walk and Talk outdoor sessions.  Contact me to discuss which would work for you.

Short term work, six to eight weeks, or long term open-ended sessions available, depending on what we decide together is best suited to you.

Sessions are 50 minutes, once a week.

Training, qualifications & experience

Training in Integrative Psychotherapy from a Soulful Perspective, Re.Vision, 2017-19.

Diploma in Integrative Psychosynthesis Counselling, Re.Vision, 2003.

2003 to February 2022, Hartpury College and University, counselling young people encountering a wide spectrum of challenging issues.

I have also worked privately since 2017.

BACP (Accred)

BACP UC University and College Counsellors.

My greatest experience is life itself, wide and varied and across Europe, and receiving psychotherapy myself over many years as part of my training.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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BACP
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

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Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

From £48.00

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students

Additional information

At present I have some availability on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings or afternoon.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
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Further information

I am accredited by the BACP and a member of UKCP, and abide by their codes of ethics. I have full indemnity insurance.

Clements End, Coleford, Gloucestershire, GL16 8LL

Blakeney, Gloucestershire, GL15

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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If you need wheelchair access please let me know and it can be arranged.

Additional languages

Italian

Online platforms

Skype
Zoom

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Caroline Vieira
Caroline Vieira