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Finding the right counsellor can be difficult, there are so many things to take into account but mostly it is about the trust, can I trust this person with my feelings? It is that relationship that does all the work. I believe that by letting me sit with you whilst your world feels clonky, for whatever reason,  we can find your way again.  I believe in you and your unique ability to move forward even when you don't.

I am a Humanistic Therapist and can offer single session therapy, one at a time sessions, walk and talk therapy.  You can access therapy online or in person at our wonderful office in Rochford.

I have experience of working with the common reasons for seeking counselling: Anxiety, General Anxiety Disorders, Child related issues, Bereavement, Financial worries, Friendship issues, Loneliness, Loss, Relationship worries, Sadness, Stress, Trauma, Parenting worries and work with children and young people.  I have a particular specialism for working with Vestibular Conditions

Training, qualifications & experience

I have been in private practice since 2011 having studied counselling at University gaining a First Class Honours Degree along with a Post Graduate Certificate in Clinical Supervision. I am Accredited with the Foundation for Infant loss and have a Level 5 Teaching qualification. I am an Accredited Professional Member of the National Counselling Society (NCS) and a registered member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) which means you can be assured that I have an ethical code that I must work to.

I have experience with parents, carers, children and teens as well as teachers, teaching assistants and people with issues around self-esteem and self worth.

I am a supervisor and work with a variety of counselling, corporate and education staff to help support you in your work, whatever it is.

EFT Advanced Practitioner, Walk and Talk Therapy, Single Session and Supervision


Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

NCS

National Counselling Society

The National Counselling Society

This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.

In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Supervision, tutoring, training courses.

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Fees

£50.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Counselling fees: £50 per hour with discounts available for students and members of the emergency services

Couples fees: £80 per hour and a half

Supervision fees: £70 per hour and a half with discounts available for students and members of the emergency services

Tutoring fees: available upon request.

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Flexible working available when best suits you most weekdays and some availability on Saturday mornings

Further information

I run counselling training from introduction to Level 4 equivalent and can offer bespoke training on areas of counselling and communication.

Communications House
40 Weir Pond Road
Rochford
Essex
SS4 1AH

Type of session

In person
Home visits
Online
Phone

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

In England and Wales, the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS, formerly known as CRB) carry out criminal records checks for individuals working with vulnerable groups, such as children. To find out more, visit gov.uk , or contact this professional directly

Online platforms

Whatsapp
Zoom

Supervision

In person supervision
Online supervision
Telephone supervision

National Counselling Society Approved Supervisor with a depth of experience and supportive and nurturing manner to help you be the best you can

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Catherine Drewer

Catherine Drewer