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About me

Come and talk to me. I am willing to work with you to explore anything that’s making you feel anxious, stressed, frightened or unsure of what to do next. Maybe you’re feeling overwhelmed by what’s happening in your life and would like time and space to talk about this to a qualified counsellor who can help and support you.

Trying to just ‘get on with things’ doesn’t always work. Sharing your thoughts with a counsellor can really help you sort through the muddle, mixed feelings and overwhelm. This in turn can bring you relief and lead to more contentment in your life.

I work with people of all ages, addressing a wide variety of issues including General Anxiety Disorder, Depression, Panic attacks, Relationship issues, different types of Abuse and the impact these have on individual’s lives.

Some people only require a few sessions whilst others continue for more long term work. This is your choice and we can discuss this.

I have seen many people who experience general anxiety, relationship issues, depression and panic attacks really benefit from the counselling process as they learn about themselves and how to feel in greater control of their own life. This leads to regaining a sense of fun and enjoyment in life.


It takes time

but talking to a counsellor can help you make the changes you decide are needed to enjoy life and feel contentment.

Talking to and sharing ideas with someone who listens without judging can help you gain confidence, develop a better understanding of you as a person and learn about what you want from your life and how you might achieve that.

My thorough training and years of continued professional development enables me to work with people on an individual basis focusing on each person’s unique needs.
Here you can talk in a safe confidential space and explore whatever is troubling you freely and at your own pace.

Where I work


I have a practice in Findon Valley near Worthing

free parking and a bus stop opposite.


Please contact me through

email cservante@aol.com. or

text or phone me on mob. 07540603189
or landline 01903 873159

Training, qualifications & experience


My counselling experience includes:

Short and long term counselling available

  • working long term with adults
  • Counselling trainee counsellors
  • Working on issues including anxiety, stress, self esteem, relationships,bereavement
  • Counselling teenagers with exam stress/identity issues/life changes, anxiety,depression/sexuality
  • Counselling professional adults including nurses, teachers, ex forces

I currently run a private practice in the Worthing area

I have also worked in a variety of settings including:

  - Counselling Services
   
  - Schools in Sussex (Primary and Secondary


  - Private Practice in central Worthing

Qualifications

Trauma Therapy

Emotional Freedom Technique-ask me about this if you are interested.

Clinical Supervision Qualification (Buckinghamshire)

Advanced Diploma in Integrative Counselling and Therapy (Northbrook College)

Transactional Analysis

Palliative Care (Chichester)

Honours Degree

Continuing Professional Development

I keep my work up to date  through regularly attending training courses and reading current material in relevant books and journals including the BACP publications.
2020-I have completed CPD hours on Working Online, Guided meditation and Trauma.

Registered Member of BACP
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Current DBS


Current insurance through Holisitic Therapies

Member organisations

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

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).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

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

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).

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Areas of counselling I deal with

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Fees

Additional information

Individual counselling session £55 per session

clinical supervision £55(1hr) £70(1.5 hrs )

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Day and evening appointments.

Findon Valley, Worthing, West Sussex, BN14

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision

In person
Phone

In my role as Supervisor, I aim to create a collaborative working relationship.

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