Charlotte Philogene MBACP, Adv Dip
Hi, My name is Charlotte, I am an experienced Therapist working individually and as a part of a collective. I am a qualified Integrative and Creative Arts Therapist, I am also trained in Enhanced Evidence Based Practice with children and young people. My approach is dynamic and creative whilst bringing my warmth and presence to my work. I have a passion for creative practice whilst integrating other theories such as Person Centred, Humanistic, Existentialism, Attachment, CBT and mindfulness. Fundamentally I believe in creating the right environment and relationship for an individual to feel safe, well held and listened to.
I offer individual therapy for adults, children and young people. Some of my areas of work are:
Relationship difficulties/breakdown, Parenting difficulties, Work related issues, Panick attacks, Self-harm, Anxiety, Depression, Stress, Personal development, Loss & Bereavement, Trauma, Low self-esteem, Major Life changes, Identity, Phobias, Fostering and Adoption related issues.
Inspire Therapeutic Services are also able to provide; Therapeutic Mentoring, Bespoke training for Therapists, organisations and service providers, links to other organisations who offer specialist services such as; Equine Therapy.
Training, qualifications & experience
Advanced Diploma in Integrative Counselling
Post Qualifying Diploma in Creative Arts Therapy
Trained in Enhanced Evidenced based practice
Certificate in Counselling skills
Other short courses and CPD:
Life Story Work, NLP, EMI, Guided visualisation, Attachment, CBT, Transactional Analysis, Personality Disorders, Self-harm, SHADES, Drug awareness, Autism Awareness, ADHD, PACE, Parents Plus Facilitation, The Whole Brain Child, Train the trainer, Skills to Fostering, Constellation therapy.
I am a member of the BACP and hold professional indemnity insurance.
I began my Therapy training back in 2008 and since then I have gained a variety of experience from working in an all male addiction treatment centre, employee assisted therapy at Devon County Council, working in a therapy centre focussing on abuse, Facilitating creative arts in an all female prison, school/PRU counselling, Fostering and Adoption, learning disabilities and various charities working with Adults, Children and Young People.
My background is within fostering and Adoption, I worked as a Family support worker, Supervisor, training coordinator and group facilitator. I also worked therapeutically with children and young people. My interests are currently in the impact creativity has upon the brain and its nuero-pathways, I am also interested in the latest research in epigenetic's.
I am a warm, genuine and creative person. I enjoy nature, yoga and cooking.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Asperger's syndrome
- Attachment disorder
- Attachment disorder in children
- Behaviour problems
- Bipolar disorder
- Borderline personality disorder
- Career counselling
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Childhood bereavement
- Childhood bullying
- Children’s learning difficulties
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Dependent personality disorder
- Depression and anxiety in children
- Domestic violence
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Gender dysphoria
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Hearing voices
- Learning difficulties
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
- Panic attacks
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship problems
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Separation anxiety
- Sex problems
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
- Young carers
Other areas of counselling I deal with
I work with children, young people and Parents within adopted families. I also work with adults who have been adopted.
1:1 Therapy - £50.00 per session ( 1 hour )
1:1 Therapeutic Mentoring - £35.00 per hour session ( additional milage costs to be negotiated)
Enquire for any other service
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Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Working days:Monday: am - Wotton-under-Edge. pm Avening Park Tuesday am - Wotton-under-Edge. pm Avening Park Friday am - Wotton-under-Edge. pm Avening Park Availability in Wotton-under-Edge
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|