Chenie Miller

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Torrington, Devon, EX38
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

About me

As human beings we are all different so why shouldn't our package of support be as unique as we are?

Having worked in the care sector for over 20 years in various settings, I have had  the privilege of working alongside wide and diverse groups of people with varying levels of support needs. 

Having volunteered within the South Western Ambulance Trust in their Staying Well Service, this has given me extensive experience of helping those who have experienced trauma, Post Traumatic Stress and everyday common mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, compassion fatigue and recently  health issues such as long covid.

I am a fully qualified and experienced integrative therapeutic counsellor. I am also a registered member of the National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society and the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy

Integrative working means that I can draw on a wide range of theories, practices and techniques in order to enable us to individualise the most appropriate approach for you.  This will be at your pace and in your own time, when you are ready.

Its so easy to just keep ploughing on and not allow ourselves the time to take care of our own mental wellbeing, often life gets in the way of life. Make this your time, put yourself first.

I offer empathic counselling online or by telephone. However, if you prefer face to face I have a confidential safe and private space in Great Torrington which covers Bideford, Barnstaple, Holsworthy and surrounding EX38 areas. I offer a free initial call to see if counselling is something you would like to explore with me and give you opportunity to ask any questions you may have..

I work with adults and young people covering all areas of support. I prefer evenings and Saturdays but am happy to find a time that suits us both.

Training, qualifications & experience

Single Session Therapy- Help at the point of need

Healing Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Addiction, the brain and recovery

Level 5 Higher Apprenticeship in General Adult Social Care
European Qualifications Framework Level 5
Level 4 integrative therapeutic counselling
Level 3 counselling studies
Level 2 Introduction to Counselling

I am a qualified counsellor and registered with both the National Counselling Society and the BACP.

I have a  private practice called Birds Willow Counselling, please feel free to have a look at my website www.birds-willowcounselling.com.

I volunteered one to one with the South Western Ambulance Service for over a year and a half helping colleagues through the Staying Well Service. I have experience of helping with a range of common mental heath issues such as stress, anxiety and self confidence. Through SWAST I have assisted with severe trauma and PTSD.  

Part of my role is helping the staff team with everyday work stresses and issues. I am able work alongside individuals to help them remain in work or towards returning back to their role.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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NCPS
National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

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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

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society
Accredited Register Scheme

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society

Fees

£45.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

My hourly fee is £45, I do have a limited number of spaces for those in receipt of financial help. Confirmation of this may be sought.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Although I do have set hours, please if you find that you need times outside of these let me know to see if we can arrange a suitable time for us both.

Further information

I understand that for a therapeutic relationship to develop there must be a basic level of trust to start with. Therefore, I offer a free initial phone call, providing opportunity for us to discuss our sessions should you wish to go ahead.

Torrington, Devon, EX38

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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I have a ground floor private room with separate access. There is on street parking available.

Online platforms

Skype
Whatsapp
Zoom

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