Cheryl Oldland MBACP- Psychotherapist/Counsellor
Hi, I'm Cheryl. Taking those first brave steps towards change and getting the right support for you, isn't an easy thing to do. As a Person Centred Counsellor I am aware of how debilitated a person can feel when suffering from anxiety, depression and other distressing periods in their lives.
The humanistic approach I use, primarily values you as a person. In time, with gentle encouragement, facilitation and support it is hoped that you will discover your own inner strength which in turn, will enable you to take more of a lead and trust in your own solutions.
Sadly, feelings of anxiety, depression and stress are increasingly common in the world we live in today.
Life isn't easy and the prospect of asking for help outside of family and friends can be daunting for so many of us. Those feelings of vulnerability and being unable to make sense life and the situations we face, make the world feel like a very lonely place.
Suffering from the overwhelming sense of grief and emptiness following the loss of a loved one can be so difficult to manage when you are feeling alone. It can be equally difficult to accept these feelings, to reach out and make the brave move towards seeking help.
Whatever your reason, be it lack of clarity, a loss of confidence or the sense that you are at a crossroads in your life, by reading this you have taken those initial first steps towards change. This change being, the start of your own unique counselling journey.
The warm and welcoming environment I have created allows me to offer a calm, private and confidential safe space for you to feel at ease enough to explore your innermost thoughts, feelings and behaviours. During our time together, the aim is to encourage feelings of safety in a place where you feel truly able to kick off your shoes and share your concerns with none judgemental ears. In time and by developing a sense of trust, it is hoped that you will gain a deeper insight into who you truly are as well as, helping you to develop a greater understanding of others and the world around you.
Accept what is, let go of what was and have faith in what will be.
Training, qualifications & experience
Membership - British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy - Registered Member
Training - Foundation degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy
TRAUMA INFORMED THERAPIST:
Working with Complex Trauma (First Stage of Trauma Recovery)
Working with Complex Trauma (Second Stage of Trauma Recovery)
Working with Nightmares and Dreams
Trained in: Relational Depth
Trained in: Working with Relationships, Anxiety and depression
Trained in: Understanding Gender Variation and the Issues Trans People face
Trained in: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Childhood bereavement
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Relationship problems
- Separation and divorce
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Specialise in Bereavement, loss and end of life.
Cost per session: £40
Pay by: Bank transfer, Cash
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Types of client