Christine Fairweather MBACP. Adv Dip Counselling. PG Cert Supervision

Christine Fairweather MBACP. Adv Dip Counselling. PG Cert Supervision

South Molton
Devon
EX36

Barnstaple
Devon
EX31

07944352816 / 07766383594

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South Molton
Devon
EX36

Barnstaple
Devon
EX31

07944352816 / 07766383594

About me

Our focus will be on your agenda, whether it’s addressing anxiety or panic disorder, rediscovering your autonomy and self-esteem after a tough time in your life, I am trauma informed and able to provide support during grief and illness or provide you with someone who will listen without judgement if you have experience of domestic abuse, sexual exploitation or addiction.

I also offer clinical and professional supervision - working with you to find your own answers to workplace dilemmas and assisting in professional growth and understanding.

Whether you attend for counselling or supervision your voice will be heard, and you will get a warm, supportive and ethical relationship.

I'm an Integrative practitioner, which means I have studied many different types of therapy and can agree with you the most appropriate way of working to enable you to get what you want out of our time together.

Depending on what you prefer, we can talk or work creatively, for example through art, craft or imaginative play. I also offer the opportunity to experience both therapy and supervision with horses if you choose to do so.

Services can be provided either at rooms in South Molton, or with horses in North Molton.

If you would like to hear more please contact by email or text. Your safety and confidentiality is important to me, so please say in your message if there are any restrictions on how and when I should call you to discuss things further or arrange a meeting

Training, qualifications & experience

Since qualifying as a counsellor I have specialised in trauma and recovery and have undertaken continuing professional development with Positive Outcomes for Dissociative Survivors (PODS). In my earlier career I worked primarily with offenders and substance misusers, including non-voluntary clients. This background gave me an insight not only into many of the problems faced by this client group, but also many of the dfficulties experienced by others affected, including their family members.

Horses have been a part of my life since my childhood, and I have worked with horses to aid wellbeing, therapy, learning and training for many years. I have undertaken study in many aspects of this therapy and am an associate of The Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association (EAGALA) and an EAGALA Certified Professional. Last year I spoke in Germany at an international symposium on the role of the horse, and am published in the BACP magazine 'Private Practice' on the subject of Equine Assisted Therapy

I gained an Advanced Diploma in Integrative Counselling and am a Registered Member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists. I also hold a Post Graduate Certificate in Supervision from Worcester University.

I am fully ensured and have a clear and current enhanced certificate from the Disclosure and Disbarring Service.

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Fees

My rates are £40 per hour for talking therapy, and £80 per hour for horse assisted therapy.

After five sessions have been attended, the sixth session is free.

If you book or attend five or more weekly sessions of talking therapy, you are welcome to experience horse assisted therapy at the same price as talking therapy.

I offer a discount to students currently enrolled on a counselling course who have a requirement to attend counselling as part of their qualification.

Further information

Horse Assisted Therapy available as part of a six week package.

Maps & Directions

South Molton, EX36
Barnstaple, EX31

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Accessibility

Wheelchair access: Yes

Availability

Between 09.00 and 18.00 Thursday and Friday. Please contact by email or text.

Types of client

Adults
Older adults