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About me

I am an accredited counsellor and supervisor and registrant of Accredited Counsellors and with the National Counselling Society and Association of Christian Counsellors and the founder and manager of J10 Counselling Service Walsall 2004-2017. I work with a wide range of difficulties including trauma and abuse, domestic violence, addictions, couple and relationship counselling, anxiety, stress, depression, faith issues, confidence and self esteem, bereavement and work issues. Also problems that may have resulted from childhood that have never been resolved. My interventions are integrative including CBT and creative work.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Diploma in Clinical and Pastoral Counselling
  • Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Diploma in Counsellor Supervision
  • Accredited registered member of ACC and NCS
  • Ten years working residentially with ex offenders and addictions
  • Qualified and experienced in Counsellor Supervision
  • Experience of working with trauma and abuse and issues from childhood

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

ACC

Association for Christian Counsellors

The Association of Christian Counsellors is a professional body representing and setting standards for Christian counselling and care in the UK.

The organisation is made up of various different membership categories, including Counsellor and Accredited, and requires all members working as counsellors to undertake Continuous Professional Development on a regular basis.

NCS

National Counselling Society

The National Counselling Society

This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.

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

Association for Christian Counsellors

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).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

National Counselling Society

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).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Inner Child work ,   Rewind technique for Trauma  Trauma/abuse

Fees

From £35.00 to £45.00

Additional information

Counselling one hour                              £35-£45 depending on income

Counselling Students Personal Therapy    £30 concession depending on income

Couples 1.5 hrs                                      £45

After 5pm                                              £40

Supervision one hour                              £45

Supervision one and a half hours            £60

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Flexible. CORONOVIRUS  Face to face sessions now available or Zoom or telephone sessions offered  Last evening session is 6pm for a one hour slot and 5.30 for a couple slot of 1.5hrs

Further information

I am situated 10 minutes drive from Junction 3 of the M6. Flexible days and times are available. I can work with individuals and couples.

During CORONOVIRUS only sessions via Zoom Skype or telephone are available

Coventry
West Midlands
CV2

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

I counsel from my home which is a bungalow with one step up and grab rails.

Supervision

In person supervision
Online supervision
Telephone supervision

I am an Accredited counselling supervisor with Association of Christian Counsellors and The National Counselling Society.

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Christine Niven

Christine Niven