Serenity Counselling Service - Claire Huzzey BA (Hons) MBACP

Serenity Counselling Service - Claire Huzzey BA (Hons) MBACP

Ardleigh Green Baptist Church
165 Ardleigh Green Road
Hornchurch
RM11 2LF

Knightsway Centre
32A Knights Way
Brentwood
Essex
CM13 2AZ

07508524408

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Ardleigh Green Baptist Church
165 Ardleigh Green Road
Hornchurch
RM11 2LF

Knightsway Centre
32A Knights Way
Brentwood
Essex
CM13 2AZ

07508524408

About me

Hello, and thank you for visiting my profile.

Every one of us at times face challenges and dilemmas that can leave us confused or emotionally charged. Whatever it is that you are facing at this time, there is a good chance that counselling may help you.

I offer a safe, confidential, non-judgemental environment where you are able to explore any issues, emotions within a safe therapeutic relationship to discuss, whatever is important to you at this time.

I work within an integrative approach using the three main forces in psychology of Humanistic, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Psychodynamics. I am able to adapt my counselling skills, combining the theories and techniques to suit your needs.  I also am able to  incorporate art therapy and mindfulness into the sessions if helpful at the time.

My experience so far has led me to work with clients who have had a wide range of issues to name a few depression, anxiety, stress, addictions including alcohol, drugs, gambling and shopping, relatives of addicts, abuse, loss, bereavement, low self-esteem, long term debilitating illness, trauma etc.

I have over three years’ experience in counselling within a drug and alcohol agencies working with clients on a one to one basis and also through facilitating group open sessions that clients have addiction issues ranging from Alcohol, drugs and gambling.  Each client has been at different stages of their personal recovery journey, which ranged from actively drinking, reducing drinking to assist with a safer detox, leading through to the different stages on their path to sobriety.

I have also worked with the relatives of people that suffer from addictions, regarding how this has impacted on their lives by living with an addict working through issues such as codependency also feelings of helplessness as they are not able to fix or help their relative.

I have experience working with clients suffering from anxiety, depression, low self-esteem and trauma as well as how addiction has had an impact on the lives of both the client and their families.

Through working within a college environment as a student counsellor, with students ranging from 16 to 19 years’ old.  I have experience of working with the challenges of growing up in the technological world and the issues that can be brought up though social media and any issues that can arise such as anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, bereavements, learning difficulties issues and trauma.

Within my private practice I see clients with various different issues and I am flexible in the ways that I work.  By offering a safe confidential space to work within for the 50 minute sessions each week we are able to explore any issue that may arise.

As well as my counselling private practice , I am also one of the Co-founders of Open To Change Essex.  This is a addiction support group based in Brentwood.  Helping the clients within the community offering a supportive network for individuals and their families with the aim for the clients to become clear from alcohol and all mood-altering substances. We provide support to people on their road to recovery.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a qualified Integrative Counsellor BA (hons) degree.  As a Registered Member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) I work within their Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy, which also includes by participating and researching as a part of my continued professional development, I participate in regular supervision sessions in accordance with the BACP recommendations.  I also hold an enhanced DBS and am fully insured to practice.

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Fees

Individuals Face to Face, Telephonne and Skype counselling- £40 for a 50 minute session.

Counselling students - Concessions available dependent on circumstances

Further information

I am happy to talk on the phone if you have any questions. I may not be able to always answer my phone, but please leave a message and a number that I can reach you on and I will return your call as soon as I can. Alternatively, you can email me using the email me feature at the top of my profile.

Maps & Directions

Hornchurch, RM11 2LF
Brentwood, CM13 2AZ

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None

Accessibility

Wheelchair access: Unspecified

Availability

I am avaliable on a Tuesday and Thursday between 10am and 2pm or after 6.30pm on most evenings.

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Groups
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