About me

Hello I'm Claire welcome to my profile, I'm a person centred counsellor. Making a decision to seek help with problems life may throw your way can be daunting, that is why its important to find the right therapist where you feel safe and understood and not judged, where you can gain insight into your thoughts and feelings and who will provide strategies for you to regain control of your life.

Clients I work with

Children age 11 upwards, teenagers, young Adults, Older Adults.

Some of the issues I can help with:

Abuse, ADD/ADHD, Addictions, Anger management,Anxiety,Attachment issues,Bereavement,child related issues,Depression,Eating disorders, PTSD, Self esteem,work related stress, OCD, Phobias, Dementia, Identity issues, plus many more.

Child Therapy

Previous to counselling I was a SEN and behaviour specialist Teaching Assistant within a EBD School supporting children through emotional issues such as parental attachment, separation, self harm, bullying, low self esteem, identity, anxiety, meltdowns, transitions within the school environment. I use talk and draw which can enable children to open up more and express how they are feeling.

Adult Therapy

Helping people to be able to move forward within their life and gain emotional stability. I connect and relate to what is important to you as a individual, and give you the opportunity  to talk in confidence about any difficulties you are facing.

Training, qualifications & experience

 I hold professional insurance, Enhanced DBS Certificate and registered with the update service.

  • ABC Awards Level 4 Diploma Therapeutic Counselling
  • ABC Awards Level 3 counselling skills and concepts
  • ABC Awards Level 2 Counselling Skills
  • OCN Level 2 working with survivors of Sexual abuse
  • Rewind Trauma Therapy
  • DID Training First Person Plural
  • working with Suicidal thoughts
  • Eating Disorders understanding and  Awareness Level 3
  • CBUK Working with Bereavement in Schools
  • Emotion Coaching Northants NHS Trust
  • Mental Health first Aid
  • Autism Level 1 and 2
  • NNEB Diploma in Nursery Nursing
  • I attend regular supervision sessions and continuing professional development events, In order to maintain and enhance my professional skills. I'm a registered accredited  member of the Counselling society 

I have over 12 years experience of working throughout mainstream and specialist schools supporting children with autism and ADHD. I also have experience of supporting ex military personnel and have trained on the mentoring course through SSAFA the armed forces charity.

Current practice -working for a charity with survivors of rape and sexual abuse

Private practice - wide range of issues.

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.

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

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.

Fees

From £35.00 to £50.00

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

My first session is £25 for a initial assessment.

Face to face by home visits £40 for a 50 minute session

Online via zoom £40 for a 50 minute session

Telephone £35 for a 50 minute session

All sessions payable by bank transfer 24 hours before your session. 

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

I'm currently taking on new clients. please contact me for availability. 

Further information

I run my practice part time which means that I am able to offer evening and weekend hours. I’m available Monday, Wednesday and Thursday  evenings up to 7:30pm  and on Saturdays until 1pm.

COVID measures I'm fully vaccinated  and have received  my booster vaccine 27th October 2021. 'I'm still offering face to face  sessions even with the latest government announcement. LF taken before all my home visits. 

Rugby
Warwickshire
CV21

Type of session

In person
Home visits
Online
Phone

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults

Key details

DBS check

In England and Wales, the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS, formerly known as CRB) carry out criminal records checks for individuals working with vulnerable groups, such as children. To find out more, visit gov.uk , or contact this professional directly

Online platforms

Zoom

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