Clare Connolly

Clare Connolly

109 Tamworth Road
Hertford
Hertfordshire
SG13 7DN

07786 414889

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109 Tamworth Road
Hertford
Hertfordshire
SG13 7DN

07786 414889

About me

I am in my mid 40s and have been a registered counsellor since 2016. Since 2014 I have worked for Hertfordshire County Council for their Safeguarding Out of Hours Service. I also work with a local drug and alcohol service, counselling for addiction issues and their extremely diverse causes. I am part of a team that aids clients through their recovery.

I also work from home in a purpose built conservatorŷ, where my clients can feel comfortable and able to talk about whatever is causing discomfort in the present or past where necessary.

Training, qualifications & experience

diploma in hypnotherapy

Merit in Foundation Art and Design - specialising in Photography

diploma In psychotherapeutic Counselling

Advanced Diploma in psychotherapeutic counselling

advanced professional diploma in psychotherapeutic counselling

Level 2 certificate in understanding nutrition and heath

arts therapy for self healing and self exploration

Also training to achieve basic sign language qualification

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

NCS

Other areas of counselling I deal with

We are also currently training a therapy dog for anyone who may find it comforting.

Fees

Initial consultation £40and then £50 each session from there as agreed after initial consultation.

Further information

I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 1999 and had considered training to be an MS counsellor . So When I was suddenly made redundant in 2012, I decided I would use it as a opportunity to train and realise that dream.

My illness puts me in a unique position as I have personal experiences of the feeling of anxiety, depression, bereavement and self-esteem encountered by people with many illnesses, as well MS.

MS is a very individual driven illness where what works for one, may not translate to the many. I work with clients to create their own person therapy. Using my multi-model training we are able, together, to build a unique and individual therapy that fits the current need.

My other interests include painting, photography, gardening and rugby. (watching that is not playing),as not quite fit enough for that right now!

Maps & Directions

Hertford, SG13 7DN

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None

Availability

Most afternoons and evening including saturdays

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples