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Claudia Loubassa - Trauma, PTSD & Burnout Counsellor

Colchester, Essex, CO3 9DW
07593659264 07593659264
Colchester, Essex, CO3 9DW

About me

Hello, my name is Claudia and I am an experienced counsellor working with individuals, couples and families both face to face and online. Although my specialised areas are Trauma, PTSD and Burnout, I also have extensive experience in working with a range of mental and emotional challenges, such as Anxiety, Depression, Stress, Low-self esteem and Abuse to name a few.

I have a variety of training and experiences included Gestalt, NPL, Family Systems Therapy, Attachment therapy, CBT, Child Gigogne theory, sand Tray, Dream Interpretation in the therapeutic process. This means I am able to tailor your sessions to you as an individual, finding the right way of working for you.

I am passionate about helping others explore their thoughts and feelings, to face and overcome their life challenges, to strengthen in resilience for a balanced healthy life.

I have a good knowledge and understanding of ethnic backgrounds and multi-faiths, and also an interest in working with members of the sexual minority. I am first aid trained and DBS checked.

How can I help you?

I offer my client a safe and supportive setting where they can be themselves, process their thoughts and feelings, explore their concerns and issues and transform their life for the better.

In addition to my one to one sessions, I also work with groups, both individuals and couples counselling in a group setting.

If you have any questions about counselling with me or would like to book a session, then I would like to invite you to get in touch with me today. You can call me on 07593 659264 or click here to send me an email.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have the UK diploma in Person-Centred therapeutic counselling and a French Diploma in Integrative therapeutic counselling.

My integrative therapy training and experiences included Gestalt, NPL, Family Systems Therapy, Attachment therapy, CBT, Child Gigogne theory, sand Tray, Dream Interpretation in the therapeutic process.

I am on, ongoing training to be able to answer different areas of the mental health  difficulty spectrum.

I am trained and have counselling experiences in Childhood Trauma, Trauma,  Post Traumatic stress disorder, Domestic violence, Anxiety disorder, stress disorder, Autism Spectrum, Work stress related, Burnout Learning difficulties and children counselling.

I abide to the BACP Ethical Framework and I am fully covered by Professional Liability Insurance.

Member organisations

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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 healing

Re-Parent inner child

Fees

Counselling session fees: £45 for an hour (included 10 minutes to write notes)

Sophrology session fees: £35 for an hour (included 10 minutes to write notes)

Group session: £25 per person for 1h30.

  • I have limited concessions for students and low-income earners.
  • I offer 50% off for key workers during the time of this pandemic.
  • I accept cash and bank transfer before or after the session.

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Further information

Who I am?

I am a qualified counsellor and member of the BACP. I am qualified in Sophrology ( as well and a member of BRCP (British Registration for Complementary Practitioner).

I integrate Sophrology (Super boost Mindfulness) to my counselling work to be able to offer a holistic approach and work on a deeper level.

I believe that each person has the capacity of self-development and growing if he/she has space and time to do it.

The therapeutic relationship is paramount in my work with my client.

I am first aid trained and DBS checked.

What are my services?

I offer my clients a safe and supportive setting where they can be themselves, process their thoughts and feelings, explore their concerns and issues, and transform their life for the better.

I work with adults, young adults, and teenagers.

I have also an interest in working with members of a sexual minority.

I offer group therapy every Wednesday from 7 pm to 8:30 pm to tackle:

  • Anxiety/ Fears/ Depression
  • Post Traumatic Stress DisorderS
  • Low Self-Esteem
  • Family issues
  • Burnout

What is Sophrology?

Sophrology is a set of powerful simple breathing exercises, body relaxation, soft body movement and positive visualisation. These help to raise body and mind awareness.

This exercise can be used by anyone at any time to relax, access inner resources, improve resilience, self-esteem and confidence and so much more.

Kingsland Community And Church
86 London Road
Colchester
Essex
CO3 9DW

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages French

Accessibility

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access

Lift Parking available

Availability

Available by appointment on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.

During this worldwide pandemic, session are available remotely through Zoom, WhatsApp and telephone.

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Families
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

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Claudia Loubassa - Trauma, PTSD & Burnout Counsellor

Claudia Loubassa - Trauma, PTSD & Burnout Counsellor