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About me


My Background

I am an experienced Integrative counsellor and counselling Supervisor use the Person Centred Approach as my core model of work. I work within the BACP & NCS Ethical Framework and am committed to Continuing Professional Development. I receive ongoing professional supervision, during which I discuss how I am working and how I can best support you.

What is Counselling

Counselling can help you to find a way forward with personal issues such as depression, anxiety and low self-esteem. It can also help to overcome problems that are causing you emotional turmoil such as relationship issues and loss. In truth you can talk about anything that is on your mind.

Who I work with

I offer an adult counselling service to individuals within the Bristol area.

How I work with you

To develop and deepen my work with you, I strive to offer empathy, respect and a non-judgmental relationship, which increases my understanding of how you experience yourself and your life. In turn I find that this leads to you understanding yourself better and feeling more at home in your life.

Armed Forces

I strongly believe in supporting our Armed Forces and have a great deal of experience of working with both Serving Members and Veterans along with their families. I really do have a thorough understanding of the complexities and struggles associated with this lifestyle.

Areas of work

Here are some issues that people can find themselves trying to manage and which I can help with:

Anxiety, Depression, Abuse, Childhood pain, Gender issues, Loss, Bereavement, Heart break, Loneliness, Low self-esteem, Relationship struggles, Life transitions; Children leaving home, Caring for parents, Career transitions, Work related issues, Bullying.

Next Steps

I understand that taking the first steps into counselling are quite often the hardest to make however, if you think that I could help you, please make contact with me in any of the following ways:

1.  email me at enquiries@clivemasoncounselling.co.uk
2.  send me an email via the Counselling Directory.
3.  by phoning 07827 727951

In all instances you can leave me a message with your contact details and the best time to contact you and I will get back to you to take a referral.

Thankyou

Clive

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications
Level 7 Advanced Diploma in Counselling Supervision
Level 5 Professional Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
Trauma Risk Management Practitioner & Team Leader

CPD
Louis Tonkin - Working effectively with Bereavement
Working with Trauma
BACP - Relationships, why bother?

Trauma Masterclass

Gender Identity - "When Gender is the Question
Experience:

I worked as a volunteer counsellor for two years at Low Cost Counselling and South West Veterans both in Bristol before setting up in Private Practice.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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NCS

National Counselling Society (NCS)

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.

National Counselling Society

Fees

Free initial telephone or online session

Additional information

I charge £50.00 per session for Individuals. However concessionary rates are available. I also offer military discount to serving personnel and veterans.

When I work

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Bristol, Somerset, BS1

Chipping Sodbury, Bristol, Gloucestershire, BS37

Type of session

In person
Online
Home visits

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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Online platforms

Zoom

Supervision

In person
Online

I have always enjoyed Supervision, the key has been the supervisory relationship, which is, for me, critical to enhance the working environment.

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