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Eljin Keeling-Johnson - Connection Wellbeing Services

Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire, ST4 3AF
07946054556 07946054556
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire, ST4 3AF

About me

A little about me

I am an experienced and qualified practitioner that has and continues to work in the public and private sectors of well-being for over 10 years.

I have previously been a Therapy Manager for a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center. I have or continue to work as a Counselor and Life Coach for organisations such as The Lyme Trust, Brighter Futures, The Princes Trust and IAM Roadsmart.

A free face to face or telephone consultation is available to discus the process of counselling and answer any questions you may have about me, my approach and to ease any thoughts and emotions you may have, as many feel nervous or anxious going into counselling, or simply do not know where to start.

I do not focus on any one area and am open to all concerns and issues that come up for you in life, although I do have extensive experience in all forms of addictions, stress, depression, anger, relationship with self & life, inner child work and mindfulness.

However all areas such as personal, life, life events, relationships, or work can be explored.

I offer 1-1 counselling/sessions in a warm, private and safe room located in Fenton. All work is confidential and non judgmental, giving you space and time for you to just be you, breath, relax and take that step back and away from life, so you can begin to see clearly where you are in life and with yourself.

I am here to hear you and understand you, helping you to help you, energize, empower and refocus you.

You will gain greater awareness and clarity into yourself, becoming a lot more mindful of where you are at and where you may need to go, gaining peace and acceptance along the way, while discovering new coping tools.

All our sessions are completely led by yourself with you at the heart of the process at all times.

My qualification is Integrative Humanistic in counselling and psychotherapy, so I am able integrate and bring in different approaches to suit you. Being a qualified Life Coach and Reiki practitioner who loves Mindfulness, Taoism and Buddhism, I see the wholeness of the client in an open holistic approach.

I also offer group therapy and psycho educational well-being workshops for organisations. These can be written and delivered 100% bespoke to suit the organisation needs.

A little about the process and what to expect

As mentioned, you can have a free consultation or just book in via telephone, text, email or on the Connection Wellbeing Services Facebook page.

I aim to get everyone in for their first session within 1-14 days, as I know how important it is to begin, once you have taken great courage to reach out.

Our first session and all other sessions are an hour long. The frequency of the sessions is open to you. We can agree on this after your first session, however this is totally flexible with the flow of the sessions. with you leading the way at all times.

In your first session we will go over a confidentially agreement and general boundaries of the therapeutic process. We will gain a bigger picture of what brought you to the sessions and look at your expectations and what exactly we would like to achieve.

At first it is to gain greater awareness, reflection and understanding of where you are. Your thoughts, thinking and beliefs may be explored and how you view it and what is causing any suffering.

You will gain awareness around you emotions, becoming more emotionally intelligent, better understanding how and how why you feel what you do.

We may go to the past or the future. However always coming back and relating this to the present.

It is difficult to say where it will go, as everyone is unique and this needs to be respected, but all clientele gain awareness, insight, knowledge and understanding, helping you to make better informed decisions and actions.

I never offer an opinion or advice you will receive what I hear, feel, see and sense.

I offer a block booking of six sessions at a time for those who want to keep the price down, however rolling sessions are available. I can work short term or long term, as we will constantly review where you are with your therapeutic process, being mindful its always flexible and we can refocus at any time in any direction you want.

When clientele find how helpful the counselling process it is normal to want to work in other areas of their life, not just to work through any difficulties , pain or life event, but rather to improve their relationship with self and maintain a healthy way of being.

At any time you want to stop, or take a brake that is fine too, and be able to pick up whenever if suits you.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Counselling skills CPCAB 08
  • Certificate in counselling studies and theory CPCAB 09
  • Qualified in Integrative Humanistic Counselling & Psychotherapy. Diploma CPCAB July 2011
  • Person Centred, Gestalt, Transactional Analysis, Solution focused,c.b.t.
  • I am also a qualified Life Coach, Health and Nutritionist and Gym instructor.
  • Other training along the way..
  • Child protection training 2010
  • Effective Communication 2010
  • Managing Confrontation & violence 2011
  • Anger management 2012
  • Adult protection awareness 2011
  • Self harm & suicide training 2014
  • Equality act 2014
  • Safe guarding children 2014
  • Challenging behavior 2014
  • Record keeping 2014
  • Mental capacity act 2015
  • Motivational Interviewing 2016
  • Former senior therapist therapy manager for drug and alcohol unit
  • Nutrition and health level 3 2019
  • Qualified life coach Level 3 2019
  • Reike Level 1 2019
  • Reike level 2 2020

I have experience in working with R.E.B.T, Motivational Interviewing and Mindfulness.

I have extensive experience of running group therapy and psycho educational workshops for over 10 years to date in all ares of well-being

My background involves working in drug, alcohol and other addictions, relationships, depression, stress, anxiety, grief and loss, inner child work, anger, abuse, self harm and more.

MBACP Regitartaion number 36935

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.

Therapies offered

  • Behavioural therapy
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Other therapies
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy
  • Transactional analysis

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Fees

My fees work on a sliding scale to suit and cater for all.

1-1 Counselling £30-£40

Block appointments available at reduced cost.

Group work and workshops are all bespoke prices for each organisation/group.

Please get in contact if you think you would prefer life coaching sessions.

Further information

I offer therapeutic solutions to the individual and organisations.

I write and deliver many bespoke well being workshops for organisations, clients and staff too.

4 Baker Street
The Old Magistrates Court
Fenton
Stoke-on-Trent
Staffordshire
ST4 3AF

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages Just English

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

Availability

Monday-Friday 9.00-19.00.

Types of client

Children
Adults
Older adults
Families
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

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Eljin Keeling-Johnson - Connection Wellbeing Services

Eljin Keeling-Johnson - Connection Wellbeing Services