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BSc Psych, Dip Gestalt Humanistic Counselling, MBACP

About me

I am an experienced counsellor and therapist based in Southampton.

I am deeply committed to helping you understand yourself, find meaning and live a better life. So that you can experience clarity in your life and have better relationships. I believe that therapy is most impactful when it is based on mutual trust, respect and openness to growth.

Whether you are seeking short or longer-term counselling, your individual needs will be safely and carefully met.

I came to the UK from Germany in 1998, and since then gained a Psychology degree and Diploma in Counselling. I have worked with clients who have experienced anxiety, stress, depression, past trauma and major loss.

If you would like to explore how therapy can help you, please get in touch for an initial conversation. 

Training, qualifications & experience

I hold a BSc in Psychology and a Diploma in Counselling.  I am a member of the British Association of Psychotherapy and Counselling (BACP) and adhere to their Ethical Framework. This means that you can trust that I am working to high professional and ethical standards and am dedicated to providing a good service.
In my previous work for various mental health charities, I have worked with clients on their journeys who have experienced anxiety, anger and relationship issues, stress, depression, loss and life changes.

My Qualifications

  • Dip HE Gestalt Counselling (Distinction), University of Portsmouth
  • ​Working with Anxiety and Depression using TA, The Link Centre
  • ​Working with Complex Grief, BACP 
  • ​Infant Loss Training
  • ​Working with clients who experienced domestic abuse
  • ​Working with Relational Trauma: Dealing with Disorganised Attachment
  • ​BSc (Hons) Psychology, University of Southampton

Member organisations

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Anger Management Issues

Co-dependency 

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Fees

£45.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Additional information

Our initial consultation is an opportunity for you to describe what it is you would like to change in your life. You may have questions about therapy and how it works and importantly it allows you to decide if I am the right therapist for you.

Initial consultations of 30 minutes are free of charge. 

Sessions of 50 minutes cost £45 each.

All fees are payable in advance.

When I work

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Please contact me to check my current availability.  

Golde Counselling, Royal Mail House, Suite 53, Terminus Terrace, Southampton, Hampshire, SO14 3FD

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults

Key details

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Additional languages

I fully understand German but will not be able to speak it in the counselling context.

Online platforms

Zoom