Coralie Burchell

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BACP, PG Dip
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Cwmbran, NP44
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This professional is accepting new clients but may have a waitlist. Please enquire with them directly to discuss availability.

About me

Are you struggling with painful traumatic memories, overwhelming feelings and reactions, unexplained body pains? Do you feel on edge, low and unmotivated, not good enough, as though you are misunderstood? Do you struggle with relationships, friendships, parenting? Find yourself spending money, eating, blanking out? I want to help you. I specialise in trauma healing and recovery from abuse. I work with clients experiencing a range of difficulties such as abuse (sexual, emotional etc), trauma, parenthood, birth trauma, difficult childhood, anxiety, self-harm etc. I am  Neurodivergent and a member of the LGBTQ community working with neurodivergent clients and LGBTQ+ clients.

I specialise in trauma healing and recovery from abuse (sexual/narcissistic/emotional/parental etc) using trauma informed approaches. We would start with stabilisation, psychoeducation and developing a sense of safety. We can then use this as a base to begin to explore what has caused you pain. We can use a whole host of approaches including creativity, inner child and parts work to explore what is difficult to express and what drives your coping strategies.

I use trauma-informed approaches tailored specifically to your needs rather than a one-size-fits-all. I can provide psychoeducation, grounding strategies, witnessing and transformation of memories, somatic work, creative activities etc. I offer weekly face to face or online video sessions.

Please reach out as you don't have to suffer alone or in silence. You deserve to be heard and understood in a safe environment. Please feel free to contact me to have an initial chat and ask any questions.

"It is bad enough that people have lost their childhoods, it is unacceptable that they should lose their adulthoods too." (Herman).

Training, qualifications & experience

Professional Registration 

I am an accredited member of the BACP meaning I have undergone a voluntary process of reflective practice and writing. I have demonstrated a high level of ethical practice and experience.

Professional Qualification

Post Graduate Diploma in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy

Post Graduate Certificate in Counselling Skills

Mental Health First Aid (Wales)

Certificates and CPD

Complex Trauma Certification Training (CCTP/CCTP-II) Course with Janina Fisher / PESI  - ongoing

How The Body Keeps the Score - Bessel Van Der Kolk / PESI - ongoing

Child Sexual Exploitation Level 3

Working in Sexual Violence Settings

Working With Shame

Mental Health and the Body

Trauma and Brain Plasticity

Parts Work

Trauma Training

Narcissistic Abuse

Please see my website for further qualifications and experience.

I have worked for local charities on a voluntary and paid basis working with clients for general counselling and specialist trauma counselling.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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BACP
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Childhood Sexual Abuse

Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents

Parenting Difficulties

Attachment Difficulties

Photos & videos

Fees

£60.00 - £75.00

Additional information

I offer a free 15 minute phone call.  This is to get a sense of each other and see if we would be a good fit. Please text or email to arrange. 

Sessions in person or video call.

When I work

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Morning
Afternoon
Evening
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I do not have any evening appointments.

Further information

I am an integrative therapist with a focus on recovery from trauma. I draw on many theoretical approaches to tailor the counselling to your needs.  However, essentially counselling is about you and talking through your life experiences and trying to make meaning of them.  

I can help you to build a more understanding, kind and respectful relationship with yourself.  

I can also offer information about stress responses and trauma. Together we can help you understand how you developed coping strategies and develop new ones. 

We can share images, poems, guided visualisation.  This can often help express that which is difficult to say.

You do not need to suffer alone and it is possible for change to happen.  Please get in touch with me.

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

DBS check

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Wheelchair user access
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Online platforms

Whatsapp
Google Meet
Microsoft Teams

Supervision

In person
Online

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