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Adv Dip Integrative Counselling, MNCS accredited

About me

 I offer counselling to anyone over the age of 16  either  in person, in my  warm  and  comfortable counselling cabin in Totnes, or online.

What can you expect from a counselling session?

Everyone is different and so is every session,  but in general, it's all about   exploring your  issues or questions to look for ways of  coping with the distress caused by them and to find ways of moving forwards.  There are  many things that can come out of this process - you might be inspired to try different or additional ways  to communicate, with better outcomes for your relationships,  you might discover tools you can use to help with managing strong emotion, you'll be encouraged to build on  and appreciate the strengths you already have or  you may find that talking to someone outside your family and friendship group, with skills to listen and support, allows subtle shifts in perspective that bring  relief and new ideas.

My style is informal and based on a compassionate approach. It's important to be kind and accepting of ourselves, anyway, but particularly during the counselling process so that we don't lose connection with what we're trying to achieve. I aim  to provide a working relationship where trust builds, so that you feel at ease  and able to talk through your difficulties in a free and open way.

Please email  or call me if you would like to find out more. I look forward to hearing from you.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Advanced Diploma in Humanistic Integrative Counselling (Dartmoor Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy 2009-12)
  • Registered member of the National Association of Counselling
  • I am committed to ongoing self-inquiry and professional development.
  • DBS checked.

Member organisations

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National Counselling Society (NCS)

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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

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£40.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed
  • Refugees

Additional information

My fees are as follows:

  • £40 an hour
  • Concessions are offered to students, trainee counsellors, refugees and the unemployed.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Further information

There is  a car park nearby or it is a 10-15 minute walk from the  railway station.

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults

Key details

DBS check

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