Elaine Rawlins MBACP
Odiham Cottage Hospital, Buryfields
I hope that reading my directory listing will help you consider if I might be able to help you. I am qualified to work with adults, children and young people.
Everyone experiences emotional difficulties at some point in their lives. It may be that you are feeling overwhelmed by life events or perhaps you are aware that you are repeating patterns of behaviour and are unable to find a way to change anxiety or depression or improve your relationships. It could be a recent event that has left you feeling weighed down or possibly you have struggled with issues that began many years ago and you are now ready to talk about them.
Perhaps you are simply looking for someone to talk to who will really listen to you. The smallest change in perspective can make a big difference.
Counselling is a talking therapy which offers you an opportunity to explore aspects of your personal life and to recognise the emotional difficulties that you may feel unable to share with friends or family. Sometimes a trained professional is needed to help in regaining our sense of personal balance.
Working in partnership we will enable you to access your inner resources and find ways to make your situation more manageable and to cope with the demands and challenges of life.
I work with you, with who you are rather than what might be regarded as your problem. You have a unique experience and perception of what is troubling you. Whatever has led you to seek counselling, you will be welcomed and supported with respect and understanding.
Please call, email or text me with any questions you may have.
I look forward to meeting with you,
Training, qualifications & experience
Post Qualifying Diploma in Counselling Children and Adolescents. Iron Mill College.
FdA Humanistic Counselling Based on Transactional Analysis. Middlesex University.
I work as a Humanistic counsellor and aim to bring together the approach which is most likely to be of lasting help to each individual client.
I have a broad range of additional training in modalities such as Solution Focused Brief Practice, Bereavement Care, Wellness Recovery Action Planning, and the new-wave CBT treatments such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Compassion-Focused Therapy (CFT).
I am a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). I undertake regular supervision and continuing professional development.
I have experience gained counselling in schools and colleges, a youth counselling agency, a charity providing counselling for families and carers of people with dementia, a housing association and in my private practice. I teach counselling for adolescents at a youth counselling agency.
I also have experience of facilitating therapeutic groups for people coping with the effects of depression and anxiety.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Attachment disorder
- Attachment disorder in children
- Behaviour problems
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Childhood bereavement
- Childhood bullying
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Depression and anxiety in children
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Learning difficulties
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Panic disorder
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Childhood Emotional Neglect (CEN)
Family Relationship Issues
I offer an introductory session for £20.00 which is deducted from your next session fee, and ongoing fees vary between £40.00 to £50.00 depending on the day and time of day of the appointment.
Daytime, evening and weekend appointments are available.
I am committed to counselling being available for as many people as possible and I charge depending on your personal circumstances. Concessions will be available for those in need, please ask.
For Counselling Students my fee is £35.00.
Consultations are held in bespoke counselling rooms in The Annex which is located in Odiham, with easy access from the M3, Hook, Hartley Wintney, Fleet and Basingstoke. Parking is freely available or there is a bus stop 5 minutes walk away.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Appointments are available 9am to 9pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|