Elizabeth Courtney MBACP [RM., RGN]



07950 784 379

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07950 784 379

About me

My specialist area of interest is with those who remain troubled or traumatised following childbirth - whatever those experiences may have been. Having been a Midwife for many years, I feel I possess an in-depth knowledge and understanding for pregnancy related issues, especially when things sadly don't turn out as originally hoped for.

I am a qualified Person Centred Counsellor with training in Somatic Trauma Therapy and bring a wealth of my own life experiences. I offer complete confidentiality and work in a safe and non-judgmental way dealing with personal issues of any kind.

I have been employed as a Midwifery Counsellor for a large NHS Trust where I helped women [and sometimes their partners] come to terms with their experiences. These included miscarriage, prematurity, medical termination, stillbirth as well as anxiety, postnatal depression and antenatal depression. Recently I helped set up a Birth Reflections [debriefing] service in a local Maternity Unit, for women who wish to discuss their pregnancy and childbirth experiences.

For a number of years I worked as a Bereavement Counsellor for an NHS Community PCT, have counselled in a variety of settings and take referrals from various health/social work professionals. I have also been a counsellor with a large charitable organisation in Norwich for seven years, and now have a small private practice.

Why not give me a call and we can discuss a possible way forward.

Training, qualifications & experience

Couple Counselling - Certificate                       2012

Certificate in Somatic Trauma Therapy             2009

Higher National Diploma in Counselling             2006

Higher National Certificate in Counselling Skills 2005

RSA Counselling Skills and Learning Support     1992

Registered Member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

[RM and RGN].

Member organisations


Other areas of counselling I deal with

Single Parenthood
Health Related Problems
Difficult Family Relationships
Domestic Abuse
Childbirth Trauma


£38 per one hour session.
£48 per one hour session - couples.

Unwaged/low wage - negotiable.

Further information

Comfortable premises in central Norwich with parking and disabled access.

It's possible for you to bring a small baby if childcare is difficult.

Maps & Directions

Norwich, NR2

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Wheelchair accessible premises: Unspecified


Day time and evenings

Types of client

Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme
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