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About me

My aim when working with you as a client, is to give you space and time to talk, and to empower and facilitate you to make the necessary changes to your life and your way of being, that will bring you peace and happiness. Because ultimately that's what we all want, isn't it? To find some happiness and contentment in life.

We can all be the creators of our own life experiences if we want to be, and as such, in the therapy room how much or little progress takes place is within your control. The pace and content of each therapy session will be to suit you, so you need never feel pressured.

I work from a transpersonal and person-centred perspective, which means I work with you, the whole person, not just your presenting issues, in a respectful, non-judgemental way. I utilise a combination of therapeutic approaches and skills, which I tailor to meet your individual needs, helping you to explore your troubling issues, and discover exactly what you need to do to begin to overcome them. Tools I might use include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), guided visualisation, breathing and relaxation exercises, Emotional Freedom Tapping (EFT), Sand Tray or Therapeutic art exercises, depending on your need and preference.

Training, qualifications & experience

I hold advanced qualifications in Integrative Psychotherapeutic Counselling, and an MA degree in Child, Adolescent & Family Therapy. I have also had in-depth training in EFT Tapping, sandtray therapy, and hold a postgraduate diploma in Integrative supervision of individuals and groups.
My additional training includes working with emotional abuse, survivors of rape and sexual abuse, and attachment and bonding in parenting.
I am experienced in using a variety of therapeutic approaches and techniques.

I have several years of experience working therapeutically with individual adults, couples, parents, new mums, children and young people, in a variety of settings. It is always rewarding to see my therapeutic support helping individuals and families to overcome issues and move forward in their lives.

Over the years I have worked for various public, private and charitable organisations including Local Authorities, the NHS, primary and secondary schools, in addition to adoption, special needs, drug and alcohol counselling, and Employee Assistance Program (EAP) services in Greater London.

I have an up to date DBS (Formally CRB) status, which supports my eligibility to work safely with vulnerable people.

I am committed to on-going professional development, which I maintain with regular CPD course attendance, to refresh and further my skills. I also attend regular clinical supervision, and have personal therapy to maintain my own well-being.

Throughout my years as a psychotherapist/ counsellor, I have supported many individuals, couples and families to deal with the problems in their lives, and find workable solutions and positive outcomes.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

NCS

National Counselling Society

The National Counselling Society

This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.

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

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Counselling and creative therapy for children and young people.

Perinatal support; Attachment and bonding difficulties/issues in mothers and babies

Emotional, social and behavioural difficulties in children and teens

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Compassion-Focused Therapy
  • Couples counselling
  • Existential therapy
  • Family/systemic therapy
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Integrative
  • Intercultural Therapy
  • Jungian therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Play therapy
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy
  • Transactional analysis
  • Transpersonal psychology

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Fees

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

£60 Individuals

£75 Couples

A discount is available for block bookings of 6 sessions or more

Please call, text, email or visit www.timetohealtherapy.co.uk for further information.

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Further information

What to expect:

You will be welcomed into a comfortable therapy room where you are invited to relax and share your troubles with a friendly, non-judgemental counselling professional. During the initial session, I will request some basic information about you and the issues you are facing, and you are welcome to ask me any questions you might have.

The initial session lasts for up to an hour and ongoing therapy sessions last for 50 minutes each. Sessions usually take place on a weekly or fortnightly basis, but can be ad hoc as well if that suits you better, until an agreed ending between therapist and client is reached.

Telephone / video counselling sessions also last 50 minutes and are arranged in advance, where we agree a suitable day and time for me to call you.

Romford
Essex
RM1

Chelmsford
Essex
CM2

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Supervision

Online supervision
Telephone supervision

I work with newly qualified as well as experienced therapists, to support you in your client work, and to help you gain new and useful insight.

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Emeline Hanson -Integrative Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist

Emeline Hanson -Integrative Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist