Ethna Vernon BACP ACCREDITED
First meeting is a 30mins free session.This is an informal chat when you can ask questions and see if you feel comfortable. This is only available for individuals and does not include couples, famillies or groups. I offer a warm, friendly atmosphere. Easy free parking. Bus routes 1,7,12,14,23 within easy walking distance.
I have over 21 years experience working to help people improve their relationships and get more out of life. I am encouraging, compassionate and supportive in my approach. I aim to help you to build on your strengths and find new and more effectives ways to manage problems or difficulties. As well as working with adults I offer couple counselling, parenting support and advice, family work and work with children. I am experienced in a wide range of issues including: general anxiety, depression, relationship problems and addictions to name a few. My practice is open to all who seek a confidential, reflective and nourishing space to explore their ways of living and any distressing issues that they are struggling with in their lives.
For more information about my practice, please visit my website: www.ethnavernon.com I look forward to hearing from you.
Training, qualifications & experience
2017: Diploma in Relational Mindfulness, Karuna Institute, 2012: Post graduate diploma in systemic family counselling, Tavistock,
2011; Post Grad Cert Systemic Counselling, Tavistock,
2010; Post Grad Drama & Movement Therapy, Sesame Institute
1996; Dip Integrative Psychotherapeutic Counselling, Crawley College,
2003; Cert Short Term Counselling, Crawley College,
2002; Cert Counselling, Crawley College,
I am a BACP accreditated member. I hold certificates for day and weekend training in CBT, attachment, neuroscience, resilience and child protection.
I am fully insured.
I have worked in a wide range of setting with people from all walks of life. I have spent years working in drug and alcohol rehabilitations and prison. I have worked in adult day centres with people with mental health issues, people with physical and cognitive disabilities and the elderly.
In the last 10 years, I have worked extensively in education covering: primary, secondary schools and universities. As well as running a private practice I have been employed by Dialogue and Dolphin House as a school and family counsellor. I have worked with hundreds of parents to help them be as effective in their role as possible.
I see children, adolescents, adults, couples and families.
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Asperger's syndrome
- Attachment disorder
- Child related issues
- Drug abuse
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Internet addiction
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
Other areas of counselling I deal with
I am trained in drama and movement therapy with integrative arts. More recently I received a diploma in Relational Mindfulness from the Karuna Institute.
- Behavioural therapy
- Cognitive and behavioural therapies
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Couples counselling
Individuals £50 - £60 for 60 minutes self-assessment dependent on what you feel you can afford.
Couples and family groups £60-£70 for 60 minutes self-assessed on what you feel you can afford.
Children and young people £35 for 30 minutes.
Sessions are weekly, after a period of time this may go down to fortnightly. All cancellations will be charged for unless exceptional circumstances arise, in which case I will offer two options for rearranging before the full fee is payable. No fee is payable for pre-arranged holidays.
Confidential, safe, welcoming consultation room in Kemp Town, Brighton.
ADHD, Abuse, Addiction(s), Adoption issues, Anger Management, Anxiety, Asperger Couples, Family issues, Syndrome, Eating Disorders, Bereavement, Depression, General counselling, Health related problems, Identity Problems, Loss, OCD, Personal Development, PTSD, Relationships, Spirituality, Stress, Self Esteem,Trauma,
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Please ring to discuss as availability changes regularly. Please note I do not work evenings, Fridays or weekends.
Types of client