Francesca Durosini, FdSc, BACP Registered
I am a qualified professional counsellor and trained in Person Centred Counselling at the University of Brighton.
I currently run my private practice in Brighton and Hove where I work with individuals and couples and I have worked in the past in both charitable and college settings with adults and young people. As well as working as a counsellor, I have also worked as a tutor teaching counselling skills courses in a college setting.
My aim is to provide a safe, non-judgemental and accepting space for you to explore in absolute confidence your life, feelings, thoughts and difficulties that you may be experiencing.
I work in a humanistic, mainly person-centred way, which means that I believe that every person is unique and has the ability to grow towards their own full potential and find their own answers within themselves. My wish is to help you explore and make sense of your situation and be with you on your journey as you work through your issues.
I strongly believe in finding a way of working that most suits you, and in offering you a space that most reflects your needs, so I sometimes draw on other approaches to produce a unique therapy adapted to your own wants and wishes.
I have considerable experience and a professional interest in working with issues around anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, relationships issues, separation and divorce, personal development, boarding school survivors, pregnancy issues and miscarriage.
I work in an LGBT Affirmative way and I welcome people from all lifestyle choices and sexual orientations.
Having a multi-cultural background I welcome working with people for whom English is not their first language and offer counselling in both English and Italian.
Please contact me by phone or email if you wish to find out more about counselling or if you want to book a FREE introductory session.
You can also visit my website: www.fdcounsellingbrighton.co.uk
Training, qualifications & experience
I am a fully qualified Person Centred Counsellor and have been awarded a British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Accredited Degree from the University of Brighton.
I have a background in the Mental Health sector and I worked for a number of years with clients with a variety of mental health conditions and complex needs in Oxfordshire and Sussex. As well as working as a counsellor, I also worked as a tutor teaching counselling skills courses in a college setting.
I am British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Registered and I am committed to continuing professional development and attend regular training and workshops to inform and broaden my practice.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Asperger's syndrome
- Bipolar disorder
- Career counselling
- Carer support
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Domestic violence
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Physical abuse
- Postnatal depression
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship problems
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
Other areas of counselling I deal with
- Pregnancy Issues and Miscarriage
- Boarding School Survivors
- Major Life Changes
- Anxiety and Depression
- Low self-esteem and confidence
- Relationship issues
- Separation and Divorce
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I offer the first session free of charge
This offers the opportunity for us to discuss your needs and what you hope to achieve from counselling, as well as giving us the chance to get to know each other and to decide if we can work together.
Following sessions will last 50 minutes each and will be offered on a weekly basis.
Between £40 to £55 depending on what you can afford.
Couple Counselling: £65
I offer a limited number of concessions to students.
Daytime and Evening sessions available.
I offer face-to-face counselling or video skype counselling.
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Type of session
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Daytime and evening sessions available.
Types of client