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I counsel adults, teenagers/young adults, children, couples and families. I also offer 'Couples in Crisis' intensive therapy. I live in Mid Devon, and work from my home. I offer one free initial one hour session, with no obligation, to give you the opportunity of meeting me before deciding if you would like to continue. I have daytime and evening appointments available.
Many people experience difficulties in their lives and coming for counselling offers the unique opportunity, time and space to explore problematic life experiences, thoughts and feelings, within the safety of the counselling relationship. Counselling can help you by looking at issues that are currently affecting you or issues from your past. I will work with whatever issue you bring to counselling, without any judgement. Together, through the counselling relationship, I will support you in finding solutions, along with gaining new tools and strategies to face your difficulties, thereby giving you the freedom for a positive way forward.
I offer couple counselling and family counselling. This gives the opportunity of exploring your relationship, and the time and space to talk through any difficulties or conflicts, in the safety of the counselling relationship. Having gained new insights from this exploration, I would then support you in working towards finding new solutions to help resolve the conflicts or face the difficulties you are experiencing, whilst reinvesting in the relationship for a positive way forward.
'Couples in Crisis' intensive therapy offered, which usually takes place over a weekend. If you are currently experiencing a crisis in your relationship, this intensive therapy gives you an opportunity to come for a 3 hour session on a Saturday and a further 3 hour session on a Sunday to look at the difficulties you are experiencing and to find a way forward. I also have limited availability to carry out these sessions during the week. Please see my website for more details.
Training, qualifications & experience
- Level 6 Certificate in Therapeutic Counselling Supervision
- Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling
- Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
- Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies
- Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills
All of the above are awarded by the CPCAB and my counselling model is Gestalt, which is a humanistic model of counselling. I also have the following qualifications:
- Advanced Certificate in Relationship Therapy
- Intermediate Level in Systemic Practice
- Levels 1, 2 and 3 in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
I am committed to continual professional development and so regularly attend workshops and training courses.
Along with my private practice I am also the Counselling Coordinator for a small charitable counselling service, and the Lead Therapist for a charity offering bereavement counselling to children and families.
See my website at www.francescaraymont.co.uk for more information.
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Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
- Family relationship problems
- Personal crisis or major life change
- Identity issues
£50.00 - £75.00
Free initial in-person or online session
£50 per hour for individuals;
£55 per hour for Couples and Families, or alternatively £75 for a session that lasts for an hour and a half;
£480 for 'Couples in Crisis' intensive therapy (6 hours over two days);
I offer a free initial one hour session to all new clients, which gives you the opportunity of meeting me and deciding whether you would like to come for counselling with me.
I have daytime and evening appointments available. "Couples in Crisis" sessions are held on a Saturday and Sunday, with limited availability on weekdays.
When I work
I offer appointments throughout the week from 9am until 8pm. I also do intensive couple therapy usually undertaken at the weekend, which involves 3 hours per day for two days.
I am an accredited member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and work to their ethical framework. I receive regular supervision in accordance with the BACP requirements.
I have a current enhanced DBS check.