Gary Wilson

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MNCS (accred)
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Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire, PE3
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

This is quite a large piece of reading but it shouldn’t take longer than it takes to make a cup of tea, if it helps the first part is aimed at recognising what you are currently or have been going through with the second part a little about my attention to my clients and the therapy,

What you are going through right now? :- We all have things in our lives which will cause us to question ourselves or ability and when this happens it is difficult to seek help and assistance. In the past people have believed that to seek help shows as a sign of weakness, and yet few people would think twice about using a washing machine, put reading glasses on if that assists with reading, we get help and assistance every single day of our lives in some way. 

How is this affecting your day to day life? :- We never think about that extra pressure we have been putting upon ourselves by trying to manage everything that is going on as well as acting as if there isn’t any difficulty or situation going on for us and therefore adding more stress, complication and upset.

What made you think you had to carry this, on your own, for so long? :- Community especially in UK has always seen therapy as being only for those who are suffering from some serious mental health issues but therapy is good for everything, for celebrating the good things as well as a place to analyse and understand the negative stuff that regularly happens in life.

When is the right time to start looking at that carried burden? :- There are occasions when we have worked through stuff without realising because therapy happens everywhere, if you go for a night out and you speak with a friend about something that is concerning you, that is therapy right there in that moment, the only difference between a day out with friends doing the classic ‘retail therapy’ and speaking to a therapist is that, maybe you are not comfortable telling everything to your friend, but as the therapist tends to be someone you don’t know nor would ever interact with you socially, you wouldn’t need to hide anything from your therapist.

Where is the weight of all that you are carrying being felt? :- Finally where are you feeling the effects of all that pressure, stress, anxiety, doubt and negativity, allow yourself to release some of that weight let us share the burden, if a box is too heavy to carry by one person it is never questioned that you would seek help to carry it, finding that one person that could help you to shoulder some of it lessens the load on you which can free up breathing, thinking and rationally work through things that seemed impossible before.

Let us discuss your situation and find the benefit that talking to a confidential, safe, professional and qualified stranger online or face to face, could provide you?

I am fully qualified integrative psychotherapist and clinical supervisor, I have experience of over five thousand client hours. 

I work with adults only. 

I truly believe that a clients autonomy is the most important elements of therapy and I encourage my clients to be as frank and forthright as they wish in my sessions.

I have gained a wide range of experience and qualifications in various mental health presentations, mostly covering :- stress, anxiety, confidence, self esteem, imposter syndrome, trauma, relational problems, LGBTQ+ topics, kink awareness.

I offer support for my clients and encourage them to be their true selves in my therapy room this means they never have to say sorry, I challenge my client’s viewpoint, this has more often than not been because that viewpoint was negative and aimed my client themselves, I have challenged many a client by asking them to prove the negative understanding they have.

I can sometimes use swear words and encourage my clients to be equally comfortable to express themselves in whatever way is comfortable for them, if I do curse in our session please understand it is never my desire to upset or cause any offence. 

Thank you for your patience in reading this, I await to hear from you regarding your current situation and maybe with us both working together, we can make life just that little bit more manageable.

Training, qualifications & experience

Certificate in Online and Telephone Counselling

Certificate in Single-Session Therapy

Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling AD Dip PC

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

AIM Awards Counselling Skills and Theory Level 4 Diploma

AIM Award Level 3 Certificate in Hypnotherapy and Counselling Skills (QCF)

Chrysalis Diploma in Counselling Skills and Theory Dip CST

Chrysalis Certificate in Hypnotherapy and Counselling Skills Cert Hyp CS

Mike Mandel's level 1 MINDSCAPING

Advanced Certificate in Clinical Supervision including online and telephone working, Level 6 qualification

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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NCPS
National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

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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 & Psychotherapy Society
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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Bretton, counsellor, masseur, Peterborough, depression, stress, bipolar, trauma, suicide, suicidal, sexuality, anxiety, impotence, harm, confidence, self, esteem, addiction, phobias, PTSD, therapist, relaxation, pain management, exam, stress, weight, loss, pure, O, OCD, imposter, syndrome,Single, Session, Therapy, Counselling, psychotherapy, psychotherapist, kink, aware, 

Fees

£45.00 - £65.00

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

An excellent service at competitive prices;

Empowered-minds offers clients the choice of

Ongoing therapy

Weekdays 10am-5pm £45*

​Evenings 6.30 till 9.30pm £65*

Weekend rates start from £60*

Block treatment of 10 counselling sessions £400

Single session therapy £60*

*per standard session

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

*Dedicated confidential answerphone. Sessions available; weekdays between 10am-5pm, evenings 6.00-9.30pm, Weekend sessions also available.

Further information

*My phone numbers have dedicated confidential answerphones.

Skype and Zoom addresses: info@empowered-minds.co.uk

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire, PE3

Type of session

In person
Online
Home visits

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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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.

Empowered-Minds therapy centre benefits from having a ramp at the front door.

Online platforms

Skype
Zoom

Supervision

In person
Online

fully qualified clinical supervisor Advanced Certificate in Clinical Supervision including online working at level 6

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