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We have been living through unusual times and it is not surprising if all sorts of feelings are present. If you are struggling, please don't feel alone. Emotions such as anxiety, fear, or depression are responses to difficult situations and talking to someone can help. I can offer different perspectives, as well as tools and techniques that help calm those anxious feelings.

These feelings may be new, or it may be that now is the time to explore what is unresolved for you.

I can help you to explore these feelings and support you in moving forward. As part of my training I experienced therapy for myself and am passionate about the potential for counselling to bring about positive changes in our lives.

I am a person centred, integrative counsellor and I will provide you with a safe and trusting environment where you can talk honestly and freely with no judgement. Talking things through enables you to deeply explore your thoughts, feelings and emotions and discover what is going on for you. I will help you with techniques to ease anxiety, stress, panic, depression and grief, for example.

I am really happy to be able to offer face to face sessions again, and look forward to welcoming you back into my therapy room in amongst the trees.

For those who want to explore the sessions in a different way, we can take it outside. Lets walk together, side by side, in a beautiful woodland and allow nature to take some of the stress.

Being in nature will frequently reduce feelings of anxiety, sadness and depression and we can use the environment to explore different helpful techniques. Clients find that being in nature is energising as well as calming. Comments have been “it feels less intense” and “easier to explore my feelings”.

For those not local to me I also offer therapy online. I have been working in this way for over two years, before lockdown made it the only way, and through experience know it to be effective. If you consider how we respond to films for example, you can recognise how possible it is for emotion or feelings to be conveyed through the screen. Some clients find that they actually prefer it, as it can be more convenient to fit around childcare and work for example. Our geographical distance also becomes unimportant.

Counselling is my primary focus; I am positive about the benefits it can bring. However, I also have additional qualifications in herbal and naturopathic medicine. There are connections between our bodies health and our mental health, that can be considered if desired.

I understand that taking the first step can be difficult, but it is a step towards a new you. If you feel that I could help you, please call me for a no commitment chat and I will answer any queries or questions you may have.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Psychotherapeutic Counselling - Diploma Level 5
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Diploma
  • Couples Therapy - A practical Masterclass
  • Certificate in Online & Telephone Counselling
  • Therapeutic Counselling - Diploma Level 4
  • Counselling Skills & Theory - NCFE Level 3
  • Diploma in Botano-Therapy (Herbal Medicine)

Member organisations

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Couples counselling
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Other therapies
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Transactional analysis

Fees

£45.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Individual 50 min £45

Walking therapy 50-60 min £45

Couple session - 60 min £65

Free initial chat- up to 30 mins

Concessionary fees available on discussion

Availability

Weekdays

Evenings

Hooke
Beaminster
DT8 3PH

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups

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.

Walking therapy can be adapted to any capability, can be wheelchair friendly. Face to face sitting sessions are unfortunately not wheelchair accessible.

Online platforms

Zoom

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Georgie Corrywright

Georgie Corrywright