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Heidi Muniko, Ad Dip Psy C

Reading RG6 & RG5
07488283530 07488283530 Registered / Accredited

About me

Are you asking How counselling can help you?

Great!... You are now in the right place. Your search for a counsellor shows that, you may have an issues or situation that perhaps you want to talk about. Issues that you feel embarrassed, shame, guilt or perhaps you are overwhelmed with emotions maybe due to your recent changes in your circumstances, such as loss of a family member, broken relationship or even struggling with parenting. Counselling can do all these and more such as relief to mental illness example anxieties, depression, or paranoia. You will learn that; you have always had an answer to your pressing issues. You will discover that you just needed someone to help you navigate those blind spots and bring you to a total clarity of what is happening to you right now and arrive to a solution.

Hello, My name is Heidi. I currently live in Lower Earley Reading Berkshire. Nice to meet you!

I am an Integrative Therapist, this means that I get to practice different models to my clients, for example, Person Centred Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Transaction Analysis, Gestalt therapy, Humanistic Approach and Hypnotherapy. In my practice, no size fits it all. Therefore, I strongly believe that using different modalities is the key to making sure that my client’s needs are met accordingly.

what to expect on your session

We will have our first consultation by going through verbal and written contracts, including when to meet and time. I will listen to your presenting issues; we will then discuss which issues you would like to go through first. You oversee your session. You will decide how the session should go. I am here to assist you discover what you already know.

What I offer

I have learnt in the past four years that a good rapport with my client is the key to get my clients to feel more at home.

I offer a safe comfortable environment where you can relax and share issues that you feel may be difficult to share with your immediate family or friends. It is a place where you can find relief from your mental distress.


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Training, qualifications & experience

Back in 1997, I studied IT hoping to work in an IT company, 2 years in my course I knew that IT was not for me, therefore, I decided to stop and join Health and Social Care field, which I loved ever since. I have had the privilege of working with people who have mental illness and learning disabilities for over 17 years.

I did an apprenticeship in the sector for occupations in social care and care of children and young people. I have attained Advanced level adult and social care, which has helped me serve the people I have supported well. It has been a life-changing experience for me because not every day is the same day at work.

We face challenges and sometimes you don’t know what to expect when you turn up at work. It is been my pleasure to serve people or help people to enhance their way of life especially with those with mental illness and learning difficulties.

Reason for choosing this profession.

I felt I needed to grow in knowledge on mental health issues, therefore, I decided to learn more about it and add professional skills to what I have already experienced. This led me to acquire AIM Awards in skills and theories in Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapeutic and Counselling. I am an Accredited Member of the National Counselling Society and I am supervised under the Professional Standards Authority National Counselling Society and Hypnotherapy Societies.

These professional skills have helped me serve numbers of people in my community in the last 4 years as a Psychotherapeutic Counsellor.

I have also worked with the charity called Pilot Light House based in Woodley.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

NCS

National Counselling Society

The National Counselling Society

This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.

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 Society

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

You may be someone who struggles with anger issues, bite your nails or is a shopaholic, abusive relationship, or other. Your negative behaviour did not just happen, there is a reason behind your behaviour. you may be wanting to speak to someone for a long time but never really made a step towards it. you are in the right place; you have met a counsellor/psychotherapist who will lead you through different number of modalities that will be perfect for your needs. I believe there is a power on letting go what keep you captive. Try today, you do not have much to lose but everything to gain. Silence is known to be a killer of our happiness. Drop me a line, I am here to listen

Therapies offered

  • Behavioural therapy
  • Cognitive analytic therapy (CAT)
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Jungian therapy
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Psychoanalytic therapy
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Transactional analysis
  • Transpersonal psychology

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Fees

I charge £29 per hour per 50 minutes.

I charge £17 hour per 50 minutes to those with financial difficulties.

I charge £25 per hour per 50 minutes for students.

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Low income

Further information

Are you busy with work and cannot commit to weekly face to face sessions? Or Are you a shy person and would not prefer face to face sessions?

Do not look any further…

I use online services such zoom and Skype to interact to each other virtually. We can do this either by video or audio. I also use Whats App video/audio, messenger video/audio, normal phone call counselling. let me know which service suits you best.


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Hurricane Way
Woodley
Reading
Berkshire
RG5 4UX

22 Ravenglass Close
Lower Earley
Reading
Berkshire
RG6 3BX

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages Swahili

Accessibility

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.

Wheelchair user access

If you are in use of a wheelchair or an able to use stairs, do not worry, we have wheel chair access and lift in our building for your inconvenience. please add in on the application form if you require further help.

Availability

I am available on the following days:

Monday to Saturday 0900-2100.

Bank holidays 0900-1700

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme
Heidi Muniko, Ad Dip Psy C

Heidi Muniko, Ad Dip Psy C