Helen Davis BA Hons - Fine Art, Dip.Couns

Helen Davis  BA Hons - Fine Art, Dip.Couns

Croydon
CR0

London
SE26

07814 975628

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Croydon
CR0

London
SE26

07814 975628

About me

I am an experienced Integrative Therapist using the theories of Person Centred, Psychodynamic and Existential thinking with an element of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). This enables you, as the client, to guide the sessions to suit your personal needs, as well as being able to look at past experiences and explore your current thoughts and feelings.

The fusion of these differing modalities has formed a contemporary, flexible and non-biased approach to counselling.

Sometimes life can present us with things that we feel unable to deal with that can leave us feeling anxious, depressed, lacking in self-esteem and many more varied emotions. Within a safe and confidential environment I will support you 1:1 through your self exploration and help you to gain confidence in your own abilities. We will work in a collaborative, empathic and caring partnership, looking at your past, your relationships, behaviours and habits, gently challenging and seeking a deeper sense of self. Allowing for the possibility of change will help to give back control over your anxieties and to move forward with a more positive sense of self.

What to expect from a First Session:

When you contact me, we will arrange an initial session to discuss why counselling feels right for you at this time. We will go over the Client Agreement which explains in more detail the counselling relationship, fees and confidentiality. We can then arrange the next steps.

For clients under the age of 18 the parent/carer will also be asked to sign the Client Agreement, however the content of the sessions will remain confidential to the client.

Sessions:

We will meet once a week, at the agreed time, for a 50 minute session.

I offer both long and short term counselling depending on the individual.

I generally begin with 8 sessions, which will be reviewed as and when is necessary.

Training, qualifications & experience

Training & Qualifications:

CPCAB Diploma in Integrative Therapeutic Counselling.
CPCAB in Counselling Skills & Theory.

I maintain continued Professional Development, attend supervision & adhere to BACP's ethical framework of which I am a registered member.

B.A. Fine Art
Goldsmiths University

Experience:

NHS Counselling
I have extensive experience with Short term NHS IAPT Counselling.

Private Practice
I have worked for many years in Private Practice doing long and short term Counselling, helping clients with a variety of issues.

Being creative
I have experience of working in Primary schools as a counsellor using Art & Play therapy for 7-11 year olds.

Counselling in the Community
I have long term experience of working in a low-cost counselling agency providing long and short term therapy.

Freelance counsellor for Embrace –Child Victims of Crime-

Consultant

I was a Mental Health Support Consultant for two years in a mental Health Arts Charity.

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Fees

Cost (per 50min session) £50

Concessionary rates for students and low income are available through discussion.

Accepted payment methods: Cash/Bank transfer

Maps & Directions

Croydon, CR0
London, SE26

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Accessibility

Wheelchair access: No

Availability

Flexible including evenings

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
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