Henry Powell Counselling BSc Hons Dip HIC MBACP
Hi, I'm Henry and I am a fully qualified counsellor offering evening sessions from a quiet, comfortable room in central Taunton. I offer a free initial consultation so we can talk about why you're seeking help and answer any questions you may have about the process. If you feel unsure about beginning therapy feel free to contact me by phone, email or Messenger and I'll be happy to answer any questions; I always try to reply the same day. After your free initial consultation I charge £40.00 per session.
I provide a warm, compassionate and confidential space for you to explore any aspect of your life at a pace you feel comfortable with. I am experienced in working with a wide range of issues, including problems with anger, anxiety, bereavement, childhood, depression, families, affairs, fertility, miscarriage, abortion, post-natal depression, relationship issues, panic reactions, parenting, self-esteem, separation, sexuality and trauma.
I hold a post-graduate Diploma in Humanistic Integrative Counselling, a Foundation Certificate in Humanistic Integrative Psychotherapy and Counselling, and a Honours Degree in Psychology (joint). I am a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and I work within BACP's Ethical Framework.
Regarding my training, 'humanistic' refers to the value of every individual and the belief in their capacity to heal and grow. 'Integrative' means that I combine a number of different approaches. This includes helping clients look at patterns in their feelings and thoughts, which may stem from the past experiences and be holding them back in the present.
Training, qualifications & experience
- Diploma in Humanistic Integrative Counselling, Bath Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BCPC)
- Foundation Certificate in Humanistic Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy (BCPC)
- Registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)
- BSc Hons Psychology (joint)
- Previously I have counselled for Hope's Place in Bristol and MIND in Wiltshire.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Anger management
- Attachment disorder
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Eating disorders
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Hearing voices
- Learning difficulties
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship problems
- Sex problems
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
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I offer a free initial consultation and then charge £40.00 per session thereafter. A session lasts for 50 minutes.
Who do you work with?
I work with individuals aged 16+ in one-to-one, face-to-face sessions.
When and where do you work?
I offer daytime and evening sessions on weekdays. I work in a quiet, comfortable consulting room in central Taunton.
How much do you charge?
I charge £40.00 per 50 minute session.
What happens at the first session?
The first session gives us a chance to discuss why you are seeking therapy, answer any questions you may have about the process and decide whether we could work together. If we decide not to, I may point you toward other sources of help.
What are counselling sessions like?
Sessions provide a safe space where you can talk about any aspect of your life with a non-judgemental professional outside of your normal environment. We will take the sessions at a pace that you feel comfortable with.
How often would I see you?
I usually see people on a weekly basis (sometimes more often), at the same time and day each week. We can agree this in our first session.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Types of client