Isabelle chefdor MBACP, Counsellor & Supervisor, Individual & Couple Counselling
Do you feel anxious? Do you feel that life can be a struggle ? Not as fulfilling as you would like to be? Have you got difficulties from the past which have an impact on your present life? Do you have low mood? Have you got some family/relationships issues which may need to be resolved?
By working together, I would hope to give you the opportunity to talk, find the right coping strategies to manage better what is going on for you. I will help you explore these issues and we will work together to identify the barriers which are stopping you getting where you want to be or who you want to be in the privacy of your own home or somewhere else where you feel safe to talk to me via online therapy.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, I am now offering online therapy via Zoom, Skype and WhatsApp. I understand the anxiety, the stress, the worry you must experience in your daily life and the impact it can have on your mental and physical health.
I am a fully qualified person centred therapist with many years experience. I use an integrative approach using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy techniques and a motivational approach. I am a registered member of the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy). I offer short term or long term therapy and work with individuals and couples.
I work with family issues, depression, stress, bereavement, trauma, anger, sadness , addiction and abuse. I specialise in relationships, childhood issues, anxiety, self esteem, self confidence and through that; working on strategies to solve and manage these issues so you can find happiness. Alongside my private practice, I work within the NHS and counsel staff who mainly bring work related issues but also personal issues. I also offer relaxation session and deliver resilience and well-being training.
I see myself as a genuine, understanding, empathetic, approachable and non-judgemental person. I would hope these qualities would help build a rapport between yourself and myself. I regularly attend training courses, workshops to learn new skills to maintain a high standard in my counselling.
I am French native meaning that I understand how difficult it is to adapt and build a life in another country, learning to live in a different culture and speak a different language. I am aware of the anxieties and loneliness which can often be experienced in moving to a foreign country.
I am happy to have a 15 minutes no obligation consultation by telephone, Zoom, Skype or WhatsApp to see if we can work together.
Training, qualifications & experience
Happiness Life Coach Certification
Introduction to working online couples
Certificate in Working with Trauma and PTSD
Certificate in couples and Relationship Counselling
Certificate in Supervision
Certificate in Transactional Analysis 101
NLP Practitioner certificate
Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Diploma in the Theory and Practice in Counselling
Dealing with Distress : Working with Self-Harm and Suicide
Meditation Accredited Diploma Teaching Course
Introduction to Hypnotherapy
Women and Mental Health
Working with Personality disorders
Mode Link Mappin
Alternative to Violence Project level 2
Alternative to Violence project level 1
Introduction to EFT
Be work confident
Listening skills for an Adoption helpline
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
Accredited Register Scheme
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Areas of counselling I deal with
Concessions offered for
I run a private practice in Salford. My fees are £45 for each 50 Minute session for individuals. My fees are £55 for couples. I offer a number of low cost places for those who are on a low income and students. Please contact me for further details.
For organisational clients, special rate supply, Please contact me.
I have availability on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.