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About me

My name is Jacqueline castle and I bring many of my life's experiences to my work as a counselor and Psychotherapist. I have been counselling since 1990 working in many fields; with young adults, drug and alcohol, domestic violence along with many more.

My training is extensive and I have an advanced diploma in counselling and Psychotherapy.

Also accreditation with the National Counselling Society.

Friendly, empathetic, a listener who doesn't just listen but one who understands and uses that understanding to lead you to a better, happier place.

The 1st session is to see if you feel happy to work with me, to see what reason you have in contacting me and how I can help you.  To discuss confidentiality along with contract, along with agreeing the amount of session required.  if I am connecting via a Skype session the payment for each session needs to be in my account 48 hours before the session commences.

I also offer my services to training counselors on a reduced basis.

Training, qualifications & experience

Over 30 years experience in many different areas of counselling.

Advanced Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy.

Areas have trained with; Dyslexia, sexuality, changes, work related stress, counselling with couples, career-related problems, relationship breakdowns, depression, anxiety, Phobias, low self esteem, grief and loss, young adults, addictions.

Please apply if you need assistance and need concessions, this is a part of who I am. I am here due to my own journey and the benefits I have learnt from my professional training and the life I have today.

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

I have many years in drug and Alcohol related issues, depression, anxiety, phobias.

I have been also working with clients with Asperger and learning difficulties.

Many years also working with young adults, homeless and dealing with accommodation issues and work placements, benefits housing issues and sexual problems and sex advice for the all ages.

Also able to work with related issues due to the Pandemic and how we are left to cope and being lonely and feelings of hopelessness.

Career changes and redundancy and reinventing ourselves to face the challenges of getting to where we would like to be or not be.

Fees

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

First Consultation within 75 minutes session £50.00

There after £40.00 per 55 minutes sessions.

Couples Counselling £75.00 per 55 minutes.

I can do intensive session for two hours and price will be negotiable

Availability

I can offer Saturday morning appointments.

Monday, Tuesdays and Fridays from 9am to 8pm.

Further information

I work to the UK guidelines of Humanistic Psychology Practitioners principles and guidelines.  Also have accredited with the National Counselling Society and Cover Hampshire and west Sussex.  Also available Skype and Zoom sessions if required.

I have my own journey which I have achieved many tools form counselling, training and I  enjoy the work I do to assist others.  I have many other skills that I have learn over many years and extensive training but still like to come form the real place of the humanistic approach.

Also I have many life skills that run along side me in the counselling and therapeutic side of myself.

Lee-on-the-Solent
Hampshire
PO13

Type of session

In person
Home visits
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
Organisations

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.

Car parking free and easily accessible to private room.

Additional languages

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Jacqueline Castle

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