My full name is Jadwiga, Jaga for short. I am of Polish origin, born and bred in Britain, so speak both English and Polish. I am a wife, mother and grandmother.
As many people, I have suffered from mental dis-ease. I chose to help myself through counselling which I found helpful and healing. Having experienced counselling as a client, I feel that I can empathise all the more easily with my own clients, e.g. how nervous they may feel at their first session.
Counselling can be of help in resolving feelings, thoughts and/or behaviours which you can see are negatively affecting you, your life and/or relationships. It can also help in supporting you in impactful life events such as bereavement or making a difficult decision.
My aim is to work with you by providing a stress-free, relaxed environment where my clients are free to say and explore what they want, without fear of being judged.
I offer face to face sessions and sessions via Skype and WhatsApp.
Training, qualifications & experience
BA(Hons) in Person Centred Counselling gained at the prestigious Metanioa Institute, London.
6 years experience, including volunteering at the No22 Counselling Agency charity which is based in Windsor, Maidenhead and Slough
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
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Additionally, I work with people who ALWAYS end up in relationships where they do most of the work to keep the relationship going, often at great cost to themselves. My aim is to help you understand why this happens in order to break the cycle.
And also general dis-ease and anything that talking to an empathic, nonjudgmental listener would help. As one client said to me, "it was a surprise to me that just talking could help" and another said, "I felt heard and understood".
It is my role to help you understand the root/s of your dis-ease and then help you find the answers and solutions which will work for you.
Concessions offered for
£50 per therapeutic hour (50 minutes).
I offer weekday sessions and some early evening ones.
I offer face to face sessions and, sessions via Skype, Zoom and WhatsApp.
I am close to M4 Junction 7 with ample on street parking, walking distance from Burnham (Bucks) railway station and local busses 4 and 5.