Jane Affleck BA (Hons), Dip (Couns) Reg MBACP Counsellor and Clinical Supervisor
It may be that you are dissatisfied or unfulfilled with your life, or you may be struggling with a specific problem. Perhaps you are feeling stressed or depressed, or in a crisis and need to talk to someone.
I am a warm, genuine counsellor, who will treat you with respect and non-judgement. I see my task as a counsellor to help you gain insight and understanding about your situation and help you find new ways to resolve the problem or crisis you may be experiencing.
I am a qualified and experienced counsellor and work with an Integrative Humanistic approach. This means I work with the view that each person is a unique individual and that given the right conditions has the potential to change. I believe that each of us has an inner drive towards a meaningful and healthy life. Counselling offers a safe and confidential relationship in which you can explore your problems and help you make that change.
I am trained to work using Person Centred, TA and Gestalt approaches. I am also a qualified Cognitive Behavioural Therapist. My training and experience means I can fit my approach to suit the individual needs of my clients.
I am a Registered Member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP number 658960) and I adhere to their Ethical Framework for Good Practice.
I have an ethical responsibility to have regular supervision with a qualified supervisor.
I have professional indemnity insurance and cover for counselling and supervision.
As a professional registered with the Information Commissioner's Office, I am required to ensure my practice is in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Data Protection Act 2018.
I offer individual face-to-face counselling for both short-term and long-term work.
Please give me a call or email me if you would like further information and would like to arrange an initial 30 minute free assessment/meeting. This meeting is an opportunity to discuss how I can help you and see if you would like to work with me.
I am able to offer counselling sessions at my practice in both Christchurch and Highcliffe. The facilities at both these premises provide a comfortable and professional environment for you to explore your problems.
Training, qualifications & experience
My qualifications include:-
BA (Hons) Modern English Studies
CPCAB Level 6 Certificate in Counselling Supervision
CPCAB Level 5 Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapeutic Skills and Theory
CPCAB Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
CPCAB Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies
CPCAB Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills
I have worked with a wide range of issues, including: anxiety, depression, low self esteem or self-confidence, relationship difficulties, loss,trauma, identity, abuse, addiction, bereavement, anger management and assertiveness. I have experience of working with issues around infertility, miscarriage and termination.
I have worked in private practice for over 8 years.
I also work as a counselling supervisor with both groups and individuals, and offer clinical supervision to both qualified and trainee counsellors.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Career counselling
- Domestic violence
- Drug abuse
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Internet addiction
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic disorder
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship problems
- Separation and divorce
- Sex addiction
- Sex problems
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
I offer a free face to face 30 minute initial consultation. This meeting provides an opportunity to meet so that you can decide whether you want to work with me and whether what I have to offer can fit your needs.
Following this initial meeting, there may be a more detailed assessment in the first session.
All subsequent counselling sessions cost £50.
My practice is easily accessible by bus. If traveling by car, there is parking available close by.
I will give you full directions when you make an appointment.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Daytime and evening appointments available.
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|
Supervision & training
I am a qualified supervisor (Level 6 Certificate in Therapeutic Counselling Supervision) and offer clinical supervision to individuals and groups.