Jane Wildbore Leicestershire Counselling MBACP Accred (IATP Trauma) Supervisor
The focus of my work is to enable you to have the best life you can. It is important to me to offer you a safe space where I can support you to express yourself, even if you do not know how to begin to speak about your experiences and particularly if you are new to counselling. How I actually work with you will be unique. I aim to ensure that I gain the fullest understanding of you and of what concerns you. For some people, this will take them through an emotional journey towards appreciating who they already are, and for others, this will involve my being alongside them as they explore and undertake very important change.
There are times when we all experience anxiety and emotional distress, feeling anxious and unhappy in everyday life. Counselling and working together through times of difficulty, can help you to see things more clearly, possibly from a different view-point. This can enable you to focus on your feelings and your life at present with a goal to facilitating positive changes in your life.
My overall aim is to strengthen your own ability to identify and implement solutions so that you no longer need me and feel empowered to develop and manage your life in a way that is positive for you.
My service at Leicestershire Counselling offers therapeutic counselling to children, young people and adults working with individuals on a one-to-one basis. Short and long term counselling in the Leicester, Loughborough and Leicestershire area.
Leicestershire Counselling are contracted and working in schools & colleges, to provide on-site counselling to young people. We work in nursing, residential and care homes. We also offer home visits for disabled people and whose who struggle with mobility. We cover Employee counselling for work or personal issues, to assist the rehabilitation of those absent from work.
I offer counselling sessions through private / company AXA Medical Health Insurance registration No. available on request.
For further information please visit www.leicestershirecounselling.co.uk
Disabled Parking & Facilities.
Home visits available to clients who are unable to travel due to illness / disability.
Training, qualifications & experience
I have gained a wide range if experiences working in mental health, safeguarding, illness, disability and education with children, adolescents and adults.
I began working as a volunteer counsellor for Mosaic on Placement in 2007. I now manage and facilitate Group Counselling Supervision to 12 Counsellors. I have gained extensive experience working with illness, loss and disability. I have also managed the Counselling Service and Supervision for LCIL (Leicestershire Centre for Integrated Living) for a period of 2 years.
I have worked for 10 years as a school and college counsellor working with young people from age 5 - 21 years.
I am also working part time as a primary school counsellor in 2 schools in Leicester working with an age range from 6 to 11 years old. I have a vast experience working with self harm, self esteem, bullying, relationships and sexuality, working with every aspect of being a young person in this day and age and the problems with social media that arise.
August 2018 to present date, I was presented with the opportunity to work as The Clinical Lead for Leicestershire working with Service Six, Counselling young people throughout Leicestershire specialising in sexual abuse.
March 2014 - February 2019, I set up and managed the Counselling Service at The Leicester LGBT Centre and facilitate group and individual Supervision for the Centre. I have experience of counselling LGBT Clients working through questions of gender, sexuality and identity.
July 2015 - Present date, I introduced, set up, manage and lead a counselling service for NHS Blatchford which is now Opcare based in Leicester.
I currently hold contracts within the education and NHS sector.
I set up my private practice Leicestershire Counselling in 2009 I work with:
Anxiety & Depression which are often combined, fortunately treating depression also helps ease symptoms of anxiety. Depression and anxiety can also cause physical symptoms, professional counselling can make dealing with anxiety easier. Learning ways to deal with attacks & take control of your life.
Chronic illness and disability now affect more people than ever before. Counselling can also be a means of coping with physical & emotional symptoms of loss and pain. Caring for someone with a physical disability or illness can be a very challenging responsibility & emotional draining.
Abuse can happen to anyone. It involves more than physical violence, abuse can be emotional and sexual. Abuse has a devastating impact. It can create a wide ranging and long lasting physical, emotional and psychological scars. Counselling helps to rebuild your life.
Relationships issues such as marriage problems, affairs, separation and abuse can leave you feeling angry, sad, insecure.
Bereavement there’s no right or wrong way to grieve and there’s no telling how long it may take. There are different types of bereavement and loss, with different effects. Counselling helps in working through your grief and coming to terms with your loss.
Drugs, Alcohol, Gambling, Addictions Although substances and addictions can feel good at first, they can ultimately do a lot of harm to the body and brain. The most widely used drug in the world is alcohol which acts as a depressant that alters perceptions, emotions, and senses.
Anger is a secondary emotion that is hugely misunderstood. It is a signal and a reaction when we think and believe we are being treated unfairly. Feelings of hurt, betrayal, guilt and upset.
LGBT Counselling it can be difficult to find counsellor with some understanding of the issues and how daunting the prospect of taking the first steps can be. I offer counselling that provides a confidential, non-judgemental and friendly space in which in which you can feel safe and secure when discussing your feelings of sexuality, identity and experiences of discrimination or rejection.
All certificates can be viewed and requested at any time.
- Certified Clinical Trauma Professional Therapist (CCTP) (IATP) International Association of Trauma Professionals.
- Advanced Trauma Treatment for Children and Adolescents: A Certified Child and Adolescent Trauma (CATP) (IATP) International Association of Trauma Professionals
- Child Criminal Exploitation and County Lines Level 1
- Cert - The Ethics of Touch in Child Psychotherapy and Play Therapy
- Cert - Trauma Treatment for Children - Healing the Body through Play
- Cert - The 10 Core Competencies of Trauma, PTSD, Grief and Loss
- Cert - Evidence Based Trauma Treatments and Interventions
- Safeguarding Adults V5
- Trafficking, Expoitation and Modern Slavery V2
- eSafety Working with Children V2
- Cert. Safeguarding in Education 1865365938 Expires 19/06/2021
- Mental Capacity Act - Basic Awareness V3
- Female Genital Mutilation Level 2
- Awareness of Forced Marriages V2
- Play Therapy Level 3
- Dip Drawing and Talking Foundation Course
- Dip. Counselling Children & Adolescents
- Dip. Support Work in Schools
- Dip. Supervision Studies
- Health & Safety Level 2
- Dip. Anger Management
- Dip. Higher National Diploma in the Theory and Practice of Counselling
- Cert. Counselling Skills
- Advanced Dip. Diet and Nutrition
- The Award in Education and Training
- Mental Health Studies - Suicide, Violent Behaviour and
Substance Abuse - Revised
- Covid-19 Psychological First Aid - Public Health England
- Understand Anxiety in Children
- Self-harm and Suicidal Thoughts in Children and Young People
- Managing Sexualised Behaviour in secondary schools - NSPCC
- Introduction to Child Exploitation - PACE
- The Impact of Child Exploitation on the family - PACE
- Child Exploitation Human Trafficking & Modern Day Slavery - PACE
- Disruption of Child Exploitation - PACE
- Keep Them Safe - Protecting Children from Child Sexual Exploitation
- Working with Bereavement supporting Children and Young People
- A Safe Return to School Framework SWAN - Covid 19
- Support young people to Break the Cycle of Self-Harm
- Trauma defined - The body keeps score - Bessel van der Kolk
- Trauma related shame and self loathing with Janina Fisher
- Moving your Practice online - Online Therapy Institute
- Sexual Abuse and Grooming
- How Safe are our Children 2018 NSPCC Conference
- Introduction to Management
- Talking to Children about Emotional Resilience and Self Harm
- Treating Intrusive Thoughts and The Inner Critical Voice
- Transgender Counselling
- Working with Self harm and Suicidal thoughts with adolescents
- Recruiting and Managing Volunteers
- Emotionally Focused Therapy
- LGBT Counselling
- Suicide Awareness
- Understanding HIV
- Understanding The Social Model of Disability
- Helping Children Affected by Domestic Violence
- Self Harm
- Attachment and Mental Health Children and Young People
- Depression in Children and Young People
- Impact of Childhood Traumatic Stress
- Domestic Violence Awareness
- Working with Young Drug and Alcohol Users
- Understanding Domestic Abuse and the Impact on Children
- Food and Self Control
- Basic CBT Principles working with Children and Adolescents
- Child Mental Health
- Supporting Children's Self Esteem
- Nurturing Family Bonds
- Safer Sex Awareness
- Common Assessment Framework Lead Professional Training
- Risk Taking Behaviour and Adolescent Brain Development
- Female Sexual Abuse
Code of Ethics
As a Registered and Accredited Member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) I abide by the Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy.
I am a Registered and Accredited Member of the National Counselling Society.
I am an associate member of PTUK - Play Therapy UK
I hold an enhanced DBS and I am also registered with the Information Commissioners Office ico.org.uk/register (Data Protection)
I am a member of the Registered Counsellors British Isles
I currently work with trainee counsellors offering clinical supervision who are studying with Leicester University, The Sherwood Institute, Matrix College of Counselling & Psychotherapy, University of Chester & South Leicestershire College.
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.
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
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School Counselling Leicester
School Counselling Leicestershire
School Counselling Loughborough
School Counsellor Leicester
School Counsellor Leicestershire
School Counsellor Loughborough
College Counsellor Leicester
College Counsellor Leicestershire
College Counsellor Loughborough
Counselling & Psychotherapy £50 per session - 50 minutes
Walking & Talking Therapy - counselling on the go £50 per session
I also offer telephone and an online counselling service, £50 per session or £25 for a 30 minute session
Payments can be made with cash or cheque, via bank transfer, or through the online booking system with PayPal. Appointments that are cancelled 24 hours in advance do not incur a fee.
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