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Serenity Counselling Cleveleys Ltd (MBACP, ICO, CMA)

About me

Counsellor and Hypno-Psychotherapist. Enhanced DBS checked. Virtual Face-to-Face and Telephone Therapist (£35pr session)

Adult and Young People service 

My Mission Statement; 
To help You through adversity with Empathy, Respect, Honesty and Benevolence. To keep Your costs low.

Therapy reduced by room cost (£10), Free Consultation session  

I was once in a very dark place, there was no way forward, then  a Counsellor that helped me understand what was happening.
So profound a gift needed paying forward. So i devote my time learning how to help YOU!

My experience helps You move forward.

 I allow You to bring what You  need to the session, while I bring in a wide variety of methods to help You.  I bring in the most relevant theories from my wealth of experience I have gained over the years.

I have counselled People, Couples and groups from all different Backgrounds, Ages, and Cultures for a very wide range of issues and Mental Wellness problem

I also work with Teenagers and Young People 14- 25. Speciality ( see experience)

Life Long learner
Professional services Experience:
 
My experience started in bereavement, at Oldham hospital. Where I learned that loss extends to many areas in life (not just the loss of a loved one or pet). It can be a loss of self identity, a job or leaving college!

I went on to work with addiction which brought in abuse, sexuality issues, self image problems, life skill problems, anxiety, stress depression. Working in this field can often brought in people who have had traumatic events happen in their life. I help them understand that trauma, and help them move forward.

Up-To-Date knowledge in young people counselling, Trained Designated Safeguarding Lead, Enhanced DBS checked. Mental health of our young people today is worsening. Added pressure to succeed and social media presence is weighing heavily on them. They do not switch off. They have the world and all the people in it at their fingertips. Suddenly we have created a world where false images and perceptions are what they are trying to live up to, and they don't know how to be alone with themselves.

I offer Virtual Face-To-Face Therapy. A method that is comfortable for the generation in question. 

I have learned so much by doing; Counselling YP ( young people), Child psychology CPD, Mental health Awareness in Children and YP, Awareness of Bullying in Children and YP , and Safeguarding Designated lead courses But, mainly I have learned all about the "New World" from my Younger Clients. 

This age group as fast become a speciality for me I love helping this age group as They Really ARE the Future and I want to help make that a Good one for them.

I have trained in Relationship Counselling. Expanding my professional knowledge to help those who are stuck in current and past relationships. I can help you understand Your love language. Where You are in the relationship cycle and even fall in Love again. 

My most recent studies are in; Autism Awareness, Nutrition in Social Care, Medication Administration and Mental Health First Aid (cache level 2's) 

Everyone CAN find answers within Themselves. I help You find those answers at your own pace.
 
You can see more of my learning history on FB www.facebook.com/serenitycounselling2021 

Free consultation session up to 1/2hr

Face to face  £45 NOT AVAILABLE 

Reduction of £10 applied to 
Virtual Face-To-Face or Telephone

Further Reductions Available (please directly contact me) 
Low Income Groups 

LGBTQ+ friendly
Kink/ Fetish friendly

Training, qualifications & experience

  • ABC level 4 Diploma theory and practice of counselling 08/10
  • Dream therapy 5/08
  • Advanced certificate hypnotherapy and hypno- psychotherapy national college of hypnotherapy and psychotherapy 06/11
  • Advanced Certificate in therapeutic hypnosis – ABC awards 07/11
  • Preparing to teach in the life long learning sector- edexcel level 3 08/13
  • Substance missus awareness level 3 NCFE – BYTYZ 06/12
  • Certificate of competence child protection, safeguarding CPD 07/9
  • Certificate safeguarding children level 3 and designated lead 11/21
  • Certificate in counselling young people 30hr training Salford college 11/10
  • Certificate in autism and spectrum disorders awareness cache lvl2 03/22
  • Certificate in the awareness of bullying in young children level 2TQUK ofqual 09/21
  • Cache Certificate in the mental health of ofqual level 2 11/21
  • Cache level 2 safe handling of medication 12/21
  • Certificate in counselling skills level 3 ABC awards 08/08
  • Certificate in counselling concepts 01/08
  • Certificate delivery excellence investors in people 05/11
  • ITEP investors in people 06/11
  • Recognition of volunteering Making Space 6/09 (befriending for mental health)
  • Certificate in competence understanding and implementation of group work ICIS 10/12 (2day workshop)
  • Certificate of competence Motivational interviewing 11012 (2day workshop)
  • Certificate of attendance suicide and self harm. Working ethically with clients at risk BACP 10/21
  • Certificate of training Overdose awareness and first aid Drugline 07/12
  • Employability skills lvl 1 NCFE 20/12
  • Addictive desire recognition NOCN lvl 1 08/10
  • Certificates from Oldham bereavement; Mental health awareness, bereavements skills, anxiety and panic attacks, understanding depression, supporting adults who’s children have died, looking after ourselves, supporting clients that have been abused. (2008-2010)

Member organisations

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

£35.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

Our initial meeting will be free in order for you to decide if you want to work together approx 1/2 an hour

£35 for video or voice only sessions 

£50 for couples video sessions

On production of means tested benefits reduced rates available conditions on times apply 

When I work

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I work Monday - Thursday and Saturday morning. I give priority appointments to my private clients. ( I take referrals from Betterhelp). 

Please enquire about available times.

Serenity Counselling Cleveleys, Penswick Ave Cleveleys, Thornton-Cleveleys, FY5 3BJ

Type of session

Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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If you wish to use another method other than WatsApp please let me know. WatsApp is the easiest method for most clients to feel comfortable with. That doesn't mean I don't use other platforms for calls. Eg I can use psychology today platform 'sessions'

Online platforms

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