Jenny Hersey

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Bristol, Somerset, BS14
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About me

My individual counselling services are designed to help you overcome personal challenges and achieve your goals. I provide a supportive and non-judgmental environment where you can explore your thoughts and feelings, gain insights into your behaviour, and develop strategies for positive change.
My primary way of working is person centred which means the sessions are lead by you and you decide what you want to bring. I use other models such as psycho-dynamic, which focus on your past and family dynamics. I also use the solution focussed model which is outcome based. This model looks at what you want to achieve, what may be stopping you from getting there and how these barriers can be overcome. 


How can I help you?
I can provide a safe space for you to unpick intrusive thoughts, understand feelings and behaviours and identify hope and dreams for the future This can help with

Low Self-esteem
Anxiety and depression
Trauma
Toxic behaviours
Building healthy relationships/ family issues
Identifying goals
Building resilience

I truly believe that the relationship between client and therapist is the key to change. I also strongly believe that everyone is capable of becoming their own hero providing the right conditions are offered.
The person centred approach has three core conditions that promote change.


Empathy
Congruence
Unconditional Positive Regard (UPR) 


This is my primary way of working and have found it very successful when working with people therapeutically.


 

Training, qualifications & experience

I have a level 5 diploma in integrative counselling and a level 4 in CBT. I have done significant training in trauma and dissociation and have a certification in complex trauma. I also have a certification in critical incident stress debriefing and a level 7 advanced diploma in supervision.

I have worked for a sexual violence charity in Bristol and work for charities such as Macmillan. I also work around the country doing critical incident stress debriefing with groups of people.

My training has been further strengthened by my work with the Victim Support service which provides emotional support to victims of crime and their families. My work was primarily with victims of sexual assault and trauma and families dealing with the trauma of losing a loved one through homicide. I have also worked for the NHS supporting people struggling with mental health issues. 

Through these organisations I have had in depth training for:

  • Childhood trauma
  • Adult Trauma
  • Mental Health
  • Domestic Violence
  • Sexual violence
  • Murder, manslaughter and road death
  • Human Trafficking

I have completed further training around child development and behaviour and have a diploma in this field of work. I have also worked with victims of human trafficking and modern slavery.


Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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NCPS
National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

The National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society

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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 & Psychotherapy Society
Accredited Register Scheme

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I live with two long term illnesses and understand how we can be affected by this on a daily basis.  I work with people that live with long term and terminal illnesses.

Fees

£50.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Additional information

£50 for online and telephone counselling for individuals.

My sessions are for an hour.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

 I offer Teams and telephone counselling.

Bristol, Somerset, BS14

Type of session

Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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Online platforms

Whatsapp

Supervision

In person
Online
Phone

I have a level 7 advanced diploma in supervision. I am able to offer supervision for individuals and groups

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