Jenty Goodyer Diploma in Counselling, MBACP, RGN

Jenty Goodyer      Diploma in Counselling, MBACP, RGN

23 Kings Oak Meadow
BS39 5SU

07974 760398

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About me

I have 28 years experience as a Nurse, although currently work solely as a Counsellor. This perhaps adds a down to earth reality to my work, and I aim to offer warmth, non-judgement and understanding. Since starting to train as a Counsellor In 2007, I have worked voluntarily at Weston College for 2 years, and at SWAN (Counselling for Alcohol and substance mis-use) in Bristol for 3 years. I set up in Private Practice in 2010. I have worked for PAM Assist (Employment Assistance Programme) since March 2018.

What counselling can offer:

It can be daunting to take the step to meet with a Counsellor, but if you can feel the counselling room is a safe and confidential space, healing can begin. I truly believe that whether you want to talk about your life, learn more about yourself, find break-throughs in thinking and behaviours, or just long to be heard and understood, the counselling relationship can help restore lost balance in life or even gain some for the first time.

We all experience upsetting times in our lives, past or present, and these can overwhelm us. Anxiety and depression can end up affecting our lives, relationships and sense of hope for the future.

Without growing in self-awareness, it is difficult to make positive life changes. That's why I'm passionate about what counselling can offer, and have great faith in the power of the relationship between counsellor and client.

My practice is in a village called Clutton, just off the A37, half-way between Bristol and Wells., and I also travel to clients' homes if preferred.

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma in Humanistic and Integrative Counselling (Dip HIC)- 2008-2011
Certificate in Counselling Skills- 2007-2008
Registered General Nurse training (RGN)- 1989-1993

I worked as a Volunteer Counsellor at SWAN Protect, Bristol 2008-2012 and at Weston College, Weston Super Mare 2010-2012.

My Private Practice began in 2010.

I have developed insight into, and understanding of my counselling work through Conferences, Study Days, Self-Directed Learning and by attending Private Supervision, Individual and Group Supervision at my Placements, and a Peer Supervision group since 2008.

I'm also a member of CAPPP (Counselling and Psychotherapy in Private Practice), a Support Network for Practitioners in the South West.

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individuals- £35 for a one-hour session.

I offer a concessionary rate for students and those on low incomes.

(Weekly sessions are the norm for the most benefit, but according to budget and level of support needed, 90 minute, twice weekly or fortnightly sessions are available also).

Further information

Parking on my driveway or next to the house always available.

Maps & Directions

Bristol, BS39 5SU

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Unspecified


Weekdays, evenings and Saturday mornings. I also work peripatetically, which means I am willing to travel to client's homes.

Types of client

Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme