Jessica Rewse-Davies - Counsellor Dip.Couns
I'm a qualified and experienced counsellor, offering a person centred counselling approach, using tools from other approaches, to adults from aged 18 and upwards.
I cover the Glastonbury, Street, Wells and Shepton Mallet area and surrounding villages. I offer a free consultation by phone and some concessions.
Can you relate to any of these?
I feel sad and depressed and unable to make myself feel better
I feel stressed and anxious and overwhelmed by life
I feel alone and feel I have no one to turn to
I feel misunderstood and like no one really gets me
I feel angry with myself and at other people
If you do, you're not alone....
These feelings are experienced by many of us at some point in our lives and can be a normal response to the stressors that can build up, hit us unexpectedly or be feelings that have been with us for as long as we can remember. Living with these feelings can be overwhelming and lonely and stop us living the life we want.
The important thing to know is, you don't need to struggle on alone. Talking therapy can help reduce the intensity of the feelings that overwhelm you, increase your feeling of wellbeing, increase your understanding of how past experiences may be impacting you in the present and help you to make the changes you need to move forward.
Whether you need help with a particular issue such as anxiety, depression or low self-esteem, or with a situation or experience that is affecting your life, I'll help and support you in a way that will be tailored to suit you. I have a discreet space where you can talk in privacy, with a view to resolving your personal issues, with someone who is trained to help in a skilled and focused way.
I can offer you brief or long term therapy, depending on what you decide you need. This can be anything from 1 or 2 sessions to something more long term, for a year or more. It's entirely up to you. You can contact me directly and do not need to be referred by your GP or other professional.
Taking the first step:
Whatever your reasons for thinking about having therapy, I know from personal experience that it can take courage to take the first step, and choosing a counsellor can be a daunting process. I want you to feel as comfortable and safe in your choice as you can be.
You might have questions going around in your mind, such as...What type of counselling do I need?...Will they be able to help me?...Will me or my issue be judged?
There are lots of different kinds of talking therapy and different kinds of therapists but ultimately it should feel safe, supportive and non-judgemental.
If you would like to contact me to have a chat about the kind of help you're looking for, you can use the contact form below or leave a voice message and I'll get back to you as soon as I can.
Some of the issues I can help with:
- Difficulties in personal relationships
- Issues in family dynamics
- Intrusive thoughts
Booking a session:
- You can get in touch with me from this page, either by email or by leaving a phone message.
- I'll get back to you to arrange a phone call, usually on the same day. If talking on the phone is hard for you or makes you anxious just let me know on the contact form. We can work around this.
- I'll offer you a first session at half my usual fee (£20), to see if you feel comfortable working with me. Further sessions are £40. Some lower cost slots of £25 are available, for financial hardship.
What I offer and where:
Sessions are from my counselling room in Glastonbury town centre. Sessions are 60 minutes long.
I hold insurance for my practice, and as a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) I work to their ethical standards. I also continue to develop my practice and knowledge with regular training updates.
Training, qualifications & experience
Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (CPCAB)
Advanced couples course (cosrt approved):-
Meeting partners needs
Couples in conflict
Working with bereavement - Cruse
Other recent courses:-
Supporting victims of domestic abuse
Working with self-harm and suicide
Experience of sight loss
Previous experience as a counsellor within the voluntary sector seeing a diverse range of clients and issues.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Avoidant personality disorder
- Borderline personality disorder
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Postnatal depression
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship problems
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Bereavement by suicide
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- I offer a free telephone consultation to see if we can work together.
- If you would like to work with me my fee is £20.00 for the first session and thereafter £40 per session. All sessions last an hour and I ask that you pay in advance of each session by bank transfer or cash.
I also offer a limited number of reduced fee slots for clients in receipt of benefits so please ask in the initial telephone consultation. I understand that therapy can be expensive and I aim to help those most in need who are on limited means.
Location of sessions - Glastonbury town centre. There is parking available.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
I currently have some available session slots. Contact me for details.
Types of client