Jessica Rewse-Davies - Counsellor Dip.Couns MBACP
I offer down to earth, compassionate, one to one, confidential counselling.
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, counselling can help to reduce the burden of carrying around the stuff that has been weighing you down and improve your sense of self.
Perhaps you'd like to gain a deeper understanding of how past experiences may be impacting you in the present, how this shows up in your thoughts and feelings and how, with skilled and focused support, you can improve your self-esteem and the relationships you have with other people?
You are unique so I aim to work with your experiences in a way that is best suited to you. I work with a range of issues that can cause distress, as well as having a passion for working with self-esteem, suicidal thinking, and communication issues that prevent us from getting what we need and impede relationships.
I'm a qualified and registered counsellor with the BACP and work in a person-centred way, sometimes integrating tools from other therapeutic approaches, depending on individual need.
Some of the issues I can help with:
- Difficulties in personal relationships
- Issues in family dynamics
- Intrusive thoughts
I work individually with adults, in person, where you will be welcomed to be yourself without filters. To heal and flourish we need to feel safe enough to explore ourselves and the things that trap us in feelings of shame, to be accepted without judgement, the darkness and the light.
Taking the first step:
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.
Whatever your reasons for thinking about having therapy, I want you to feel as comfortable and safe in your choice as you can be so if you contact me be assured I will get back to you as soon as I can. Please email me when getting in touch.
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:-
- Gender Identity
- Supporting victims of domestic abuse
- Working with self-harm and suicide
- Experience of sight loss
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 continue to develop my practice and knowledge with regular training updates, and I have 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
- Gender dysphoria
- 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
- Low self-esteem
- Bereavement by suicide
- Free telephone consultation, to see if we can work together.
- Sessions are £40 and last 1 hour.
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. I do ask that you pay in advance of each session by bank transfer or cash.
You are welcome to get in touch with me (preferably by email), and I'll get back to you to arrange a free phone call to get an idea of the help you need, 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 so that we can work around this.
How counselling can help:
Uncomfortable and distressing 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 distressing 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 might be overwhelming you and help you to make the changes you need to move forward.
I cover the Glastonbury, Street, Wells and Shepton Mallet area and surrounding villages. Sessions are from a counselling room in South Horrington, Wells, there is parking available. You can contact me directly and do not need to be referred by your GP or other professional.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
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I offer daytime, evening and weekend sessions.
Types of client