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About me

Counselling can provide a space to talk about what is going on for you. It offers the opportunity to explore the thoughts and feelings you are experiencing.

As a counsellor offering both online and telephone therapy sessions, I can provide a safe space where you can speak openly.

I can support you whilst making sense of both past and present events and help identify reoccurring patterns which can often be hindering.

I can help you explore your individual capacity to move forward and look at the resources necessary to achieve this.

I have experience of working on both a short - and long - term basis, covering a wide range of difficulties. I offer counselling therapy sessions to individuals who are 18 and over.

​As a counsellor I offer a safe, confidential, professional environment where you can be yourself. Open dialogue and respect are at the heart of the work I do, this offers the opportunity and freedom to express what you are feeling, in a non - judgemental surrounding.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am an integrative counsellor qualified to degree level. As such I use a combined approach which offers the flexibility to centre the work around your specific needs.

I believe that working together to create a relationship is of great importance. The basis of which being built on trustworthiness and respect.

I am a member of the British Association for counselling and Psychotherapy and I adhere to their ethical code of conduct.

I have spent the last 5 years working for a charitable organisation based in Portsmouth. My work centres around offering compassionate therapeutic support to survivors of rape and sexual abuse.

Qualifications and Professional Memberships

  • BA Integrative Counselling (First Class Honour)
  • DipHE Humanistic Gestalt Counselling
  • Member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) practising in accordance with their Ethical Framework.
  • Member of the Hampshire Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (HACP)
  • Registered with the Information Commissioners Office (ICO)

In accordance with my Professional Body’s requirements, my work is professionally supervised and insured, I have enhanced DBS (CRB) status.

Member organisations

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Therapies offered

  • Behavioural therapy
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Other therapies
  • Person-centred therapy

Fees

Additional information

In the current climate, I am offering sessions via 'Zoom' or the telephone which last for a duration of 50 minutes and are charged at £45 per session.



Availability

Monday to Friday 09:00 to 19:00 and Saturdays 09:00 to 12:00.

Further information

I can work with the following;

Trauma, Sexual Abuse, Domestic Violence, Anxiety, Depression, Stress ,Panic Attacks, Loss ,Relationship Issues, Life Changes, Self Confidence - Issues and Loneliness.

I am happy to discuss any issues not mentioned on the above list.

13 Church Road
Gosport
Hampshire
PO12 2LB

Type of session

Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults

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Jessie Sunstrum

Jessie Sunstrum