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Jon Neathey - Talk to Jon

Andover, Hampshire, SP10
07749 067312 07749 067312 Registered / Accredited
Andover, Hampshire, SP10

About me

Feeling anxious, worthless or down? I can help.

Do you find that you are…

  • Worrying excessively?
  • Doubting yourself?
  • Struggling to work out who you really are?

Maybe it’s time to…

  • Stop worrying so much.
  • Feel better about yourself.
  • Find the authentic you.

I’m Jon, and I work with adult individuals who are suffering from low self-esteem and anxiety, to help them make positive changes to their life.

If you want to change your situation, but don’t know how, maybe counselling can help…

We are told that we shouldn’t stress, that we should be positive, we shouldn’t worry so much, that our life will be so much better as a result, and it’s probably true.

It sounds really easy in theory, too.

But…  What if you can’t just magically click your fingers and be happy-go-lucky, enthusiastic, driven to succeed?  What if you can’t bring yourself to tell anyone, either? You can then end up feeling like a failure.

Maybe it’s safer to just do nothing, say nothing, than to show any weakness or insecurity.

This can feel like a place of safety, but it’s a subtle trap that keeps you in a place of constantly changing anxiety.  It doesn’t have to be this way.  There are ways of exploring your emotions safely, with support, to enable you to feel better about who you are.

Let me help you.

My counselling style

I am a person-centred counsellor, which means that the work we do together is shaped by you. You are the only expert on what makes you happy, sad, or anxious. I will not decide what is best for you. I will not try to fix you. We will work as a team to explore your feelings and emotions, allowing you to begin to understand them and decide what you wish to do with them.

There will not be any homework, no advice, no philosophical clichés and, most importantly, no judgment. Your background, relationships and experiences have all shaped who you are right now, and I will accept you as you are, from the moment I meet you until the time we finish our work together.

There is no right or wrong way to do counselling, no pressure to be anyone other than yourself at any time, and no shame if you struggle with it. It can be tough going sometimes, but extremely powerful. I think there is something remarkable about being able to talk to someone you can completely trust not to judge you, and the act of speaking words we have never voiced before can be so liberating.

Due to the current national situation I offer online and telephone counselling.

How I work

I offer a free 30-minute taster session to see if you would like to work with me.  I will ask you certain questions about your circumstances and history to make sure that I am the right counsellor, and if this is the right type of counselling, for you.  If you then want to continue, I will provide you with a welcome pack and we will book our first full appointment.

I will carry out occasional reviews with you as we continue, just to make sure that you are getting what you need from the sessions.

I do not offer quick fixes.  Some people can continue with their counsellors for ongoing support for periods stretching into months and even years, so I will offer you support for as long as we both feel it is needed.

Training, qualifications & experience

About me

I work with people like you to reduce their anxiety and feel better about themselves by making positive change in their lives.

Many of the messages I have received in my life seemed to add up to one thing – I will never amount to anything. I had to act a certain way to be loved, I had to be a certain type of person to fit in. Support the team, join the club, live my life how others wanted. This meant I spent quite a big part of my life feeling as if I was not good enough, then isolated as I couldn’t tell anyone.

Once I worked out what was really going on for me, it led me into wanting to help people, just like you.

Experience

I have worked with clients for over 300 client hours, which has included work with adults from various backgrounds with wide-ranging emotional and mental problems. I am a Registered Member of the National Counselling Society.

Qualifications

Level 2 Award in Introduction to Counselling Skills

Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills

Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies

Level 4 Award in Interpersonal Mediation

Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

NCS

National Counselling Society

The National Counselling Society

This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.

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 Society

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Therapies offered

  • Humanistic therapies
  • Person-centred therapy

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Fees

I offer a taster session of 30 minutes free of charge.

Price per regular session is then £55.

Further information

I am able offer face to face meetings again, ensuring that the wellbeing of my clients comes first.

My counselling room is spacious and allows for social distancing of 2 metres. My room is cleaned after each in person client session.

I offer secure online video appointments via Zoom, so you do not need to leave your home to talk if that is more comfortable for you.

Duke Close
Andover
Hampshire
SP10

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None

Accessibility

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access

Disabled parking available directly outside my practice when open.

Availability

I work weekdays, with daytime and evening sessions available.

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

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Jon Neathey - Talk to Jon

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