Julia Bunch BAHons. P.G.C.E. DipCoun MBACP

Julia Bunch  BAHons. P.G.C.E.  DipCoun MBACP

Redhill
Surrey
RH1

Reigate
RH2

01737 826728 / 07989 029575

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About me

Hello.

I've been a counsellor in Redhill for ten years, addressing a broad range of issues. I've particularly had a lot of experience working with clients suffering depression or anxiety or with relationship difficulties.

I hope you will find counselling here to be a very positive experience. My approach is warm, sensitive and very understanding. I'd like you to always feel free to ask questions and let me know any worries or doubts you may have about counselling. You will find a safe, confidential space here to explore any thoughts that have been going round your head and any dilemmas you are struggling with. With regard to booking sessions, I offer a flexible approach, as I understand we all live busy and complicated lives.

My specialist field is working with clients with Autistic Spectrum issues and Aspergers Syndrome. This includes parents of children with Autistic Spectrum issues, siblings and spouses. I have many years of experience, understanding and knowledge of Autism and disability. I developed my knowledge through my work as a Portage teacher and developing a charity. I also set up and ran a programme of Applied Behavioural Analysis for my own son with Autism.

My previous career has included setting up and managing a charity offering emotional support to parents of children with disabilities. I've also been a careers advisor and a teacher within both mainstream and special needs settings. I was a school governor at a secondary school for students with severe learning disabilities.

More recently, I have been a counsellor for students at the Orpheus Centre (an inspiring Performing Arts College for students with disabilities), and at Epsom Hospital's Macmillan Centre.

My practice offers a quiet, comfortable room, a 5-10 minute walk from Redhill station and there is parking in the road. It is within easy access of Reigate, Dorking, Crawley, Godstone, Bletchingley, Nutfield, Merstham and Caterham.

Do drop me an email, a text or phone if you'd like to find out more or book an initial session.
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Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications include

Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling (awarded by NESCOT, accredited by the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists)

Advanced Counselling Certificate, East Surrey College

B.A. Hons. degree in Classics from Bristol University

A Post Graduate Certificate in Education from Bristol Polytechnic

Qualifications in Portage teaching, Careers advice and Applied Behavioural Analysis.

For more information about my previous experience, please see my website.

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Autism
Diagnosis of disability
Aspergers Syndrome
Experience of loss
Change
Panic attacks
Illness
Grief
Step families
Young people
Life changes and transition
Exam/study stress
Isolation
Social Anxiety
Rejection
Guilt
Shame

Issues relating to social media

Fees

Daytime session (up to 5.0 p.m.) £45

Evening session (from 5.0 p.m.) £50


Session duration 50 minutes

Maps & Directions

Redhill, RH1
Reigate, RH2

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Accessibility

Wheelchair access: No

Availability

I offer day-time and evening availability from Monday to Friday.

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults