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Julia Haygreen, BA (Hons) Counselling, FdSc Degree Counselling, Diploma Counselling, MBACP (Accred), Clinical Counselling Supervisor

At times when you may be feeling overwhelmed, anxious, alone and finding life difficult, counselling can be helpful. I am here to support you.

Connection and communication with others is an essential part of life, particularly at times of difficulty, crisis, heightened anxiety and isolation. It is human nature to grow and develop by relating to other people, in personal or professional relationships or through shared interests or experiences. When this becomes difficult to do, when something in life changes, when you feel isolated or withdrawn and don't know how to get back on track, I am here to help. I will offer support, clarity, gentle guidance and an impartial ear to listen as you work towards gradually feeling more connected with yourself and others. Within this safe and supportive relationship, we work together to create positive change in your life. Please note that I work with adult individuals 18+.

I can support you to, among others;

Work through present difficulties

Focus on a specific issue, crisis point or experience in your life

Connect with and identify your feelings

Manage difficult feelings such as anger, guilt or shame

Address difficult or challenging relationships

Make relationship decisions

Understand yourself better

Repair old and familiar patterns that are no longer working or perhaps never made you truly happy

Heal from past experiences and trauma

Discover the unknown about yourself

Accept parts you may be less comfortable with because they make you human and whole

Increase self-awareness, self-esteem and confidence

Develop a positive outlook

Embrace new opportunities

Feel free from people-pleasing

Build ways to better self-care

Experience deeper relationships with yourself and others which feel more genuine and fulfilling

As a fully qualified and experienced counsellor and psychotherapist, I offer a safe, private and accepting space for you to talk things through. Talking with me separately from your friends or family and feeling emotionally safe and understood may help you to open up more because I will not judge or give advice. Our time together will involve me helping you to work through your experiences and become more aware of your feelings, behaviours and thoughts. Together we will look at how to develop self awareness and self acceptance and to find your own voice when relating and communicating with others, which will enable you to move forward.

Certain counselling styles suit some people differently to others, so I draw from a range of approaches to provide the right support to meet your individual needs. With my support and gentle guidance, these are all possible;

Healing from old wounds

Freedom from the past

Recovery from unhelpful patterns

A new outlook

Healthy connection with your feelings

Improved relationships

Reaching your goals

A better, happier way of living

I have experience working with the following issues, among others;

Stress

Anxiety

Relationship issues

Anger

Panic Attacks

Depression

Bereavement

Life direction and purpose

Trauma

PTSD

Feeling lost or overwhelmed

Suicide / suicidal thoughts

Health anxiety

Short term health concerns

Long term illness

Cancer

Multiple Sclerosis

Fibromyalgia

Workplace disputes

Disciplinary procedures

Self-esteem

Personal values

Communication

Feeling isolated or disconnected

People-pleasing

Parenting

Workplace stress

Addiction

Feeling stuck in life

Fear of change

Co-dependency

Fertility difficulties

Pregnancy loss

Internal conflict

Menopause

OCD behaviours

Self-harm

Perfectionism

Guilt and shame

Psychosis

We will go at your pace, with gentle encouragement, to look at the difficulties you are experiencing.

This can ...

Trigger thoughts and feelings about other experiences you have had

Help you make sense of them and why they are still having an impact

Heal old wounds, repair patterns and improve current relationships

Lead to old, harmful feelings being replaced by new, positive emotions

Integrate these experiences into your new way of being in a way that is healing and transformative.

Trainee Counsellors

I have extensive experience supporting students with personal therapy during counselling training. I provide a safe, trusting and wholly empathic space in which to explore your thoughts, feelings and experiences both past and present. Working through transferences as they arise within our therapeutic relationship will help you become more aware of the impact of past experiences and relationships on your life today. Being able to explore this openly, honestly, with curiosity and genuineness and without judgement is a fundamental relational aspect of the way I work.

As training material may arise within or alongside your own therapeutic experience, I am mindful of maintaining a safe and boundaried space. Therefore, I work with minimal numbers of counselling students across a range of training institutions so that I can support your counselling process wholly impartially and without outside influence.

Concessions are available for trainee counsellors, please contact me for details.

Contact

Please call me on 07855 033993 or email me at thecounsellingallianceltd@gmail.com.

Your call is completely confidential.

Julia Haygreen, Counsellor and Psychotherapist and Counselling Supervisor in West Byfleet and Dorking, near Woking and Guildford in Surrey.

Locations

We can meet for sessions in-person, by telephone or online, at my practice locations;

West Byfleet - a private and peaceful purpose-built therapy room in a garden setting (ground floor access and private entrance, no steps or stairs).

Dorking - a warm and comfortable private therapy room located in Dorking High Street (first floor).

Areas

West Byfleet near Byfleet, Pyrford, Ripley, Send, Wisley, Cobham, Addlestone, Chertsey, Ottershaw, Knaphill, Sheerwater, Woking, Weybridge, Shepperton, Esher and surrounding areas.

Dorking near Westcott, Holmwood, Betchworth, Leatherhead, Capel, Reigate, Ockley, Shere, Guildford and surrounding areas.

Easy access from M25. Free parking at both locations and train stations within a 15 minute walk.

Training, qualifications & experience

BACP (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy) Accredited Counsellor and Psychotherapist

BA (Hons) Degree Counselling (University of Greenwich)

FdSc Degree Counselling (University of Greenwich)

Diploma Counselling (OCN)

Clinical Counselling Supervisor (LM Counselling)

Certificate in Online and Telephone Counselling (National Counselling Society)

Additional Training and Workshops include;

Trauma masterclass with BPS (British Psychological Society) working with trauma and PTSD

Addictions and substance misuse

Attachment styles and well-being

Bereavement, loss and grief

Cancer diagnosis, treatment, support for patients and family/carers

Autonomic Nervous System

Gut health links to mental health

Improving self-esteem

Neuroscience and the Polyvagal Theory

Personal and Professional Value Systems - Acculturation Model

Boarding school syndrome

Fibromyalgia

MS

BPD

Safeguarding vulnerable adults

Experience

A highly experienced Counsellor and Psychotherapist

Experienced working with a wide range of life and psychological issues

Highly experienced working with long-term health conditions

Loss and Bereavement specialist

Trauma specialist

Affiliated with Employee Assistance Programmes and insurance companies

Fully qualified clinical Counselling Supervisor

Student mentor working in Universities and Colleges

Worked in the NHS with people experiencing a cancer diagnosis as patients and family/carers

Worked with a charity organisation supporting survivors of childhood sexual abuse

I have experience working in the corporate sector since 1989 and in healthcare since 2007, then as a qualified Counsellor and Psychotherapist in NHS, charity sector and private practice settings. My commitment to CPD (Continued Professional Development) is shown in extensive additional training courses and research over a number of years. I work as a student mentor in universities and colleges supporting students with additional learning needs and I run an established private counselling and psychotherapy practice.

I have a current and clear DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) Certificate.

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.

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.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
  • Behavioural therapy
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Compassion-Focused Therapy
  • Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy
  • Existential therapy
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal therapy
  • Jungian therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Play therapy
  • Psychoanalytic therapy
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Psychosynthesis
  • Solution focused brief therapy
  • Transactional analysis
  • Transpersonal psychology

Fees

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Fees: Sessions last for 50 minutes (£55 for daytime appointments 9am-4pm, £60 6pm-8pm)

Availability

I offer flexible daytime and evening appointments. Please call me to discuss an appointment time that suits you.

Further information

We can meet for sessions in-person, by telephone or online (using Zoom).

West Byfleet
Surrey
KT15

28-30 South Street
Dorking
Surrey
RH4

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

Wheelchair user access

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.

Supervision

Online supervision
Telephone supervision

I am a fully qualified Counselling Supervisor, offering supervision to trainee and qualified counsellors and psychotherapists, in-person and online.

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Julia Haygreen, Counsellor and Psychotherapist in W.Byfleet and Dorking, Surrey

Julia Haygreen, Counsellor and Psychotherapist in W.Byfleet and Dorking, Surrey