Julie Heanan

Julie Heanan

Billingham
Stockton-on-Tees.
Teesside
TS23

07722988674

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About me

Hi, let me tell you a little about myself. I began my counselling career approximately 23 years ago, working with people with long term illnesses, at The John Richardson Trust (which then became Tees Valley Counselling Services.) I took a break from counselling while my children were growing up and have been working in Primary Care for the past 11 years, delivering short term therapy.

I am a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) abiding by their code of ethics and best practice, and am currently preparing to apply for accreditation.

My core training was in Person Centred counselling, but over the years I have developed a more integrative approach to therapy and am quite capable in using a number of different ‘tools’ of the trade, including Transactional Analysis (TA), Gestalt, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, (CBT), Bereavement Counselling  Mindfulness and healing with creative media. I engage in regular continued personal development , keeping my skills honed and updated.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have a background in nursing, qualifying as a State Enrolled Nurse in 1977. I became a qualified counsellor in 1997.

Qualifications:

BSc. Anthropology: Health and Human Sciences

Diploma In Counselling

Associated Examining Board (AEB) and Central School of Counselling and Therapy (CSCT): Certificate in Counselling Skills and Theory

NCFE Level 4: Certificate in Further Counselling, specialising in Bereavement and Loss and Intimacy and Relationship Counselling

City and Guilds: Certificate in Skills, Theory and Practice and Personal Development

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Fees

My fees are £35 per hour, £25 for students and concessions, on proof of benefits or state pension claims (limited places for concessionary treatments).

Maps & Directions

Stockton-on-Tees., TS23

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

Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: No

There is a flight of stairs to my therapy room, but, unfortunately, there is no lift.

Availability

My practice hours are currently Monday 5.30 - 6.30pm, Fridays 9.30am to 1.00pm and 5.30 - 6.30pm. Saturdays 9.30am to 2.15pm.

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults