Karen Brown - BSc Hons Psychology and Counselling - Registered Member BACP

Karen Brown  - BSc Hons Psychology and Counselling - Registered Member BACP

Caterham
Surrey
CR3

Cralwley
West Sussex
RH10

07725 127123

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Caterham
Surrey
CR3

Cralwley
West Sussex
RH10

07725 127123

About me

I offer therapy and mindfulness sessions, or a mixture of both. I have a BSc Hons in Psychology and Counselling. I have a warm character and a genuine desire to help you.

I hold clinics in Crawley, Caterham, Brighton and Hove, all are close to transport links and parking (some free)

'Life' can be difficult and whatever resonates with you, a long term problem, an immediate crisis or if you are just feeling stuck.  I am able to offer you a calm space where you have the opportunity to explore what has prompted you to seek counselling.

Some of the areas of counselling clients come to see me about include: Trauma, Anxiety, Generalised Anxiety Disorder, Depression, Panic Disorder, Relationship Issues, Family Issues, Affairs and betrayals, Separation and Divorce, Addictions. Anger management, Low self Esteem, Self Harm, Bereavement, Eating Disorders, Addictions (please see full list below)

Many of my clients have benefited from MBSR (Mindful based stress reduction). I aim to help clients gain a healthy work/life balance and offer exam stress relief techniques to students. At the end of our sessions you will have a 'tool box' to take with you as you continue your journey through life.

Group mindful/well-being sessions available - small groups of between 4 -6. Meet with like minded people and find your inner peace.

I am experienced in working with both one to one and couples counselling. I will work with you in an Integrative/Holistic way.  Drawing from different models of therapy allows me to tailor each session to your particular needs. Sessions can be long term/short term/time bonded.

I have worked with young people and have volunteered with a charity that offered counselling to young people age between 14 - 25. I also have experience of working with children and young people who have emotional and behavioural difficulties. I have volunteered with a cancer charity supporting both those with a diagnosis of cancer and their families.

Training, qualifications & experience

Therapies offered

Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT)

Cognitive and behaviour therapy

Couples counselling

Integrative/holistic therapy

Mindfulness

MBSR (Mindful based stress reduction)

Person Centred Counselling

Solution focused brief therapy

DBS checked (disclosure and Barring Enhanced Certificate)

Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Psychology and Integrative Counselling - University of East London
  • Diploma in Applied Social Science - Open University
  • Diploma in Health and Social Care - Open University
  • Foundation certificate in Person Centred Therapy - East Surrey College
  • Certificate in working with children and young people - Open University

I am a registered member of the BACP and adhere to their ethical guidelines. I attend regular supervision and I am committed to my professional development. Please feel free to ask about the many courses I have attended.


Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Fees

Individuals £45 per session

Couples - £60 per session - 50 minutes - £80 for 90 minutes


Group mindful/well-being sessions available - small groups of between 4 -6. Meet with like minded people and find your inner peace. Sessions priced at £20 per person.

I am able to offer reduced fee sessions for Thursday and Friday mornings,  please contact me for details, stating which location you wish to see me.

Accepted payment - cash or BACS (BACS sessions to be paid in advance)

Please contact me for the fee for Skype sessions. (Individuals only)

Further information

Counselling sessions can be booked for outdoors. Venue to be agreed in advance.

Maps & Directions

Caterham, CR3
Cralwley, RH10

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Availability

Monday - Friday 8 am - 9 pm Saturday 8 am - 4 pm

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Groups