Karen Harry Accredited Member BACP
I am a fully qualified, skilled and experienced BACP accredited counsellor and have worked in the caring profession for many years offering counselling, supervision and life- coaching.
I run a safe, confidential and relaxed private practice in Gorseinon and Swansea City centre, and both are easily accessible for individuals commuting to and from areas in and around Swansea, Gorseinon and Llanelli. I am highly experienced in anxiety issues and stress management, especially work related stress. I have successfully supported many individuals in overcoming their anxiety and assisted many in developing coping strategies to manage their stress symptoms
.I have worked in a substance misuse agency where I helped individuals, young and old with a diverse range of problems besides addiction, such as anger issues, anxiety, low confidence, poor self-esteem, bereavement, depression, abuse and trauma.
I originally qualified as a Person-Centred Counsellor and since then I have continued on a regular basis, to enhance my skills and experience by regularly undergoing further training.
By integrating other approaches and techniques into my practice, I can be sure that the way I work with you will suit your needs. This could be to work through any problems you may have, or finding direction in your life on a personal or professional level.
I aim to offer a place where you will feel safe, accepted and not judged and this can create the environment for you to draw upon your own resources, find your own solutions and see things more clearly.
My past experience in the substance misuse field allowed me the opportunity over the years to recognise the benefits of complementary therapies and how they enhance the physical and emotional wellbeing of many people. This inspired and motivated me into undergoing training in this field and I invite you to look at my website for a full list of what complementary therapies I can offer.
Training, qualifications & experience
BACP Accredited Counsellor
Post Grad Diploma Consultative Supervision
ABC Diploma Counselling
WJEC Advanced Certificate in Counselling
VTCT Diploma Aromatherapy
As part of my commitment to Continuing Professional Development I have received further training covering many topics including:
Stress Management Practitioner Course
Brief Intervention Therapy
Mental Ill Health
Solution Focused Therapy
Emotional Freedom Technique
My experience includes working with individuals that have been subjected to physical and sexual abuse, mental health issues, panic attacks, anxiety, self-hatred, living with feelings of shame and guilt, emotional problems, trust issues and feelings of complete hopelessness.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bipolar disorder
- Career counselling
- Domestic violence
- Drug abuse
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Gender dysphoria
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Panic disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Relationship problems
- Separation and divorce
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
First initial consultation free of charge
Counselling per session £40.00
Personal Development Coaching £40.00
Individual Supervision £35.00 per hour (concessions available for student counsellors)
Group Supervision - negotiable
Corporate Supervision - £180.00 per day
Complementary Therapies from £20.00
I invite you to browse my website for you to get a fuller picture of what I can offer you:
Due to the nature of my work, I may be unavailable during the day to take telephone calls..
If you leave a message, preferably via e mail or if you prefer to text or voicemail, you can be assured that all the information shared will be received and treated in the strictest of confidence and responded to as soon as I possibly can.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Monday-Friday 9am-6pm. Some weekend and late night sessions available on request
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|
Supervision & training
I hold a professional qualification in supervision and I am experienced in providing clinical and managerial supervision. .View supervision profile