Karen Thornton Therapy Services
I am an Integrative Counsellor who works and lives my Life with a solution-focused approach. I am a deeply empathic person who can be alongside clients in the most difficult circumstances.
I am passionate about the well-being of children and young people. I am a direct, honest and congruent person with a good sense of humour.
I work with ages ranging from 6 years to Adults. I am experienced working with a range of emotional and Mental health issues:
- Depression. Anxiety. Anger. ADD. ADHD.
- Drugs and Alcohol. Eating issues. School exclusion. Self-esteem.
- I can work jointly with family and clients.
- I can work creatively.
- I use mindfulness.
I created The Tool-kit Group for 11-20 years, to create a tool-bag for dealing with Life.
I have my own unique approach for helping young people and adults change their unhelpful thinking which causes anxiety, depression, i have had great success of clients coming into full awareness and starting to live in the truth. Living their lives from their authentic selves.
I love my campervan and tour Scotland and Ireland, love ballet, dance, gardening, retreats and having fun.
Training, qualifications & experience
ABC Level 4 Diploma in the theory Practice of Counselling.
Post-Graduate Diploma in Counselling Children and Young people. Level 7.
Mindfulness for Health Course. Breathworks.
Mindful Self-compassion. 5-day intensive course. Chris Germer.
Mindful Based Stress reduction course. Bangor University.
BACP Conference working with identity and self-esteem with young people.
Employed at Visyon as a counsellor, Family health wellbeing worker in Schools, Group facilitator, Mentor.
I worked in Addiction for 2 years at a rehabilitation centre, helping addicts and alcoholics into recovery.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Asperger's syndrome
- Attachment disorder in children
- Behaviour problems
- Career counselling
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Childhood bereavement
- Childhood bullying
- Depression and anxiety in children
- Domestic violence
- Drug abuse
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic disorder
- Relationship problems
- Separation and divorce
- Separation anxiety
- Work-related stress
- Young carers
Other areas of counselling I deal with
creative and art to help with the therapy process.
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£35.00 an hour.
1st session at a lower rate to see if i am the right counselor for you.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Types of client