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About me

I am an Integrative counsellor who has a great deal of experience working with individuals on the autism spectrum,  and to help my clients feel as safe and grounded as possible within the therapy space and i do this by letting you as the client take the lead in your own therapy. Once settled into the counselling environment, I help to clarify exactly what your issues look and feel like to you (for no two clients experience issues the same way) and to discover the person who is underneath, which is the strong individual who has survived all life has thrown at them, and who doesn't need to be defined by their struggles. With time and care, you can learn to take care of yourself and use what you learn in counselling to greatly improve your life in different ways. counselling Journey can be a bit like a rollercoaster, and so with my clients I explain it that we are on a raft together and I will be with you for as long as you need me and that you are ready for me to get off the raft again, and with this I take a slower and gentle approach to make sure my clients are supported through both the ups and the downs of their journey on our raft together

I work with clients that maybe struggling with anxiety, depression or generally feeling a bit sad or low I also work with clients who are struggling with OCD

I initially do a initial consultation of 20 minutes in which Is free and then organise a full session if still wanted of 50 minutes

If you are currently finding things more difficult lately please get in touch to see how I can help 

Training, qualifications & experience

I have been qualified for over 4 years and have worked with sexual abuse and other forms of abuse and trauma, as well as pre-trial work also and recently started my own private practice for the last 2 years, and my experience is working with Autism, trauma , sexual abuse and other forms of abuse, PTSD, Anxiety, depression, sleep issues and OCD, hoarding and general low mood and axiety as well as different forms of depression

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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NCS

National Counselling Society (NCS)

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Accredited register membership

National Counselling Society

Accredited Register Scheme

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National Counselling Society

Fees

£50.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

My Fees are £50 per session via face to face at mind garden Therapy Centre in Reading , but I do currently have reduced fee slots of £30 a session for people who are unemployed, a full time student or unemployed via my website www.therapyaccess.co.uk

Initial consultation is free per 20 minute slot

When I work

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I am currently starting offer to see clients face to face, but also offering online or telephone sessions, I currently have space for new clients for Face to face, online and telephone

Further information

If on benefits I require proof of receipt of this

Reading, Berkshire, RG31

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Adults
Older adults

Key details

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Online platforms

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