Kirstin Turner BA (Hons), Registered Member MBACP

Kirstin Turner BA (Hons), Registered Member MBACP

Woodbridge
Suffolk
IP12

07513555919

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Woodbridge
Suffolk
IP12

07513555919

About me

Counselling offers support and help for a variety of issues. My aim is to build a therapeutic relationship; where clients can experience honest empathic understanding, acceptance and non judgement.

My counselling approach is informed by Heinz Kohut's work on Self Psychology, John Bowlby's attachment theory, Carl Rogers Person Centred Approach and elements of CBT.

I believe in the ability to change, and I offer a safe, private and ethical space to support clients to make the changes they need to in order to live a more fulfilled life.

There may be instances where we can work 'creatively'; this can support individuals for whom finding the right words for their feelings can be difficult. Working creatively might involve using images to better explain how you feel, or working with stones to explore family and relationship feelings and dynamics.

If you feel ready to take the next step of making contact; please give me a call or send me an email. We can then discuss your concerns briefly and set up an initial meeting. During this you can explore what you need from counselling, ask any questions and discover if it feels right for you. At this point we can then discuss setting up regular sessions, either weekly or fortnightly for example.

Training, qualifications & experience

BA Hons Counselling: First

FDA Counselling: Merit

Two years working with individuals or family members affected by any form of addiction.

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I do not specialise in any particular issue, and as such clients can come to me with anything that is distressing them; however I have an interest in labour/birth trauma, ante natal and post natal depression.

Fees

Initial session: £30

Fifty minute session: £40

I offer a reduced rate of £30 for individuals with genuine financial difficulty.

Further information

The counselling room I work from is in my garden, offering a quiet and private space for clients.

Facilities: Free Parking on driveway.

Ground floor counselling room with ground floor W.C.

Please see my website for more detailed information.

Maps & Directions

Woodbridge, IP12

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: Portuguese - Not entirely fluently.

Accessibility

Wheelchair access: Unspecified

Space on driveway for parking, shingle path and step up into room. On the ground floor with WC facilities. Can offer support if wheelchair access is needed.

Availability

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 09.30. Tuesday evening appointments available.

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults