Leah Connelly FdSc MBACP Evening and early morning appointments available.

Leah Connelly FdSc MBACP Evening and early morning appointments available.

Yateley
Hampshire
GU46

07729 515990

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About me

One of the areas I have a particular experience of working with is anxiety. If you've experienced anxiety for most of your life or if you've started experiencing anxiety because of work pressures, relationship issues/break ups or significant changes in your life such as illness or bereavement we can work together to help alleviate your anxiety.

Anxiety is more common than you think, it's estimated that over 3 million people in the UK alone experience an anxiety disorder at some time in their life.

Maybe you find it hard to speak in public, go to social events, visit the shops or get out of the house to name but a few things that anxiety can affect.

Don't feel that things can't change, by working together you can change how you feel.

Anxiety is hugely impactful in both physical and emotional terms and living with it not only affects ourselves but those around us. A certain level of anxiety is natural, in fact it's a good thing it keeps us aware of possible causes of concern. However when anxiety starts to detrimentally impact our lives then it's time to look at where it comes from, to understand it is to learn to start managing it differently. The way I work is to look at where the anxiety comes from for you, what triggers it and also useful coping techniques.

I believe we're all unique and we all have different experiences growing up and in our adult lives, there is no 'normal'. By exploring how you feel and your experiences you can begin to understand what your life means to you and this encourages self-acceptance, self-assurance and self-confidence.

I also have extensive experience and interest in working with carers, patients and family members in relation to life limiting illness, chronic illness and bereavement counselling gained in my role as a volunteer counsellor at the Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice.


I also offer early morning appointments and evening appointments subject to availability. I also work online on Skype and Zoom.

My counselling practice is near Yateley, Camberley, Fleet, Frimley, Farnborough, Sandhurst, Crowthorne, Wokingham, Hartley Witney and easy accessible from the A30.

I work with adults over the age of 18 on an individual basis and I also offer relationship counselling.

Please do look at my website www.leahconnelly.co.uk and Facebook page

Training, qualifications & experience

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Foundation Degree (FdSc) in Counselling - Integrative

NCFE Level 1 Award in Interpersonal Skills
NCFE Level 2 Award in Helping Skills
NCFE Level 3 Award in Counselling skills and theory

CPD AND FURTHER TRAINING

Working with Personality Disorder KUF Awareness Level

Child Protection and Safeguarding

Solution Focused Brief Therapy - an Introduction

Volunteer Training by Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice Care in Best Practise in Supporting Patients, Families and Carers:

  • Volunteering in Palliative Care
  • Communication Skills
  • Loss and Grief
  • Self-Disclosure, Endings and Spirituality
  • Confidential Relationships

I also undertake regular continuous professional development.

I am a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and am bound by the ethical framework of this professional body.

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

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Fees

I charge £50 for individuals and each session will last 50 minutes.

Further information

You can access my website on www.leahconnelly.co.uk, you will find details of how I work and FAQ page which you may find helpful.

Ample free parking at my quiet and discreet private practice.

My consulting room is in Runfold conveniently located just off the A31 between Guildford and Farnham. Close to Aldershot, Fleet, Farnham, Church Crookham, Tongham, Badshot Lea, Wrecclesham, Upper Hale, Weybourne, Farnborough and Camberley.

Maps & Directions

Yateley, GU46

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Accessibility

Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: No

Availability

Morning, daytime and evening sessions dependant on availability

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Couples