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About me

Hi,

As an intuitive and qualified counsellor and mentor/coach with an interest, training and experience in emotional, mental and spiritual wellbeing, I offer a space for you to reflect upon your life. I have a warm, accepting, non-judgemental personality and have had my own personal trials which led me to the counselling path. As such, I am an empathic counsellor who knows what it is like when life isn't what you'd hoped it would be with its many turns and dips in the road and what it takes to make the changes necessary for improved wellbeing and hope. Passionate about listening with attentiveness and care as you navigate the route, have choices to make and new directions to follow, I tailor my approach to help you find your individual pathway to enhance your life journey, reconcile past or present challenges and empower your future.

My approach is one of ‘there can be a way where there seems to be no way’.

I am married with two grown up children. Family is very important to me. I love walking in the countryside and beside the sea, especially at dawn or dusk and love star gazing too. I make jam (who wouldn't with a surname like Bramble) and paint pebbles for people.  Currently, I am setting up a charity in support of young people and those who are involved with them and studying for a Master's degree! The best is yet to come...

If you think I can help you please contact me by which ever means works best for you. If I am unavailable, I will make contact with you as soon as I am able, usually within 24 hours.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a graduate counsellor with a Foundation Degree in Person-centred counselling and a Registered Member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). I am also a senior practitioner mentor/coach, accredited with the European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC). My training has included Bereavement, Children and Young People, aspects of mental health – including trauma and dissociation, spiritual formation and direction.

I have experience of working with a variety of age ranges (16-85+) and issues, including anxiety and depression, personality disorders, addictions, suicidal tendencies, self-harm, eating disorders, marriage and family issues, male and female domestic abuse, sexuality, bereavement, work-related difficulties and health issues – including chronic pain, and life limiting illness.

Member organisations

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I offer mentoring and coaching for specific empowering and tools for living successfully.

Non-violent communication and reconciliation.

Support to male and female partners and children suffering as a result of domestic violence.

Spirituality.

Therapies offered

  • Existential therapy
  • Integrative
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy

Fees

Additional information

My fees are - £20 initial appointment to see if I am the right person for you. Thereafter, £45 per 1hr session. Concessionary rates may be discussed.

Availability

I am currently unable to take clients. However, I will be available from August 2021.

Further information

My aim is to be a patient support, providing a pathway of hope to you, for as long as you find it helpful.

Ledbury
Herefordshire
HR8

Hereford
HR4

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults

Key details

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

I use Zoom for online counselling as well as Skype. I also use online chat/email (where appropriate)

Linda Bramble PGdip/MBACP/EMCC Senior Practitioner

Linda Bramble PGdip/MBACP/EMCC Senior Practitioner