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About me

Who Am I?

Hello, my name is Louise and I am a professionally qualified and accredited psychotherapeutic counsellor, experienced with working with adults, both in private practice and also in the NHS.

What do I offer?

I draw on various complimentary methods of counselling and psychotherapy that can be tailored to your individual needs, whether you are seeking shorter term solution focused therapy or longer term in-depth therapy, to explore thoughts, feelings or behaviors that you feel are impacting on the way you want to live your life in an empathetic, confidential and non-judgemental space.

You may be feeling that you are not sleeping well or your usual coping mechanisms are not working so well for you anymore.

Maybe you are finding you are becoming more anxious in social situations or perhaps are finding it harder to say no to unwanted requests and are feeling overwhelmed.

You might be realising that you have a pattern of self-sabotaging behaviours.

Perhaps you feel that the way you relate and communicate with yourself and others is causing you difficulty or distress.

I offer either face to face sessions or online sessions.

Please visit my website for further details.

What is my experience?

I have experience working with a wide variety of emotional difficulties, including bereavement, depression, relationship difficulties and other life altering changes in circumstances. In addition I am an Anxiety UK approved therapist and therefore have experience with different types of anxiety including health anxiety and social anxiety.

How to contact me

You can message me or contact me via text or email.

I understand you want to make sure you choose the right therapist for you and offer a confidential no obligation, free assessment (20 mins) where we can discuss what you are looking for from therapy, what your expectations are and answer any queries you may have.

I look forward to hearing from you if you would like to discuss things further.  I endeavor to respond to any messages within 24 hours.

Training, qualifications & experience

Training:

I am an NCS accredited psychotherapeutic counsellor (Dip. Couns).

Clinical Experience:

NHS - various GP surgery settings

St Wilfrid's Hospice, East Sussex

Association of Carers, East Sussex

Anxiety UK

Private Practice - Healix Counselling

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Qualifications:

  • UKATA Diploma in TA Practice
  • Diploma in Counselling (Transactional Analysis)
  • Bereavement training
  • Anxiety UK training

Code of Ethics:

I adhere to National Counselling Society, UKATA and UKCP codes of ethics and professional practice.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

NCS

National Counselling Society

The National Counselling Society

This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.

In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

UKATA

UK Association for Transactional Analysis

UKATA (formally the Institute of Transactional Analysis) is the national UK Transactional Analysis organisation representing all fields of TA theory and practice. TA can be used as an effective tool in a wide range of contexts such as: personal development, management, coaching, counselling, psychotherapy, teaching, education, parenting and more.

Accredited register membership

National Counselling Society

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.

Fees

Initial Assessment Session FREE (20 mins)

Ongoing sessions:

  • Individual £50 (50 mins)

Burgess Hill
West Sussex
RH15

Hove
East Sussex
BN3

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None

Accessibility

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.

Wheelchair user access Unspecified

Types of client

Adults

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Louise Herbert (Dip. Couns) Healix Counselling

Louise Herbert (Dip. Couns) Healix Counselling