Louise Turner

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Somerset, BA16
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About me

Modern life can be difficult. I am experienced in helping people with issues such as stress, anxiety and sadness which can be a part of daily living. Talking to someone who is qualified to support you can help to explore the roots of your issues and work together to move forward in a healthier way, enabling you to deal with whatever life throws at you in the future. 

I believe we are shaped by both nature and nurture, evolving through our childhood experiences and beliefs into our unconscious ‘life script’. In therapy, uncovering these thought patterns can reveal whether our early ways of relating to others, ourselves and the world still serve us. By making these patterns conscious, we gain the ability to choose our path forward.

Areas I often work with include; anxiety and panic, anger management, bereavement and loss, depression, issues with food, loneliness and isolation, personal growth and exploration, relationships, low self esteem, stress, teenage issues. 

Training, qualifications & experience

CPCAB Counselling skills- Certificate level 2

CPCAB Counselling studies - Certificate level 3

CPCAB Therapeutic Counselling - Diploma level 4

QLS Level 5 Introductory Certificate in Counselling Children and Young People

For the last 3 years I have worked as a counsellor within the NHS, speaking with clients with a wide range of issues, such as anxiety & depression, relationship problems, low confidence and self esteem, disordered eating, bereavement, abuse, stress and many more issues that can affect everybody throughout any stage of their lives.

I have experience working with young people in both an academic and pastoral role in a further education setting, as well as working in a formal counselling service at a local college. For 12 months I worked as part of an amazing counselling team in a charity supporting people affected by eating disorders and and also worked as part of their outreach program in local colleges. 

Member organisations

BACP
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Areas of counselling I deal with

Fees

£50.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Free initial 1/2 hour session

Reduced fees available for students and people on low income  

Weekly/fortnightly appointments available

When I work

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Afternoon
Evening
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I can be flexible with times, please enquire and I can seen what works for both of us. 

Further information

I am a qualified and empathic counsellor who offers 1-1 online/telephone counselling in private practice. I offer weekly, fortnightly or even monthly sessions and we can work together short term or open ended, whatever works for you. 

As a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy I follow their ethical framework allowing my clients confidence to work together in a safe, non-judgmental environment.

Somerset, BA16

Type of session

Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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