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About me

I am a Counsellor located in Central Reading. I offer online counselling via zoom. Online counselling is safe, secure and convenient and takes place in the comfort of your own home, while I will be in my place of work. I offer a non-judgemental, confidential and safe space for clients to be heard and to be able to discuss their issue/s.

I specialise in assisting people to identify and achieve their personal goals. I work mostly with clients who experience anxiety disorders and other issues related to their anxiety such as, addiction, low self-esteem, depression, trauma and so on.

Because am I online, I can accept clients from outside the Thames Valley area. I also welcome clients from all ethnic backgrounds and from the LGBTQ+ community.

Please take a look at my website to find out more about me. I can be contacted directly from this page, via social media or via just my website.

Training, qualifications & experience

I started my practice in April 2020 and have 2.5 years experience of online and telephone counselling. During my third and final year of training I worked as a volunteer counsellor for Change Grow Live, an organisation dedicated to helping people with addiction issues. 

My qualifications are:

  • Level 3 Certificate in Hypnotherapy & Counselling Skills(Cert Hyp CS)
  • Level 4 Diploma in Counselling Skills & Theory(Dip CST)
  • Level 4 Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling (Ad. Dip.PsyC)

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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NCS

National Counselling Society (NCS)

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

Accredited register membership

National Counselling Society

Accredited Register Scheme

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National Counselling Society

Fees

£50.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • Students

Additional information

I offer a free 30 minute consultation with no obligations. 

Clients have the option to pay for sessions as they go or alternatively pay for up to 3 to 6 sessions up front  - some clients prefer this option for ease and peace of mind.

When I work

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Reading, RG2 0BH

Type of session

Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults

Key details

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Online platforms

Whatsapp
Zoom

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