Maureen Brumby, Registered Member of BACP @ Mornview Therapeutic Services

Maureen Brumby, Registered Member of BACP @ Mornview Therapeutic Services

Ellesmere Port
Cheshire
CH66

0151 339 4789 / 0771 246 5545

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About me

The current Coronavirus pandemic crisis presents new and challenging ways to provide counselling to the public.  My practice is ready and available to take on new clients who need emotional and psychological care and treatment at this time via remote counselling (Phone, Email, Zoom).

Do connect with counselling if you feel it will be helpful especially at this particularly isolating time.  I have capacity to communicate with you via Zoom, phone or email still provide an excellent, ethical and caring service.

I have been a Qualified, Experienced and Professional therapist for 16 years with thousands of hours client practice. I am an experienced Counsellor and Clinical Counselling Supervisor.  I work with a broad range of issues.

Your mental health and your wellbeing matters to me enormously. Your healing process towards a more positive and healthy 'you' is something we work towards together.

We are living in difficult and challenging times and problems can seem impossible to resolve even the smallest of issues. Talking with a skilled and experienced Counsellor can help you to feel heard, achieve clarity and understanding. It can provide you with guidance and direction and help you to get to where you want to be in life.

In my practice I work with young people, adults and older people who present with a vast range of emotional and psychological problems. The therapy relationship is key to clients feeling safe and that they are working with someone whom they can place their trust in.  In session we go at your pace in your time and you have space to communicate openly and honestly about the things that are troubling you.  Not all clients aim for an outcome or resolution but if this is required we can work towards achieving a sense of feeling settled, resolved and fulfilled.

I tailor my therapeutic approaches and interventions according to each individual client and what they bring along to counselling.

Many clients have already commented that they feel safe and able to communicate well via alternative counselling.

My key approaches include Person Centred, Psychodynamic, Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Inner Child work, Transactional Analysis, Schema Therapy.


My areas of expertise and competency are:

Post Traumatic Stress, Relationship Problems, Infidelity, Low Self Esteem, Anger, Bereavement, Anxiety, Depression, Panic Attacks, Self Harm, Rape, Sexual Assault, Childhood Sexual Abuse, Identity Problems, Trauma and Stress, Dissociation, Infidelity, Attachment Problems, Suicidal Thoughts or Intent, Loss, Bereavement, Low Mood, Bipolar and more.  No doubt the Coronavirus Pandemic will bring with it unique issues for each and every one of us and I am ready and willing to work with these problems with clients.

I accept my clients totally and unconditionally with warmth and genuine desire and commitment to help; I am motivated to helping you within my capacity as a professionally trained and experienced Counsellor.

My phone, email and Zoom counselling service extends to:

Anywhere in the United Kingdom

I provide counselling from my own dedicated counselling space in my office Ellesmere Port.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy or CBT is a scientifically tested therapy approach which focuses on creating postitive change in the here and now. It can help to create lasting alternative ways to think, feel and behave. I feel passionate about this particular therapy approach and I can work with specific issues such as anxiety, depression, panic attacks, OCD, agoraphobia, social anxiety, and many, many more issues.

Additionally, I am a Clinical Counselling Supervisor for qualified and unqualified/trainee counsellors. Supervision is an essential element of safe and ethical therapeutic practice and it is a requirement of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP).

When you are searching for the courage to heal yourself and find that you are ready to create positive, healthy change in your life, you will be on the right track towards a new and healthy 'you', so why not take that journey with me TODAY!

CALL:   07712 465545

"I believe we all have a right to be heard - once that quiet inner VOICE within us feels sufficiently safe, strong and confident to speak out.  And when you do, it will set you free...


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Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications:

Level 6 Certificate in Therapeutic Counselling Supervision (CPCAB)
Level 5 Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CPCAB)
Level 4 Diploma in Counselling (Integrative) (NCFE)
Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills and Theory (NCFE)
Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills (BACP)
Certificate in Introduction to Counselling
101 Certificate in Transactional Analysis
Foundation Certificate in Transactional Analysis

Online Certificate in Statement Analysis

Introductory and Online Training in Developmental Couples Counselling

I am a qualified Counselling Supervisor and I supervise student and qualified counsellors using the excellent Hawkins & Shohet model.

Also, I provide Counselling Supervision for counsellors working at CRUSE, AGE UK, CSASS and Merseyside Youth Association.

I have a qualification in Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTLLS) and am available to facilitate and co-facilitate counselling workshops and counselling training programmes.

Training / Workshops:

Wellness Recovery Action Planning (WRAP)
Anger Management
Cruse Bereavement Training
MIND Mentoring Training
Place2Be Initial Training
Inner Child Therapy
Hearing Voices - Jacqui Dillon
Autism Spectrum Disorders
Suicide - Dr Andrew Reeves
Rape and Sexual Abuse Training (RASA)
Infant Death
Homicide
Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP by Mary Ellen Copeland)

2018 - Introduction to Couples Counselling with Deborah Winderbourne, UKCP - offering integrative approach.

2018 - 2019 - The Couples Insitute, Ellyn Bader, Ph.D - www.CouplesInstituteTraining.com

2019 - ADHD Foundation - Workshop - Understanding and Supporting Students with Mental Health Issues

Experience:

Cruse Bereavement Care
Rape and Sexual Abuse (RASA)

Chester Sexual Abuse Support Service (CSASS)
Runcorn and Widnes Cancer Support Centre
MIND in Chester
General Practice, West Kirby and Wallasey
Family Tree (Working with Psychoses)
NSPCC Childline
AGE UK


Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA) - currently practicing counselling and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy with students. Member of the Core Counselling Team in Student Support.

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Lived experience provides me with additional knowledge, understanding and some expertise regarding the below subjects:

PRE AND POST NATAL DEPRESSION

and

PUERPERAL PSYCHOSIS

Largely, impact of depression and psychosis and related issues upon self, newborn, children, family and social contexts.

Fees

Counselling:

Initial Half Hour Session - Free

£40 -  Individuals - 1 hour
£40 -  Trainees / unqualified counsellors - 1 hour

Supervision:

£45 -  For supervision unqualified counsellors

£45 -  Qualified counsellors

The same fees apply for phone, email and Zoom counselling sessions.

Further information

Published work:

* This Loss, poetry collection, Authorhouse, 2012 (Amazon Books)

* Article - July 2018 - Cosmopolitan On-Line- 'What Seeing a Therapist is Like':

  https://www.cosmopolitan.com/uk/body/health/a22530557/therapy-what-seeing-a-    therapist-is-like/

* Article - August 2018 - Refinery29 On-Line Lifestyle Magazine -

'Psychotherapist Is The New Yoga Teacher: Everyone Wants To Be One'

by EMMA LEDGER

https://www.refinery29.uk/psychotherapy-training?utm_source=t.co&utm_medium=uktweet&unique_id=entry_206072

Maps & Directions

Ellesmere Port, CH66

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None

Availability

During the current Coronavirus pandemic hours are:

Mon-Fri - 0800-2200

Sat - 0800-1300

Zoom, Phone, Email

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision & training

Capacity for NEW SUPERVISEES - Qualified and Trainee Counsellors.

Online supervision:Yes
Telephone supervision:Yes
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