Due to the affects of Covid-19 I am now offering some different options. Outdoor Counselling, Online, Telephone or Face to Face (with all safety measures in place). I'm an experienced Humanistic Counsellor and provide a safe and confidential space in comfortable rooms in Bexhill and Seaford, or outside spaces near my practices. Counselling is setting aside time to explore difficulties you are experiencing which may be having a negative impact on your life. I have Private and Public sector experience as a Counsellor/Psychotherapist, EFT practitioner and Walk & Talk Therapist working with Adults of all ages.
You may never have considered Counselling as a way of helping you with painful emotions and difficulties in your life until now. Sometimes it may be difficult opening up to family or friends for fear of hurting, upsetting or feeling judged. Counselling is a way of working through difficult emotions and perhaps working to change behaviours which have been harmful to you or may have been holding you back. You may feel stuck.
I offer caring, perceptive, therapeutic support and acknowledge that you are the expert on yourself.
Confidentiality is at the heart of working together. With empathy and non-judgemental support we can gently create a connection. Together we can work with different strategies to enable you to gain a better sense of who you are and where you may be able to move forward in your life.
Warm Wishes Melanie
Training, qualifications & experience
I have a BACP Accredited Diploma in Humanistic Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy, I am a Registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and therefore abide by their strict codes of ethics. I offer 1-1 counselling, Walk & Talk Therapy near Bexhill and Polegate and I am also an EFT practitioner (Emotional Freedom Technique - or known as Tapping)
I have Private and Public Sector experience as a Counsellor/Psychotherapist and EFT Practitioner having worked in a local Hospice, NHS and University settings.
I work with young people and adults of all ages who are struggling with issues relating to : depression, anxiety, stress, bereavement, terminal illness, loss, self-esteem, confidence, parenting difficulties, relationships, marital difficulties, infidelity, separation, divorce, work related difficulties, redundancy, loss of identity, miscarriage, anger management, self harm, abuse and more.
I offer short and long term Humanistic Counselling, EFT and Walk & Talk Therapy.
I will always put you at the centre of our work together. I look forward, if you wish, to hearing from you. Best wishes Melanie
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
Accredited Register Scheme
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Areas of counselling I deal with
I offer 50 minute sessions of 1-1 Counselling/Psychotherapy, EFT (Tapping) Indoor Face to Face (within safety guidelines), Online using encrypted platforms, Telephone or Outside Walk & Talk Therapy.
£45 - £50 per Sessions (sliding scale)
Please note: I do have a very small number of low cost slots for clients experiencing financial difficulties. I am happy to discuss when we meet.
Online, Telephone, Face to Face, Outdoor walk & talk therapy,
Continual personal development training workshops and qualifications:
Animal Assisted Therapy, Gestalt stress management, Telephone Counselling, Trauma and recovery, Trauma and Dissociation, Mindfulness in Counselling, Working Creatively with children, Creatively working with Sand Tray in Counselling, Working with Suicidal Clients, Attachment theory in Counselling, Intro to Walking therapy, introduction to EFT.
I believe counselling is about the relationship between us and the connection we make.
Please email/call me for a free consultation. We can then find a convenient time if you wish for an initial session, normally taking 30mins costing £20, where we will discuss the current situation or circumstance that has prompted you to contact me. After this we can, if you wish, schedule our first session.
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