Michelle Felstead MBACP
The Brentwood Clinic
31 Shenfield Road
You are brave and have identified that you need some support at this very difficult time. Life is complicated and can leave us with feelings of anxiety, stress and depression. These negative feelings make life overwhelming. My approach draws from different talking therapies so that I can specifically tailor the way I work with you and your concerns. I offer one to one Integrative Psychotherapeutic Counselling operating within the BACP Framework for good practice.
I provide a safe, secure and confidential setting where personal issues, problems, thoughts and feelings can be explored. I will listen in a non-judgemental manner with empathy, understanding and acceptance, helping you to identify and explore whatever is troubling you.
I will work through a problem with you, in order to help you to find your best way of coping with any issues, thoughts or feelings that may be causing you concern. The counselling you receive may be short and goal focused, or open ended.
The initial meeting is to discuss your requirements. This will not commit you to further sessions unless you wish to proceed. Sessions are usually weekly, lasting for 50 minutes.
I am a member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and fully insured.
Training, qualifications & experience
Level 3 Certificate Counselling Skills
Level 4 Diploma Therapeutic Counselling
Level 5 Diploma Psychotherapeutic Counselling
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Certificate
I have worked in a GP surgery for the NHS as well as private practice. Also, I work as a Weight Management Counsellor and train other counsellors. I regularly attend workshops to enhance my practice. I teach Level 2 counselling courses at a local Adult College.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Domestic violence
- Drug abuse
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Internet addiction
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic disorder
Fees are on a sliding scale depending on circumstances. This will be between £50 to £70 and discussed prior to the initial session. Discounts available for trainee counsellors.
My practice is situated within a tranquil and discreet location in Ramsden Bellhouse near Billericay. I have an additional practice at The Brentwood Clinic, 31 Shenfield Road, Brentwood (walking distance from the High Street) with free parking. Please call me on 07885 675407 if you wish to ask any questions or to make an initial appointment to discuss whether the type of counselling I offer is for you. Alternatively you can e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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