Monique Stojakovic (MBACP, MNCS, MBPsS) // Protea Therapies
In line with Covid19 guidance, I am offering sessions online via zoom or telephone sessions.
In therapy, I value a safe space, free of judgement and assumptions where you are able to explore your life experiences and reflect upon them in a meaningful way, helping you to move forward where you may feel stuck.
Every person will have different triggers and causes for these emotions and in turn, respond to these emotions in their own way. Whether it be a loss of motivation, frustration, feeling stuck, tearful, avoidance, use of coping behaviours like drinking, or withdrawing from others, every response is normal and valid.
Exploring these feelings and digging deeper to understand your own triggers and how you are reacting to a stressful event or situation is a good starting point to making a change, breaking patterns of behaviour and learning new tools and skills to cope. Together, we can do this in therapy.
Training, qualifications & experience
I believe in people’s ability to reflect upon their lives and experiences that are of meaning to them.
Using an Existential approach, I work to provide a safe, confidential and open space to explore difficulties ranging from anxiety and depression to a sense of identity and search for meaning in life.
I work collaboratively with my client's needs and emphasise the importance of autonomy, working together to find alternative understandings and responses to living a more enjoyable life.
I make use of Existential Psychology, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Psychoanalytic Therapy, which is tailored to individual needs, always bearing in mind the importance of respect and understanding.
I am a qualified counsellor and currently completing a doctorate in Counselling Psychology and Psychotherapy, with an Existential approach. I have a broad range of experience, working in a therapeutic setting since 2015.
NHS, Talking therapies, Place2Be, The Awareness Centre, Weight Matters group, School student and staff guidance counsellor.
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.
Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Covid19 related difficulties
From £50.00 to £55.00
Concessions offered for
Fees are payable online prior to the session.
I am happy to discuss concessions in the initial consultation.
Initial consultation: £55 (1 hour)
Counselling sessions: £50 (50mins)
Flexible working hours, with evening availability. Please contact me for more information on availability.
In line with Covid19 guidance, sessions will be held on Zoom. A safe and confidential space is required for sessions to continue. Concessions can be made for telephone sessions.
I am an accredited member of the NCS: NCS21-00549 (National Counselling Society), a member of the BACP: 00972154 ( British Association For Counselling And Psychotherapy), and BPS: 436134 (British Psychological Society) and follow the BACP code of ethics.