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Natalie Whittingham (Counsellor and Psychotherapist)

Chelmsford, Essex, CM1
07947-959322 07947-959322 Registered / Accredited
Chelmsford, Essex, CM1

About me

I provide a supportive and safe environment for you to explore your thoughts and feelings. I offer a confidential and professional approach so that my clients can be heard without judgement in order that they feel respected and understood.

You may be considering counselling because of difficult experiences you have been going through, such as a relationship breakdown, infertility issues, bereavement/loss or redundancy. Or you may require support dealing with feelings of anxiety, sadness, depression, or low self-esteem that you don’t fully understand.

Is now the right time for you to make positive changes in your life?

I can support you with a range of issues, such as:

  • Depression (tearfulness, low mood and intense sadness)
  • Stress
  • Fertility challenges
  • Anxiety, worry, panic attacks and feelings of not coping
  • Bereavement and loss (grief can be unresolved for many years after the loss)
  • Divorce, separation
  • Low self esteem,lack of confidence, feelings of inadequacy
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Emotional problems
  • Sexual, emotional and physical abuse
  • Work difficulties
  • Bullying, harassment at work
  • Health problems, terminal illness.
  • Phobias and fears
  • Addictions, gambling, drugs, alcohol.
  • Eating disorders and eating problems (including compulsive eating, anorexia and bulimia)
  • Assertiveness
  • Life changes
  • Behavioural difficulties
  • Trauma
  • Obsessive compulsive disorders (OCDs)
  • Couple counselling (partners and family members)
  • Post traumatic stress
  • Self harm
  • Loss and change

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a qualified and experienced counsellor and I believe that every person is unique and so are their circumstances, which is why I work holistically and individually with each of my client using integrative approaches, with the focus always being on the individual’s needs.

I have spent over 10 years in senior management and I started my journey of self-development in 2008. I undertake regular supervision and I continue with ongoing professional and personal development, which allows me to help others through the sometimes difficult journey of life and enables them to move positively into a better quality of life.

Advanced Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy

Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy

Diploma in Hypnotherapy

Fully Insured

Enhanced CRB check (Criminal Records Bureau)

Accredited Member of the National Counselling Society

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

NCS

National Counselling Society

The National Counselling Society

This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.

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

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Therapies offered

  • Behavioural therapy
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Couples counselling
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Transactional analysis

Fees

£40 per session (Individual)
£50 per session (Couples)


24 hours notice of cancellation required.

Further information

The first step to making positive changes . . .

The initial consultation is free (usually a telephone consultation) and will enable you to decide if counselling is right for you and that I am the right counsellor for you. Subsequent 50 minutes sessions are usually weekly, both daytime and evening sessions are available.

Depending on your needs short term and open ended counselling is available.

My private practice is based in Springfield, Chelmsford. Free parking is available.

For more information or to book an appointment please call me on 07947-959322 or e-mail me at Natalie@NWTtherapy.com

Springfield
Chelmsford
Essex
CM1

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages None

Accessibility

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access Unspecified

Availability

8.00am-7.00pm

Types of client

Adults
Couples
Families
Natalie Whittingham (Counsellor and Psychotherapist)

Natalie Whittingham (Counsellor and Psychotherapist)