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I'm Nicola and I am a qualified Humanistic Counsellor, with over 18 years experience working in a supportive capacity in mental health, bereavement, homelessness and domestic abuse.
I have a strong interest in helping people to explore their spirituality. This can help people to experience themselves as a whole being, and learn to better understand some of the issues which they are going through. I also reach out to people who struggle with low self worth and anxiety.
I work with people from 18 years of age from my home near Nottingham city centre. My base is accessible via tram, bus, or train and there is free roadside parking available.
Where will the session take place?
I offer sessions via Whatsapp video calls, telephone or face to face sessions in a safe, confidential and comfortable room in my home.
I also offer walk and talk therapy if you prefer to be outdoors in the fresh air and open space whilst exploring your thoughts and feelings. This does not need to involve a high level of fitness! We can sit on a park bench, or walk at your own pace.
Long and short term counselling
I work on both a longer term and short term basis in a person-centred way to best suit your needs. I can help you to find your own answers by guiding and supporting you safely through your experiences, thoughts and feelings at your pace.
What can I expect from my first session?
Your first session will last 30 minutes and is free of charge. We can talk about what you may want from the sessions, and to see if this is the right thing for you.
If you have any questions or you would like to book a session, then please get in touch. You can call me on 07801 268211 or click here to email me.
Training, qualifications & experience
University of Nottingham: BA (Hons) Humanistic Counselling Practice
Place2be, Nottinghamshire YMCA, Cruse Bereavement Care, private practice, EAP.
Homeless charities, Womens Aid.
Registered / Accredited
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National Counselling Society (NCS)
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
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.
Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
From £30.00 to £40.00
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session
Concessions offered for
Initial session 30 minutes free of charge.
- £30.00 for students, unemployed, low income and over 60's. I also offer this discount to key workers
I accept cash or bank transfer.
Please note; these are my fees although I do understand that some may not be in the position to pay these prices. If so, please get in touch to discuss flexibility in pricing as I believe everyone has the right to emotional support at a rate they can afford. I offer a very valuable service, and I value my own worth, both personally and professionally, as well as that of the clients I work with.
When I work
I can be flexible and work weekends and evenings so please get in touch and we can arrange a mutual time.
I am an Accredited member of the National Counselling Society and hold my own professional indemnity insurance.
The counselling I offer is in confidence. However if I have concerns regarding your safety or that of others I will discuss this with you at the time.
- Walk and talk
- Face to face
- Video calls.