I believe that relational trauma lies at the heart of most psychological distress and that at one time or another most of us need help and support to manage difficult situations. I have been in clinical practice since 2001 and have worked successfully with many individuals, couples and groups, across a wide range of issues, to achieve their goals.
In 2012 I set up Peel Psychological Consultancy, a private counselling and training service with the aim of offering a high standard of psychological services. During this period I have developed ENGAGE - MENT, a model for brief intervention therapy, currently being rolled out in psychotherapy trainings, NHS settings, industry and business.
I am trained in a number of theoretical models and have experience working in short and long term therapy. My style is warm and open. I am enquiring and at times challenging and I know when to be silent and to listen. Whilst my clinical work is underpinned by the latest research and up to date theories, I take a 'real world' approach and invite a reciprocal, inclusive collaboration at the heart of which I place the client and therapeutic relationship.
I work with a wide range of presenting issues including: relationship difficulties, anxiety and depression, trauma, bereavement, sexual, physical and emotional abuse, DID, low self esteem, personality traits and non specific psychological difficulties as well as people seeking self awareness and self resilience.
I work with organisations and employees, tackling work related stress, burnout, compassion fatigue, PTSD and deliver training in communication skills, team building and workplace well being.
I am a trainer and supervisor. I look forward to speaking with you. Warmest wishes, Nicole
Training, qualifications & experience
- MSc in Integrative Psychotherapy
- Post Graduate Diploma in Integrative Psychotherapy (distinction)
- Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling (distinction)
- Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
- Certificate in Brief Focal Therapy
- Certificate in Transactional Analysis 101
- Certificate in Group Psychotherapy
- Certificate in Trauma & PTSD
- Certificate in Supervision
- Certificate in Working with Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse
- CPD training in Working with Dissociative Identity Disorder
- CPD training in Personality Disorders
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UK Council for Psychotherapy
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Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Reflective supervision groups for mental health professionals (RSG)
Management and leadership programmes.
From £70.00 to £150.00
Individual Psychotherapy £70.00 per session
Individual Supervision £60.00
Group Supervision £55.00 per individual
Consultancy £150.00 per hour
Training Therapy £60.00 per session
8am - 5pm Monday to Thursday Weekends and Fridays by special arrangement
In 2012 I set up Peel Psychological Consultancy, a private counselling and psychotherapy centre in Gosforth, Newcastle. My aim was to bring together like minded professionals to create a warm, collaborative and inclusive environment from which we could offer clients what I term, 'a real world approach' to counselling and psychotherapy. The idea that anyone wishing to access counselling or psychotherapy be offered a flexible, modern, evidence based, professional service, tailor-made to suit individual, group or organisational needs.
My commitment to staying on top of up to date research, clinical applications and developments in continuing professional development (CPD) ensures that our clients receive the best care and attention from practitioners who are actively involved in the latest psychotherapeutic developments. Our CPD training and health care programmes are currently being rolled out in the NHS, local industry and businesses.
Peel Psychological Consultancy offers a free 15 minute telephone consultation.