Oeda O'Hara

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Dip.Couns. MBACP
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Five Oak Green, Tonbridge, Kent, TN12 6SZ
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I work with adults and young people on a one-to-one basis. I can help with a range of difficulties including anxiety, low self esteem, eating disorders, OCD, relationship problems, anger management, post natal depression or baby blues, redundancy, stress and work related issues.

What to expect from your first session:

The fact that you are here means you are ready for change, and change is scary. Most of us have to first become so uncomfortable where we are, that eventually staying the same is scarier than changing.

Our first session will be an assessment session where we get to know each other and discuss how we can work together. I don't give advice but work together with you to find the answers that I believe are already within you. Sometimes this is an uncomfortable process. I will be with you all the way and offer a confidential, warm and non-judgemental environment where our therapeutic relationship is key. After our assessment, you are under no obligation to continue with the therapy.

How counselling can help:

Helping people to improve their own lives is my passion. For many people, the simple process of exploring their wants and needs, their present and sometimes past with a trained independent counsellor can be very beneficial.

Together, we will explore your thoughts and bring your unconscious into the conscious mind. In doing so, helping you to become more self-aware.

I am an integrative counsellor, which means I work with the whole you, mentally, physically and emotionally, to maximise your full potential.

Training, qualifications & experience

CPCAB Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Young mothers and their feelings of depression and loneliness

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£50.00 per session

Additional information

£50 per session

When I work

Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. From 9am to 8pm.

Carrot Cottage, Whetsted Road, Five Oak Green, Tonbridge, Kent, TN12 6SZ

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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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.

There is parking outside my house and there is a bus stop right outside the house with buses to Paddock Wood, Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells.