Penny Dennis, Reg.MBACP (Accred)

Penny Dennis, Reg.MBACP (Accred)

3 Cranfield Park Road
Wickford
Essex
SS12 9QU

07518367393

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3 Cranfield Park Road
Wickford
Essex
SS12 9QU

07518367393

About me

Counselling can help deal with issues that are causing emotional pain or discomfort and with over 35 yrs experience I provide individual counselling enabling exploration and resolution of issues such as Anxiety, Generalised Anxiety disorder, Panic disorder, Depression, Bereavement, Work related stress, Relationship Conflicts, Low Self esteem, to name but a few.

I offer an initial session where we both decide whether we can work together and without meaning to make light of this very important process I liken it to one of choosing a pair of shoes.. We need to fit. The importance of the relationship between client and counsellor is paramount to the therapeutic process and so important in bringing about change.

Generally we agree a number of sessions and a point where we will review how it's progressing.
On occasions we will agree to exploring reading material or the trying out of techniques or coping mechanisms between sessions.

Training, qualifications & experience

worked as qualified mental health nurse both ward based and in the community for over 30 years.
worked as BACP accredited counsellor within Nhs and private practise for 17 years.
worked in adult education as Tutor on counselling training course for four years.
Gained RMN in 1991, now retired from Nhs.
Gained Diploma in Person Centred Counselling from Metanoua Institute in 1999.
Have acquired numerous certificates enabling me to offer the following approaches in my practice: brief focus solution therapy, transactional analysis, brief cognitive behavioural therapy, Acceptance and commitment therapy and Mindfulness.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

BACP

Accredited register membership

Fees

£45 a session.

Maps & Directions

Wickford, SS12 9QU

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Accessibility

Wheelchair access: Unspecified

Availability

Wednesday's 1pm -6pm Friday’s 4pm-6pm

Types of client

Adults
Older adults

Supervision & training

I have supervised both trainee counsellors and qualified counsellors during my 37 years as an RMN in the NHS and almost 20 years as a BACP accredited Counsellor within the NHS and Private Practice and it is this valuable knowledge , skills and experience that i  am able to bring to the Supervisory relationship that will support and challenge your practice whether you are a trainee counsellor or qualified.

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