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I am a fully qualified person-centred counsellor working in private practice. I work with individuals online (Tuesday afternoons), and face to face in the Cardigan Natural Healing Centre (Monday mornings). I am also now working a day a week in a peaceful woodland setting offering counselling outdoors/in a yurt, in the Brynhoffnant area. I work on a long term or short term basis.
I am a calm and patient person with 10 years of experience working in health and social care, including counselling with Cruse Bereavement Care and Mind. I also have an understanding of mindfulness and spiritual practices with 15 years experience in meditation.
Who I Work With
I work with a range of people experiencing difficult emotions including anxiety, depression and issues of self-esteem as well people who are feeling stuck, or who want to know and understand themselves better.
How I work
In sessions I work together with my clients offering them the opportunity to share, explore and better understand what is going on for them; allowing them the chance to be understood and heard in a private and impartial space, by a trained professional.
I don't give advice, but through careful listening and talking together, I aim to help clients find a greater sense of ease in themselves and in their lives.
Free Initial Meeting
Counselling is a very personal experience and I believe it is important to find the right counsellor for you, which is why I offer a free initial meeting (online) of up to 30 mins to give us both the opportunity to meet each other and decide if we feel we would work well together. In this meeting my clients have the chance to tell me briefly what brings them to counselling, for me to explain how I work and for us both to ask each other questions.
Sessions After The Initial Meeting
If after this initial meeting the client decides they would like to work with me, and I feel I would be a suitable counsellor for them we would usually agree to meet for a weekly 50 mins session, at the same day and time each week. The number of sessions differs from client to client but we regularly review the process to ensure it is working for the client. The client can choose to finish at any point. The fees for these sessions are £40 per session.
Arranging An Initial Meeting
If you would like to arrange your free initial meeting please contact me through this website or by email with some suggested times that you are available. I check my mail and respond to messages Monday-Friday between 9am-5pm, and aim to respond within 48hours.
Training, qualifications & experience
- Foundation Degree in Counselling (Humanistic and Integrative)- Trinity St. David Wales
- NVQ Level 3 Health and Social Care
- Introduction to Video and Audio Therapy-ACTO (Academy for Online Therapy) and MIND
- Bereavement Support Foundation Course-Cruse Bereavement Care
- How to Treat Attachment Disturbances in Adults-Mind Only, Dr. Daniel P Brown
- Working Creatively with the Inner Child in Counselling-Deep Release
- Cruse Bereavement Care- Counselling
- Neath Port Talbot Mind- Counselling
- Care Farms and City Farms- Horticultural Therapy, Health and Social Care
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.
Accredited register membership
Accredited Register Scheme
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Areas of counselling I deal with
£40.00 per session
Free initial online session
When I work