Rachel Curtis TSTA (P), UKCP Accredited Psychotherapist & Supervisor, MBACP,
I offer therapeutic counselling, psychotherapy, supervision, training and coaching within travelling distance of Rhos, Colwyn Bay, Rhyl, Llandudno, Bangor and surrounding areas. I am a fully qualified and experienced therapist with 18 years experience, accredited with the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) and a full registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). I am a BUPA Approved Provider.
There are many reasons why you might want to enter into therapy and I can assist you with many issues. For example, bereavement, grief and loss, sexuality, depression, addictions, phobias, anxiety, sexual abuse, physical abuse, reparenting, relationship issues, illness, infertility and loss of meaning. This isn't a definitive list so please contact me if you feel your issue doesn't fit into the above categories.
I offer short term and long term therapy.
I work with adults, couples, children & young people, offering short and long term therapy.
I have extensive experience of working with issues around sexuality and gender, this includes coming out, relational difficulties, gender and sexual roles and gender dysphoria/gender reassignment.
I also have particular experience of working with infertility, offering individuals or couples support through diagnosis, treatment and beyond. This includes support for those undergoing assisted conception techniques including IVF, pregnancy and also for women and couples who have miscarried or lost a child at birth.
I offer coaching, a forward focused process, to help you set goals, make changes and achieve your ambitions or targets. Coaching can be personally or professionally focused and designed to help you get the most out of your life.
Training, qualifications & experience
I am a Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analyst (TSTA) as well as a Certified Transactional Analyst (CTA) and accredited by the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP). This level of training is Masters level and requires 4-6 years of training, including four years personal therapy alongside a rigorous training programme.
I am a member of the British Association of Counsellors & Psychotherapists (BACP) This means I am fully qualified to BACP's exacting standards and I have extensive experience working with clients for nearly 17 years.
I am a registered member of the United Kingdom Association for Transactional Analysis (UKATA) who are a member organisation of the United Kingdom Council of Psychotherapists (UKCP), as well as a member of the International Association for Transactional Analysis.
I have additional qualifications in brief solutions focused therapy, CBT, hypnotherapy, play therapy, life coaching and substance misuse as well as specialist training in infertility, self harm, therapeutic work with children, domestic violence and mental health.
I have life coaching qualifications, through a European and UK accreditating training organisation.
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Areas of counselling I deal with
- Anger management
- Attachment disorder
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Career counselling
- Child related issues
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Domestic violence
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Feeling sad
- Gender dysphoria
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Internet addiction
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic attacks
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship problems
- Sex addiction
- Sex problems
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Infertility and assisted conception
Gender and sexual diversity
Life changing illness
Retirement and aging
- Cognitive and behavioural therapies
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Couples counselling
- Family/systemic therapy
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Group Therapy: £30.00
Tel session: £35
Supervision: £55.00 (1.5 hours)/£40.00 for students
Coaching: £30-50 per hour
I provide individual and group supervision to qualified and student therapists. My primary modality is Transactional Analysis and can also work with integrative and person centred therapists.
I also offer CPD training and a Diploma qualification in counselling and psychotherapy, including qualifications working with children & young people.
I also run a supervision diploma which is available to qualified therapists, subject to meeting relevant criteria and interview process.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Monday-Friday appointments 8:45am-6:30pm Occasional Saturday 9-12:30pm
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|
Supervision & training
I offer individual and group supervision.View supervision profile