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About me

In challenging times it may feel daunting to reach out for support. I will offer you a warm welcome and a friendly non-judgmental approach. Maybe you haven't had counselling before, or feel unsure how it may help you. Counselling provides a safe, therapeutic and confidential space to explore any difficulties that you may be experiencing, with a view to enabling the changes that you seek in your life.

This is the first step and I am here to support you and work with you in seeking these changes.

I am a fully qualified Humanistic Integrative Counsellor and individual member of the BACP. This means that my therapeutic approach is tailored to meet your specific needs, and may encompass a range of theories or creative methods in our work together. As a humanistic counsellor, I believe that we all have the capacity for growth, healing and change.

Change is possible.

What can I help you with?

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Grief and loss
  • Addiction
  • Substance misuse
  • Low self confidence
  • Family issues
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Trauma
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Panic attacks
  • Sadness
  • Feelings of isolation
  • Anger Management

Training, qualifications & experience

I have worked as a qualified nurse in both acute and community settings, prior to working in education for 15 years. Since qualifying as a counsellor, I have gained additional experience working creatively with young adults, in addition to my work with adults on an individual basis. My career background offers a depth of experience in working with people in times of need.

I practise in a Person-centred way, which means that you are at the very centre of the work, incorporating Gestalt, Psychodynamic and Transactional Analysis approaches.

BSc (Hons) Community Health Care

Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling- Integrative

Level 3 Counselling Skills for Working with Children

TA 101

Work with Shame and Dealing with Distress

Trauma Training

Post Qualification Diploma in Counselling Young People- on-going

Member organisations

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Take that first step and get in touch.

Drop me an email today and I will get back to you quickly, to arrange a complimentary introduction zoom session, without obligation.

Therapies offered

  • Gestalt therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychodrama
  • Solution focused brief therapy
  • Transactional analysis

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Fees

I am offering sessions at £40 per 50 minutes during the current Covid crisis.

Concessions are available for students or low income.

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Low income
  • Students
  • Unemployed

Further information

My therapy space is Clover Cabin, in the rural village of Chelwood Gate. It offers a calm and confidential space for us to work together.
During the pandemic we can connect effectively, and safely, via the Zoom platform.

I really look forward to hearing from you and thank you for taking the time to look at my page,

Becky

Testimonials;

'the therapy has made a huge difference, the best most useful therapy I've ever had'

'it's been an invaluable experience, I am so grateful'

'thank you, Becky, for listening. It has really helped me'

'I didn't know what to expect. Thank you. I've learnt so much'

Chelwood Gate
Haywards Heath
East Sussex
RH17

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages None

Accessibility

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

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.

Wheelchair user access

Clover Cabin is accessed is via a side gate. Parking is available.

Availability

Tuesday, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays- I can offer you flexible times.

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults

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Rebecca Gartrell- Humanistic Integrative Counsellor

Rebecca Gartrell- Humanistic Integrative Counsellor