Rebekah Golds-Jones - Founder of Stepping Stones Counselling and Psychotherapy

Rebekah Golds-Jones - Founder of Stepping Stones Counselling and Psychotherapy

Worthing
West Sussex
BN11

Haywards Heath
West Sussex
RH16

07380 965873 / 07380 965873

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About me

Stepping Stones Counselling and Psychotherapy is an established business, providing counselling, psychotherapy, Mindfulness, hypnotherapy and CBT across the South East, for clients experiencing a wide variety of presentations.

Stepping Stones was founded by Rebekah Golds-Jones, Psychotherapist and fully trained and certified EMDR therapist, who additionally offers Mindful Meditation as a Mindfulness Instructor. Mindfulness is being used more widely as this method of support at times of emotional stress becomes more well understood and accepted within societies and cultures. From additional systemic and CBT training, Rebekah also offers couples counselling and integrative CBT.

Rebekah has over 26 years of professional experience in working with people experiencing mental health difficulties within the NHS, supporting  people from a wide variety of contexts and with a mix of different issues. Since retraining as a therapist, Rebekah has particularly specialised in working with emergency personnel, as well as those who have experienced a range of life traumas and mental health challenges. Rebekah offers EMDR therapy, which can be used to reprocess trauma, phobic reaction and a variety of mental health issues with very good effect.

Rebekah has experience of working with students to university level and offers reduced fee sessions for trainee counsellors. Rebekah teaches on a Level 2 Counselling Skills course for an organisation in West Sussex, and additionally offers training around well-being and mental health for a variety of organisations and businesses throughout the UK.

Rebekah is joined by Rachael Martin, who is a Qualified Advanced Psychotherapeutic Counsellor and Hypnotherapist. Rachael holds a wide range of experience in working with young people and adults, and specialises in working with young people as well as mothers. She has particular experience in working with people who are experiencing difficulties with phobias and eating / weight issues, as well as depression and anxiety.

Rebekah is also joined by Richard Berry, who is a Qualified Advanced Psychotherapeutic Counsellor and Hypnotherapist. Richard has a background in the health sector and specialises in working with people experiencing work and relationship stress, as well as phobias, self confidence issues and anxiety.

Face to face sessions are held in Worthing and Haywards Heath, West Sussex as well as online and by telephone. There are additional clinics in Ashurst Wood, East Sussex and Central London which are attended by Rebekah and supported by an additional therapist, Fiona Small.

Stepping Stones therapists tend to work in a '12 session model', but all decisions surrounding duration of sessions will be agreed in the assessment session with both short and long term therapy also being possible. Sessions last for 50 minutes and are payable at the time of the session.

Our approach to therapy enables each client, as an individual, to process and work through thoughts, patterns of behaviour and life challenges, as well as meet times of crisis with a reflective mind.

Our work with people is focused upon enabling them to develop and improve their quality of life, and explore any problems and difficulties, whatever they may be caused by.

Life's stress can derive from a wide variety of sources including relationship difficulties, work pressures, family histories and dynamics, as well as social anxieties, self-esteem and image issues and other mental health difficulties. Human experience also often involves trauma and bereavement, which, when unexplored, can lead to noticeable relational difficulties in all manners of life, not just with those we are closest to.

Reviews made by clients regarding their work with Rebekah in particular can be found here:

https://www.bark.com/en/company/stepping-stones-counselling-and-psychotherapy/Mao0y/

Training, qualifications & experience

Rebekah:

  • Diploma Online Counselling - OCST (current)
  • Level 3 Award in Education and Training (AET) (RQF) - Big Teach
  • MSc Psychotherapy - University of Brighton (dissertation year)
  • EMDR Training Levels 1, 2 and 3 - EMDR Centre, London
  • Diploma in Supervision Studies - OCN
  • PGCert Systemic Approaches with Individuals, Couples, Families - Tavistock Clinic, London
  • PGDip Psychodynamic Psychotherapeutic Counselling - University of Brighton
  • Advanced Mindfulness, Meditation and Relaxation Instructor (PGDip) - SMART Foundations
  • Degree modules in: Child Development and Psychological methods and research
  • Level 3 CPCAB Counselling Skills Award
  • Level 2 Counselling Award, in conjunction with Cruse Bereavement Care

Registered as Police Care Champion, UK

Registered with UPCA, part of UKCP

Registered with BACP, working towards accreditation

Registered and accredited with NCS, working towards senior professional accreditation

Rebekah offers a specialised service to all Ambulance, Police and Fire personnel, based around the 12 session model. This is based upon her own experience of working with and alongside these service personnel within her own NHS career, but also from being married to a Paramedic for many years.

Rachael:

* Advanced Diploma Psychotherapeutic Counselling (Integrative)

* Diploma Hypnotherapy

* NVQ Working with Young People

Registered and accredited with NCS

Richard:

* Advanced Diploma Psychotherapeutic Counselling (Integrative)

* Diploma Hypnotherapy

Registered and accredited with NCS

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

BACP
NCS

Accredited register membership

Fees

All fees are dependent upon location and therapist

£40-£55 per 50 minute 1:1 face to face session; £55-£70 per 50 minute couple's face to face session

£40-45 per 50 minute 1:1 online or telephone session; £50-65 per 50 minute couple's session online (not telephone)

£35-£40 per 50 minute face to face 1:1 session for trainee counsellors (Rebekah only)

Ambulance / Police / Fire Specialised Service: Discounted rate for both 1:1 and couple's sessions, based upon a 12 week model (Rebekah only)

Further information

To view client reviews left regarding Rebekah, please view here:

https://www.bark.com/en/company/stepping-stones-counselling-and-psychotherapy/Mao0y/

Maps & Directions

Worthing, BN11
Haywards Heath, RH16

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Accessibility

Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: No

Sadly, both venues are up one flight of stairs.

Availability

Monday to Friday, 9am - 8pm

Male and female therapists available

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme