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About me

I am a certified Psychotherapeutic Counsellor and Hypnotherapist offering face to face, online video and phone counselling, self-esteem coaching and hypnotherapy sessions.

As a Counsellor, I use an integrative approach to counselling, which means I go according to the client's needs and keep the therapy client centred.

Alongside counselling and self-esteem coaching, I offer hypnotherapy as an effective way for reaching out the subconscious mind and targeting a specific problem.

I can support people with issues such as anxiety, depression, stress, self-esteem, self-worth, self-belief, confidence, motivation, trauma, abuse, relationship issues, loss, fears and phobias, limiting beliefs, behavioural issues, unwanted habits, bereavement and more.

I am registered with the National Counselling Society and National Hypnotherapy Society, as well as I am on an Accredited Register that has been accredited by the Professional Standards Authority. The Accredited Register programme was set up by the Government to improve standards and safety for the benefit of the public and accreditation demonstrates my commitment to high professional standards, to enhancing safety and delivering a better service.

Here Is What My Clients Are Saying:

''When I started working with Renata I was a total mess, I had separated from my ex-husband and I felt totally lost. I was looking to get back to the person I was before I met him, I wanted to find who I really was. I had been part of a couple for so long I didn’t know who I was as an individual.

I had seen counsellors in the past through the NHS and through a work scheme and I felt like they didn’t understand me. I was worried that it would be the same again, but I never ever felt like that with Renata. In fact, sometimes I felt like she knew me better than I knew myself!

I was nervous the first few sessions, I’m somebody who takes time to build up trust of others. I had also built up my emotional walls over the years, they were so high that I was anxious about letting them down and showing any vulnerability. But Renata was very patient with me, she asked questions that helped ease information out of me and gave me the time I needed. I got to the point that I totally trusted Renata and she was the only person for a long time I felt comfortable talking to.

I came to the realisation that any version of me that came before was gone and trying to get back to that person was impossible. But that I could be a new version of myself, a totally fresh version of myself. I also understood that the process of dealing with depression and anxiety isn’t a straightforward one, it has ups and down and is an ongoing process. I am also working out how I can use my previous experience of mental health issues to help others. I plan to continue working with Renata to keep my mental health moving forward.

Renata, I can’t thank you enough for the support you gave me! You helped me find my way out of a thick fog of depression when I literally didn’t know which way to go.'' S (confidential) after Counselling Therapy

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''Before we started to work together my life was very chaotic and my emotions were all over the place and I would often have feelings of anxiety and low self-esteem. By chance I found Renata. At first I was very apprehensive about therapy and speaking of my past. It’s safe to say I used to put other people's feelings before my own and just give the impression that everything was ok. This was very far from the truth and often I was crying on the inside whilst smiling on the outside. I became the great pretender.

I think it is safe to say that I was anxious about what talking about myself and was worried what my feelings would unveil. I have always been scared to show my own emotions due to two past abusive relationships and abuse in my childhood. As well as power struggles within my home.

Renata was amazing. She made me feel so at ease and just allowed me to speak. Some sessions were very emotional and often I was left totally drained. She asked me all the right questions and it was actually really lovely to speak about myself. Something I have never done in the past. She was kind and remained professional at all times, always making sure I was ok before I left her.

I will never forget a saying she taught me. ‘I am the captain of my own ship’. So simple but I think of it all the time. The best result is I have learned my feelings are important and if I am not happy I need to address this. I am eternally grateful for the therapy she provided and it has made such a difference to my life.''
T (confidential) after Counselling Therapy

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling
  • Qualified Hypnotherapist
  • Weight Loss & Advanced Techniques Training
  • Hypno-Attraction Training
  • How to Break Habits Training
  • Performance Enhancement Training
  • Hypnoanalysis Training
  • Hypno-Gastric Band Training
  • Self-Acceptance Training
  • Hypnobirthing & Pregnancy Training
  • Qualified Yoga Teacher
  • DBS cleared and Insured.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

NCS

National Counselling Society

The National Counselling Society

This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.

In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

National Counselling Society

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • Self-acceptance
  • Self-belief
  • Self-care
  • Self-confidence
  • Self-esteem
  • Self-knowledge
  • Self-love
  • Self-respect
  • Self-worth
  • Weight loss and management.

Fees

From £42.00 to £300.00
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers

Additional information

Phone consultation (10 min) = FREE 

TASTER SESSION (30 min) = FREE 

Each below session is 50 min:

1 counselling or self-esteem coaching session = £50, or ...

A course of 6 counselling or self-esteem coaching sessions + 1 hypnotherapy session at the end of this course (as hypnotherapy is an effective way for reaching out the subconscious mind and targeting the problem) = £300 

1 hypnotherapy session = £70, or ...

A course of 4 hypnotherapy sessions = £260 (includes hypnotherapy audio recording). 

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Tuesday to Thursday 19.00 - 19.50 and 20.00 - 20.50

Saturday 8.00 - 8.50; 9.00 - 9.50; 10.00 - 10.50

Further information

  • Abuse
  • Ageing and related issues
  • Anxiety
  • Assertiveness
  • Behavioural issues
  • Bereavement
  • Childbirth
  • Confidence
  • Cultural issues
  • Depression
  • Disability
  • Divorce & Separation
  • Driving tests
  • Eating disorders
  • Emotional issues
  • Exams
  • Family
  • Fears
  • Gender identity
  • Generally unhappy with your life
  • Hypnobirthing
  • Hypno-gastric band
  • IBS / Digestive Issues
  • Immune system support
  • Job interviews
  • Limiting beliefs
  • Loss
  • Mindfulness
  • Motivation
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Panic attacks
  • Performance enhancement
  • Phobias
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder / PTSD
  • Pregnancy related issues
  • Public speaking: stage fright
  • Relationships
  • Relaxation
  • Self-acceptance
  • Self-belief
  • Self-care
  • Self-confidence
  • Self-defeating behaviours
  • Self-esteem
  • Self-harm
  • Self-knowledge
  • Self-love
  • Self-respect
  • Self-worth
  • Sexuality Identity
  • Shyness / Social Phobia
  • Sleep
  • Spirituality
  • Sporting performance
  • Start exercising
  • Stop smoking
  • Stress
  • Suicidal feelings
  • Trauma
  • Weight loss and management.

Also registered with Hypnotherapy Directory.

Dunstable
Bedfordshire
LU5

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults

Key details

DBS check

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Online platforms

Zoom
Skype

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Renata Karlinskaite

Renata Karlinskaite