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Rhona Wooldridge - MBACP Registered

About me

WORKING ONLINE: All video calls on Zoom are encrypted ensuring secure privacy.

'WALK & TALK IN THE PARK" SESSIONS: For more information please get in touch

                    FACE TO FACE SESSIONS WILL RESUME IN MID SEPTEMBER 2020

Your Enquiry

Upon receiving your enquiry we arrange a day and time that is mutually suitable for an Initial Consultation Online.

In this session:

  • We discuss your needs
  • Discuss how many sessions you may need
  • Find out more about how I work
  • You decide if I am the right therapist for you.

There is no Commitment at this stage. If you wish to proceed I send you a Client Agreement, Contact Form, Data Protection Information Sheet and Consent form.

                    Well-Being is the Integration of What We Do, Think and Feel

I work with individuals who are experiencing unresolved trauma, anxiety and childhood sexual, emotional and psychological abuse. As an integrative psychotherapeutic counsellor, my work is informed by various psychotherapeutic theories which include: Interpersonal Neurobiology, CBT, Gestalt, Existential, Psychodynamic, Humanistic and Sensorimotor Psychotherapy. I have experience working with trauma, ADHD, attachment difficulties, bullying, bereavement, life transitions, depression, anxiety and panic disorders.

Forming a collaborative, therapeutic relationship enables us to create a safe, trusting and open way of working together. Studies have shown that the relationship between therapist and client, more than any other factor, determines the effectiveness of therapy in enabling you to bring about the change you want to achieve.

My approach also involves gaining an understanding of four dimensions of your life, which include:1) a sense of self; 2) relationships & family dynamics; 3)physical well-being; 4) the living and working environment. These four dimensions help to inform how you understand and live your life.

I can work with you to:

• manage difficult periods in your life including anxiety, depression and panic attacks
• develop greater insight, confidence and resilience
• make sense and resolve past traumatic experiences
• overcome fears and insecurities
• work towards solutions that are right for you

Initial consultation session £45

Weekly : £60.00
Weekly Consecutive, Non Refundable Weekly Block Booking which is renewable
6 weeks - £45 (£270.00)

LOST COST COUNSELLING & COACHING Available Upon Request

Training, qualifications & experience

I received my Integrative Counselling Diploma from the Minster Centre, known for its integrative training approach which actively engages in Humanistic, Psychodynamic, The Body, Existential and Transpersonal psychotherapy traditions. I have experience in CBT, Solution Focus techniques and Motivational Interviewing

As a qualified Life & Career Coach, I incorporate coaching into my work with the primary aim to help bring about concrete changes in the client's life.

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.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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

Loneliness, Career Change, Life Transitions, Attachment Patterns

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Existential therapy
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Other therapies
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy

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Fees

Initial Consultation:£45.00
Regular weekly 50 minute sessions: £60

Block bookings available:

Consecutive Weekly, Non-Refundable Block Booking: 6 Sessions @ £295.00.

Reduced Price : Sliding Scale £45-£35 for Students, Self Employed and Low Income

If you have any questions please feel free to get in touch via my email.

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Further information

I am an Associate Member of the Association for Coaching, a Registered Member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy, a member of PODS (Positive Outcomes for Dissociative Survivors - recovering from trauma and abuse), an Associate Member of the Association of Integrative Coach-Therapist Professionals.

I also have an interest in working with pre- and post retirement individuals who are finding their life transitions difficult to manage.

Counselling is not a quick fix. The process involves time to establish a therapeutic relationship in order to explore your concerns in depth.

Coaching focuses upon a working alliance working on your specific goals.

Also registered with Life Coach Directory.

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
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 Unspecified

Availability

Flexible Hours Available. LOW COST COUNSELLING available upon request.

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Rhona Wooldridge - MBACP Registered

Rhona Wooldridge - MBACP Registered