Rosalyn Parkes BA, Dip, RMBACP,
24 Yarm Road
There are times in our lives when life's stresses and sometimes traumatic experiences result in us feeling we just can't cope anymore. This can lead to various negative emotional and physical feelings, which can lead to us developing unhelpful ways of coping, resulting in a kind of vicious circle (recognise any of this in yourself?). Sometimes we feel we can't or don't want to burden family or friends with our worries, or maybe sometimes they are part of the issues and we just need someone to offload our worries to.
I believe we are all unique, that we all have survival instincts and a deep intuitive knowledge of ourselves. Having a safe confidential and non judgemental space where we can express our thoughts and feelings at our own pace, can help us to understand ourselves more fully, developing the skills to enable us to make more healthy choices and decisions in life (better coping skills).
The core basis of my therapeutic approach is Person Centred, integrating other therapeutic techniques e.g. CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy) IPT (interpersonal therapy) and Solution Focused Therapy when needed.
I can offer both short or long term therapy, starting with a 30 minute assessment session where we can get to know each other and discuss your main issues. Together we would then decide if you wish to go ahead with further sessions.
Training, qualifications & experience
I am a registered member of the BACP with experience of working in various settings e.g. Hospices, G.P. Practices, Holistic Centre and also workplace counselling within a hospital.
As a member of the BACP I respect and work within its ethical framework.
B.A. (Hons) in Psychological Therapies (CBT Pathway)
Diploma in Person Centred Counselling
Certificate in Counselling Skills
Certificate in Bereavement Counselling for both Adults and Children.
CPD training in Solution focused therapy.
IPT ( Interpersonel Therapy )
Diploma in Indian Head massage
During my work as a counsellor I have worked with both adults and children, providing bereavement counselling. In G.P. surgeries providing counselling to adults with various issues including anxiety, depression, bereavement, and many other issues.
My own life experiences have given me the ability to develop an understanding and empathic awareness of how others may feel, giving me the conviction to develop these skills further in order to help others who are experiencing difficulties in their lives.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Dependent personality disorder
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
- Panic disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
Other areas of counselling I deal with
IPT (Interpersonal Therapy )
£30 - Initial 30-50 minute Consultation.
£40 per 1hr session for individuals.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Types of client