Rose Cooper- Online and Telephone Depression and Anxiety Counsellor
My name is Rosie and I am a qualified counsellor in; Person-Centered Therapeutic Counselling. I specialize in counselling clients suffering from Depression and/or Anxiety, and I am an individual member of the BACP.
I offer a down to earth, warm, genuine and safe environment where people can explore the impact of their own personal problems. What I offer is not advice or direction, but guidance on how to come to terms with personal problems with an end goal of acceptance and clarity.
Anxiety: Anxiety is an emotion we experience caused by potentially stressful events which need our action. For example when I'm late for my bus, I feel anxious because I don't want to miss it so, I run for the bus. This is what's known as healthy anxiety.
Unhealthy anxiety is when a person is experiencing high levels of anxiety frequently, at times when they do not need/want it. For example in public places where there are lots of people, on flights, around the opposite sex, about feeling judged, ect... (this list is not exhaustive). Anxiety can cause a lot of unwanted stress and worry about the anxiety its self coming on at unpredictable times and can cause immense barriers to a persons happiness.
The work that I do to tackle a persons anxiety involves the use of:
CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy) techniques to discover the route of where the anxiety stems from and how to best challenge the anxiety in a positive way.
Exposure related techniques to enable clients to become accustom to the day to day situations in which they are experiencing heightened anxiety.
Person Centered therapy to enable the client to explore there negative automatic thoughts and the impact on the self.
Depression: Depression is a very low, negative state of mind which can be caused by many different situations and circumstances. Each persons experience of depression will be different and it takes a lot of built up trust to explore with a counsellor how a persons depression is effecting them.
I use person centered counselling when working with clients who are experiencing depression, because it offers a non directive space where we can work at the clients own pace. Working to the clients agenda puts the power in the client's hands, and enables client's to become more autonomous and confident in themselves.
I also work with the list below of mental health problems.
I am a mother of two young children with a passion for helping others. I have worked in the care sector for most of my working career with aspirations of becoming a counsellor. I enjoy reading, all things creative and spending time with my family.
I have worked in the NHS service as a counsellor whilst completing my placement hours and I am currently working as a volunteer counsellor for a charity in Oswestry. In both settings, I have counselled a variety of different people with many different personal problems including: Anxiety, Depression, Menopause, Trauma, Relationship Issues, Suicidal Thoughts, Alcohol and Substance misuse, and more.
What to expect from your first session
In our first session we will run through the contracting together, this is were I explain the terms and conditions of counselling with myself and answer any questions you may have. Once I have explained the contract and gained your understanding, I will then invite you to talk about your problems. I will offer a safe, non-judgmental environment for you to talk and explore the impact of your own issues. Before we finish our first session I will discuss the suitability of counselling and whether it is right for you.
As always if you have any questions or would like to talk please don't hesitate to get in touch.
Training, qualifications & experience
- Online and Telephone Counselling Course through Counselling Tutor
- Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
- Level 3 Diploma in the concepts of Counselling
- Level 2 diploma in Counselling
My experience has been within the NHS service as a counsellor for NHS employees.
I am now counselling for a charity in Oswestry, as well as in my own private practice.
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.
Areas of counselling I deal with
My fees are £40 per hour normal rate and £25 per hour student rate. (please note students are required to provide a student pass).
Concessions offered for
At present during the Covid 19 pandemic I am only offering online and telephone counselling.
Call for your free consultation and to arrange your first session: 07522580594