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(Prof.Dip.Psy C) (Ad.Dip.Psy.C) Psychotherapeutic Counsellor

About me

These are stressful times that we are living in, are you struggling to cope with life’s difficulties.
Maybe you are feeling anxious, depressed, feeling angry, lost, stressed or unhappy with a relationship that isn’t working, or having problems with work. Whatever you are going through I am here to help you.
Contacting a counsellor can feel scary, but it can be the first step to getting your life back on track.

I am a warm approachable counsellor who’s role is to help you to understand yourself and your situation better, to support you and to help you find ways to resolve your problems, to improve your mental health and well being.
I believe one of the most important elements of successful counselling is when you feel safe and comfortable to explore your situation and feelings, In a confidential non judgemental space.

I am a psychotherapeutic counsellor, I work in a person centred integrative way, and offer what will be most helpful for you and your situation.

I have experience working with a few different  charities where I have helped clients with many different situations that they are dealing with, anxiety, depression, stress, anger, bereavement, self harm and suicide, low self esteem,  relationship issues.
Anything that is impacting on your daily life, talking it through with a qualified professional with no judgement and agenda can be hugely beneficial.

I offer long term and short term sessions, please contact me for a free initial telephone consultation.


Please contact me for availability.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Psychotherapeutic Counselling diploma level 4
  • Advanced Psychotherapeutic Counselling diploma
  • Counselling diploma level 5
  • Mental Health Matters Wales mental health counsellor
  • Mind Active Monitoring CBT support
  • Bereavement and loss
  • Infant loss training. Infant loss foundation.
  • Suicide and self harm training
  • ChildLine online counsellor
  • Currently training with Barnardos Link - Adoption support

Experience

  • ChildLine volunteer Counsellor 
  • Mental Health Matters Wales volunteer Counsellor 
  • Mind 
  • Private Practice work

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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NCS

National Counselling Society (NCS)

The National Counselling Society

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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

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National Counselling Society

Fees

£40.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

  • Free Initial telephone consultation
  • Sessions £40 per session

When I work

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Further information

  • I am a member of the National Counselling Society.
  • I currently offer online and telephone counselling.
  • Face to face.
  • Please ask about walk and talk therapy if local and appropriate.

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Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults

Key details

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