Sam Barker - Lorem Counselling
Are you struggling at the moment, then contact me to discuss your needs and see if talking therapy can help. Experienced with working with a wide range of issues with clients ages 13 - 70+.
I am able to work with you and your problems, using a range of coping strategies, talking therapy helps you find your own answers, without judgement and bias. Having experience with various issues including, bereavement, loss, relationship breakdown, stress & anxiety, employment issues, family problems, bullying, low self esteem, low mood, SAD and depression.
Fully qualified and work within the BACP ethical framework.
I have a comfortable space for you to feel safe and explore your issues, where you will not be judged, not told what to do, offered coping strategies and ways of finding your own personal answers.
Based in rural Shropshire close to the Powys border, you will need to have your own transport to access appointments. With ample off road parking in a quite location, where you will have the opportunity to confidentially talk about your issues and find your own unique solutions. Please note that I have dogs and cats and whilst these are not allowed in the counselling room, please consider this if you have allergies.
Registered with the BACP 355217 and as such I always work ethically in line with their Ethical Code of Conduct.
Training, qualifications & experience
- Level 6 - Counselling Supervision - Pending Certificate
- Level 5 CBT Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
- Level 3 - Life Coaching
- BACP - Certificate of Proficiency
- Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
- Level 3 Therapeutic Counselling
- Level 2 Therapeutic Counselling
- Certificate - Working with Children & Young People
- Certificate - Couples Counselling
- Certificate - CBT Theories
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Behaviour problems
- Career counselling
- Carer support
- Childhood bereavement
- Childhood bullying
- Depression and anxiety in children
- Domestic violence
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Internet addiction
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Panic disorder
- Physical abuse
- Relationship problems
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
- Young carers
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Life coaching, confidence building, mindfulness
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£35.00 per 50 minute session for individuals
£40.00 per hour session for couples
£40.00 Supervision rate for 1 1/2 hours
Reduced rates for counselling students by arrangement.
A limited number of sessions are available at reduced rates for those on low income.
Payments to be made on the day of the appointment and can be paid by cash or cheque.
Failure to provide 24 hours notice of cancellation will incur a 50% session fee
Able to offer a 1/2 hour free consultation to discuss your individual needs.
Able to take referrals from
- Trainee Counsellors
- Individuals & Couples
- Careers Advisors
- Schools & Colleges (including other educational establishments)
- Counsellors seeking supervision
I offer a bespoke range of interventions, coping strategies and theories to help with a variety of issues and what is troubling you.
Following an initial telephone conversation to discuss your needs, I am able to offer a free 1/2 hour consultation to see if we are able to work together.
I can offer weekly / fortnightly sessions, these are face to face appointments. Week day evenings, Wednesday day time and Saturday morning appointments available. There is no limit to the number of sessions, providing that therapy is taking place.
Please contact me to discuss your needs, with no obligation.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Weekday evenings, Wednesdays & Saturday mornings
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|
Supervision & training
Newly qualified (pending certificate) supervisor, able to work with person centred and integrative counsellors to provide effective counselling supervision in order to meet the ethical requirements.View supervision profile