Samantha Messer RMBACP Dip.Couns BA (Hons) Counselling Integrative Counsellor
Hello I am Samantha.I'm an Integrative Counsellor i work with Individual adults and teenagers. I am a registered member of the BACP and I offer an empathic, non-judgemental service to my clients. Confidentiality is paramount and i understand that. If you are having specific issues or you feel something now in your life or in your past is causing you to struggle or if you just feel that something is not quite right or you feel sad or confused counselling can help. Friends and family can help enormously but it very often helps to have a third party professional listen without judging in a safe environment. I have a comfortable counselling room and I am fully insured.
I work fitting theory to my clients and not the other way around.
I offer some concessions please ask me .
I work with all of the below but I specialise in anxiety disorders , GAD, Panic and OCD. I am LGBTQ+ aware and trained too
I also offer home visits for those who would find it difficult to come to me.
- addictions -drugs or alcohol
- childhood abuse
- obsessive compulsive disorder
- fertility problems
- eating disorders
- work related stress
- bullying at work
- relationship problems
Training, qualifications & experience
I trained at South Essex College and Essex University. I have worked with teenagers in a school environment and adults.I now run my own private practice.
BA (HONS) degree in Counselling
Diploma in therapeutic counselling, person centred and Existential
Level 2 and 3 counselling skills and theory.
I am a registered member of the BACP and undertake continued personal development.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Anorexia nervosa
- Attachment disorder
- Binge-eating disorder
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Borderline personality disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Career counselling
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Domestic violence
- Drug addiction
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Gender dysphoria
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Internet addiction
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
- Panic attacks
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship problems
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
- Young carers
Other areas of counselling I deal with
I specialize in Anxiety and Depression and common mental health problems. I also have trained to work across cultures and genders and sexuality .
- Behavioural therapy
- Cognitive and behavioural therapies
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Cognitive therapy
Photos & videos
£40 for a session Monday-Fridays. Evening sessions are available. All sessions are at my home address.
I offer reduced fee sessions of £30 for students and the unwaged.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
I am available 9-9 Monday to Friday and I have some availability at weekends.
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|