Samantha Purser

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MBACP registered, F.D Integrative Couns
Available for new clients
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Stourbridge, Staffordshire, DY7
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

If you feel that you need support, are currently having difficulties, are facing a crisis or trauma, then counselling may be able to help. I have been counselling for 10 years and work on a full time basis, I have worked with a variety of clients and in various settings. I trained in an Integrative approach using different theories to enable me to understand how to support and help clients to find ways forward. Many clients enter therapy feeling stuck and hopeless. I can help you to move past this place and to understand what led to these feelings in the first place.

My approach is based on empathy and understanding, and each client is treated as an individual. Therapy is a very personal process and it will be tailored to you. I feel that the relationship and having true understanding is key to helping clients to change. I will aim to increase your awareness of your issues and explore what is keeping you there and look to help you move past it.

I have experience of working with many issues including, depression, relationship problems, sexual assault, domestic violence, childhood sexual abuse, trauma, anxiety, panic disorder, family issues, anger management, bereavement, guilt, shame, eating disorders and low self esteem.

I am registered with the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists and abide by there ethics and code of practice.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have experience in counselling young people in schools and also for a charity. I have counselled in doctors surgery's, privately and also for a charity around sexual assaults and domestic abuse. I have trained as a Relate Counsellors in couples therapy.

Foundation Degree Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy. (Distinction)

Further Training:

Shame in Therapy
Family Systemic Training
Creative Therapy
Motivational Interviewing
Anger Management
Domestic Abuse
Sexual Violence
Sexual Exploitation
Creative Writing in Therapy
Relationship Training

Supervision Level 6

Member organisations

BACP
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

£50.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

I work in a flexible way and work both evenings and weekends. My office is in Kinver High Street.  There is plenty of parking available. Sessions last for 50 minutes and during our assessment session we will discuss your needs and look at whether we wish to work together. Sessions are normally weekly, though can be fortnightly on request. I charge £50 per session. Reduced fees may be available on request, please contact me for further details. Please be aware there are stairs to get to my office so face to face may not be suitable for all clients. 

When I work

I currently have availability on some week days and evenings.

Further information

I offer counselling both on a one to one basis and to couples, I work with adults and young people. If you have any further questions about counselling or wish to arrange an initial meeting, please feel free to call me. I do offer concessions so please ring and ask.

Stourbridge, Staffordshire, DY7

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Couples
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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Additional languages

No

Online platforms

Microsoft Spaces
Whatsapp
Zoom

Supervision

In person
Online
Phone

I am a qualified counsellor and supervisor.

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Samantha Purser
Samantha Purser