SANDS Private Health Clinics
Welcome to SANDS Private Health Clinic, we offer a professional, personal and friendly counselling service. We serve Talbot Green, Llantrisant, Pontyclun, Tonyrefail, Tonypandy, Llwynypia, Porth, Treorchy, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Cardiff and The Vale of Glamorgan.
We have two clinics, one located in Talbot Green and the other in Llwynypia, Rhondda Cynon Taff.
At SANDS we offer an easily accessible counselling service in a comfortable, welcoming and relaxed environment with counsellors who understand that people respond to life events in different ways. We offer a variety of counselling approaches and styles aiming to deliver the most suitable service in accordance with the client’s needs. We provide counselling for individuals, couples, families and young people (aged 11-18).
People come to counselling for many different reasons at different stages in their lives. We often face challenges in our childhood, adolescence, adulthood, mid-life and older age. Counselling can offer a safe place to work through these challenges, it is about your well-being, self-development and self-exploration. Counselling can help you learn new strategies and develop coping mechanisms that will assist you deal with difficult events in your life.
Benefits of counselling can include improved well-being, clarity and direction, decreased anxiety, increased confidence and self-esteem, and a sense of hope to have the courage to make the choices you really want to make.
Counselling can help with several issues including:
- Anger management
- Bereavement & loss
- Couple/relationship issues
- Confidence & self-esteem issues
- Family therapy
- Pregnancy issues
- Stress management
- Sexuality & identity
However this list is not exhaustive so if you would like to discuss your suitability for counselling please contact the clinic.
Training, qualifications & experience
SANDS counsellors are highly experienced and qualified practitioners, counsellors & clinical supervisors who can offer short and long term therapy.
They are Registered members of the BACP and adhere to their code of ethics and are professionally indemnified.
They have experience of working with adults, young people, couples and families in a variety of settings including schools, colleges, third sector and private practice.
SANDS has a qualified relationship counsellor that can help explore relationship difficulties.
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Areas of counselling we deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Asperger's syndrome
- Attachment disorder
- Attachment disorder in children
- Behaviour problems
- Bipolar disorder
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Career counselling
- Carer support
- Childhood bereavement
- Childhood bullying
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Depression and anxiety in children
- Domestic violence
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Gender dysphoria
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic attacks
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Physical abuse
- Postnatal depression
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship problems
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Separation anxiety
- Sex problems
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
- Young carers
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Individual £40 per hour.
Young people (11-18) £40 per hour.
Couples counselling £60
Family therapy £60-80 for 1.5-2 hours.
Discounts are available for student counsellors looking for personals therapy as part of their counselling course.
SANDS also has a qualified consultative supervisor. Supervision can be offered on an individual or group basis.
£60.00 for 1.5 hours.
Group costs will be dependent on number in group and duration.
Discounted supervision is available for student counsellors.
Please contact Clare Williams via phone or email for further information regarding supervision.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
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wheel chair accessible at Llwynypia clinic Skype Counselling availability if access is an issue
please contact for counselling availability
Types of client
Supervision & training
My name is Clare Williams and I hold a PgDip in Consultative Supervision from the University of South Wales. I am experienced in both individual and group supervision. I have experience of supervising school based counsellors, sessional counsellors within third sector agencies including Tenovus, Cruse Bereavement, Drug&alcohol agencies and those therapists working in private practice.View supervision profile