SANDS Private Health Clinics
In light of the current COVID19 situation SANDS Private Health clinic can only offer online therapy at this time, please go to the website for further information or contact the clinic via e mail
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.
Member organisations *
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.
Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.
All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
Accredited register membership
Accredited Register Scheme
The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).
This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.
Areas of counselling we deal with
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.