Sara Faulkner

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Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 0EY
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I offer short or long term support for young people and adults struggling with, depression, stress, anxiety, relationship difficulties, low self-esteem and bereavement. PTSD. Addictions OCD

The chance to be able to understand our thoughts and feelings and how to make sense of them, enabling us to enjoy healthier relationships with our family friends and colleagues, within a safe and secure environment

Being honest about ourselves is hard to do and quite often we blame others for the way we feel. Expressing good and happy feelings is easy, especially if it pleases others. In our society we are discouraged in showing negative or sad feelings as it is seen as weak and intolerable, so harder to express, as these feelings only get negative reponses. Hiding how we really feel or not understanding why we feel a certain way can have adverse affects on our mind and body.
The journey of self-awareness can be a path to living a happier life. With a deeper understanding of the way we think, act and speak towards others can be liberating, enabling us to live a life that has true meaning and contentment.

Training, qualifications & experience

Psychodynamic Counsellor BACP number 684684

Couple Counselling 

individuals 

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

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Walk and talk therapy

obline and telephone sessions 

face to face 

transgender issues 

Fees

Concessions offered for

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

Additional information

Individual £50

(Fees are negotiable)

When I work

Everyday at Grove Road

Whilst in lockdown only telephone or video link only

Further information

The reason why I became a counsellor started with my desire to find out more about human nature and the way in which the mind works, especially mine. I feel that the connection between the mind and body are inextricably linked. Therefore one affects the other! For example the very thought of unexpressed anger possibly creating a physical condition that affects our health seems almost hard to comprehend
My own childhood experience of growing up in a secure environment was traumatically changed at the age of 9 years old, with some of those memories remaining with me today.
My past is linked to my present life and impossible to separate the two. To be able to let go of some of those negative repeating patterns of behaviour that have been inhibiting me from leading a happier, more confident and contented life has been remarkable. 

7 Grove Road, (Off Moulsham Street), Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 0EY

Type of session

In person
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples

Key details

Grove road has free parking opposite.