Sara Gavin DIp Couns, BACP
Integrative counsellor/ psychotherapist, short and longer term contracts. I work in an integrative way with each individual, using a wide range of models and techniques.
I work with a wide diversity of clients from all types of backgrounds and with various issues including depression, anxiety, work stress, bullying, disability, illness, PTSD, domestic violence, abuse, combat stress and the effects of war, childhood sexual abuse and rape.
I have experience working with clients experiencing sexism, racism, homophobia, transphobia, ablism, and oppression for a variety of reasons.
I also work with people in the autistic spectrum.
I work with relationship issues, anger issues, and also work with those who are interested self growth.
Training, qualifications & experience
I have 2 diplomas in counselling one from Southwark College of Counselling and another more advanced level 6 diploma in Transpersonal Psychotherapy from The Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy Education, London, and have Studied Cognitive Behaviours Therapy at Swansea University, have a city and guilds in HIV/AIDS and have studied conversion modules in psychology and disability management.
I am presently studying EMDR for trauma. I have been working as a counsellor, psychotherapist for 29 years in the NHS, Charity sector and private sector. I presently also work for the Priory group EAP program.
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Asperger's syndrome
- Attachment disorder
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Domestic violence
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Learning difficulties
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic attacks
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Relationship problems
- Separation and divorce
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
Other areas of counselling I deal with
war and combat stress.
My fees are £60 hour. To contact me send a text or email with your number to arrange an initial free phone consultation.
I am a fully accredited member of the BACP
Maps & Directions
Type of session
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Types of client