Sarah Stevenson

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Hull HU12 & HU1
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About me

Hi, I'm Sarah, 

I'm a fully qualified and insured integrative counsellor with 9 years of postgraduate experience. 

I am 40, a wife and a mum of 3 boys. I started training as a counsellor in 2009 whilst pregnant with my youngest. I had gained an interest in this area after struggling with depression and anxiety. I know how much counselling at that difficult time helped me find my voice and allowed me a safe space to express myself. 

My proudest achievement was graduating from University as this taught me that we are stronger than we give ourselves credit for. My dyslexia made studying a challenge at times but I have learnt to love that part of myself, as at times it gives me a unique view of the world and having a fresh pair of eyes and ears on a difficulty can really help.

It is a real privilege to be part of someone's journey to self-discovery and I understand the importance of this being the right fit for you. 

What do I offer?

Integrative counselling is a relational based model of counselling meaning that we look at all the relationships we have around us. This doesn't just mean people, it can relate to anything For example a job you once loved that has changed or ended. Integrative counselling also means I have training in different models of counselling and can integrate them into our work. My core model is person centred and I have integrated this into the counselling I provide meaning that the time I offer is about you. 

If you are feeling sad or struggling with social anxiety, depression or generalised anxiety disorder. I can offer a warm and non judgemental safe space to support you to navigate the hurdles you may be facing. I offer my counselling skills to individuals adults. I currently have limited availability face to face however can offer support via Zoom and telephone.

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications

I completed my levels 1,2 and 3 in person centred counselling in 2010 and went on to study my integrative counselling skills foundation degree at Hull University. 

I complete a minimum of 30 hours of CPD (Continuous Professional Development) a year in line with the BACP guidance. This includes training courses and learning through reading.

I completed courses in Acceptance and commitment therapy, Perinatal mental health training and Tokophobia to list a few. 

In 2018 I completed training in a CPCAB level 6 supervisor course. 

My most recent training is Person-Centred Experiential Therapy

Experience

I spent a year volunteering at a charity that provides support for women struggling with the trauma of Rape and/or sexual violence, both recent and historic. I then spent another year offering the same support at a different charity that offers the same service to both men and women.

Currently and for the last 8 years I have worked for a charity in Hull that provides support for perinatal mental health under NHS lets talk, meaning I have vast experience in supporting people with post-natal depression, anxiety, miscarriage, stillbirth, health anxiety and trauma. I also provide general counselling in this role and have experience of working with OCD, Hoarding, Grieving and domestic/emotional violence.

Member organisations

BACP
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Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

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

£45.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Health Insurance/EAP

  • BUPA
  • Axa Health
  • Health Assured
  • Aviva
  • Saga
  • Vitality
  • WPA
  • Cigna

Additional information

My fees are £45 for 50 minutes via telephone, secure video link or in person.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

I currently have availability and will try to be as flexible as possible to meet your needs.

Further information

I am available face to face on a Wednesday at the K2 building on Bond Street Hull. I am also available on other days via Zoom or telephone.

Hull, East Riding Of Yorkshire, HU12

K2 Bond Street Ltd, K2 Tower, 60 Bond Street, Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, HU1 3EN

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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Online platforms

Zoom

Supervision

In person
Online
Phone

Hello, I'm Sarah, a dedicated and experienced counsellor with a passion for supporting fellow practitioners on their professional journey.

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