Silky Longfellow-Stanshall FdSc Counselling. Registered MBACP
I am an eclectic psychotherapist, meaning I work with the client as a unique individual who may benefit from any number of philosophies and approaches. My specialisms include humanistic therapy, REBT and healthy dollops of psychosynthesis...
I feel confident working with a broad spectrum of presentations. I have worked with people 13 years of age and up, covering a range of distress, from social issues, bullying, self-esteem, confidence, self-harm, trauma, loss, grief, depression, anxiety, phobias, spirituality and so much more.
What can you expect from me?
Safety, absolutely no judgment at all, freedom to speak without filter, a space to leave your funk behind you (don't worry, I have a built-in funk-bin), a real person who will gently challenge you to challenge yourself, techniques of a wide variety if and when you need them, and the held freedom when first stepping out of your comfort zone to truly focus of your self.
I do not presume to know all. I am no expert on your life. YOU are. You may have forgotten how, or never really accessed your own expertise before... but it's there and we can find it together.
I can offer online Skype sessions and telephone sessions after we develop a trusting therapeutic relationship face to face.
I look forward to connecting with all new clients, so please do get in touch if you feel I may be able to help you help yourself.
Quick side note: this profile has no box for invisible illnesses, not really, so I should mention that I personally struggle with fibromyalgia and therefore can support clients with this struggle too.
Training, qualifications & experience
Foundation degree in Counselling, with merit.
Life Coaching Accredited Certification Level 3
Challenging Behaviour in Young People Level 2 Certification
Mindfulness & Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Certification
Working on Clinical Hypnotherapy Accredited Diploma
Extensive experience working on the front line of a young vulnerable people's charity, leaving me with invaluable learning of the mind, body and soul.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Antisocial personality disorder
- Bipolar disorder
- Borderline personality disorder
- Child related issues
- Childhood bullying
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Depression and anxiety in children
- Domestic violence
- Drug abuse
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Gender dysphoria
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Hearing voices
- Learning difficulties
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Narcissistic personality disorder
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
- Panic disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Relationship issues
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
My fees range between £30-£40.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
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Types of client