Sophie Pinney MBACP CCC Reg AIP

Sophie Pinney MBACP CCC Reg AIP

Prittlewell House
30 East Street
Prittlewell
Southend-On-Sea
Essex
SS2 6LH

07828077235 / 07828077235

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Prittlewell House
30 East Street
Prittlewell
Southend-On-Sea
Essex
SS2 6LH

07828077235 / 07828077235

About me

HELLO I'm Sophie,

I'm here to Help.

Are you struggling in your own headspace? Want to talk things over and learn how to get in a better place?

I have 15 years Counselling Experience.


Therapy works in many ways:

In essence talking to someone trained to listen will help you get to know yourself more deeply and by becoming more self aware it will make it easier to identify areas which are causing you distress and help find solutions to move forward to a Happier You!

Common issues people come to see me about are:

Anxiety, ANGER, Relationship issues, Suicidal Thoughts, LOSS & Bereavement, Feeling Sad, Dissatisfaction in life, Family issues, Depression, Stress, Panic Attacks, WORK, Negative Thinking, Low Self Esteem & Confidence, Parenting, Abuse, OCD, Trauma, Weight, Health, Sexuality, Separation & Divorce, Childhood experiences, Self Harm, Sabotaging behaviours, Insecurity, Paranoia, Feelings of helplessness and many more.


My Counselling Practice:
My office is in a Grade 2 Listed building in central Southend. Free Parking.
Occupying the top floor in the roof with oak beams and a toasty little fire gives my therapy room a warm, cosy and private setting.

ABOUT ME

Most importantly I pride myself on being a 'Real' person - meaning therapy with me feels like a real conversation, we are in this together and I will talk as well as listen!

I hope I steer clear of the cliche Therapist remarks like "and how does that make you feel?"    Therapy should feel like talking to a trusted friend but with the bonus that I am completely impartial, confidential and trained to listen and help find solutions right for you - led by you.


I am Qualified Psychotherapist Person Centred, Humanistic, Existential with 15 Years Experienced Member of BACP, AIP & CCC Registered.

Professional Experience in Counselling & Mental Health Care within NHS.

Telephone Helpline Counselling Experience

Qualified Lecturer in Counselling & Psychotherapy at South East Essex College - Certificate in Education.

Co-Leader of Counselling Support Group - providing Support, Peer Supervision, Resources & CPD to Counsellors.

Tutor Delivering Wellbeing Workshops

NHS - (SEPT) Psychiatric Referrals - Multi-disciplinary team supporting complex mental health patients in long term therapy.

Experience in Mindfulness, Meditation and Buddhism Philosophy.

Writing & delivering wellbeing and personal development workshops And CPD training days.

School Counselling experience for 11-16 year olds and Crisis Counselling in schools.

I am a qualified Teacher in Counselling & Psychotherapy having previously taught at South East Essex College and currently delivering CPD for helping Professionals and Wellbeing Workshops for Personal & Professional Development

I undergo my own ongoing CPD, supervision and training.
Recent courses include: Working with Suicide, Depression, Buddhism Philosophy, Mindfulness, General Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Meditation, Inner Child, Transactional Analysis, Systemic Couple and Family Therapy, NLP, Depression & Mental Health, STRESS & Anxiety training workshops.

PLEASE VISIT MY WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION :0)

http://www.sophiepinney.com

Training, qualifications & experience

Advanced Diploma in Humanistic Existential Counselling & Psychotherapy
Level 2 Counselling Skills
Level 3 Counselling Studies

Certificate in Education

Member of Ifl Institute for Learning

Member of BACP British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy

Member of AIP Association for Independent Practitioners

CCC Registered Counsellor (Counselling Code of Conduct)

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I attend a weekly Mindfulness Meditation group and incorporate this practice within my work and can help anyone interested in trying mindfulness meditation, which particularly helps with Stress & Anxiety.

Working with Teenagers and adolescence - I have undergone some training & worked within Schools as a counsellor and crisis counsellor.

INNER CHILD. Working on healing the Inner Child in you.

Childhood and our developmental years are where we learn the most from experiences on how to process and deal with the world around us. Working with the inner child can be useful in understanding how we develop our personality and how we view the world and relationships that we take into adulthood.

Photos & videos

  • MY OFFICE
  • MY OFFICE
  • Prittlewell House
  • Depression
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1zrXZQ5xPbY
  • What is Counselling?
  • Self Esteem Animation
  • Anxiety Animation
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=An7p60MUx80
  • Negative Thoughts V's Positive
  • Anxiety & OCD

Fees

£45 an hour

£35 Student Rate

Maps & Directions

Southend-On-Sea, SS2 6LH

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Accessibility

Wheelchair access: No

Free Parking

Availability

I work 3 days a week

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme