Steph Cole Registered Counsellor MBACP (inc C&YP)
Hi, I 'm Steph,
Thank you for looking at my profile, it's never easy knowing who to choose to help you so I hope I have put enough here on my site to encourage you to contact me any time so that any questions or concerns you may have I can help you with . If not please contact me and I will be happy to chat with you in more detail.
I offer you a safe, comfortable, confidential space to explore your worries and concerns with Anxiety, Trauma , Stress, Bereavement or any worries or issues you are struggling with.
My focus is to help you by supporting you with any difficulties you are having. Need help with your anger, or if feeling low for such a long time ? Low confidence or self worth ? I help you to focus on your concerns and work alongside you to help and support you in a non judgemental way. Anxiety and Stress and feeling low can be very overwhelming and are very difficult to manage and do hold you back from living your life in full. Are past events and trauma or memories affecting how you cope with life today ?
I have experience in bereavement as I volunteer at Trinity Hospice Blackpool working with both Adults and Children. Also, Anxiety, Depression & Stress with the NHS and substance misuse at Renaissance/ Drugline. I also work for Anxiety UK with clients with General Anxiety issues.
I also work with childhood trauma /abuse & relationship issues.
Also with your child, do you ever get tired with shouting ? Do you feel a disconnect ? Are you frustrated or overwhelmed and feel not good enough. I can offer a tailored bespoke service for you to focus on your issues using different types of therapy. I will be fully supportive, non-judgemental, respective and keep complete confidentiality.
I also am a life coach helping with life's ups and downs.
I offer an initial free telephone consultation to you. Also a 15 min session for face to face sessions where we can meet up and have an initial chat. Please contact me to arrange this.( small room fee )
Current waiting time is 2 to 4 working days. Hours can be arranged as I am very flexible to suit your lifestyle and availability.
I also offer FaceTime & Skype calls for Apple and Android users.
I also offer telephone counselling.
I also offer email counselling
I also offer LGBT & Q support.
Training, qualifications & experience
Qualified Counsellor in Therapeutic Therapy.Registered member with BACP.
Working with Complex Trauma ( Adults/Children)
Working with low mood
Working with Generalised Anxiety Disorder(GAD)
Working with Domestic Violence
Working with Pre-Trial Clients
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training
Experience in Stress Awareness.
Experience in Child Protection & Safeguarding.
Working with the Linden Centre Trinity Blackpool ( Adults & Children )
Experience with the NHS Walk In Centre ( Adults and Young people )
Working with Anxiety UK
Experienced in working with bereavement, loss , relationships, stress, anxiety and depression, and sexual orientation concerns.
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.
Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.
All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Thanks you to my clients who have commented on their sessions, their comments are below.
Anxiety : I have tried to deal with my feelings but was struggling to express them. Thanks Steph as your calm non judgemental manner helped me so much . Annette.
Grief ; Steph. After the loss of my dad who was my role model for so long you helped me to go through the stages of grief so that I now can move forward with my life. Thank you. Peter.
Relationships : I always knew I struggled with having relationships but never understood as to why. Talking with you has been a massive eye opener for me. Lucy.
Trauma : I really did not feel my problems were Trauma based till talking things over with you. Now I feel more in control of my life. Thanks Steph.
AT PRESENT I CAN ONLY OFFER TELEPHONE SESSIONS 50 MINS £25 OR ONLINE THERAPY £30.
I offer a sliding scale of fees to provide a service to include clients with a range of financial abilities.
I offer a free initial phone conversation.
Also an initial session to meet me and discuss their worries ( minimal room charge).
In employment £37 per hour session.
Couples Counselling £45 per hour session.
I also offer reduced prices for unemployed or OAP or Students of £35 per session.
Concessions offered for
Life is constantly changing and at times we all need some help and support to get us through the stress and anxiety that life throws at us.
Help from someone who is non judgemental and can focus on you and your needs to move you forward with your life is the most effective way to relieve this stress and anxiety.
My role is to support you through any of the dark negative times, to help you to focus on your worries and to see clearer what is holding you back, so that you are enabled to cope better and focus on the brighter times ahead.