Teresa Griffin MSc, Dip Humanistic Counselling. BACP Accredited Counsellor

Teresa Griffin MSc, Dip Humanistic Counselling.  BACP Accredited Counsellor

Southampton
Hampshire
SO32

07787 134207

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About me

Congratulations you have achieved the most difficult step by recognising that you need some help. With over 16 years experience of counselling I can offer a safe, non-judgemental environment which will enable you to work through your issues. During my many years of counselling I have worked in both the private & voluntary sector, therefore my experience & exposure of presenting issues from clients has been very varied, including bereavement, stress, anxiety, relationships, varying levels of trauma & abuse.

When we have something physically wrong with our bodies, generally no one has a problem going to a G.P to seek help. Acknowledging we are not ‘coping’ with life and may need some help, can often seem a more difficult hurdle for individuals to overcome. The fact that you are reading my profile means that you have made that ‘first leap of faith’.

Counselling or ‘talk therapy’ is a journey of empowerment & gaining back control of your life. A fundamental element of counselling is the trusting relationship between counsellor & client. My warm, open, non-judgemental manner has enabled many clients to quickly feel ‘safe’ enough to share their thoughts & feelings, often for the first time.

My original journey into counselling started many years ago with the work & contact I used to have with parents of premature &/or very sick neonates & with parents whose babies had not survived. Originally trained in a humanistic model, continued professional development, additional training & experience has resulted in an eclectic approach to counselling, utilising the many skills I have developed to match the needs of the client.

My practice is based in the comfort of my own home. I work with both short & long term clients offering face to face counselling. An initial session will give us both the opportunity to meet, assess what your needs are & if I am able to help you on your journey.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a BACP Accredited Counsellor. I was originally trained in humanistic counselling, however with extensive additional training and continual professional development over the past 16 years, I would now class my counselling approach as eclectic.

Member organisations

BACP

Areas of counselling I deal with

        Fees

        £40 per session

        Maps & Directions

        Southampton, SO32

        Type of session

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

        Practical details

        Sign language: Unspecified
        Other languages: None

        Accessibility

        Accessibility information
        Wheelchair access: Yes

        Availability

        Flexible sessions available

        Types of client

        Young people
        Adults
        Older adults