Terri Windsor BSc(Hons)Psych. AdvDipCouns. MBACP(Accred)

Terri Windsor BSc(Hons)Psych. AdvDipCouns.  MBACP(Accred)

Gosforth
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tyne And Wear
NE3

Ovingham
Prudhoe
NE42

07729 503888

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Gosforth
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tyne And Wear
NE3

Ovingham
Prudhoe
NE42

07729 503888

About me

As a qualified, experienced counsellor and psychotherapist, I provide a safe, professional and supportive environment in which we can explore your difficulties and concerns and work towards lasting change.

You may have had difficult or painful life experiences, or be struggling with relational patterns that are making you unhappy.  You may be feeling overwhelmed, anxious, sad or depressed and not know why.  You may be experiencing life events that feel unbearable.  If any of this resonates with you please do get in touch.

My approach is a holistic and integrated one which recognises the importance of body as well as mind processes.   We all are born with the capacity to live satisfying lives, but through our lifetime of relationships we learn to modify ourselves to fit in with the demands of others.  We can lose touch with how we feel and what is important to us.

Working together we can gain greater insight and understanding of your experience; exploring your situation and what it means for you. Through this dialogue new possibilities can emerge, increasing your awareness of different choices you could choose to make in you life and relationships.

I work with individuals, offering both short-term counselling and longer term therapy, depending on what you are looking for from our work together.

Please look at my website to get more information about me and my practice.

What to do next
If you would like to enquire further please send me an email or give me a call. I do prefer to talk to you directly before arranging a first appointment and will usually call you back within 24 hours.  If you have a preferred time e.g. after 6pm please let me know.

Our first appointment will give you the chance to meet me and to see if what I have to offer is right for you, and for me to understand what you want to get out of therapy. Above all, it is important that you choose someone you feel comfortable enough with.  If you decide working with me fits for you, then appointments are usually weekly at a regular time.

Training, qualifications & experience

Experience:

I have been working in private practice for ten years now, although have only been in the North East for two years, having relocated from Hampshire.  I offer both short term counselling and longer term psychotherapy.

Previously I have gained extensive experience of working within the NHS, offering time-limited counselling to people experiencing depression and anxiety.

I also have experience of working within an agency offering both open-ended therapy and short term work.  Here I specialised in working with trauma underlying struggles with substance misuse.

Working with bereaved children and adults as a volunteer in a bereavement service, I also trained volunteers to work with children.   Employed by Naval Welfare, I also have experience of supporting Naval Personnel and their families.

Qualifications:

  • BSc Honours in Psychology
  • Advanced Diploma in Humanistic Counselling
  • BACP Accreditation
  • Counselling For Depression (NICE approved)

Further Training:
I am committed to my personal and professional development and  I am currently in my fifth year of training for an MSc in Gestalt Psychotherapy at the Metanoia Institute in London.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

BACP

Accredited register membership

Fees

  • My fees are £45.00 per 50 minute session in Prudhoe.
  • My fees are £50.00 per 50 minute session in Gosforth. I have no availability here currently.
  • I have a limited number of reduced fee spaces for those on low income. I can only reduce fees at my base in Prudhoe.

Further information

I work primarily from home in Ovingham, Prudhoe which is easily accessed:

  • by car - North of the Tyne just off A69 midway between Newcastle and Hexham.

                      - South of the Tyne from the A695, crossing via Ovingham bridge.

  • by train - ten minute walk from Prudhoe station
  • by bus - five minute walk from X84 bus stop

I also now have a second workplace in Gosforth High Street (currently no availability here).

Maps & Directions

Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE3
Prudhoe, NE42

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

I work from an upstairs room.

Availability

I offer daytime and evening appointments Monday to Thursday.

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme
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