Terry Hay - MBACP Dip. Counselling PG Dip. Supervision Adult & Couples
I understand that it's tough when life events stop you from living life as you want. I can offer a confidential, safe, non judgemental and trusting environment where you will be heard. I work with clients who are experiencing difficulties coping with life as it is now and who want to think about making some changes and so make choices for the future.
With over 16 years experience of working with clients, I can offer you a warm welcoming environment. In your first session we can discuss what has brought you to therapy and focus on the changes you may want to make. I believe that it is important that you make choices for your future and I can help you to think about how you will do this. You know yourself better than anyone so I am confident that you can choose for yourself. My role is to help you to explore your thoughts and feelings and help you to focus on what's best for you for your future.
I appreciate that's it not easy to face some difficult issues or to even think about how to make changes. For me, it's important for us to develop a trusting relationship where together we can work on your issues and hopefully I can offer you help, support and the courage and confidence to make these changes.
I have extensive experience of working with survivors of recent/historic sexual and emotional abuse. I also supervise counsellors in practice who work with survivors of sexual, emotional and physical abuse.
I currently work with EAPs and I have 20 years experience of developing and delivering wellness training. I currently deliver training on stress resilience, assertiveness, facing difficult feelings and mindfulness.
Training, qualifications & experience
I work in an integrative way incorporating person-centred, CBT and psychodynamic approaches into my practice. I practice Mindfulness and enjoy using this in my practice.
I qualified as a Person-Centred Existential Counsellor in 2005 and I qualified as a Clinical Supervisor in 2015. I have experience of working with couples to enhance their relationship and I trained as a Trauma Therapist in 2013 with Cardiff & Vale NHS Trust Trauma Therapy Service.
I have experience of working in the private and voluntary sectors and I have over 20 years experience of working with the NHS. For the last 10 years I have been working part time as a Counsellor with a Employee Wellbeing Service in the NHS in Cardiff & the Vale. I also work part time as a Senior Specialist Trauma Therapist with the Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) in Cardiff working with survivors of current and historic domestic, sexual and emotional abuse.
I qualified as a trainer in 1990 and have delivered policy training and workshops for over 20 years. My training style is warm, relaxed, friendly, engaging and enquiring and I enjoy learning from others.
I am a Registered Member of the British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) and adheres to their Code of Ethics and Principals in relation to confidentiality and respect for client’s choices.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Career counselling
- Domestic violence
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship problems
- Separation and divorce
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Specialis and extensive experience of working with clients experiencing historic or current sexual abuse. Current and extensive experience of supervising counsellors working with clients presenting with sexual and emotional abuse. Current experience of counselling clients with Post Traumatic Stress. Current experience of supervising counsellors working with clients experiencing emotional and sexual abuse.
£40 per 60 minute session
£35 per 60 minute session for counsellors in training
£50 per couple - 60 minute session
£60 per hours - Trauma Focused Specialist Supervision
£45 per 1.5 hours for Supervisors in training
Group Clinical Supervision
£35 per supervisee for 1.5 hours of Group Supervision (maximum of 4 supervisees)
Fees for EAP - £50 per session to include assessment and final reports
I provide an empathic, non judgemental and safe confidential environment is at the heart of my counselling and supervision practice. I believe that given the right environment of acceptance, understanding, space for exploration and encouragement, clients feel more able to explore the issues that brought them to counselling and once connections are made then this will empower clients to feel able to make choices for their future. Once these core conditions are in place then a trusting and open relationship can develop.
I am very passionate about my work and really enjoy working with individuals and couples. I feel privileged to offer counselling to clients to help them enhance their lives. I also feel privileged to offer consultative supervision to cousellors in order to help them enhance and develop their practice and I can guarantee a nurturing and supportive space for exploration.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Monday - Morning, Afternoon and Evening. Tuesday and Wednesday - 3pm to 6pm. Please note, I do not offer therapy on Thursdays, Fridays or at weekends.
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|
Supervision & training
I qualified as a Person-Centred/Existential Counsellor in 2005 and this is at the core of my practice as a Counsellor and now as a Clinical Supervisor. However, I also work in an integrative way, incorporate CBT, Gestalt and psychodynamic ways of working into my practice.View supervision profile