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About me

Hello and let me introduce myself. My name is Veronica and I enjoy working with people to be the best that they can be! I have worked with a wide range of ages in mental health, education and social care and have a wealth of understanding of the personal challenges individuals face on a daily basis.

Do you worry about what other people think of you?  Are you experiencing relationship difficulties? Do you feel confused, overwhelmed, lonely with no-one to talk to? We all have times in our lives where we struggle to cope with life’s challenges: Bereavement, Divorce, Redundancy, etc. We may feel out of control and experience Stress, Anxiety or Depression which puts blocks in our way and holds us back. Do you long for things to change but don’t know where to begin?

Therapy can help you take your first steps toward change. It provides time and space to explore and make sense of your thoughts, feelings, behaviours and reactions to situations. Through understanding yourself you can take control and make positive changes enabling you to move forward with your life.

I know from my own experience making the decision to see a counsellor can be daunting! Providing a relaxed, safe and confidential, non-judgemental environment I work with you to explore your difficulties and find out what your needs are. Together we can identify alternative coping strategies to overcome your difficulties.

As a therapist I work from a person centred therapeutic base, drawing on a range of theories and techniques and applying them to the therapeutic process depending upon your individual needs

Lets get started

Give me a call or drop me an email. I offer a free, no obligation, telephone consultation to chat about the service I provide and the issues you are facing.  We can then arrange an initial session to meet face to face.

Sessions are usually weekly or fortnightly to be flexible around your lifestyle.

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications:

  • Advanced Professional Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling (Ad Prof Dip PsychC)
  • Diploma in Hypnotherapy and Counselling Skills (Dip Hyp CS)
  • Post Grad Cert Ed in Further Education (PGCE)
  • BA Hons in Social Policy
  • State Enrolled Nurse (SEN) Mental Health

Training:

  • Attachment Matters - SCS Training and Therapy
  • Certificate in Hypnotherapy for Pregnancy and Childbirth
  • Treating Generalised Anxiety Disorder and Panic Attack
  • Treating Intrusive Thoughts and the Inner Critical Voice

Experience:

In the past I have been voluntarily involved with SCS Training & Therapy working with families.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

NCS

National Counselling Society

The National Counselling Society

This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.

In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

National Counselling Society

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Therapies offered

  • EMDR
  • Integrative
  • Person-centred therapy

Fees

£45.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Fees are £45 for a 60 minutes session

For long term therapy reduced charges are available

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

I am available Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday daytime and evenings.

Further information

You can contact me by telephone or email.  Please leave a message and I will get in touch with you as soon as I can.

Bedlington
Northumberland
NE22

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

Therapy room is on the First Floor of the building.

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Veronica Assadi

Veronica Assadi