Vivine Adams Ad Dip PC /Cert Hyp CS
Hi if you are looking at this page then it is likely that you are thinking counselling. I have started a new counselling service spring 2019; Viv Adams Counselling
It is really important that you find the right counsellor for you someone that can best support you to move towards making the changes that you wish to.
This page is about the counselling service that I will offer to you.
I trained as an integrative counsellor and psychotherapist and Hypnotherapist. This means that I am trained in a variety of approaches and I can adapt my practice to what would benefit to you the client. I have knowledge in Person Centred Counselling, Cognitive behavioural counselling, Psychodynamic counselling and Hypnotherapy.
Question that you might have are;-
What is the difference between counselling and psychotherapy?
Psychotherapy is more in depth and is often long term work and it requires the counsellor to be more knowledgeable in working with complex issues. I am able to offer both counselling and psychotherapy according to what works best for you.
The issues that I can work with you work with are
I work with a wide variety of issues. In our first session I would like to find out about what you wish to work on and together we would decide the best way to work through your issues.
You might decide that you are not ready to work on some of your issues that’s ok because counselling is about what is right for you and you have the right to choose.
What is hypnotherapy?
is a form of therapy where the therapist work with the client by enabling the client to achieve a state relaxation where their mind is focused on making changes such as treating phobias and fears , anxiety disorders . Hypnotherapy can also be used to manage pain and weight loss, also in developing a positive self esteem and building confidence also smoking cessation. Like all counselling and therapy hypnotherapy is only used with clients who chose to access this form of therapy.
Training, qualifications & experience
I am qualified in the Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling AD dip PC and I am also a qualified hypnotherapist Cert Hyp CS .
I am registered with the National Counselling Society and National Hypnotherapy Society who are the Governing bodies that ensure that I work with ethical framework of the profession.
I have attended short courses in a range of therapeutic topics. it is really important to me that I am best equipped to be meet the needs of my clients I only work with people who I can really help .
How much does the session cost?
Sessions typically last 50 minutes they are usually weekly abut some people prefer more or less frequent, I can be flexible if this is what is good for you
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Attachment disorder
- Attachment disorder in children
- Behaviour problems
- Career counselling
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Childhood bereavement
- Childhood bullying
- Depression and anxiety in children
- Domestic violence
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Panic attacks
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Physical abuse
- Postnatal depression
- Relationship problems
- Separation anxiety
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
Other areas of counselling I deal with
I currently work with a fostering agency supporting foster carers who are looking after vulnerable young people and children. I have trained in life story work which I support the foster carers to help the children in their care make sense of their life history.
I also work with adults, primarily women and children who have experience domestic abuse. I will be able to work with you to be able to unpack some of your experience so that you can build on your positive relationships in your future.
I also work closely with the Papyrus society young people who are at risk of suicide
The sessions are held in my therapy room in B98 and B60 area
Counselling sessions £40 for an initial consultation and £35 per session thereafter
An initial consultation hypnotherapy session cost £ 65 and £55 per session thereafter
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
I am available evenings and at Saturdays mornings.
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|