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About me

Hi, I'm Wendy, I am a qualified Relational Integrated Psychotherapist and I have been working with children and adults for over 25 years.

I work from a Humanistic / Person Centred base where the client and their world are the starting point. I am an Integrated therapist, I incorporate modes of therapy to so suit client needs: Psychodynamic, Relational, Existentialism and CBT.

My approach is concerned with individual growth and relational needs of a person: the self, others we care about and things we value and need. My work embraces creative practices, writing/image making, Buddhism and existential ideas.

I aim to assist you in becoming an authentic and self-accepting individual, who practices choice over whatever life may throw, with kindness, heart and courage.

Couples Counselling:
I work with all personal difficulties in relationships. Relationship breakdowns, family struggles and elderly support, struggles within partnerships, those in a long term partnership or marriage, or those wishing to alter their personal lives. All relationship identities welcomed and sexual orientations, LGBTQIA.

Anxiety and Self-Esteem:
Techniques to cope with anxiety and stress and ways to come to terms with inner conflict, based on self-acceptance and understanding. Focusing on how you learn to cope and then thrive, in our increasingly busy world and its demands.

Children and Young People:
I have 25 years experience of working with children and young people, both as a Psychotherapist and Teacher. Working creativity to assist the young person to express and tackle any areas that they may need support with: from school, to family environments to issues related to identity and personal distress.

Whatever you’re struggling with, I’m here to help assist you to achieve your goals.

Please get in touch.

Training, qualifications & experience

My experience includes colleges and schools, a counsellor for The Brit School, the LGBT community, MindOut, Switchboard and in several Charities supporting Adult carers and mental health issues. I have worked with people in many diverse settings and with a range of difficulties: neuro-diversity, work and educational stress, addiction, homelessness, schizophrenia and acute clinical diagnosis.

Qualifications:

  • BA hons in Psychology and Fine Art
  • MA in Fine Art
  • Post Graduate Certificate of Education
  • MA Integrated Counselling and Psychotherapy

I have recently trained with Dr Gabor Mate in 'Compassionate Inquiry'. I am also a Lecturer in Psychology.

Member organisations

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Life Coaching - this service is a favourite among many of my clients - keys and tools to a happier, healthier life. Please contact me for more information on this.

Fees

From £60.00 to £90.00

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Vitality

Additional information

  • £60 Individual, per session.
  • £90 couples, per session.

I work online and face to face from a clinic.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Monday to Saturday 9am to 8pm - please contact me to check availability.

The Palmeria Practice, 40 Wilbury Road, Hove, East Sussex, BN3 3JP

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples

Key details

telephone/web-based appointments, or meeting clients in different location offered

Wendy Quelch

Wendy Quelch