Wendy Sneddon (PGDip, MBACP)
Do you feel unable to make decisions? Do you feel overwhelmed at times, anxious or are you feeling low and unhappy yet not able to understand why. At times life throws so much at us which can often feel too much to deal with. We live in our minds constantly feeling exhausted and almost separate from those around us.
I am a person centred counsellor with a post graduate qualification in Counselling and Psychotherapy and a registered member of BACP. I have volunteered within a loss and bereavement charity for over 3 years and continue to do so. I’ve previously worked as a counsellor with Womens’s Aid and currently with an association for mental health.
My background in Social Care and Training and Development for a number of years showed me that everyone is unique and their experiences are individual to their lives. I fully believe that labels are just that and do not define a person.
I will provide a calm environment and treat you with the dignity and respect you deserve as an individual. Our therapeutic relationship will be built on trust, empathy, unconditional positive regard and genuineness.
I will actively listen, reflect and provide a supportive, caring and non-judgemental space to enable you to collect your thoughts and talk about anything that is troubling you. The sessions will give you space and time to think about yourself and your needs.
Together we will work at your pace and explore any trauma, loss, past hurts and difficulties you may be experiencing and begin to untangle your world. Together we will explore those feelings around past and present hurts and work towards you being able to value yourself as the unique individual you are.
Training, qualifications & experience
- PG Diploma in Psychological Wellbeing, Counselling and Psychotherapy (Commendation) Persona/University of Aberdeen
- Certificate in Counselling Skills
- CBCS Specialist Module in Bereavement and Loss
- SVQ 4 Health and Social Care (Adults)
- HNC Training & Development
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Attachment disorder
- Bipolar disorder
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Career counselling
- Carer support
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Domestic violence
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Gender dysphoria
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Learning difficulties
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship problems
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
£40 per hour
Your first session will cost no more than £20. I do not charge for the first 30 minutes of this session. This gives new clients an opportunity to decide whether or not to go ahead with further sessions. It is important that the therapeutic relationship feels right for you.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
At present I'm available Tuesdays (morning/afternoon and evening) Wednesdays (morning/afternoon)
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|