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Supportive, respectful, non judgemental and targeted way with the person for the person. The service is private, professional and confidential and the surroundings very relaxed and comfortable. Over 30 years experience. I have been working in an integrative way for a while having found really effective ways that have evolved through long practice and multiple (many unlisted) trainings.
Statutory Regulated and Registered Health Professional and Psychological Therapist, Allied Health Professional; Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Art Psychotherapist, Supervisor of Counsellors and Therapists. Hypnotherapist and NLP Practitioner, Couple Counsellor, Sex Addiction Counsellor, Sex Therapist; EMDR trauma informed therapist; Allied Health Professional and I also offer online and telephone sessions.
Training, qualifications & experience
Over 30 years experience in therapeutic settings including psychiatric hospital, city counselling services, occupational health, prisons, city hostel for homeless, home office funded criminal justice establishments, council staff welfare, the voluntary and statutory sector and a significant body of related work both paid and voluntary. Have also done countless voluntary hours in city mental health related establishments.
Many thousands of direct hours with referred (mostly GPs) and self referred clients have included issues at the sharp end of mental ill health through to general feelings of unhappiness.
*Registered Supervisor of Counsellors and Therapists
*BA Hons First class, Robert Gordon University
*Post Graduate Qualified in Counselling, Northern College and Open University
*Post Graduate Diploma in Art Psychotherapy, Edinburgh University affiliated Queen Margaret University
*Post Graduate Diploma in Relationship and Psychosexual Therapy, University of Hull *On Register COSRT - College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists
*Post Qu.Certificate in Couple Counselling
*Diploma Stress Management (London Chamber of Commerce and Industry at Kings College University, London)
*Diploma Hypnotherapy Diploma Psychotherapy EMDR Therapy
*Sex Addiction Cert, Cedars at Relationships Scotland
*NLP Licensed and Certified
*Brief Solutions Focussed Therapy Cert
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Areas of counselling I deal with
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Couple and Relationship Counselling
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