Nicky Vallance

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Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11
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Supervision details

Hi, I'm Nicky

I have been a person centred counsellor and life coach for several years and work with young people and adults face to face and online. I have counselled clients through bereavement, anxiety, depression, stress, ADHD, Autism, and low self-esteem issues among many other feelings that arise from their unique life experiences.  

Each person I see has their own way of expressing themselves. I encourage supervisees and clients to talk in a way that they feel comfortable with, for example, drawing on characters and experiences from video games, tv shows, books or films they identify with. I also encourage accessing the creative mind and creative expression (e.g.  through sharing art, drawing or song lyrics) which helps us build the supervisory relationship & bring new insight and better understanding. I may also introduce theories, psycho education into sessions if it is of benefit to you.

Although most of my work is counselling, I find some of the coach comes out in me as some supervisees and clients find their current concerns are about their future. So, we can, when appropriate, look together at what your clients  want and need to have a fulfilling life as well as explore how to achieve it.  

How we work together depends very much on your personal style, experience and particular needs from each session which we can discuss when we first meet and monitor regularly to make sure you get the most out of our time together. 

Additional knowledge concerning PTSD, NLP, Life coaching, Health Coaching CYP (13+).

My fee is £60 per hour or £75 for 1 1/2 hours.

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Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11

Key details

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Online platforms

Microsoft Teams

Type of session

In person

Person-centred supervision