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Firm-foundation Counselling Centre – Dr Oby Osuchukwu

Address:
Romford, Greater London (Havering), RM1 2NX
Phone: 07931588351
Website Address: www.firmfoundationcounselling.com
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Firm-foundation Counselling Centre (FCC)

is a community-based counselling organisation that provides evidence-based counselling/psychotherapy to individuals, couples and groups for a range of common psychological and relational difficults across lifespan. We are highly experienced therapists who aim to provide a safe environment for all our clients as they
  •  search for meaning in life,
  •  gain better understanding of self,
  • restore stability and harmony in their emotional life,
  •  seek guidance in making life choices
Our Committment
We are committed to
  • assisting you in identifying your internal strengths which you can use in resolving life issues or reframing them to a manageable state
  • providing you a therapeutic space where you can explore and discover the real you as well as learn to be you.
  • creating the environment where couples can work on their conflicts and (re)build a relationship based on trust, understanding and respect
  • offering you new skills for dealing with emotional, psychological, relational and/or behavioural problems
  • empowering you to explore and pursue your life ambitions and potentials.
We achieve these through various therapeutic processes which  aim at prevention, early intervention and exploratory work.
Charateristics of our therapy:
 1) AFFORDABILITY
Satisfying customers is one of our our top priorities. That’s why we believe in offering affordable, fair and transparent fees with no hidden or extra charges. We frequently offer promotional packages to help some of our clients/patients. We accept many forms of payment. Please contact our office for details.
2) ACCESSIBILITY
Our appointments are scheduled around your availability, presenting problems and the counsellor with the most expertise in the area of your presentation. We have morning, afternoon and evening slots (please contact office for details). We offer initial assessment session to all our clients/patients within seven working days.
3) QUALITY
Everything we do centres on providing services of the highest level of quality. We continue to evaluate our work, achievements and aspirations to make sure that you receive current and reliable services.
4) EFFICIENCY
We pride ourselves on our efficient procedures and services, but we continually strive for improvement in order to deliver results more effectively.
OUR SERVICES
Our consultation services are listed as follows
 1. Psychological Assessment  ...........................................£150 - as a stand-alone or £110 - part of on-going therapy
2. Individual Counselling       ............................................£55
3. Couple Counselling   .....................................................£75
4. Family Counselling  ......................................................£85
5. Personal Therapy for Students*  ...................................£30
6. Occupational Therapy   ..................................................£55
7. Counselling Supervision           (qualified) ......................£85
8. Counselling Supervision           (Trainee)  .......................£45
9. Group supervision (min 4)............................................. £30/person

........ Block booking of sessions is also available and discounts are offered when you pay for six sessions at once ((This does not applies to the already-discounted student's rate).

........Students can, however, make enquiries for our other student's promotional offers!!

 * Students' rate applies to young people under 25 years and adults in full-time education
........Students can make enquiries for student's promotional offers!!
Duration of Therapy
Psychological assessment ............................................ 90 minutes
Individual therapy sessions ......................................... 50 minutes/week (extra session within the week can be arranged) 
Couple/family therapy sessions ................................. 80 minutes/week
Duration of supervision session
Individual supervision session .........................................  1.5hrs/month
Group supervision session ................................................  2.5hrs/month
We provided therapy for the following needs:
1. Mental health problems:
Mental health challenges are not exclusive problem of certain individuals. In course of everyone's life journey, there are situations and circumstances that can seriously threaten or affect people's mental health. It is important that the stigma around mental health problems is gradually but steadily broken to enable sufferers seek the necessary support and help they need. These include:
  • Anxiety disorders (Generalized Anxiety Disorder [GAD], Health Anxiety, Panic Disorder etc)
  • Depression
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders (PTSD)
  • Bipolar Disorders
  • Psychosis (Schizophrenia)
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorders (OCD)
  • Abuses (Sexual, Physical, Verbal,  Emotional etc.)
  • Body Dysmorphia
  • Eating disorder
  • Self harm

2. Social Problems

  • Low self-Esteem/ self-confidence,
  • Anger/Aggressive behaviours
  • Social phobias
  • Substance misuse (alcohol, drugs)
  • Living with HIV/AIDS
3. Situational Crisis
  •  Identity crisis in young people,
  • Bereavement / Coping with Terminal illness (Death and dying)

4. Sexual and Repreductive Issues

In our therapeutic work with men and women with sexual and reproductive issues, we sometimes collaborate with medical teams  (NHS and private) to develop our care plan for our clients. We offer therapy to clients with the following issues:
WOMEN ISSUES
  • Menopausal issues
  • Unplanned pregnancy
  • Infertility/sub-fertility
  • Contraception and Termination of pregnancy
  • Recurrent miscarriages, Still births, Abnormality/disabilities
  • Polycystic Ovaries, Endometriosis, Fibriod etc
  • Post-natal depression (PND)

MEN ISSUES

  • Sexual Dysfunction (no erection, early ejaculation)
  • infertility/sub-fertility
  • Mid-age crisis('Manopause')
  • Demasculinised self-image
  • Attachment and role-model issues
OUR APPROACHES
In our work with clients, we employ a range of therapeutic approaches. The following are our commonly used approaches:
  1.  Integrative Therapy
  2. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  3. Psychodynamic Therapy
  4. Person Centred Therapy
  5. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  6. Family (Systemic) Therapy

 

ABOUT ME

My name is Dr Oby. I am a medical doctor, accredited psychotherapist, accredited supervisor, senior lecturer and the CEO of Firm-foundation Counselling centre. In addition to my many years of medical practice, I have over eighteen years of working experience in the counselling arena. I have worked in the National Health Service (NHS) and Private Sector for many years. I am a Graduate member of the British Psychological Society (BPS), British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), British Fertility Society (BFS), and a Life Member of Omicron Psi Honour Society (USA).

In my executive role in FCC, I am in-charge of

  1. Research & Programme Development 
  2. Therapists' clinical supervision. 
  3. Counselling workshops, Seminars, and CPD training- which are open to external trainee and qualified counsellors, psychotherapists, supervisors and managers.

My clinical work includes general counselling but my areas of therapeutic speciality are:

  1.  Sexual and Reproductive health issues (e.g. infertility/sub-fertility, sexual dysfunctions, miscarriage and stillbirth, post-natal depression, unplanned pregnancy etc)
  2. Relationship Issues (e.g. marriage conflicts, divorce related problems, step-family issues)
  3. Mental health issues (e.g. Bipolar, Obsessive Compulsive Disorders (OCD), Psychosis, Personality Disorders, Depression and Anxiety Disorders, Post Traumatic Stress Disorders [PTSD])
  4. Occupational health issues (e.g. work-related stress and anxiety, work-life balance issues, bullying in the workplace

I use the following approaches to help her clients/patients:

  1. Integrative Therapy: combining two or more of these approaches depending on cient's needs (CBT, Psychodynamic, Person Centre Therapy, Family therapy, Existential Therapy)
  2. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  3. Acceptance and Commitment therapy (ACT)

For more information on any of our services or other therapists in FCC, please

call  07931588351,

email: fccentre@hotmail.co.uk           or

info@firmfoundationcounselling.com

visit us at www.firmfoundationcounselling.com

We look forward to hearing from you

Regards

Dr Oby Osuchukwu

Opening Times

Opening Times: Monday to Friday: 9am - 8pm
Saturday: 10am - 6pm

Location Information

Location/Directions Info: From Romford station: Buses 496, 370

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