Perhaps you're experiencing low self-esteem, anxiety or depression, relationship difficulties or bereavement/loss. We all go through times of emotional distress in our lives and sometimes these feelings can become too overpowering to deal with on our own. That's when counselling can help.
The counselling service I offer is friendly, professional and down-to-earth. I provide an honest, non-judgemental space to listen to your thoughts and feelings and help you explore what's going on in confidence.
Counselling isn't about giving advice, it's about helping you to find your own answers. You will set the pace. Having the opportunity to talk honestly and openly about how you are really feeling can bring a great sense of relief and can clear the way for a new period of change and hope.
My counselling approach is 'person-centred' and relies heavily on the forming of a strong therapeutic relationship between myself and my clients. I offer a free-of-charge 30 minute initial consultation during which I can answer any questions you may have, and we can then decide whether we think we'd like to work together. If we agree to go ahead, we will discuss a mutually convenient day and time to meet, usually weekly, for one hour. Generally I work on an 'open ended' basis, but we will work with your goals and within a time frame that feels right for you.
Qualifications: I have a Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling, am a registered member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy, am fully insured and have an enhanced DBS.
Experience: As well as counselling adults and young people in my private practice, I counsel children and adolescents in schools and also volunteer as a counsellor with North Worcestershire Bereavement Support.
Availability: Monday to Friday at various times during the day and evening. Please get in touch with your availability.
Cost: £35 per hour (initial 30 minute meeting free-of-charge)
Our work together will take place in a private room in my home. If you are unable to travel, then I may be able to meet with you in your home.
Please either phone, text or email me to arrange an initial meeting. If you are directed to my telephone answer service, I'm the only person who can access this so please do leave a message and I'll get back to you as soon as I can.