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Steve Manley

Experienced therapist working from Middlesbrough and South Tyneside.

Currently offering either telephone counselling or video call counselling.

Counsellor
Hourly Rate 30 £
Trial Rate 30 £
From JusTalk, Vanguard Suite Newport Road, Middlesbrough, Cleveland, United Kingdom (UK)
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Sarah

I am a person centred therapist which means I believe you are the expert in your own life. I work to help you understand yourself better and make decisions based on your own unique experience.

My experience covers a variety of addiction, including drugs and alcohol,  I am trauma informed, ASSIST trained and in the process of further training to allow me to work with children and young people.

Person Centred Psychotherapist
Hourly Rate 35 £
Trial Rate 25 £
From melville house, monimail cupar, fife, United Kingdom (UK)
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Nicola Keenan

“Stars cannot shine without darkness”
I offer CBT informed and Person Centred counselling for adults, couples and children.

Are you struggling with the pressures of life?
Life can have many anxieties and you may not know who to turn to for support. I offer a relaxed and confidential space in which we can explore what life changes you would like to make. As an experienced counsellor I can walk this path alongside you, offering support along the way, listening to you without any judgement, all of which can lead to making positive changes in your life.

Coronavirus: during this time I am supporting clients online and over the telephone. The changes to day-to-day life and living in uncertain times could lead us to feeling anxious and worried. It is natural to feel like this, I am here to support you to look after yourself and to feel in control.

I have extensive training and experience of supporting individuals with a variety of mental health and wellbeing difficulties including but not limited to, Depression, Anxiety, Low-self-esteem, OCD, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Self-Harm, Suicidal thoughts, Domestic Abuse, Sexual, Emotional and Physical Abuse. I also have experience of working with individuals on the Autism Spectrum.

I offer Cognitive Behavioural informed Therapy (CBT).. According to CBT research, individuals who are offered CBT remain well for longer. CBT focuses on challenging unhelpful thoughts and behaviours. I also offer Person-centred Counselling, which was founded by Carl Rogers. It is a non-directive talking therapy. I will provide you with a non-judgemental, empathetic environment and support you so that you feel empowered to find your own solutions and make appropriate changes in your life.

I also offer Rewind Therapy; according to the Intenational Association for Rewind Trauma Therapy Rewind Therapy has  become internationally recognised as indispensable to treat PTSD, anxiety and phobias and may provide closure”. ​​​​​​​

Rewind Therapy is used to treat post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety and phobias such as flying. This technique is an effective and comfortable treatment of which may reduce and provide closure for trauma, anxiety and phobias. Clients are guided through a deep state of relaxation and visual imagery. There is no need to talk about the traumatic incident which could re-traumatise clients. The Rewind Therapy technique is also known as the visual/kinaesthetic dissociation technique. This technique may reduce or even stop:

Intense distress due to reminders of the trauma
Physical sensations such as pain, shaking, nausea or sweating
Flashbacks
Nightmares
Intrusive thoughts or images

Qualifications

MSc Counselling Psychology Keele University
BSc Hons Psychology Degree
Online and telephone Counselling Diploma
Rewind Therapy for PTSD, Phobias and Anxiety
Couples and Family Therapy Diploma
Play Therapy training
CBT informed therapy training
Level 2 Understanding Autism
Safeguarding Training
Level 2 Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health and wellbeing
Sexual Violence training
Domestic Abuse training
Hypnotherapy Gastic band
Greif and bereavement counselling Diploma

Counsellor / Person Centred Psychotherapist / CBT Therapist
Hourly Rate 35 £
Trial Rate 35 £
From 43 SILVERSTONE CRESCENT, PACKMOOR STOKE ON TRENT, United Kingdom (UK)
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Muriel ODriscoll

I am an experienced counsellor, supervisor and psychosexual/relationship therapist. My background is in midwifery and women’s health and I have long experience working with teenage clients and family problems.
I am the person to see if you have issues with bereavement, depression, relationships, separation or divorce, work based problems and coping with the changes that life throws at us.
For those who have low self esteem or anxiety we can work together to improve your situation.
I also use EFT or tapping to help if your problem is addiction, phobias, anger management or PTSD.
I work with an open mind, using the therapy to suit your needs and will support you in improving your life whatever you feel is the problem. Ex-offenders welcome.
Couples counselling at any stage of your relationship is something I can assist with as a couple or single, Gay,lesbian, Bi or trans.If you want life to improve we can work together on any issue or I can sign post you to the best help for you. My place or yours and evening and weekend appointments available

Training, qualifications & experience
Registered midwife, counsellor, psychosexual/relationship therapist and teacher.
Supervisor for students and practitioners who hold a client case folder.
I have worked in Universities, hospitals and FE colleges. I worked in a charity for young people, for EAP providers, trauma and rapid response and independently.
MA  in race relations and ethnic studies and midwifery, sexual health and contraception qualifications.
Experience of working with ex-offenders.
Co author of “the Bullying Culture” with Ruth Hadikin concerning NHS bullying.
Happy to welcome anyone who wants to improve their life.
Registered Member of  BACP  and  Member of COSRT

Counsellor / Humanistic Psychotherapeutic Counsellor / Mindfulness Based Psychotherapist / Mindfulness Based Psychotherapist / Person Centred Psychotherapist
Hourly Rate 40 £
Trial Rate 25 £
From 1 Midland Terrace, Waterloo Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom (UK)
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Will-Hamilton

I can help with relationship problems, anger management, bereavement and loss, and life direction issues. 
Sometimes we don’t like where our life is heading or perhaps it feels like our life is heading nowhere and we need to kick-start a change.

My approach is to use Person Centred therapy where we work through what is happening for you and why it affects you the way it does and  use Solution Focused Therapy to focus on the future you want and the daily tasks and steps that will take you there.
 
I offer a positive approach to help you find answers to the challenges you face. We will work at your pace on the issues you want to address.

Counsellor / Psychotherapist / Integrative Psychotherapist / Integrative Psychotherapist
Hourly Rate 40 £
Trial Rate N/A
From Central Farm, Central Farm, Farms Common Helston, Cornwall, United Kingdom (UK)
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Darcie Thomas

Hello, my name is Darcie and I am a qualified counsellor who works within the Dudley area. I am a Registered Member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and therefore I adhere to their code of ethics and guidelines to provide a safe environment.

I offer my clients a safe, non-judgmental environment to discuss their thoughts and feelings in a confidential manner. I do not criticise nor judge, instead offer an understanding ear to whatever issues which may plague you. Together we can work to help you feel the confidence in changing your life.

I counsel within a Person-Centred perspective which means my support is very much focused on what is beneficial to you. I don’t claim to be an expert on how you can deal with the problems you face. But instead, I am here to help you find the solution which is best for you.

Counsellor
Hourly Rate 44 £
Trial Rate N/A
From United Kingdom (UK)
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Tracy Dunning

When we go through life, our opinions alter and so do our thoughts on past and present experiences. Things we have been through previously can suddenly hit us like a ton of bricks and we don’t know where the thoughts came from. We can be watching tv, reading a book and all of a sudden, Anxiety we never had before rears its ugly head affecting us in ways we never thought of, disturbing our daily lives whether gradually or suddenly. We could be sitting in a cafe with friends, completing tasks at school/work and all of a sudden a huge wave of grief takes over us. I am here to help you explore these feelings learning ways to cope.

 

I am a qualified counsellor and have CBT as my core model of study. I have also had personal experience of mental & physical abuse, health issues, divorce, loss & bereavement, LGBT+ issues and many others from child, young person and adult perspectives therefore I am able to empathise with my clients issues and walk with them on their own path of life.

Counsellor / Integrative Psychotherapist / Humanistic Psychotherapeutic Counsellor / Humanistic Psychotherapeutic Counsellor / Cognitive and Behavioral Psychotherapist / Child and Adolescent Psychotherapeutic Counsellor
Hourly Rate 45 £
Trial Rate N/A
From Toft Hill, Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom (UK)
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Natalie Mills

I know things are difficult at the moment with Covid-19 so I’m here to help if you need support. If you’re interested please get in touch and let me know how I can help. I offer a friendly and confidential one-to-one counselling service supporting adults, young people, and children with a variety of issues using an integrative approach.

When counselling I use an integrative approach that encompasses different therapies such as person-centred, cognitive behavioural therapy, mindfulness, solution-focused therapies, hypnotherapy, creative, and play therapy. I find this then gives clients a tool box of skills that they can use, rather than just one approach.

I will be empathic, honest, and non-judgemental during our sessions. As well as my private practice, I work for Respect For All who specialise in counselling adults and children with autism. I have previously worked as a school and college counsellor.

Counsellor / Psychotherapist / Psychotherapeutic Counsellor
Hourly Rate 45 £
Trial Rate 40 £
From Chorlton Rooms, 2 Railway Terrace Manchester, United Kingdom (UK)
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Paula Brown Counselling Services

Finding the right counsellor is an important step, the fact that you are here means that you have already made the biggest step in recognising you would like some support. 

Counselling is a safe space to offload and explore what’s going on for you. Counselling is not about me telling you what to do.  It might be helpful to provide you with coping techniques and strategies to support you to find your own way forward.

I will provide with you my time, commitment and compassion to your needs in a safe and comfortable environment. In working together, this may ease your distress and worries, by breaking things down into sizeable chunks.

Counselling may include exploring your past or recognising where low feelings/emotions maybe coming from.  This can support you to evaluate your needs for now and the future.  When considering a way forward, it is natural to experience anxiety or worry about what may happen, I can provide you with ways to support this and encourage your personal development.

 

 

Counsellor / Psychotherapist
Hourly Rate 45 £
Trial Rate 45 £
From 9 Millersdale Avenue, Mansfield, United Kingdom (UK)
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Julie Gravelle

I have many years of experience as a Counsellor and Hypnotherapist helping clients overcome various deep-seated issues. It is the individual’s choice as to whether they need my help through a variety of different counselling skills or even split the session into a combination of Counselling and Hypnotherapy.

As a member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) I adhere to their standards and ethics, offering both Counselling and Hypnotherapy clients a safe, confidential and non-judgemental environment to explore their issues.

All clients are treated with respect, no problem is too big or too small. I will work with you at your own pace and help you find the solutions that will work best for you. I am able to offer appointments to suit you daytime or evenings.

Counsellor
Hourly Rate 45 £
Trial Rate 35 £
From Carmarthenshire, United Kingdom (UK)
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Sharan Thiara

I am a qualified Psychotherapist counsellor who practices with a Humanistic & Integrative approach. This means I will focus on the needs of you, using techniques from different approaches.

Each and everyone of us are unique and therefore I do not feel I am the expert of you and can tell you what to do, my belief is to support and guide you, with my experience to help you work through your concerns. So that you can start to feel more complete within yourself.

The first step in starting counselling can feel overwhelming, bringing past thoughts to the surface and stirring up feelings of being judged, neglect, not trusting the other. My attitude is to value you for doing the best you can. It can be tough for us at times. Let us accept us for who and how we are right now at this moment.

I have personal experiences around being judged, mental health as well as trauma, so please do not feel you are alone. Once we allow ourselves to sit with the uncomfortable feelings, we will begin to flourish.

Counsellor / Integrative Psychotherapist / Humanistic Psychotherapist
Hourly Rate 45 £
Trial Rate 30 £
From Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom (UK)
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Kieran Mountney

Are you someone experiencing anger, anxiety, worry, stress, negative self-talk, or self-doubt? Does it feel as though negative thoughts, comparisons, “what ifs”, and worst-case scenarios are constantly occupying your mind? Perhaps you’re tired of putting others first and not prioritising your own needs? Are you tired of feeling alone? Or are you feeling overwhelmed and maybe even burnt out from life (and that was even before lockdown!)?

I know from my own experiences and from many years of helping people that putting yourself first and asking for help can bring up feelings of fear and indeed shame.  I’ve been there and it sucks to feel this way but the good news is: you’re not alone and it’s possible to find relief.

Together, we can help you discover your ability to build confidence, boost your self-esteem, tackle stress whether it be at home or at work, create healthy relationships with yourself and others, and gain control of the worry and anxiety in your life.

When I work with my clients, I use compassion, humour, and absolutely no judgment because therapy should be a place where you feel safe to be yourself; the “real you”.  I will provide the effective techniques and support you need to gain growth, understanding, and develop skills that will help you start living the awesome life you deserve.

We all have the ability to change but sometime’s we need a little bit of help getting there.

Finding a therapist takes courage, and I’m so glad you’re here! Whether this is your first time or you have previous experience with counselling, I will be happy to join with you wherever you are on your journey. Email me to schedule your first session today!

Counsellor
Hourly Rate 45 £
Trial Rate N/A
From 6 Hull Road, Camborne, Cornwall, United Kingdom (UK)
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Zilla

I have come to counselling after almost 30 years working as a social care professional, as I felt I wanted to improve my work life balance. I have an  extensive  experience of life in all its glorious technicolour which I feel has helped to ground me as a person not just as a care professional. I share my life with my small family and our little rescue pug Pumpkin.

Counsellor
Hourly Rate 45 £
Trial Rate 35 £
From 31 Griffiths Avenue, Lancing, West Sussex, United Kingdom (UK)
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Wongani Nyirenda

Phone or Zoom, etc.  £25-45/ session. 8am-10pm except Fridays.  Registered  BACP.  Clinical experience. Masters psychology degree.  Diploma in counselling.  Conducting a doctorate research thesis.

 

I am an eclectic professional with years of clinical experience: currently a Trainee Counselling Psychologist on a professional doctorate in counselling psychology, already with a Diploma in Human Relations & Counselling (Psychodynamic modality) and an MA Hons Psychology degree, as well as extensive and broad working and voluntary experience over four years.

Counsellor / Psychodynamic Psychotherapist
Hourly Rate 45 £
Trial Rate 25 £
From 1, Letham Toll Letham, Fife, United Kingdom (UK)
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Jonathan Harris

I am a counsellor and psychotherapist, living in North Devon in England.

I have formerly been a teacher and run my own business in London.

Counsellor / Psychotherapist / Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist
Hourly Rate 50 £
Trial Rate 40 £
From Haldene, Bowling Green, COMBE MARTIN, ILFRACOMBE, DEVON, United Kingdom (UK)
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Gabriella Clarke

Gabriella is an Integrative therapist delivering therapy predominantly online having completed a diploma in Online Counselling in addition to her initial Psychotherapy training. Her motivation is to make therapy more accessible and convenient for everyone and reduce the stigma surrounding its use. Whilst she has experiencing working with a wide range of issues, she specialises in anxiety, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, self-esteem, relationship problems, bereavement, self-harm and addictions. She works with adolescents, families, adults, couples, the elderly and disabled. She has trained in a number of therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Person-Centred Counselling, Psychotherapy, Hypnotherapy, Emotional Freedom Technique, Existential, Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Transactional Analysis, and Mindfulness. If you choose to work with Gabriella, she will provide a safe, supportive space for you to explore how you can fulfil your unique potential, draw upon your inner resources, and become your own person. If necessary she will help you put in place coping strategies and find a new place of perspective in those areas that may be holding you back or causing distress.

Psychotherapist / Integrative Psychotherapeutic Counsellor / Cognitive and Behavioral Psychotherapist / Cognitive and Behavioral Psychotherapist / Family Therapist
Hourly Rate 50 £
Trial Rate 50 £
From Torquay, Devon, United Kingdom (UK)
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Ellena Fries

I’m a UKCP registered Psychotherapist with a body oriented approach. More than 20 years of experience have given me time to acquire a variety of tools and insight into many approaches to meet the needs of each client in an individual way that respects each person’s own wisdom towards healing.

Main specialities are trauma, depression, anxiety, spiritual development, anger management, berievement among many others.

I work online and face to face and the body oriented aspect can be practised surprisingly well via video links – I’m myself receiving support and supervision in this way.

I’m a psychodynamic and body oriented psychotherapist with my a practice in Penzance, Cornwall. Genuine compassion, kindness, mindfulness, contact, depth, kind confrontation and humour are some keys to describe the way I work. The aim is to build a trusting relationship that creates a sense of deep safety and can also withstand a challenge if that might be needed.

Sometimes words are not enough or cannot reach the place that wants to be reached. The way I integrate talking therapy and the body oriented approach depends on each individual client and their specific needs. With some clients I ‘only’ talk, but I will alwyas encourage mindfulness of breath and body.

Body oriented psychotherapy has proven most helpful for trauma, anxiety and panic disorders and depression. If you are feeling sad, experiencing relationship issues or just having a hard time feeling overwhelmed with life, your children or an illness, there will be a way forward.

Is it for you?

    If you have been in therapy and found that just talking didn’t get you to the place you needed to go …
    If you have ever craved for a therapy that gives you the space and the guidance to go deep and express, what feels unexpressable…
    If you have noticed that when you feel depressed or anxious your body also seems to be suffering like IBS, being tense or aching

…then a body oriented approach might just be what you have been looking for. Our body is a miracle. It houses our personality, our spirit and our soul. Whatever we do or whatever happens to one of these aspects is intrinsically linked with the others.

What happens during treatment?

Talking is still a main tool in my therapy practice. But alongside the mind with its capacity to articulate and analyse, I will invite the whole of your Being to be present. We will work with body awareness, learning how to sense what your body feels like and to notice its messages. In order to do that I might invite you to close your eyes, deepen your breath or if appropriate to lie down. We might do specific exercises to support your grounding or the way you set boundaries. It is absolutely possible to do this via video link.

The only think we cannot do via video link is this: Sometimes I use touch (only in agreement with the client)  and I might use a particular massage: Biodynamic Massage, also called Gerda Boyesen Method. It is a  very therapeutic massage, that has been especially developed to work with the mind/body connection.

Essence – Simply Being – or: who are we really?

When we embark in deep psychotherapy, sometimes we find ourselves on the path of spiritual growth and a search for our true self. Metaphysical questions might open up and the journey becomes its own purpose. Spiritual development and coaching can be part of a treatment agreement. Mindfulness techniques and Meditation are both very nourishing for the soul and the nervous system and can take us beyond the realm of the thinking mind into Simply Being.

About myself

Born in 1960 I grew up in Germany near the French border. In 2002 I came to Cornwall. I work in private practice in Penzance and for Occupational Health, RCHT Truro. I have over 20years experience and still love it.
I’m passionate about spiritual development. I’m a Buddhist and a student of the Ridhwan school. I’m a  trained Yoga teacher and I have a degree in Social Anthropology, I care for the planet and I support  multiculturalism. I love humour, nature and the arts. Walking, painting and dancing are favorites. All the ‘hard facts’ like membership bodies and training you will find further down in my profile.

Thank you for reading this. I appreciate that you are taking the time.

Psychotherapist / Body Psychotherapist / Biodynamic Psychotherapist / Biodynamic Psychotherapist
Hourly Rate 50 £
Trial Rate 35 £
From 31A Market Jew Street, Penzance, Cornwall, United Kingdom (UK)
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Kat Marlow

Realizing that you need help and taking the first step can be hard – you’ll find that I offer a welcoming, safe and non-judgmental space to explore, understand and grow at your own pace.

I’m passionate about helping people to achieve as much change as possible in the shortest reasonable time, whilst recognizing that for some, this might require a longer-term view – ultimately, it’s all about helping you to achieve a more positive and fulfilling way of living that lasts! I offer confidential and non-judgmental time and space to think and reflect, and use a number of tried and tested therapeutic techniques, including deep relaxation and guided imagery to help you to understand and transform your experiences and emotions with compassion and a different perspective.

 

“Kat Marlow was kind and professional. She helped me untangle my confused mind and see things clearly”.
“Kat is a sensitive and highly skilled counsellor…her positive energy shines through her work..highly recommended.”

 

Psychotherapist / Integrative Psychotherapist
Hourly Rate 50 £
Trial Rate N/A
From The Retreat, 29 Welland Avenue, Gartree Market Harborough, Leicestershire, United Kingdom (UK)
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Joanne Welsh

I am a fully qualified counsellor, accredited member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapists (BACP), the UK’s leading professional organisation.  I am passionate about what I do and repeatedly hear the benefits of my work from client feedback.
I have a wealth of experience working with individual adults and young people and I also work with couples.  I regularly see clients with issues such as depression, anxiety, self esteem, relationship issues including sexual difficulties, domestic abuse, pain, trauma, stress, bereavement and loss and other issues which could be causing a significant detrimental impact.
​I personally as well as professionally have discovered the benefits of counselling; talking to someone who is independent has helped me to understand myself better and has enabled me to find solutions and to move forward.
I am fully insured, DBS checked and follow data protection policy and guidelines. .

Counsellor / Psychosexual Psychotherapist / Integrative Psychotherapist / Integrative Psychotherapist / CBT Therapist
Hourly Rate 50 £
Trial Rate N/A
From Ballyclare, Newtownabbey Northern Ireland, County Antrim, United Kingdom (UK)
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Nicola Demetriou

“I wish had the courage to express my feelings. I wish that I had let myself be happier”. Hi I’m Nicola and I believe that having courage to seek help when we need it can change our lives. Making you feel safe and heard is my priority. Walking through your difficult feelings you will have the opportunity to explore a new perspective and find the tools needed to equip you to manage situations more effectively. I work with people who have depression, anxiety, bereavement, work stress, abuse, self-esteem and relationship difficulties. I am passionate in helping you to feel more fulfilled and understand more about yourself.

I have previously trained as a primary school teacher. However, after suffering a very close bereavement I reached out for support and saw the benefit and value of counselling which I also wanted to bring to other people.

I offer face to face and online counselling through video calls or telephone counselling. This allows flexibility for you to have a session wherever you feel comfortable without having to travel, especially in these unprecedented times. Furthermore, it offers similar benefits to face to face counselling as we are able to see each other and build the one to one relationship more effectively.

During our first session which is 50 minutes long, I believe building a trusting relationship with you is paramount and we will explore what has brought you to counselling and the experiences you are currently having as well as touching on your past experiences to gain a greater understanding of who you are as a person. I will then discuss with you what your goals of the therapy are which we will review in set intervals together, depending on whether you would like short term or long term counselling.

Counsellor
Hourly Rate 50 £
Trial Rate 25 £
From Flat 7 Kenilworth Court, Heathcote Grove Chingford, London, United Kingdom (UK)