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“I am now offering counselling services in Nether Stowey after many years experience in a variety of settings. Please contact me for more information.”

Rachel

 

ABOUT ME

ABOUT ME

Before starting my counselling career, I experienced separation and divorce, when I felt confused and lost. I also experienced close family illness and bereavement, and suffered Post Natal Depression after becoming a new mum.  

 

During these difficult periods counselling allowed me time and space to express my feelings and thoughts; to discover who I was and where I wished to take my life. When I had counselling, I felt accepted, not judged, respected and truly listened to.

 

This positive therapy inspired me to start my training to be able to provide the same for others. 

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Level 4 & 5 Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling 

  • Level 3 Certificate in Counselling

  • NVQ 3 Working with Parents

  • Group and Standard Teen Triple P Facilitator

  • Accredited Family Group Conference Co-Ordinator 

  • Assertiveness Course for Parents Facilitator

  • Training in Child Attachment, Mental Health First Aid, Young people and Sexually harmful behaviour, Adolescent Substance and Alcohol Misuse, Understanding and Supporting People who Self-Harm, Safeguarding Awareness with MIND.

EXPERIENCE

I now have a number of years experience working across a variety of organisations and dealing with a number of specialities.  

 

I have worked with the Citizens Advice Bureau, The Somerset Youth Offending Team as a Family and Parenting Worker and with Mindline in Taunton. As a Counsellor, I have experience working young people and adults at Bridgwater and Taunton College, working with adults individually and in groups with Somerset NHS Talking Therapies Service and voluntary counselling at Rydon Ward, Taunton. 

I CAN PROVIDE COUNSELLING FOR:
  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Relationship and family issues

  • Bereavement and loss

  • Abuse

  • Trauma

  • Addiction

  • Illness

  • Self-esteem and
    low confidence 

  • Stress at home or work

  • Parenting 

  • Loneliness and isolation 

  • Anger

  • or if your concern is not listed please contact me and we can discuss whether I might be able to help or advise you where you might be able to get further assistance

If you are wondering if counselling is for you, you can read more about it here and find our more about the way I work here.  If you are still left with any queries or concerns please do not hesitate to get in touch.

 

CONTACT ME

Should you be left with any queries or concerns whether counselling is right route for you please do no hesitate to contact me.  I am happy to answer any questions you may have.

PHONE

07496 346372

ADDRESS

Counselling will take place in Nether Stowey.  Details will be provided after our initial free of charge telephone consultation. 

E-MAIL