My name is Rowan Imolc. I am a 35 year old female from the Leeds area. I have spent most of my adult life so far in Paris, France where I initially studied French at the Sorbonne University. I went onto complete a degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics and began my career in Policy work for a branch of the British Embassy in Paris (UK Delegation to the OECD).
Jim Byrne holds the degree of Doctorate in Counselling (DCouns) from the UK's University of Manchester, School of Education; based on almost six years of study and the submission of a doctoral thesis.He is a Fellow of the International Society of Professional Counsellors (ISPC). He works as a professional counsellor, and is Executive Director of the Institute for Cognitive Emotive Narrative Therapy.
The world of counselling and psychotherapy can be confusing, especially if you have never felt the need for counselling before. Counselling can be useful for anyone, but usually is associated withdepression, anxiety and stress. To help you understand about the service I offer at Insightfulness I have identified 5 key areas.
I am a Psychotherapist in York registered in 2000 with the UKCP (UK Council for Psychotherapy) and accredited in 1991 as a Counsellor with the BACP (British Association for Counselling andPsychotherapy). I offer short and long term psychotherapy, counselling and supervision. I have been working in private practice as a Psychotherapist for 14 years and as a Counsellor for 24 years. I see clients from all walks of life and all backgrounds.
There are many different reasons why you may want to come for counselling and make positive change in your life. You might be really struggling or simply want someone outside your circle of family andfriends to talk to, either way, you've come to the right place. We offer a safe and confidential space to discuss whatever's on your mind and develop ways of coping.
Counselling/Psychotherapy offers you the opportunity to talk confidentially in a safe space to a qualified practitioner who is trained to listen to you attentively and who will understand and acceptyou without judgement. There are many reasons why people choose to begin therapy. Sometimes they may not be aware of what is bothering them but have a feeling that things just aren't right, often times, someone may be feeling quite desperate.
Betsy is a Certified Transactional Analyst and a member of the European Association for Transactional Analysis (EATA). She is an Associate Member of the Metanoia Institute in London and a Member ofthe International Association of Relational Transactional Analysis (IARTA). She was a Registered Member of the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) between 1997 and 2014. Betsy has over 30 years experience of working with individuals and groups.
Julia Hall is an Accredited Practitioner of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, a Registered Member of the Institute for Transactional Analysis and UKCP. She works according totheir codes of ethics, confidentiality and good practice. With more than 15 years experience in her field, Julia has been in private practice - Clouds Counselling and Psychotherapy - counselling adults, young people, families and couples with a variety of problems.
People often tell me how helpful it was for them to speak to a qualified supportive outsider. You might like to try an introductory session. This can be a good way to decide for yourself ifcounselling could help. Men and women from all walks of life use my counselling and psychotherapy services in Sheffield S10. Some come for individual sessions, some for couples counselling.
My interest in understanding how people live their lives and cope with life's challenges and changes, (my own in the first instance) led me to explore the field of psychology. I initially studied andobtained my Psychology degree in South Africa, working in areas of victim support with the South African Police, increasing my understanding and work with trauma. I also worked within a Hospice working with both cancer and AIDS patients and their families.