Professional BACP Registered Counsellor and CBT Therapist, affordable, emphatic support offered within a safe environment. i work therapeutically with adult survivors of childhood abuse, with sexualand domestic, intimate partner violence and addictions. My practice also extends towards and welcomes, those seeking help for adverse life events or issues such as loss and grief, phobias and panic disorders, anxiety and depression, anger and stress related difficulties.
Solution Focused Hypnotherapy as the name suggests, is future orientated. It focuses on ‘solutions’ for the future, rather than focusing on the source of the problem or analysing the past. It usestechniques that are scientifically researched and designed to reduce stress and anxiety and calm the mind.
Seeking help when you are struggling with life in general or with what it has currently thrown at you can often feel as if you are attempting to climb a mountain without any kit or jumping into theocean without any land in sight. Taking a look around to see who might be available to stand along side while you enter into a therapeutic journey is a very important first step. If you take a look at my website you will find out more about me and my work and maybe want to meet for a first session.
If you are looking for a therapist you have taken a courageous first step. Life can be hard for us all at times. I love the work I do; helping people to explore what's troubling them in order to livemore fulfilling lives. I work privately from premises close to the Hight St, on Southernhay Exeter, Devon, with a wide spectrum of people with many differing presenting issues.
I am accredited with the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapists (U.K.C.P) and registered with the British Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapists. I worked for many years in the Healthprofession as a Counsellor, Psychotherapist, trainer and group facilitator. I work with individuals, couples and families in a way that suits their autonomy. This may range from a gentle approach to a more challenging approach depending on the need of the client(s).
Counselling with me offers you time and space to discuss problems or any issues in your life that are causing confusion difficulty or distress. It is not advice giving. My aim from the very beginningis to help you feel comfortable understood and validated as a person, as our work together continues we form a strong safely held therapeutic relationship, that is reparative and non judgemental.
As a person-centred / humanistic counsellor, I believe that we all have the desire and capacity to fulfil our true potential. I believe that you are the expert on your own life and that you know whatis best for you, even if at the moment that doesn't feel true. As human beings, we all had "conditions of worth" imposed on us by others early in life, which have led us to believe that we are only acceptable if we think, feel and behave in particular ways.
Welcome to my website - my name is Jacky Thomas, I am an experienced counsellor living and working in Plymouth. All of us face challenges at various times in our life, including stress, bereavement,low self-esteem or relationship issues, which can leave us feeling angry, depressed or lost. You may find that the issue you are dealing with is just too overwhelming. Counselling in a safe secure environment really can help.
Those who feel that they may have a neurodiverse condition often benefit from gaining an objective, evidence-based view of their difficulties from an expert such as Louise who listens carefully totheir concerns, is sympathetic, takes individual differences into account, and is able to suggest practical ways of managing areas of weakness. Louise Hilliar is a Chartered Psychologist who provides assessments for a range of neurodiverse conditions.
I invite you to counselling in a warm and supportive place, where you can find a way forwards that fits with what you want for yourself. As a British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapyaccredited counsellor, I offer a safe, confidential, ethical and effective practice. I am a Humanistic, Body-centred, Multi-Cultural Psychotherapist and Counsellor. Please contact me for an appointment. While I appreciate that can be difficult for many of us to come into counselling.
I am accredited with the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists and registered with the United Kingdom Register of Counsellors. I am also an associate member of the Royal Society ofMedicine which enables me to keep abreast of new research in my areas of interest.
Psychotherapy and Counselling help you gain greater insight and understanding into your thoughts, feelings and actions, this process enables you to have greater freedom to make the choices you want inlife. I will listen in a non-judgmental and unbiased way and will provide a safe ad confidential space for you to explore any issues and feelings which may be difficult to discuss with others.
I am accredited by the NATIONAL COUNSELLING SOCIETY whose ethical framework I adhere to. My counselling practice is fully insured. I hold security clearance in excess of the requirement of enhancedCRB. I have one practice location in Chiseldon close to M5 Junction 15. As well as one to one therapy, I am able to offer video based sessions (via Skype) along with telephone and email based sessions. Full details can be found on the SERVICES page.
Your report was produced in very good time, and was readable, thorough, and of high quality. We all enjoyed working with you. Paul Sanderson was great - explaining to us exactly what would beinvolved, arranging the assessment at our convenience, working well with my son and discussing the results with us afterwards.
I offer a warm, safe, and non-judgemental therapeutic relationship within which you can explore whatever is of concern to you. In complete confidence we can begin together to explore and make sense ofwhat you are experiencing now in the light of your current and past circumstances.
If you need a space to talk through difficulties, such as work or relationship problems or troubling feelings, you may find psychotherapy is what you are looking for. If you would like to be more intouch with your inner intuition and find out what your body is telling you, Focusing may be for you.
There are many different approaches to counselling and psychotherapy. The Person Centred Approach is based on a deep respect for the person and a recognition that you are an expert in your own life.It is you who have the capacity to heal yourself and change. This process may be facilitated within the safety of a therapeutic relationship.
Your marriage or your relationship? Is your relationship in crisis or heading that way? Are you "at your wit's end"? Is your relationship full of arguments that repeat and go round and round? Has yourrelationship "gone cold" and you don't know why? Are you having an affair with someone else? Or wanting to? DO YOU STRUGGLE WITH ANY OF THESE ISSUES? AFFAIRS, ARGUMENTS and ANGER. ANXIETY and DEPRESSION.
Getting reliable help and achieving positive outcomes for relationship and sexual difficulties can sometimes be difficult to find. Even more problematic is finding the level of support appropriate foryour needs. Some may want long term counselling, others may simply want their position in a relationship confirmed with a few sessions. Mary's way is different.
I am registered with the United Kingdon Council for Psychotherapists and adhere to their Ethical Code of Professional Practice. My career path to being a psychotherapist includes experience as apsychiatric nurse. My on-going professional excellence is ensured by participating in continuous professional development. I am an Accredited EMDR Practitioner and implement this therapeutic mode when appropriate.