I spent a number of years working in different corporate environments in different parts of the world before completing a degree with honours in Psychology and an advanced diploma in childdevelopment. This then progressed into me becoming trained as a hypnotherapist and counsellor. I continually stay abreast of all the latest ideas and developments through constant personal self-development.
Eryl is an accredited Counsellor, and supervisor of counsellors with the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists. Since its foundation the partnership has delivered counselling,training and supervision to areas as diverse as Individuals, Couples, Young People, Secondary Schools, Universities and the Welsh Assembly Government. The partnership can offer counselling, bespoke training, mentoring, mediation and supervision to meet a range of client needs.
Lyn Jones : I am an Integrative Counsellor and incorporate aspects of a number of theoretical approaches to psychotherapy and counselling, including CBT, Solution Focused, humanistic, narrative andpsychodynamic models. I am a Member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and I am an accredited member of the National Counselling Society (NCS); indicating that I am on Accredited Registers that have been accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).
Robert - Based in Barry, South Wales I am registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as a Clinical Psychologist and as a Counselling Psychologist. I am registered with the BritishPsychological Society (BPS) as a Chartered Psychologist (CPsychol). Following a teaching career of almost twenty years during which I completed my PhD in nutritional science I completed my training as a psychologist.
These normally take place at Hope Clinic, but home visits can be organised at home by special arrangement if necessary. Mike was previously employed as a psychologist in NHS psychology services from1994 onwards. He then lectured at London School of Theology (LST). Since 2007 he has run a successful private practice. Mike is a registered psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and is chartered by the British Psychological Society (BPS), of which he is an Associate Fellow.
I am professionally trained and qualified, and, as a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP), follow their ethical framework (www.bacp.co.uk). This includesattending regular supervision sessions and undertaking Continuing Professional Development Programmes. My therapeutic approach is integrative, working within a Relational framework. I draw on ideas and techniques from the cognitive (CBT), humanistic, and psychodynamic "schools" of therapy.
I'm a transplant to the UK who moved here in 2009 to enjoy Europe's culture, be closer to family, and appreciate the recreation opportunities that my region (Wales) offers. I'm passionate aboutcounselling, and find that I do best when I'm feeling balanced myself. When not working, I'm likely to be practicing my own self-care; hiking in the hills nearby, riding my bike around the country lanes or on the trails, or maybe catching a movie.
As a therapist, I believe in the healing power of talking to understand the issues and difficulties we face as human beings. This can be used to identify positive steps to enable greaterself-acceptance and confidence to work through the concerns that are causing anxiety and distress. To do this, my aim is to create a safe and supportive environment in which we can explore experiences, thoughts and relationships which may have led or contributed to your present feelings.
I offer a holistic psychotherapy that, while secular, is informed by Buddhist understanding. I believe the strength of my work lies in how its engagement with both body and mind enables clients tomake their own discoveries. I also enjoy working with the extraordinarily intuitive power of the imagination. I see my personal involvement as being essential to the work, enabling me to support and guide my clients' enquiry.
Andy Garland is an experienced psychotherapist, specialising in anxiety and depressive disorders. His work also focuses on weight management, as well as addictions and phobias. Working closely withgender and sexual diverse groups, Andy has established a thorough grounding in this area of mental health. He designs and delivers strategic learning packages for multi-nationals, as well as providing open courses throughout the UK, Europe, USA and Asia. He also lectures at Cardiff University.