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Counselling Liverpool, NorthWest Merseyside, Registered BACP Member (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.)

Welcome to my web page. I offer counselling in Liverpool for individuals who are experiencing emotional difficulties personally/professionally in their lives. Talking to someone can be a daunting prospect to under take when you are experiencing changes in your emotional, mental and physical well-being. This may have a profound impact on you overall from how you feel about yourself, motivation levels, thoughts and behaviour changes or patterns. This can often be the result of Depression, Anxiety, stress, PTSD, bereavement, sexual abuse, divorce, confidence, self-esteem and many other contributing factors which can create a change in our mental and emotional well-being as a result of the experience or symptons.

It often involves a life changing circumstance or a wide range of troublesome feelings that may have evoked a change in how we feel , think and behaviour towards ourselves and other individuals/family members. These situations affect us in different ways and sometimes it can be difficult to put your finger on what exactly is wrong. You may just be aware that a present, you do not feel yourself as a result of a catalyst of emotions/events.

Counselling and CBT can help by working towards opening new path ways that will enable you to discover ways to change and adopt a more helpful outlook to the experience or circumstance.

" Note that this journey is uniquely yours, no one else's. So the path has to be your own. You cannot imitate someone else's journey and still be true to yourself."

Jon Kabat-Zinn

I offer one to one counselling at my Childwall five ways medical centre, as well as telephone Skype counselling. In an ideal world counselling is done face to face as it enables the client and counsellor to understand each other as things such as body language and reactions can be taken into account. However I am conscious that we do not live in an ideal world and sometimes it is simply not possible to attend counselling in this way.

I am happy to discuss my service to establish what would best suite your circumstances in a safe and confidential environment. I am contactable me for a telephone consultation or via email if you require further information or questions you might have in regards to counselling enquiries.

I am a member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP) which means I work within the ethical framework ensuring that I work within your best interests at all times. I also attend regular training days to ensure that I am up to date with my skills and knowledge.

I am committed to providing a safe place, to take some time-out to explore your thoughts and feelings. I value the importance of empathy, congruence, genuniness, active listening and confidentiality when working with individual clients.

Finding a suitable counsellor can be difficult, particularly when you have no previous experience in a a therapeutic setting with a counsellor. To enable you to decide if what I offer could be of value to you, I offer a free initial 30 minute telephone consultation. To enable you to have the opportunity to see whether my approach may be helpful or beneficial.

I have been a practising counsellor in Liverpool for the past 10 years. I am committed to providing a integrative approach by incorporating different models of treatment catered towards the needs of the individual. I work from a CBT (cognitive behaviour therapy) and PCT (person centered counselling approach) in a safe, confidential and non-judgemental environment.

I work with individual adults and children age 12years and above on an open-ended basis or for an agreed time period, usually from up to 6 - 12 and 20 sessions for the CBT approach. All counselling session are reviewed after 6 weeks. I work on facilitating and empowering individual clients, to work towards enhancing their life were possible although it is a two way process therefore a client may only get out of it what they put in depending on were they are in the therapeutic process.

I have worked in a number of counselling field from Ypas, ( Young person advisory service), Listening Ear, GP surgeries, school counsellor and RASA (Rape and sexual abuse). I work within the North West Childwall area, providing CBT and counselling and parenting strategies to many individuals. T

As well as working with this counselling service, I also work as a parenting practitioner providing a 10 week parenting programme (Nurturing) which aims to build parents and children's confidence, self-esteem along with their emotional well-being. This involves working on a one to one basis or in a group setting with the parents on implementing strategies towards positive parenting.

I am experienced in helping clients who have experienced difficulties with :
  • Stress/anxiety/social&chronic anxiety
  • Relationships/Separation/divorce
  • Panic Attacks/Depression
  • Bullying/Anger/guilt
  • Phobias
  • Bereavement/Loss/change
  • Redundancy
  • Self-harm/Childhood trauma/
  • Addiction.
  • Abuse/emotional/sexual/physical
  • Obessive Complusive Disorder/Obessive Complusive personality Disorder
  • Stress Management/self-esteem/confidence
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)
  • Employment/Work place issues
  • Post-Natal Depression (PND)
  • Loneliness/Lone Parenting
  • Miscarriage

    I originally qualified as a (PCT)Person-Centred therapist, Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (CBT) followed by a Parenting practitioner (Nurturing Facilitator).

    My practice is located on Childwall Fiveways Medical Centre, North West Liverpool, within easy reach of Huyton, Childwall, Bellevale ,Garston , Allerton Rd, Queens Drive, Broadgreen, Gateacre, Woolton, Huntscross and Wavetree Rd.

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