Counselling for those in Welwyn Garden City, Hertford, St Albans and surrounding areas
Welcome to the website of my Welwyn Garden City Counselling Practice.
I work as a counsellor in Welwyn Garden City where I will offer you a safe, non judgemental place in which you can examine your feelings, thoughts and behaviour in order to understand yourself more, your relationships with others and make choices about your life. I will listen to and interact with you, sharing what I have heard you say, not only to make sure that I have heard correctly, but also to share my perceptions, which hopefully will help you understand yourself more.
Some previous clients have said:
"Thankyou for all the help you gave me over the past two and a half years. Coming to see you gave me a lot of strength. You are an excellent counsellor, very grounded, sensitive, warm and caring".
"Thankyou for all your help over the last months. I don't think I could have moved forward without your help".
I am an experienced qualified Counsellor, registered with and accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) . My practice as a Counsellor is in Welwyn Garden City, but Hertford and St. Albans are a short distance away.
As a Counsellor, I work with men and women individually who ......
Are feeling anxious, upset, depressed or sad
Have experienced a painful loss or bereavement
Feel confused and that things are getting too much
Have some relationship issues
Want to make more sense of themselves and their life
Need a place to explore feelings, thoughts, ideas and hopes
Want to talk with someone outside family or friends who will listen without making a judgement in a safe and confidential environment
It can feel daunting to come to talk to a stranger about issues that are difficult or painful for you, so
I offer a free initial phone call of 15 minutes
This gives the opportunity to talk about your counselling needs before arranging a first face to face session. You are under no obligation to book a session following this phone conversation.
I offer counselling/therapy to individual men and women for as long as you feel you need it.
Some of the areas I can help with are:
There may be other issues that you would like counselling for, so please contact me to talk about them to see if I can help.
I have worked as a Counsellor in the voluntary sector as well as in private practice. This has included counselling the parents of children with special needs and with those caring for sick or dependent relatives or partners. I was a Counsellor to those bereaved by cancer. I also taught in the field of early years education working with children and their parents.
I am registered with the LINK Barnardo's agency to provide counselling to those affected by adoption, including birth parents, adoptive parents and those who have been adopted. I aim to help with identity and relationship difficulties that can arise as a result of adoption.
I am also a qualified Clinical Supervisor offering supervision to qualified and trainee counsellors. Please read more about this in the supervision section.
I have full Professional Indemnity Insurance
I am willing to consider lowering my fees to those with low incomes for daytime appointments.
I can be flexible with the timing of counselling sessions to allow for work and childcare commitments, for example. I can offer appointments between 8am and 9pm on weekdays and on Sunday mornings.
My counselling/therapy practice is in Welwyn Garden City. It is within easy reach of Welwyn, Hertford, St. Albans, and surrounding areas of Hertfordshire including Knebworth, Hatfield and Harpenden
Welwyn Garden City train and bus stations and the town centre are within walking distance of my counselling practice. There is also free parking on the drive if you come by car.
Please call me on 07855 551313 or 01707 695480
There is no obligation to book an appointment