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Yasmin is a qualified Integrative Counsellor and a member of the BACP (British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapist).

 

As an Integrative Counsellor Yasmin draws on elements of different perspectives and provides a unique therapy which can be adapted to suit a client's needs. Yasmin in particular uses the insights and techniques of Humanistic Counselling and Psychodynamic Therapy which may give you the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of your concerns and work towards a new and happier sense of self. Yasmin believes that these approaches build a strong foundation for the therapeutic relationship to grow in a safe and supporting environment. 

 

Yasmin has experience of working with:

Domestic abuse  Anxiety  Loss and Bereavement  Depression  • Health related issues  Identity problems  Obsessions  Personal development  Post-traumatic stress  Relationship issues  Self Esteem  Sexual and gender identity  Eating Disorders  Self-Harm   Race & Culture • Homelessness  Family Dynamics  Issues surrounding disabilities 

Yasmin has experience of supporting Children and Young people having volunteered as a School Counsellor and a Volunteer Counsellor at a Children and Young People’s Charity. 

YASMIN SKERVIN

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Rachel is a qualified counsellor, with an MSc in Person-centred Psychotherapy. She is accredited by UKCP and a Registered Member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists.

 

Rachel has worked with individuals across varied settings, including non-profit counselling organisations and University Counselling Services. She has provided counselling contracts for The Family Intervention Project, Women’s Aid and NHS Employee Assistance Programs and has also worked with anxiety management and mental health service-user experience groups at Mind.

 

Her clinical experience has allowed her to support individuals with the following concerns:

• Depression • Anxiety • Responses to trauma  Domestic violence  Sexual abuse and assault  Self-harming  Anger  Loss and Bereavement • Relationship issues  Low self-esteem  Workplace stress • Bullying 

Rachel’s approach is primarily person-centred and she provides an empathic, non-judgmental place in which the client can explore their thoughts and feelings and gain increased clarity and understanding of their difficulties. Working collaboratively with each person, finding the solutions and choices which are right for them, is integral to Rachel’s approach. She believes counselling can help further develop inner resources, allowing the individual to live life more fully, which can be of value far beyond the counselling experience.

RACHEL LUCAS

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Debbie is a qualified Counsellor having completed a Diploma in Counselling and a Foundation Degree in Counselling through Bath Spa University at UCW (University Centre Weston). She also holds a Depression Counsellor Diploma.  She is a member of the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy).

 

Her main approach is person-centred therapy, although she may integrate other therapeutic approaches into the therapy. Debbie believes that we are all unique and have the potential to change.

 

Debbie has experience of supporting people with the following:
Anxiety – Depression – Grief and Loss - Low Self-Esteem – OCD – Panic Attacks – Stress – Suicidal Thoughts – Bipolar – Schizophrenia – Alzheimer’s


Debbie can offer you a safe place with empathy in a non-judgemental environment. She is able to support you in developing a belief in your ability to cope and have a better understanding of self through the therapeutic process

DEBBIE FRYER

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Pablo is a qualified Integrative Counsellor having completed a Level 5 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling through the City of Bristol College. He also holds a MA in Psychology from Pace University, New York. Pablo is a member of British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapist (BACP).


Pablo combines different therapeutic approaches depending on the needs of the person. This might include: Person-Centred Therapy, Solution-Focused, Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT), Inner Child Therapy and Internal Family Systems.
 

Pablo has many years of experience helping adults with mental health issues and people with learning difficulties. He has also provided counselling to teenagers in a secondary school and has experience of providing online counselling.
 

Pablo has supported people with:
Depression, anxiety, relationship problems, addictions, low self-esteem, trauma and spiritual concerns.

 

Pablo understands counselling as the time and space we need to make sense of our experiences, to express ourselves, to explore what configures our identity, to clarify stressors and to update our goals and coping strategies.
 

Pablo offers counselling in English and Spanish.

PABLO REINA

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Natasha is a qualified Integrative Psychotherapist having completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Integrative Counselling at the University of South Wales. She has a BSc Hons in Psychology and Counselling and is in the process of completing her MA in Integrative Counselling. Natasha is a registered member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP).

 

Natasha incorporates Person-Centred, Humanistic, Relational Psychodynamics, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Gestalt approaches in her work. She is also able to work creatively.

 

Natasha specialises in supporting individuals with a cancer diagnosis, their families and those who have been bereaved. 

 

Natasha is able to support individuals with the following concerns:

 

Sexual abuse, Rape, Depression, Anxiety, OCD, Anger issues, Domestic violence

Physical and emotional abuse, Adultery/divorce/marital issues, Relationship/family issues, Stress, Work related issues, Victims of crime, Attachment issues, Suicide/Suicidal thoughts, Self-harm, Class/social status, Self-esteem/worth/confidence issues, Long term illness, Bereavement, grief and loss, Disability, Cancer, Substance misuse/abuse, Agoraphobia, Disassociation, Childhood trauma, Sexual health, Sexuality, Sexual intimacy issues, Gender identity, Infertility/pregnancy issues and Eating disorders.

 

Natasha is flexible and adaptable, as well as empathetic, understanding, open-minded, non-judgemental and honest.

 

Natasha aims to provide people with a gentle, warm, friendly and relaxed environment, where they can feel safe to talk, open up and be vulnerable. Natasha aims to walk alongside people in their journey of exploration, self-discovery, self-reflection and change. Natasha wants to help people find understanding, acceptance and equip them with the tools they need to make positive changes that will enhance their wellbeing, build self-esteem and a way to love themselves for exactly who they are as a person. She values people’s independence, their personalities and their differences and strives to promote these.

NATASHA JEFFREYS

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Clare is a qualified Integrative Counsellor with an Advanced Diploma in Integrative Counselling from Ironmill College. She is a member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP). 

 

Clare's approach to counselling is person-centred and integrative: she works to build a relationship of trust and respect, exploring difficulties and concerns and looking at how the people she supports want to move forward.  She also brings in an existential commitment by looking at what matters to the people that she supports.

 

Clare has experience of working with the following: relationship and family issues, attachment, sense of identity, body-image and self-worth, bullying, trauma, anxiety, depression, anger management, bereavement, change and loss. She works to support people in developing tools for wellbeing, and in accessing their creative resources and resilience.

 

Clare has some fifteen years experience of supporting people in sharing their stories through her previous work in senior communications roles for health charities. She also facilitates creative 'Writing for Wellbeing' groups.

CLARE BENJAMIN

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Budge is a fully qualified Integrative humanistic counsellor, a member of The British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP) a qualified social worker, teacher and educator, he has extensive experience of working with a wide range of clients, specialising in post 16 adolescents/adults.   

As an integrative therapist Budge utilises a variety of approaches within a humanistic framework, predominantly drawing from Person Centred Therapy, (CFT) Compassion Focussed Therapy, Gestalt, and Existential therapy

“As a therapist I am extremely passionate about what I do, I believe feeling listened to and accepted are hugely powerful factors when it comes to emotional wellbeing, and by providing a respectful, welcoming, non-judgemental, safe confidential space, I believe  you can begin to explore and obtain insights into the problems ,feelings and issues that are causing difficulties in your life.”

Central to my therapeutic work is the concept of “therapy as a two-way process of relationship, with you, the client playing the central role, therefore throughout our work together my aim is to support you side by side through this experiential process.                   

                                                                                                  

As a counsellor I have been privileged to provide positive and lasting outcomes for a diverse spectrum of client needs including:

Childhood related issues, Trauma, PTSD, Attachment disorder issues, Abuse, Anger, Anxiety, Dissociative disorders, Bereavement, Grief, Loss, Identity, Gender Self-esteem, Self-confidence, Depression, Suicide, Relationships, Bullying, Separation, BPD, Loss of meaning, Vulnerability, Life transitions.

As we progress through our work I hope to offer a reflective opportunity to increase your sense of self, gain better understanding of where you have been, where you are now and where you may go, so you can continue to move forward and live your life with fulfilment.

BUDGE SHEARER BURGESS

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Karen is a qualified Counsellor with a B.A (Hons) in Humanistic Counselling from the University of Nottingham. She is accredited with the National Counselling Society (NCS). 

 

Karen has experience of setting up and running a counselling service in a college sixth form. She has completed an applied suicide assist programme and mental health first aid training. 

 

Her approach is person centred, which is non-judgemental and offers a space to explore whatever brings you to counselling in a safe place. This space is for you to talk and be truly listened too. Karen does not give advice but ‘walks’ alongside the you during the counselling experience. 

 

Karen has experience of supporting people with: 

 

Depression, anxiety , self-harm, grief and loss, attachment, low self-esteem, suicidal thoughts, relationship issues, eating disorders, stress, long term illnesses, anger, expressing emotions, low mood, job loss, identity and transitions. 

KAREN PARRIS

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Neil is a qualified Integrative Counsellor having completed a Diploma in Counselling from the University of the West of England. Neil also has a BSc. (Hons) in Psychology and he is a member of both the British Psychological Society (BPS) and the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP). 

 

Neil draws from a wide range of theories and approaches such as Relational,  Psychodynamic, Person Centred, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Gestalt, depending on each person’s specific needs and situation. Neil believes that whilst one person’s difficulties may be in some ways like another’s, everyone’s situation is unique and, therefore, there is no such thing as a ‘one size fits all’ or ‘off the shelf’ approach to therapy.

 

Neil has worked within the NHS providing support to both NHS staff and to the general public. As a result, he has experience of supporting people with: 

 

anxiety and panic attacks, depression, stress, self-esteem and confidence issues, domestic abuse, anger, bereavement, gaslighting, childhood abuse and trauma, and relationship and family issues. 

 

Neil has also worked with people who have previously had experience of CAMHS and have received psychiatric diagnoses such as ‘schizophrenia’, ‘psychosis’ and ‘bipolar affective disorder’.

 

Neil believes strongly in the inner potential of people to address and overcome the experiences and situations that distance us from our ability to live fulfilling and rewarding lives. Neil will work alongside you throughout your therapy sessions providing an honest, open, confidential and thoroughly supportive experience.

NEIL KILBURN

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Janine is a qualified Integrative Counsellor having complete a degree in Counselling and Theology and a Diploma in Child Counselling from the Institute for Arts and Therapy in Education.  Janine is a member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP).

 

Her approach is person-centred, and she works in a creative way; incorporating the arts into her work to enable people to externalize internal issues.  Janine also draws on CBT techniques.

 

Janine has experience of supporting people with the following concerns. 

Attachment and family issues, anxiety, depression, domestic abuse, spiritual issues, anger management and low self-esteem.  She also has some experience of working with people who are struggling with debt.

She is passionate about working with parents and has trained as a Circle of Security Parenting facilitator.  She has also counselled children and young people in school settings and in a charity.

She seeks to build a trusting relationship where people feel safe and valued. She is emphatic and understanding and aims to walk alongside people in their counselling journey.  

She is originally from Zimbabwe but has lived in the UK for a number of years. 

JANINE BERWICK

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Lucas is a qualified Psychosynthesis Counsellor (Humanistic Integrative) and is a member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapist (BACP). He offers counselling and psychotherapy both in English and French. 

Lucas offers a tailored therapy focused on healing, growth & empowerment through awareness and will. Using a non-judgemental, empathic and analytical approach combining the tools of methods such as Person Centred, Gestalt, Transactional Analysis (TA) and Psychodynamic, he will assist you with developing healthy relationships with yourself and others.

Lucas has experience of supporting people with the following concerns: 

Depression, anxiety, personal development (including low self-esteem and body image issues), difficult upbringing and resulting traumas and/or dysfunctional beliefs/behaviours, gender and sexual Identity and relationships (monogamous & polyamorous).

Lucas has a great interest in working with LGBTQ+ and other diversity and/or discrimination matters, and neurodiversity (primarily Asperger, Gifted and Highly Sensitive People).

As a French Counsellor, Lucas has also been very dedicated helping expats working on matters relating to cultural identity, integration and belonging, and concerns related to racism, xenophobia and Brexit. 

Lucas’ corporate and artistic background gives him additional insights about the work stress and other dynamics related to those fields.

LUCAS VOCLERE

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Nicola is a qualified person-centred Counsellor having completed a FdSc Degree in Counselling with Bath Spa University. She is a registered member of British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP).

She primarily works in a person centred way, meaning, that she builds a relationship with each client while offering a friendly, confidential, non- judgemental and an empathetic environment, in order for her clients to explore inner thoughts and feelings with will be centred and tailored to meet their individual needs.

Nicola has experience of working with a wide range of issues and has helped individuals with the following:

Relationship issues, depression, suicidal thoughts, anxiety, stress, low self-esteem, addictions and eating disorders.

NICOLA PATCH

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Mike is trainee counsellor and is currently undertaking a BTEC Level 5 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling at Richmond and Hillcroft Adult Community College. Mike is a member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP). 

Mike is an integrative counsellor and his initial approach is Person Centred, which means led by the you: you are the expert on you. That may lead to a Psychodynamic approach, exploring the experiences and emotions of childhood. Some of these may be forgotten or hidden away yet still influence the way you feel and behave now. On the other hand you may wish to overcome what you see as an irrational fear or feeling which means using Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT). With this approach you may talk about your goals, deciding which goals you want and how to achieve them.

Mike has experience of supporting people experiencing: 

Depression, anxiety, anger, low self-esteem, loss, relationships, stress including work related stress and midlife crisis. 

Mike believes we all have within us the power to change. Mike believes that for change to happen it may help to build a psychological model of your childhood, and sometimes work with time lines, or play material or something creative which can lessen the unconscious resistance to expressing your inner feelings. Whatever your journey involves, Mike will sit with you in a safe, confidential environment and listen. 

Mike does not give advice, his role is to listen, and not to judge you for what you say, what you are or feel you are, or what you have done in the past. He regards you as an individual like anyone else and his role is to seek out that person inside who wants to be you, so you can be your true self, and enjoy the world we live in.

MIKE LLOYD

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Amelia is trainee Counselling Psychologist who is currently undertaking a Doctorate in Counselling Psychology at UWE, Bristol having previously gained a Certificate in Counselling Skills and a BSc in Psychology with Sociology from the same University. Amelia is a Graduate Member of The British Psychological Society (BPS) with Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership. 

Amelia uses a Relational Psychodynamic approach which places the therapeutic relationship at the centre of the therapeutic work; with a focus on the ways we relate to others and how our early relationships influence our well-being in adult life. Her approach is also underpinned by Person-Centred and Gestalt theories. These focus on how you perceive yourself and on an awareness of your experience in the present moment. 

Amelia has experience of supporting people with the following: 

Anxiety, depression, loss and stress - particularly those seeking employment. relationships, attachment issues, identity, self-esteem and confidence issues. Amelia also has some experience of working with life limiting illnesses. 

Amelia aims to provide you with a space where you feel able to explore and process your thoughts and feelings by develop a collaborative environment where you feel safe and held. She hopes to help you increase your self-awareness, empowerment and resilience in a way that extends outside of the counselling room.

AMELIA INCE