Background

As an Integrative Person Centred Counsellor, I believe we all have an inborn ability and desire to grow towards fulfilling our true potential and that only we are the experts on our lives.

The way I work reflects my own personal values, appreciating the importance of building trusting, genuine relationships through respectful understanding, enabling us to become more self aware, leading to greater confidence and empowerment.

Each counselling relationship is unique and I respect that individuals have their own way of expressing their thoughts and feelings, therefore, working together to integrate ways to suit individual needs is important. As a counsellor, I have a varied experience of working with adults, young people and children.

Qualifications

I hold a Foundation Degree in Therapeutic Counselling awarded by Bath Spa University plus a Certificate in Working with Children and Young People gained through Weston College. I also hold a Certificate in Counselling for Depression achieved at the Metanoia Institute, London.

I am an Accredited Counsellor and a Registered Member of the BACP ( British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy) working within their Ethical Framework for Good Practice. I hold a current DBS Certificate (Disclosure & Barring Service).

I am committed to regular Continuous Professional Development

Experience

  • Offering Counselling for Depression with the NHS
  • Offering brief intervention for Mental Health Issues (CBT) in GP surgeries within the NHS
  • Youth Counsellor in Swindon
  • Counselling Carers and Young Carers throughout North Somerset
  • School Counsellor within schools in both North Somerset and Gloucestershire
  • Bereavement Counsellor at a Hospice in North Somerset

Additionally, I have over 18 years’ experience working alongside Young People within an academic environment.

Rates

I offer a free half hour session to help see if counselling is for you. During this initial appointment, we will discuss your needs and if I can be of help before we commit further. I am able to offer short or longer term counselling.

£40 per session.

Our Rooms

There are five rooms, all suitable for couples or individual Counselling. One of these is large enough to use for family therapy, groups or training workshops. The therapy rooms are furnished with large leather chairs with cushions, solid oak side tables, classic floor and table lamps, plants and framed photos or pictures of landscapes.

Join Us

We are offering qualified Counsellors/ Psychotherapists, Supervisors and Trainers the opportunity to hire rooms.

The Counselling & Psychotherapy Centre,
23 Bath Road,
Swindon,
Wiltshire
SN1 4AS.

The Therapists

Find a Therapist by the following category using The Counselling & Psychotherapy Centre:

Abortion - Abuse: Emotional/Physical/Sexual - Addiction - Adolescence - Adoption - Affairs and Betrayal - Anger - Anxiety - Asperger's Syndrome - Attachment issues - Attention Deficit Disorder(ADHD) - Autism - Bereavement - Boarding School Experiences - Bullying - Calling in The One - Cancer - Career - Career Advancement - Childhood - Childhood issues - Children - Co-dependency - Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) - Cognitive Behavioural Therapy(CBT) - Confidence issues - Conflict - Conscious Uncoupling - Couples - Couples Counselling - Craniosacral Therapy - Crisis - Critical Incident - Cross Cultural Relationships - Death & Dying - Dependency - Depression - Destructive Conflict Patterns - Difficult or challenging boarding school experiences - Difficulties experienced by people of multi-faith - Difficulties with Trust and Commitment - Dissociation - Divorce - Domestic Violence - Driving Test Nerves - Eating Disorders - Emergency Services Counselling/Debriefing - Emotional Abuse - Emotional Health and Wellbeing - Exam Nerves - Families Coping with Members of their Family with Substance Abuse - Family Breakdown - Family issues - Fear - Fertility Massage Therapy - Fitness & Sport Performance - Gender & Sexuality - Grief - Health Issues - Homeopathy - Homophobia & Discrimination - Hypnotherapy - IBS - Identity - Identity & Change - Infertility - Injury - Insecurity - Intimacy - irritability - Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) - Issues relating to Abortion - issues with intimacy - LGBT - Life Changes & Challenges - Life coaching - Loneliness - Loss - Love Relationship Coaching - Low Self Esteem - Low Self-Confidence - Men's issues - Menopause - Military - Mindfulness - Miscarriage - multi-cultural and mixed race backgrounds - Neuro Linguistic Programming NLP - Nutrition - Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) - Obsessive Compulsive Disorder(OCD) - online hypnotherapy - Pain Management - Panic Disorders - Parenting - Passive Aggressive Behaviour - People & Families with Military Backgrounds - Phobias - Physical Abuse - Physical Illness and Injury - Play Therapy - Police Service - Pornography Addiction - Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder(PTSD) - Postnatal Depression - Pre & Post Fatherhood Challenges & Fears - Pre and Post Natal - Pregnancy issues - Presentation Nerves - Psychosexual - Psychosis - Rape - Redundancy - Redundancy and Under achievement and general dissatisfaction in daily life. - Relationships - Seasonal Affective Disorder(SAD) - Self Sabotaging Behaviours - Self-Harm - Self-Image - Separation - Separation and Divorce - Service Veterans - Sexual Abuse - Sexual issues - Shame - Sleep Issues - smoking cessation - - Spiritual issues - Stress - Suicidal Thoughts/Attempts - Supporting people affected by a person’s addiction - Telephone Counselling - telephone hypnotherapy - Therapeutic Coaching - Transactional Analysis - Transition into later life - Trauma - Traumatic Health Experiences - Traumatic Life Events - Trust and Commitment - Under Achievement & General Dissatisfaction in Daily Life - Weight Loss - Work Related Stress - Yoga - Yoga Nidra - Young People -

The Counselling & Psychotherapy Centre, 23 Bath Road, Swindon, Wiltshire SN1 4AS
Directors: Christine Fishlock & Heather Garbutt

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