Betty is a warm and conscientious counsellor who specialises in helping people with issues around bereavement, depression, trauma and self-harm. She’s a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.
As a counsellor, I specialise in offering my clients a safe and holding presence throughout our therapeutic work and have the ability to remain calm under challenging conditions.
I have excellent oral and written communication skills and experience of using my active listening, empathic and non-judgemental person-centred skills successfully throughout my work. I also specialise is assessing clients for specific counselling, or making recommendations for referrals to other healthcare professionals.
I am a confident, warm and conscientious person-centred counsellor, specialising in supporting clients with issues around bereavement, depression, trauma, self-harm and clients with mild mental conditions, such as bipolar and eating disorders. My personal counselling style is an integrative approach - using theoretical frameworks derived from Humanistic, Psychodynamic, CBT and Pychosynthesis modalities. I am experienced in working with clients from different ethnic groupings and strive to adhere to the ethical framework as outlined by BACP, of which I am a member.
As a counsellor, I also carry out therapeutic assessments to recommend clients for specific counselling, or make recommendations for referral to other healthcare professionals. I do this by using active listening, empathy and non-judgemental person-centred skills.
I am committed to my continuous personal development (CPD) and actively attend all trainings relevant to my interests and personal growth as a counsellor.
I currently hold 2 Enhanced CRB certificates.
As well as being a counsellor, I am also a Group Leader for a women’s focus group locally and have been in this position for over 15 years.
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