Hello, I’m Sarah. Thank you for visiting my profile page, and please let me take a few moments to explain a little more about how, as a Therapeutic Counsellor, I may be able to help you.
Reflecting on my life, I realise that supporting others has been a fundamental part of who I am.I came to counselling as a means of being more effective in the role I had at the time working with children and their families
I found the degree of self-discovery and healing I experienced during my own learning truly amazing – as well as challenging and energizing!
Harnessing this enthusiasm, I continued these studies, qualifying as a Person Centred Therapeutic Counsellor in 2015, as well as becoming a Registered Member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapy (BACP).
I believe we all deserve to have the best life we possibly can. However, work stress, health concerns, bereavement, divorce and many other life events can prevent this from happening. Having someone to be alongside you can in itself bring a sense of healing and the reassurance that you are not alone.
My aim is to:
Offer each individual client an accepting, calm and confidential space within which to explore their issues, thoughts and feelings.
I have worked with a wide variety of clients, and have extensive experience with those who have experienced domestic abuse and controlling behaviours, low self-esteem, anxiety and loss.
A little about Person-Centred Therapy and how the process works.
Person-Centred Therapy was founded by Dr Carl Rogers Psychologist and Psychotherapist in the 1940’s and further developed in the 50’s and 60’s.
It is a humanistic way of helping people through talking therapy that taps into the resources we all have for helping ourselves, that innate ability of humans to reach for their best even in the most difficult of times. Central to this process is the relationship between client and therapist. When the core conditions of respect, empathy and genuineness are present, a therapeutic
relationship can develop making it possible for a person to see things with a new perspective
, come to a place of acceptance
, which can in turn bring peace and a sense of well-being
, enabling the client to make decisions and move forward with life.
This is very simply put but is the essence of the therapeutic process.
As a Registered member of the BACP I adhere to their Ethical Framework, which includes monthly supervision and regular Continual Professional Development.
I am fully insured. I am Registered with the Data Protection Agency. I offer counselling face to face, on the telephone and ‘walk and talk’. If you would like discuss counselling with me we can arrange a free 15 minute telephone conversation. Then, if you would like to take things further, we can arrange a time for our first session. Counselling sessions are for 1 hour and cost £40 per session.
+07944 634 394