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Anne Smith  
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 07727280785

Fox Hall Clinic
9A Teignmouth Road
Clevedon
Somerset
BS21 6DL

Types of counselling: by phone, online and face to face

About me

I adopt an integrative person-centred approach, drawing upon elements of an eclectic mix of different models, where appropriate, including:

  • Psychodynamic theory
  • Cognitive Behavioural Theory (CBT)
  • Transactional Analysis
  • Gestalt
  • Visualisation & Mindfulness.
I offer both short or longer term therapy for issues such as: stress, anxiety, anger, depression, low self-esteem, loss & bereavement, relationship problems (not couples).

My main focus is your overall wellbeing & to help you to lead a more fulfilling life during & after therapy.


Experience

I became an accredited member of the National Counselling Society in March 2019, after completing 100 supervised counselling hours at a counselling charity (Knowle West Health Association) in Bristol. This is a small counselling charity which offers counselling sessions, free at point of need, on an open-ended basis.I continue to work here as a part-time voluntary counsellor, in addition to seeing private clients at my practice address.

Before deciding to become a counsellor I had a life-long professional career as a pharmacist so have a broad experience of many diverse mental & physical conditions. This background has helped to enrich a deeper empathic understanding of the many client issues which can present.


Qualifications and Training

Chrysalis Not for profit Ltd. Accredited Professional Therapy Training endorsed by the Professional Standards Authority.

August 2018 Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling (Ad Dip PC).

I am an Accredited Member of the National Counselling Society (MNCS Accred) - Membership No. NCS-15-02326, working under the NCS Code of Ethics which is available to view online. My professional membership means that I work within the NCS ethical framework & guidelines to ensure your safety & overall wellbeing at all times. This includes regular monthly supervision & ongoing personal & professional development on my part, offering you the most up-to-date service.

Feb 2017 Diploma in Counselling Skills & Theory Level 4 (Dip CST).

I also qualified as a hypnotherapist (MHS) - Membership No. HYP14-01163. Registered with the National Hypnotherapy Society in 2015, following a fulfilling career as a pharmacist. I feel that my long commitment in this caring professional role has contributed towards developing a deeper level of empathy in relation to a wide range of medical conditions. This ultimately means that I can wholeheartedly support you on your therapeutic journey.


Fees

Currently offering
Telephone or Skype Counselling £40 per session (50 minutes)*

Key Workers £25-30 depending on circumstances*

  • Face-to-face Counselling £40 per session (50-60 mins). NOT CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
Students Special terms available on enquiry.
  • Payment accepted as by Bank transfer (details will be given after voluntary commitment to therapy), in advance of each session.
Full fee will be requested without adequate notice of cancellation (minimum 12-24 hours).


Professional membership

NCS :  National Counselling Society

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