The Counselling & Psychotherapy Centre
23 Bath Road
Need to talk? Whatever is troubling you, I can help you with it. The problem might be a crisis, loss, low confidence or lack of direction. Whether you’re feeling anxious or low, lost or overwhelmed, we can talk it through.
I help you understand who you are, what your purpose is, and how to really make the most of your life. We do this together - the coaching relationship will enable you to explore yourself, and create a personal development plan to improve your relationships, career, finances, confidence, self-belief, work-life balance or to deal with stress, anxiety or depression.
Working together will change how you feel, think and act. We can tackle a single issue, an area of your life, or work more widely and holistically.
Coaching is different for everyone, but the process may include clarifying your purpose and what you want, considering how to get there and developing the qualities you will need to make that journey.
How it can help you
Personal coaching focuses on what you want to achieve. It also helps you deal with difficult times in your life, periods of change or uncertainty. This might include:
- Finding purpose and fulfillment day to day
- Exploring and discovering solutions for difficult situations
- Making personal or career choices
- Finding the balance between work, family and self
- Improving your self-confidence and self-belief
How we go about this depends on what you want. We can look at issues from the perspective of creative problem solving, using simple exercises to generate ideas and make decisions. If the issues you want to bring are more fundamental, such as 'Who am I?' and 'What do I want from Life/Work/Relationships?' then over a few sessions we might:
- Work to identify what motivates you, values and purpose that make you get out of bed each day
- Think about what this implies for how you want to live your life and the goals you might want to achieve
- Look at what stops you achieving what you want, blocks in the road and that nagging inner critic who sabotages you
- Consider how small steps and positive daily habits will slowly take you towards bigger goals
I am also a qualified counsellor registered with BACP, and I bring this knowledge and experience to the coaching relationship.
Training, qualifications & experience
I have worked as a coach since 2010, with private individuals, groups and those sponsored by their place of work.
Practitioner Diploma in Executive Coaching, Academy of Executive Coaching (AoEC), 2010. Course accredited by Middlesex University; EMCC, ICF ACSTH, AC recognised course.
I am an AoEC accredited Associate Executive Coach, which means I undertake regular supervision, training and personal development around my coaching.
- PGDip. Counselling
- Foundations in Psychosynthesis Counselling (Psychosynthesis Education Trust)
- Master of Business Administration (Open University, Merit)
- BA Hons. (Exeter)
Areas of coaching I deal with
Other areas of coaching I deal with
My coaching takes a holistic approach, as you bring all of yourself into any situation. You are at the centre, and the core of my approach is to support you to discover who you are and how you want to live your life.
We start with a free telephone session of half an hour, which explores what you want and how our coaching service can help you.
I recommend an initial programme of six sessions to explore what you want to achieve and help you create a personal action plan. Depending on circumstances and your preference, these sessions can be face to face, by telephone, or through Skype.
For private individuals:
Face to face sessions last fifty minutes and cost £55.
Telephone and Skype sessions last fifty minutes, and cost £45
Rates for corporate clients who want a programme for executives, board members or staff are available on request. Please contact me directly.
Contact email@example.com to discuss your specific requirements, or text/call 07515 759 587.
I follow the AoEC codes of Practice and Ethics, available on request. I also follow the BACP ethical framework and am a registered member of BACP.
Type of session
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Available Monday to Saturday 10am to 8pm, but early morning appointments can be arranged in some cases.