Why would I see a counsellor?
Sometimes life’s problems such as conflict in relationships, stress at work, a bereavement, confidence issues, anxiety, depression and so on, can lead to feelings of despair and hopelessness. We can feel overwhelmed by negative emotions and struggle to find a way forward. For many reasons, we can find it difficult to talk to friends and family about how we are feeling. At this time, starting a talking therapy has been proven to enable an individual to work through their difficulties, develop their own inner resources and make positive changes within their lives.
Therapeutic Counselling offers you a safe, confidential place to talk about your life and anything that may be confusing, painful or uncomfortable for you. It allows you to talk with someone who is professionally trained to listen attentively and help you to explore what’s holding you back and find a way forward. At Keltic Coaching & Counselling, we will support you to identify, understand, accept and overcome issues, problems and concerns, some of which may be long standing. Your counsellor will use an Integrative way of working, simply meaning that the approach will be tailored to your whole wellbeing ie mind, body, emotions, soul and relationships. It may mean you would like to use creative techniques such as drawing or use a sandtray in combination with your talking therapy, the choice will be yours. Integrative Counselling can be seen as one of the most effective forms of Counselling.
What happens during your first session?
I offer a free 30 minute consultation which gives us both the opportunity to meet each other and for you to decide if you wish to book a session.
Your first session will be about why you are coming to counselling, what you want to achieve from counselling and agreeing how we will work together. It is important that you feel comfortable and relaxed in your environment as this will help to enable you to talk about your present worries and concerns and this may take a few sessions.
We will also mutually agree a contract for counselling including confidentiality and terms. All counsellors adhere to the BACP ethical framework. (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy).
Accredited member of The National Counselling Directory.
A session will last for one hour and costs £45, which can be on a weekly, fortnightly or monthly basis. Concessions are available, please ask.