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Louise Brown

Membership Number: 666

‘In the waves of change we find our true direction’.
At the points in our lives when we feel like we are surrounded by change, we have an opportunity to remake ourselves. We can choose which parts we wish to take with us to build our future and which we no longer need. Whether change is imposed on us from the outside or it bubbles up from within us, it can leave us feeling out of control and stuck, unsure of what to do next. Whatever the feelings are that you are experiencing having a safe space to explore them and begin to make sense of what happens next can help you to take back control and choose your direction of travel.
I can offer you a place to be curious about what changes are possible for you, to explore your past and present so you can make choices about your future. As an integrative counsellor I am able to draw on a number of therapeutic approaches and we will work collaboratively to find out how I can best support you.
Because I know that counselling works best when you find the right person, I offer a free 20 minute telephone consultation, so you can check if I’m the right person for you. Please contact me by email or phone with your availability and I will get back to you in 48 hours. More information about me is available on my website www.curiosityspot.co.uk

Catherine Lindsay-Davies Counsellor and Psychotherapist

Membership Number: 593
People can benefit from counselling for many reasons; to deal with thoughts, feelings and behaviours that may be causing distress; for support in times of difficulty; or to seek greater self-awareness and fulfilment in life, enabling growth and deeper understanding. It is not always easy to speak to friends or family about difficult or personal issues and it can help to speak to a counsellor who will not judge you or tell you what to do. Counselling can give you the opportunity to be heard, to enable you to make your own decisions, in a supportive and confidential environment. If you think counselling could help you, please do get in touch and we can arrange an initial appointment to see how we can work together. I practice from a humanistic integrative approach which means that I use theories and techniques from various psychotherapeutic perspectives. I also use a relational analytic approach which uses the relationship between therapist and client to explore and deepen the work. We will initially  discuss the reasons for you seeking therapy and if we are happy to proceed, we will arrange an initial session in which you will have the opportunity to find out if you think counselling could help you and if so, we will work towards an agreed plan for our therapy. It is usual to plan for six or twelve sessions, with regular reviews to assess how the therapy is going and we can add or reduce the number at any time. There is no obligation to continue and you may finish therapy at any stage, although it is beneficial to work towards a planned ending. Sessions last for 50 minutes and are usually held at the same time each week, although fortnightly sessions are also available. I have a Masters degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy (Advance Clinical Practice), [...]

Dr. Marion Mensing

Membership Number: 597

I focus on the healing of inner systems through Self-leadership. The defences you have built around your vulnerability have served you to survive. Connecting to your inner parts and processes in a creative and caring dialogue brings awareness of who you really are and—finally—also healing. This is the essence of what is called Internal Family Systems Therapy; but it is also the core of Gabor Maté’s Compassionate Inquiry. I would like to facilitate this inner process. In the first video session we would try to find out if we can work with each other, if online counselling is the right way for you and how we can proceed. And we take it from there…

Claire Nunan

Membership Number: 592
I am a friendly and fully qualified counsellor committed to providing a confidential and non-judgemental environment. I am an Accredited and Registered member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP). I have 10 years of experience in working with a diverse range of clients, including people who identify as LGBTQ+. For me, the heart of counselling is a good relationship between client and counsellor. This helps to create a safe and respectful setting for exploration, reflection and understanding of what is important to you. As we are all individual and unique, people will naturally need different things from counselling. I use an integrative, person-centred approach which means that we can work together in a way which best suits you, drawing from different techniques which will support you through the process of counselling. I will help you to reflect and explore to find your own solutions and your own methods of overcoming challenges. I believe that counselling should be completely non-discriminatory. As an essential part of this belief I work with a LGBTQ+/GSRD affirmative approach. I am also sensitive to issues surrounding BAME communities, race, ethnicity and culture as well as individuals’ religious beliefs. I am an Accredited member of the BACP and I am on their Register of Practitioners. I also adhere to their ethical framework for good practice, attend regular professional supervision and ensure I take part in continuing professional development training. I offer an initial session at a reduced rate. This is for us to discuss what has brought you to counselling and what your expectations of it are, as well as for you to be able to raise any questions or concerns you may have about counselling. It will also be a chance for us to see if we will be comfortable working [...]

Georgina Sumner

Membership Number: 580

I am an HCPC registered Art Therapist also trained to work online and face to face with adults and children as well as a member of BACP and a Fellow of the RSA. I have experience working with adults in the community for the NHS as well as voluntary work with charities and with children in primary schools. 

Sessions and treatment are planned to meet your individual emotional, therapeutic and basic ‘being’ needs before working on any life experiences or difficulties.

What does meeting being needs look like?
Ways to regulate emotions – to relax, feel calm and self sooth
Ways to keep and feel safe
The experience of being with another, being heard.

Once safety, trust are established we can look to process experiences and difficulties you may be facing.

Anne Turnbull

Membership Number: 603
I am a BACP Accredited counsellor and Certified Cyber Therapist offering counselling to adults, children and young people. I’ve been a therapist for 13 years and have worked in a variety of settings and services for adults, children and young people. I’ve worked with adults for a mental health charity, Employee Assistance Programmes, Private Health Insurance Providers and schools. I am a registered provider for Bupa, Aviva, AXA and Vitality Health. I’ve worked in primary and secondary schools and often see children and young people who are on CAMHS waiting lists. I’m a preferred provider with the Local Authority providing counselling to Looked After Children in foster care and semi-independent living. I have a particular interest in trauma and am trained in EMDR with adults, young people and children. I am also trained in the Flash Technique. Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a powerful therapy designed to help people recover from traumatic events in their lives. EMDR is recognised by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).

Irene Toh (S.E. Asia)

Membership Number: 598

Counsellor/Psychotherapist based in Singapore (S.E Asia). Cross-cultural, young people, family specialist. Time-limited counselling or long-term therapy. Online and in-person service. Holistic mental wellness support.

Maya Patrizia Gagni

Membership Number: 540773 BACP

Counsellor, Psychotherapist, EMDR Accredited Practitioner, Supervisor and Equine Facilitated Psychotherapist

Rachael Klug

Membership Number: 319
Life can have times of challenge. I am here to provide a supportive place for you to build your resilience and discover the resources that may feel hidden within yourself.   To feel comfortable to be creative and to be able to explore, I know that you need to feel secure and safe with me. Building trust can take time, but it is the foundation of a ‘good enough’ relationship in therapy. I work to ensure your security online as I am a trained online therapist, and I also train other psychotherapists and counsellors to work securely online.   I specialise in the following areas:
  • Trauma
  • Grief and loss
  • Children and Young People
  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Neurological Diversity, including Autism Spectrum Conditions such as Asperger’s
  • Developing resources for resilience, including Trauma-sensitive mindfulness practices
  I also train therapists to work online with The Academy and am the Vice-Principal of the Academy for Online Counselling and Therapy, AOCT. I really enjoy training other therapists to work securely online and for them to discover their creativity in the online setting.   I am also a Director with responsibility for Children and Young People for the Board of Directors of the Professional body, The Association for Counsellors and Therapists Online, ACTO.   My professional body is the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP membership number 00682449)