Emma Weston

Emma Weston


Registered Member MBACP (Accredited)

Contact information

Phone number
07470089338

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Therapist - Dorchester

Dorchester DT2
07470089338
Sessions from £45.00

Features

  • Flexible hours available
  • Concessionary rates

Availability

I can offer flexible appointments, either on a Friday, evenings or Saturday mornings.  

About me and my therapy practice

I believe in creating a safe and confidential space to allow you to explore any issues that you wish to bring to therapy. I am warm, sincere, caring, non-judgemental and transparent in the way that I communicate.

I am a registered, accredited, qualified counsellor and supervisor. I am a member of The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and I adhere to their ethical framework for The Counselling Professions. I have undertaken unpaid voluntary work, providing a free of charge counselling service for local charity, Autism Wessex for over 7 years. During this time I offered pro bono counselling sessions and facilitated psychoeducative groups on a voluntary basis.

I hold a MA in Counselling and Psychotherapy Practice (with merit) from Bath Spa University, also a CPCAB Level 6 Certificate in Therapeutic Counselling Supervision, a CPCAB level 5 Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling and a CPCAB level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling. I also hold a teaching qualification.

I am committed to undertaking regular, continued professional development. I undertake a minimum of 30 hours CPD per year. I hold a current, clear, enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Baring Service) certificate.

I have a keen interest in health, well being, resilience and education. I am passionate about autism, neurodiversity and learning. I specialise in working with people with Autism Spectrum Conditions and neurodiverse differences, and this was the focus of my MA research.

Practice description

We all experience times when things aren't going the way we might like. We can find ourselves anywhere from a bit grey and unhappy to extremely dark and depressed, overwhelmed, stressed and spun out. We can get stuck in negative patterns of thinking which are difficult to break, become worried or anxious about the future, or unable to reconcile past decisions. A neutral space to think and feel can be extremely useful. People come to counselling for a variety of reasons; it may be that you would like to:

· Develop better self awareness

· Work through a loss, bereavement, relationship break-up, or redundancy

· Increase your confidence, self-esteem or self-image

· Work on patterns of behaviour that may be causing you concern

· Discuss feelings of depression, anxiety, sadness, loneliness or emptiness

· Find more of a sense of purpose in life, to feel less stuck

· Try and resolve some issues from the past

· Feel more comfortable expressing your sexuality

· Work through a situation currently affecting your work life

· Develop a better understanding of your relationship issues

· Be able to resolve a family conflict

· Talk about something you have been bottling up

· Work on social skills to connect with people and make lasting relationships

· Develop better communication skills & become more assertive

· Develop better understanding of your partner & yourself

Counselling may be able to offer insights into these and other concerns in a safe, confidential, genuine, accepting and non-judgmental environment.

My first session

I offer a free telephone consultation to determine if I am the best person to help, and if I am not, I am able to help refer or sign post on to someone appropriate if required. 

The first session is an assessment session, this will involve gaining a full understanding of the presenting issues.  During this session I will transparently explain how I work and the client may ask any questions they may have.  


What I can help with

Abuse, ADD / ADHD, Addictions, AIDS/HIV, Anger management, Anxiety, Asperger syndrome, Bereavement, Cancer, Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME, Cultural issues, Depression, Disability, Health related issues, Identity issues, Loss, Men's issues, Obsessions, Personal development, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Spirituality, Stress, Women's issues, Work related issues

Types of therapy

CBT, Eclectic, Existential, Humanistic, Person centred, Solution focused brief therapy, Transactional analysis

Clients I work with

Adults, EAP, Groups, Older adults, Organisations, Trainee, Young people

How I deliver therapy

Home visits, Long-term face-to-face work, Online counselling, Short-term face-to-face work, Telephone counselling, Time-limited

Trainer - Piddlehinton

Piddlehinton DT2
07470089338
Sessions from £50.00

Features

  • Flexible hours available

About me and my therapy practice

I can facilitate a range of workshops and groups on well being, personal development, and neurodiversity. I have taught counselling and I have facilitated a range of workshops.

I am an experienced trainer and I hold a MA in Counselling and Psychotherapy Practice (with merit) from Bath Spa University, also a CPCAB Level 6 Certificate in Therapeutic Counselling Supervision, a CPCAB level 5 Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling and a CPCAB level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling. I also hold a teaching qualification.

I have a keen interest in health, well being, resilience and education. I am passionate about autism, neurodiversity and learning. I specialise in working with people with Autism Spectrum Conditions and neurodiverse differences, and this was the focus of my MA research.

I am have worked for a leading counselling Awarding Body and responsible for assessing and moderating counselling work from levels 2 to 6. My role involved supporting counselling training and upholding standards.

I am an accredited counsellor with many years experience.  

Practice description

I am a registered, qualified, accredited counsellor.  I am also an experienced and qualified supervisor. I am a member of The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and I adhere to their ethical framework for The Counselling Professions.

Supervisor - Piddlehinton

Piddlehinton DT2
07470089338
Sessions from £50.00

Features

  • Flexible hours available
  • Available for home visits
  • Concessionary rates

Availability

I can offer supervision appointments on Fridays or evenings. 

About me and my therapy practice

Please feel free to get in touch to discuss your supervision requirements. I offer integrative supervision to counsellors and psychotherapists. I am passionate about supervision and I regard supervision as our profession's unique, essential reflective space, a space in which to collaborate, relate, think, be vulnerable, feel supported, learn and grow. I help my supervisees with such things as professional development, ethical and legal compliance, ethical dilemmas, contracting, developing their practices and CPD. Supervision offers a reflective space for counsellors to explore the therapeutic process, to discuss working practices and feel supported in their work.

'Supervision is a joint endeavour in which a practitioner with the help of a supervisor, attends to their clients, themselves as part of their client practitioner relationships and the wider systemic context, and by doing so improves the work, transforms their client relationships, continuously develops themselves, their practice and the wider profession'. (Hawkins and Shohet, 2012:5)

Practice description

Supervision is essential to how we as practitioners sustain our well being and ensure good practice throughout our working life. It provides practitioners with regular and ongoing opportunities to reflect in depth about all aspects of their practice in order to work as effectively, safely and ethically as possible. Supervision also sustains the personal resourcefulness required to undertake the work.I offer Individual face to face supervision to counsellors and trainees for their work with clients. Supervision by Zoom or telephone is an option, where appropriate.

I can offer Supervisory supervision, as well as supervision within agencies and organisations on a one-to-one basis.

I receive monthly supervisory supervision from an appropriately qualified supervisor.

My supervisory experience:

Achieved CPCAB Level 6 Certificate in Therapeutic Counselling Supervision, January 2019.

I have provided supervision of counsellors  since January 2018 in a range of settings.

Supervision Fees:

90 minutes £75

60 minutes £50

Please get in touch to discuss your supervision needs or if you would like any further information. I look forward to hearing from you.

My first session

In my role as supervisor, I endavour to encourage counsellors to develop their knowledge and skills, to receive appropriate feedback and guidance, to work ethically and safely, to work creatively and give the best possible service to their clients. I work within the Ethical Framework for the Counselling Professions 2018 and I am committed to promoting the wellbeing of clients.

Types of therapy

Brief therapy, CBT, Eclectic, Existential, Gestalt, Humanistic, Person centred, Solution focused brief therapy, Transactional analysis

Clients I work with

Adults, EAP, Groups, Older adults, Organisations, Trainee, Young people

How I deliver therapy

Home visits, Long-term face-to-face work, Online counselling, Short-term face-to-face work, Telephone counselling, Time-limited