Samantha Biswas

Samantha Biswas


Registered Member MBACP (Accredited)

Contact information

Phone number
07952 350399

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Therapist - St. Albans

St. Albans AL4
07952 350399
Sessions from £55.00

Features

  • Available for home visits

About me and my therapy practice

I am a fully qualified, accredited and experienced counsellor offering professional, non judgemental and confidential counselling in a safe and quiet environment where you can explore the issues which concern you. I am also a qualified supervisor offering integrative supervision to both qualified and trainee counsellors.

I work in an integrative way meaning I am able to draw on a number of theoretical models and together we can find what is most helpful for you. My core way of working is psychodynamic which means that we look at how your past may be impacting on your present. You may feel you would like a cognitive approach where I help you to look at your thought processes as well as your feelings. Alternatively you may find a very focused approach works best for you and some Solution Focused Brief Therapy could be helpful.

For some the most therapeutic aspect is just to be able to tell their story and to be heard. In this case I would take a person-centred approach, following your lead and ensuring you have the space to go at your own pace.

There may be no obvious trigger for your distress or you may be depressed or anxious. It can be helpful to explore this with someone objective and with whom you can be totally honest about your feelings.

I am also legally qualified and registered to counsel those affected by adoption at any time in their life and work as a therapeutic counsellor for Barnardo's.

What I can help with

Addictions, Eating disorders, Obsessions, OCD, Phobias, Self-harm, Abuse, Anxiety, Bereavement, Depression, Loss, Post-traumatic stress, Trauma, Health related issues, Identity issues, Self esteem, Sexuality, Spirituality, Women's issues, Adoption issues, Infertility, Pregnancy related issues, Relationships, Anger management, Redundancy, Stress, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Brief therapy, Integrative, Person centred, Psychodynamic, Relational, Solution focused brief therapy

Clients I work with

Adults, EAP, Older adults, Young people

How I deliver therapy

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

Supervisor - St. Albans

St. Albans AL4
07952 350399
Sessions from £55.00

Features

About me and my therapy practice

Having gained a Diploma in Integrative Supervision I offer supervision to qualified counsellors and those in training. My aim is to support you in your work, whatever your modality and to provide a reflective space where you can explore what is going on between you and your clients.

I will support you in three main ways by exploring the following aspects:

Qualitative - how you work as a counsellor, exploring your interventions and strategies, considering your organisation's dynamics or issues relating to working alone in private practice, boundaries, contracting, risk assessment and helping to ensure you are working ethically.

Resourcing - whether anything is lacking and where you can obtain the necessary experience, knowledge and information that might assist you in your work with clients.

Developmental - your stage of development as a counsellor so that we can work at your level and I can assist your growth as a counsellor.

I currently supervise at Hitchin Counselling Service with various modalities including psychodynamic, person centred and Gestalt.

If you would like to meet me for an initial session with no obligation to continue please contact me.

What I can help with

Types of therapy

Brief therapy, Integrative, Person centred, Psychodynamic, Relational

Clients I work with

Adults, Groups

How I deliver therapy

Long-term face-to-face work, Short-term face-to-face work, Time-limited