Penelope Bould

Penelope Bould


Registered Member MBACP

Languages spoken: English, French

Contact information

Phone number
07432849739

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Therapist - Warwick

Warwick CV34
07432849739
Contact Penelope for session rate.

Features

  • Wheelchair accessible office
  • Available for home visits
  • Concessionary rates

About me and my therapy practice

Appear on TV & radio e.g. BBC: expert on mental health & wellbeing. Warm, mature integrative psychotherapist, clients are reassured by unusually broad breadth of training (attended c.120 courses / workshops/ conferences) & experience. 14 years advanced practice. Graduated couns. 2002. Decades in welfare roles. Adults, couples, psychosexual therapy, adolescents, children, families, groups, organisations, companies & sex offenders. Legally trained: reports & evidence. Workshop leader. Guest lectured: 4 univs. e.g. Oxford Dept. Psychiatry. Ex Univ. Warwick Medical School Advisory Board.Seeking a safe place to explore conditions / issues? Seeking positive change? Solutions? Problems? Challenges to explore? Rowing? Psychosexual? Personal development quest? Harassed? Bullied? Traumatised? Past roles: NHS hospital; domestic viol.; young people's training centre; school; cntr. abuse survivors; older people's org. Worked e.g. with doctors, lawyers, police & soldiers.Dip. Couns. (Distinction Advanced Couns.; year’s highest mark Merit for research; 95%-100% clinical placements portfolio; Cert. Health Psychol. (Cov. Univ); Cert. Abuse Survivors; Cert. Bereave.; Cert. Lifecoach. with NLP; Cert. Proficiency (BACP). • Extra training: e.g.: Sexual, Family Therapy & Systemic Practice (NHS), Couples & Families, Children & Young People, Art Therapy, Play. Full A to Z e.g.: Anxiety, Depression, Abuse, Acting, Addiction, 12 Step Programmes, Disability, Diversity, Eating Disorders, Equality, M.E. (CFS), OCD, PTSD, Post Critical Incident ( NHS /Notts. Univ.), Presentations, Safeguarding, e-Safety, Sex Probs., Sex Offending + Read Psychol. & Sociol. + Stats. at univs. Ex full time broadcaster, journalist & P.R. • Winner Euro Commission Breaking Barriers Award UK Cert.

Practice description

Hello, I provide assessments and treatments for people with an entire A to Z of issues, backed by an unusual range of education and training.

Established full time from 2009.

Working with, for example:

* Adults

* Couples

* Psychosexual Issues for Couples & or Individuals

* Sex Offender Assessment & Treatment

* Family Therapy

* Addictions to Alcohol, Substances & Behaviours such as
Gadgets, Gaming, Gambling, Pornography, Sex & Shopping

I am also an experienced clinical supervisor of other practitioners, since training to be a supervisor 2013-2014.

My first session

Your first session can be of any duration within reason, usually from 50 minutes upwards.

All sessions are now online or by phone.


What I can help with

Abuse, ADD / ADHD, AIDS/HIV, Anger management, Anxiety, Asperger syndrome, Bereavement, Business coaching, Cancer, Career coaching, Child related issues, Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME, Coaching supervision, Cultural issues, Depression, Development coaching, Disability, Executive coaching, Health related issues, Identity issues, Infertility, Leadership coaching, Life coaching, Loss, Men's issues, Obsessions, OCD, Personal development, Phobias, Post-traumatic stress, Pregnancy related issues, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Service veterans, Sex-related issues, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Spirituality, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues

Clients I work with

Adults, Children, Couples, EAP, Families, Groups, Older adults, Organisations, Young people

How I deliver therapy

Online counselling, Telephone counselling, Time-limited

Trainer - WARWICK

WARWICK CV34
01926 40 83 50
Contact Penelope for session rate.

Features

  • Wheelchair accessible office
  • Available for home visits

About me and my therapy practice

Experienced entertaining trainer in full time practice as an integrative / CBT psychotherapist / counsellor. Described by a professor at the University of Warwick as an "electrifying lecturer" & "right on message". Have lectured at universities in Oxford, Warwick, Coventry & Manchester. A trained actor and experienced festival compere I'm an ex-BBC reporter & presenter. I still appear on BBC programmes but now as an expert on mental health. I use theatre in education techniques to galvanise & retain interest in delegates, trainees & students. Winner of the European Commission Breaking Barriers Award Certificate for the UK, 2000. From 2007 to c2013 when it closed, due to government cuts, I was a member of the Warwickshire Psychological Welfare Group on call for post critical incidents and disaster work so I am especially expert in working with & can teach subjects such as trauma, PTSD and anxiety. I particularly offer training in: 

* Anxiety * Depression & Suicidality 

* Post Traumatic Stress 

* Resilience & Stress Management 

+ Dealing with Difficult People 

* Disability Awareness * Assertiveness * Communicating in & Post a Disaster * Have lectured at 4 universities & a college, including guest lecturer at University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry, University of Warwick, Coventry University & what is now called Manchester Metropolitan University. * Former Member University of Warwick Medical School Advisory Board (2004-7) * Former Campaign Chair & Member Executive Board Coventry & Warwickshire Council of Disabled People (1998-2002) * Ex editor of the National Centre for Information & Advice on Educational Disadvantage which promoted anti-racism and equality on wide range of diversity issues

What I can help with

Abuse, Disability, Trauma

Supervisor - WARWICK

WARWICK CV34
01926 408350 / 07432849739
Contact Penelope for session rate.

Features

  • Wheelchair accessible office
  • Concessionary rates

Availability

Sessions can be weekdays and evenings and at weekends.

If you are supervisee and have an emergency you can call me at any time of day on any day of the year for an emergency session and I will do my best to be available, within reason.

About me and my therapy practice

A full time warm-hearted mature experienced therapist, I run workshops & I have been a guest lecturer at the University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry, Warwick Medical School and taught social workers and psychotherapy students about issues such methodology and diversity and GPs about diversity and issues such as depression and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (M.E.).

Trained and experienced in giving evidence for court cases.

A trained clinical supervisor, I have also worked in many welfare roles in a voluntary capacity where I have needed to supervise the support roles of others, including in a Women's Aid drop in centre and on helplines as well as elected university, college and trade union representative roles.

I'm an experienced manager, supervising staff as editor and PR officer of a national quango offering educational expertise and support and later managing director of a media agency. I currently manage staff and supervise their interactions with clients.

I have considerable experience in and I have undertaken training in safeguarding children and adults, including those living with learning difficulties and at risk, adults who live with impairments as disabled people and vulnerable adults such as those living with dementia.

Graduated in counselling in 2002 & worked at advanced level since 2006. I have helped to empower clients of all ages with a very wide range of issues, including personality disorders and many unusually complex cases with multiple needs involving multi disciplinary agency working. I first taught negotiating techniques decades ago following university level training in the subject and I am an experienced negotiator, mediator and advocate.  I completed my training as a clinical supervisor in 2014.

I am a university approved clinical supervisor as well as available for qualified therapists.

What I can help with

Abuse, ADD / ADHD, Addictions, AIDS/HIV, Anger management, Anxiety, Asperger syndrome, Bereavement, Business coaching, Cancer, Career coaching, Child related issues, Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME, Coaching supervision, Cultural issues, Depression, Development coaching, Disability, Eating disorders, Executive coaching, Health related issues, Identity issues, Infertility, Leadership coaching, Life coaching, Loss, Men's issues, Obsessions, OCD, Personal development, Phobias, Post-traumatic stress, Pregnancy related issues, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Service veterans, Sex-related issues, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Spirituality, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues

Clients I work with

Adults, Children, Couples, EAP, Families, Groups, Older adults, Organisations, Trainee, Young people

How I deliver therapy

Online counselling, Telephone counselling, Time-limited