Thomas Smithson

Thomas Smithson


Registered Member MBACP

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Phone number
07522849225

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Supervisor - Croydon

Croydon CR0
07522849225
Sessions from £50.00

Features

  • Flexible hours available

Availability

I am currently taking on new supervisees for group and 1-2-1 supervision. Please get in touch for more information or visit my website. 

About me and my therapy practice

Group and 1-2-1 Supervision Options:

1-2-1 Online Supervision

I can offer fortnightly or monthly 1-2-1 supervision. I work to the Seven-Eyed Supervision model, developed by Peter Hawkins and Robin Shohet.

I can offer supervision on Fridays only and can offer online via Zoom or face to face in Swindon.

One to one supervision is priced at £50.00 for one hour or £75.00 for 1.5 hours. 

Group Work

If you and your colleagues or organisation are interested in arranging a group supervision please get in touch to discuss options.

Why Supervision? Supervision can help with:

Ensure that therapists are working safely and ethically.

Give therapists a safe space to reflect on their work.

Help therapists build on their knowledge, understanding and expertise.

Help therapists understand the impact their client work is having on them and their work.

Help support therapists personal growth, development and self-care. 

Practice description

I have worked in private practice for the past three and a half years offering clients an integrative approach. I work with a range of common life problems and also specialise in working with members of the LGBTQ+ community. I am passionate about my work and passionate about supporting other therapists in their own work.

I have a relaxed yet professional approach to supervision and aim to support you on your journey being a therapist. I have a MA in Counselling and Psychotherapy practice along with a Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling. I also teach level 2 and 3 Counselling skills at two different organisations.

I am also a volunteer supervisor with a Counselling agency 'Willows' Based in Swindon.

I have worked with several well established Counselling agencies where I gained a wide range of experience. I have worked with Place 2 Be where I worked therapeutically with children ages 7 -10 in Croydon, St Christoper's Hospice working within their adult bereavement team, and METRO Charity, working with members of the LGBTQ+ community, asylum seekers and people living with or affected by HIV.

My first session

When you get in touch we can arrange an initial supervision appointment. In this first appointment we can get to know each other and get a feel for if we are a good fit, there will also be time for you to discuss your client work. Should you then feel I am the supervisor for you we can arrange ongoing monthly or fortnightly supervision. 

Types of therapy

Creative therapy, Existential, Humanistic, Integrative, Person centred, Psychodynamic

Clients I work with

Adults, Groups, Trainee, Young people

How I deliver therapy

Online counselling

Languages spoken

English

Supervisor - Swindon

Swindon SN1
07522849225
Sessions from £50.00

Features

  • Flexible hours available

Availability

Group and 1-2-1 Supervision Options:

1-2-1 Online Supervision

I can offer fortnightly or monthly 1-2-1 supervision. I work to the Seven-Eyed Supervision model, developed by Peter Hawkins and Robin Shohet.

I can offer supervision on Fridays only and can offer online via Zoom or face to face in Swindon.

One to one supervision is priced at £50.00 for one hour or £75.00 for 1.5 hours. 

Group Work

If you and your colleagues or organisation are interested in arranging a group supervision please get in touch to discuss options.

Why Supervision? Supervision can help with:

Ensure that therapists are working safely and ethically.

Give therapists a safe space to reflect on their work.

Help therapists build on their knowledge, understanding and expertise.

Help therapists understand the impact their client work is having on them and their work.

Help support therapists personal growth, development and self-care. 

About me and my therapy practice

I have worked in private practice for the past three and a half years offering clients an integrative approach. I work with a range of common life problems and also specialise in working with members of the LGBTQ+ community. I am passionate about my work and passionate about supporting other therapists in their own work. 

I have a relaxed yet professional approach to supervision and aim to support you on your journey being a therapist. I have a MA in Counselling and Psychotherapy practice along with a Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling. I also teach level 2 and 3 Counselling skills at two different organisations. 

I am also a volunteer supervisor with a Counselling agency 'Willows' Based in Swindon. 

Practice description

I have worked with several well established Counselling agencies where I gained a wide range of experience. I have worked with Place 2 Be where I worked therapeutically with children ages 7 -10 in Croydon.

I have worked at St Christoper's Hospice working within their adult bereavement team in Bromley as a bereavement support Counsellor.

I have also worked with a charity called METRO Charity, working with members of the LGBTQ+ community, asylum seekers and people living with or affected by HIV.

My first session

When you get in touch we can arrange an initial supervision appointment. In this first appointment we can get to know each other and get a feel for if we are a good fit, there will also be time for you to discuss your client work. Should you then feel I am the supervisor for you we can arrange ongoing monthly or fortnightly supervision. 

Types of therapy

Brief therapy, CBT, Cognitive, Existential, Humanistic, Integrative, Person centred, Psychodynamic

Clients I work with

Adults

How I deliver therapy

Online counselling

Languages spoken

English

Therapist - Swindon

Swindon SN1
07522849225
Sessions from £55.00

Features

Availability

Now more than ever we need to take care of our minds, I am still providing Counselling and Psychotherapy online via Zoom, FaceTime or Skype Monday - Thursday 11.00 - 20.00.

About me and my therapy practice

I can offer a supportive, kind, non-judgemental space to help you explore whatever it is you are going through. You might be feeling anxious, depressed or stressed, going through life changes, struggling with relationships, self-worth, looking to explore yourself, your identify or even understand and change behaviours. Additionally, I specialise in working with the LGBTQIA+ community an area I am incredibly passionate about.

I have been working in private practice since October 2018 and am passionate about supporting people with their mental health and wellbeing. Our work together will be strictly confidential, giving you the confidence to know you can share what’s on your mind and that your thoughts will stay with me. The focus of the session is on you, and I am not here to make any judgements. My therapeutic approach isn’t about judgements or blaming, it’s about understanding and growth.

If you would like to find out more about me, how I work, and to get a feel for if I am the right therapist for you, please email or call me.

My experience

I Integrate several therapeutic theories and techniques to offer a bespoke service tailoring my approach to you and your needs. I have extensive Therapeutic experience, a MA in Counselling and Psychotherapy Practice, a Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling and teach Level 2 and 3 Counselling to trainees. I am also a volunteer supervisor at a local organisation in Swindon.

I embrace difference and diversity and have worked with clients from a wide range of backgrounds. No matter who you are, what you have experienced or what’s happening for you I am here to listen and provide you with therapeutic support. I have worked with a diverse range of clients over the past five years, gaining experience from working with three charities, St Christopher’s Hospice, METRO Charity and Place 2 Be, along with my private practice experience.

Practice description

How does it work?

When you get in touch, we will have a conversation to find out what support you may be looking for and for you to get a feel for if I am the right therapist for you. We can then arrange an initial session / assessment.

There will be no obligation to continue with sessions after the initial assessment, it is important for you to decide if you feel comfortable and wish to work with me.

Sessions last 50 minutes and are on a weekly basis at the same time on the same day. I am currently unable to offer fortnightly sessions due to availability. 

My first session

The first session is a mix of an initial session with an assessment. In this session you will have the time to speak more about what’s going on for you and the reasons for seeking Therapy. You may also have some goals you wish to work towards that we can explore. There will be a few questions I will ask, and you will hopefully get a feel for how you find working with me.

We won’t dive in too deep to quickly as it is important for us to develop a therapeutic relationship to help you feel comfortable to explore things deeper.

Towards the end of the session, you can then decide if I'm the right Therapist for you and what you would like to do with sessions going forward. You may wish to work long term, open ended or to a set number of sessions. 

What I can help with

Abuse, AIDS/HIV, Anxiety, Autism spectrum, Bereavement, Cancer, Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME, Cultural issues, Depression, Disability, Eating disorders, Health related issues, Identity issues, Infertility, Loss, Men's issues, Obsessions, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Sex-related issues, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Spirituality, Stress, Trauma, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Creative therapy, Existential, Humanistic, Integrative, Person centred, Psychodynamic

Clients I work with

Adults, Older adults, Organisations, Trainee, Young people

How I deliver therapy

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

Languages spoken

English

Therapist - Croydon

Croydon CR0
07522849225
Sessions from £60.00

Features

  • Flexible hours available
  • Concessionary rates

Availability

Now more than ever we need to take care of our minds, I am still providing Counselling and Psychotherapy online via Zoom, FaceTime or Skype Monday - Thursday 11.00 - 20.00.

About me and my therapy practice

I can offer a supportive, kind, non-judgemental space to help you explore whatever it is you are going through. You might be feeling anxious, depressed or stressed, going through life changes, struggling with relationships, self-worth, looking to explore yourself, your identify or even understand and change behaviours. Additionally, I specialise in working with the LGBTQIA+ community an area I am incredibly passionate about.

I have been working in private practice since October 2018 and am passionate about supporting people with their mental health and wellbeing. Our work together will be strictly confidential, giving you the confidence to know you can share what’s on your mind and that your thoughts will stay with me. The focus of the session is on you, and I am not here to make any judgements. My therapeutic approach isn’t about judgements or blaming, it’s about understanding and growth.

If you would like to find out more about me, how I work, and to get a feel for if I am the right therapist for you, please email or call me.

My experience

I Integrate several therapeutic theories and techniques to offer a bespoke service tailoring my approach to you and your needs. I have extensive Therapeutic experience, a MA in Counselling and Psychotherapy Practice, a Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling and teach Level 2 and 3 Counselling to trainees. I am also a volunteer supervisor at a local organisation in Swindon.

I embrace difference and diversity and have worked with clients from a wide range of backgrounds. No matter who you are, what you have experienced or what’s happening for you I am here to listen and provide you with therapeutic support. I have worked with a diverse range of clients over the past five years, gaining experience from working with three charities, St Christopher’s Hospice, METRO Charity and Place 2 Be, along with my private practice experience.

Practice description

How does it work?

When you get in touch, we will have a conversation to find out what support you may be looking for and for you to get a feel for if I am the right therapist for you. We can then arrange an initial session / assessment.

There will be no obligation to continue with sessions after the initial assessment, it is important for you to decide if you feel comfortable and wish to work with me.

Sessions last 50 minutes and are on a weekly basis at the same time on the same day. I am currently unable to offer fortnightly sessions due to availability. 

My first session

The first session is a mix of an initial session with an assessment. In this session you will have the time to speak more about what’s going on for you and the reasons for seeking Therapy. You may also have some goals you wish to work towards that we can explore. There will be a few questions I will ask, and you will hopefully get a feel for how you find working with me.

We won’t dive in too deep to quickly as it is important for us to develop a therapeutic relationship to help you feel comfortable to explore things deeper.

Towards the end of the session, you can then decide if I'm the right Therapist for you and what you would like to do with sessions going forward. You may wish to work long term, open ended or to a set number of sessions. 

What I can help with

Abuse, ADD / ADHD, AIDS/HIV, Anger management, Anxiety, Autism spectrum, Bereavement, Business coaching, Cancer, Child related issues, Cultural issues, Depression, Disability, Eating disorders, Health related issues, Identity issues, Loss, Men's issues, Obsessions, OCD, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Sex-related issues, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Existential, Humanistic, Integrative, Person centred, Psychodynamic, Relational

Clients I work with

Adults, Older adults, Trainee, Young people

How I deliver therapy

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

Languages spoken

English