Carolyn Thompson

Carolyn Thompson

Registered Member MBACP (Accredited)

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Therapist - Rowlands Gill

Rowlands Gill NE39
Sessions from £45.00


  • Flexible hours available
  • Wheelchair accessible office
  • Concessionary rates

About me and my therapy practice

Hello, my name is Carolyn. I am an experienced counsellor having practised for 16 years. 12 of these have been working in the NHS as a Practice Counsellor. As a result of this I am equipped to work with a wide range of presenting issues. My initial training was with Relate so I am also a qualified Relationship and Couple counsellor. In both roles I am experienced in working with individuals and couples over the age of 18.

I now offer private sessions in my consulting room in Rowlands Gill, a few minutes from the Metro Centre. I offer daytime and evening sessions which are usually at the same time each week but can be fortnightly. I am aware that coming for therapy can be quite daunting but I offer a friendly, professional and non-judgemental space which is private and confidential following the guidelines of my governing body, the BACP.

It can be very helpful to bring whatever is troubling you, either from the past or present, to the safety of a counselling relationship. Perhaps you have been hurt or have lost someone and are finding it hard to cope? Perhaps something traumatic has happened to you or you are trying to come to terms with change in your life. Perhaps your relationship is in trouble? There are so many reasons why people come to counselling. Together we can work to make sense of what is causing your distress and help you to find a way forward. Many people find they are able to make positive changes in their lives and along with this their self-esteem and confidence grows in the process.

The length of therapy depends on what you bring to the sessions and what you want to work on at any particular time. I aim to tailor the work to your particular needs and we can work this out together and agree a contract in the initial session.

If you would like to book an initial appointment, or if you would like any further information please call.

What I can help with

Abuse, Addictions, Anger management, Anxiety, Autism spectrum, Bereavement, Cancer, Child related issues, Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME, Cultural issues, Depression, Disability, Eating disorders, Health related issues, Identity issues, Infertility, Loss, Men's issues, OCD, Personal development, Post-traumatic stress, Pregnancy related issues, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Service veterans, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Spirituality, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Brief therapy, CBT, Cognitive, Creative therapy, Gestalt, Humanistic, Integrative, Person centred, Phenomenological, Psychodynamic, Psychosynthesis, Relational, Systemic, Transactional analysis

Clients I work with

Adults, Couples, Older adults, Young people

How I deliver therapy

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