Carlie Wickenden-Walsh

Carlie Wickenden-Walsh

Registered Member MBACP (Accredited)

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Therapist - Southend-on-sea

Southend-on-sea SS1
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I run my practice on these days and can offer these times  

  • Mondays: (17:30pm, 18:30pm) 
  • Tuesdays: (17:30pm, 18:30pm)
  • Wednesdays: (13:30pm, 14:30pm, 15:30pm, 16:30pm, 17:30pm, 18:30pm)
  • Thursdays: (13:30pm, 14:30pm, 16:30pm, 17:30pm)
  • Fridays: (16:30pm, 17:30pm)

About me and my therapy practice

I am a BACP accredited Integrative therapist. This means I integrate many types of therapies together to help with your situation. Listed below is the types of therapies I use and combine together:

Humanistic approach - Explore in your pace what is going on for you right now and how it is affecting your day to day life.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) - This is where we explore thoughts (see if they are rational or irrational), feelings (chance to label how you feel to that situation), body sensations (to be able to notice or start to notice how your body is reacting when you explore this situation) and behaviours (explore how you reacted to the situation what it helpful or not). It is an effective psycho-education form of therapy, to help you learn where you maybe getting caught in a vicious cycle. Has a great impact on managing anxiety and depression.

Psychodynamic approach - This is where we go back into the past and start to make connections on what seems to be coming up for you today, unfortunately we cannot change the past but we can learn from it and help ourselves understand where we maybe repeating patterns.

Transactional analysis - This is where we explore how you relate to others and vice versa through (transaction) of communication and behaviour by exploring your ego states (parent, adult and child) by using the PAC model.

I have also completed:

* Diploma in Trauma Therapy in 2019 - This course is an integrative approach on working with all traumas.

* Practitioners course in Post Natal Mental Health and Early Parenting Relationships (CPNP) in 2021 - This course helps new and existing mothers and father learn about themselves as they step into this new role in life and give you ways on managing your relationship as a couple. 

Practice description

I only offer therapy via Zoom or FaceTime or over the phone. 

I am registered to many health insurances (as listed below) if you would like to use your health insurance to cover the session fee; 

  • Aviva
  • AXA
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Vitality Health
  • WPA

I have been qualified since 2011 and have worked within Basildon MIND, The Priory Hospital Chelmsford inpatient and outpatient Adolescents and Adults service and within Private practice, within this time I have worked with many problems such as; Generalised anxiety disorder (GAD), Health anxiety, Depression, Stress, Self-harm/suicidal thoughts, bereavement and loss, relationship issues, Cancer, Chronic Pain management, Eating disorders, OCD, PTSD (Post traumatic stress disorder), Anger management, Work related issues, Intrusive thoughts, Medical conditions and Pregnancy related issues, Post natal depression & anxiety and Birth trauma. 

My first session

In your first session this will be the chance for me to find out a few basic details and then assess your mental health and to what treatment I feel will be best suited for you and with the situation that you bring to therapy; however this may change as therapy progresses. 

It is also a chance for you to see if you feel I am right counsellor for you. 

What I can help with

Abuse, ADD / ADHD, AIDS/HIV, Anger management, Anxiety, Autism spectrum, Bereavement, Cancer, Child related issues, Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME, Depression, Disability, Health related issues, Infertility, Life coaching, Loss, OCD, Personal development, Phobias, Post-traumatic stress, Pregnancy related issues, Redundancy, Self esteem, Self-harm, Service veterans, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues

Types of therapy

CBT, Creative therapy, Humanistic, Integrative, Person centred, Psychodynamic, Transactional analysis

Clients I work with

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

How I deliver therapy

Online counselling, Telephone counselling, Time-limited