Alison Hollingshead

Alison Hollingshead


Registered Member MBACP

Contact information

Phone number
07801339989

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Therapist - Newcastle

Newcastle ST5
07801339989
Sessions from £65.00

Features

  • Concessionary rates

Availability

I am fully booked at the moment. Please email if you would like to be added to my waiting list (approx. August 22)

I work:

Monday - 10-3.30 
Tuesday - 11-3 
Wednesday 10-2 
Thursday 10-2 

About me and my therapy practice

Hi, I'm Alison, a Trauma Informed Psychotherapist specialising in anxiety, self-esteem, and trauma.

• Do you often put yourself down and find it hard to show yourself compassion?

• Do you not feel good enough?

• Do you experience anxious and overwhelming feelings, or think the worst is going to happen?

• Have you experienced a significant loss, difficulty, or trauma and you are finding it hard to move on from this?

• Would you like your relationships to feel more fulfilling?

• Would you like to communicate your feelings more assertively?

• Were your emotional needs unmet as a child and you continue to feel this way as an adult?

• Do you feel unheard, unloved, guilty, or ashamed?

Who I work with

I work with adults providing a blend of coaching, counselling, and psychotherapy depending on your aims and goals.

I work with trauma survivors using a blend of Psychotherapy and a process called the Rewind Technique

I also provide family wellbeing services and courses for children and teens.

How can I help you?

I can help you develop a better understanding of yourself and your experience so that you can feel more connected, comfortable, and confident within yourself.

I can help you process and move on from difficult experiences and trauma so that you live a more fulfilling life. It takes courage to ask for support and I will do all I can to make your experience comfortable and beneficial.

Practice description

You are in the right place if you would like to:

  • have a safe and accepting place to share your story
  • have more clarity
  • feel more confident
  • be more comfortable in your relationships
  • achieve your personal goals
  • move on from difficult experiences or trauma

My promise to you:

  • I will accept you and your experiences unconditionally and without judgement.
  • I will be genuine, honest and transparent in the hope that you feel comfortable sharing your experience.
  • I will listen deeply to you, so you know that I hear your experience.

Most of us experience psychological distress as some point in our lives, and I can help.

With the nurturing and therapeutic space that I provide, we can work together through any issues to reach a more manageable place for you.

What kinds of Trauma?

  • Sexual/Physical/Emotional Abuse
  • Physical/Sexual Assault or Violence
  • Relational or attachment trauma
  • Domestic Abuse/Violence
  • Bullying
  • Traumatic Birth
  • Car accidents
  • Traumatic Grief - including suicide
  • Disasters
  • Threat to Life
  • Veterans of War

My first session

Book your initial consultation by following this link https://AlisonCounselling.as.me/Ic20 

Please check your spam/junk folder as sometimes emails try to hide in there :-) 

I offer a free, no obligation, 20 minute appointment to give us both the opportunity to see if we are comfortable working together. In this session you have the opportunity to share your reasons for accessing counselling and ask any questions you may have.

If we decide to work together, before our first session I will send you a contract and client information sheet which I will ask you to read and sign. 

In the first session I will ask some questions which will provide an overview of yourself and your experience so that we know what you might want from counselling.

We will spend time getting to know each other and go from there!

What I can help with

Abuse, Anger management, Anxiety, Bereavement, Business coaching, Child related issues, Coaching supervision, Cultural issues, Depression, Identity issues, Infertility, Life coaching, Loss, Men's issues, 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

Types of therapy

Brief therapy, CBT, Creative therapy, Humanistic, Integrative, Person centred, Relational, Solution focused brief therapy

Clients I work with

Adults, EAP, Organisations, Trainee

How I deliver therapy

Long term sessions, Online counselling, Outdoor therapy, Short term sessions, Text therapy, Time-limited

Supervisor - Newcastle

Newcastle ST5
07801339989
Sessions from £60.00

Features

Availability

I don't have availability currently - reviewing in August 2022

About me and my therapy practice

Hello! If you are looking for a warm, experienced, and empowering supervisor then perhaps you're in the right place...let's meet to see if we connect! 

I am a Person-Centred trained Counsellor, Psychotherapist and Supervisor and enjoy working with supervisees to explore and process their client work. I have developed to work experientially, relationally and compassionately with a real passion for working with attachment trauma. 

I believe in working collaboratively with supervisees, using open and honest dialogue. I provide a safe, nurturing and supportive environment for you to explore your client work and grow as a therapist.

I work with children, young people and adults. I have completed relevant qualifications and training in each of these areas and have been qualified since 2013.

I have complete the relevant ACTO training to work with people online.


Practice description

I welcome counsellors, psychotherapists, and trainees. I offer supervision to anyone working in a therapeutic role requiring time for reflection in order to be an ethical and effective practitioner. The elements I support supervisees with are safeguarding, ethical practice, and exploration of all aspects of the therapeutic relationship and process.

If you would like to meet for a free 20 minute appointment to see if you would feel comfortable working with me or to discuss your needs then please contact me to arrange.

Fees -£60 per hour for qualified therapists (£80 for 1.5hrs)

I am trained in using the Hawkins Seven Eyed Model of Supervision.

Private Practice Business Mentoring

If you are looking for support to set up or grow your private practice I offer focus sessions to help you and your private practice flourish. Anything from admin to marketing, mindset to setting up groups and courses. I provide this to all my supervisees upon request but can also provide one off/block sessions for non supervisees.

What I can help with

Abuse, Addictions, Anger management, Anxiety, Bereavement, Business coaching, Child related issues, Cultural issues, Depression, Identity issues, Infertility, Loss, Men's issues, 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

Types of therapy

Brief therapy, Creative therapy, Humanistic, Person centred, Solution focused brief therapy

Clients I work with

Adults, Older adults, Trainee, Young people

How I deliver therapy

Long term sessions, Long-term face-to-face work, Online counselling, Outdoor therapy, Short term sessions, Short-term face-to-face work, Text therapy, Time-limited