Karen King

Karen King


Registered Member MBACP (Accredited)

Contact information

Phone number
07979 636968

Contact Karen

Therapist - Wigan

Wigan WN5
07979 636968
Sessions from £40.00

Features

  • Flexible hours available
  • Wheelchair accessible office

Availability

Due to COVID-19, face to face sessions are temporarily suspended, however telephone and Skype supervision sessions immediately available.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Face to Face appointments with free parking on site - WN5 7DT,     5 mins drive from M6 J2                                                                                                                                                                                                                EAP welcome - Information Commission Office - Certified member Ref:- ZA710484

About me and my therapy practice

Finding the ‘right counsellor’ that is a good fit for you is essential for you to move forward through your difficult situation or your personal distress.  It’s important you appoint a counsellor you feel comfortable to be honest and you feel emotionally safe.  

I believe; I’m a genuine person of warmth and care that is reflected in my counselling approach and delivery of a professional counselling service.  I aim to work in harmony with your learning needs and your learning style. 

I’m experienced supporting couples and individuals with their infertility challenges, fertility treatments, baby loss and involuntarily childlessness.

My professional experience includes a wealth of practitioner and therapeutic experience working within the fields of sexual violence, mental health issues, child sexual abuse, domestic abuse and inter-relational trauma.

I’m a experienced practitioner, counsellor and clinical supervisor with a history of working for voluntary and third sector agencies,  NHS setting and within private practise. 

Furthermore, I’m a accredited member of the British Infertility Counselling Association (AMBICA) and currently employed by the NHS in a HFEA registered fertility clinic. 


Practice description

My core modalities are person centred therapy and cognitive behaviour therapy.

Telephone or Virtual Platform counselling available.

What I can help with

Abuse, Addictions, Anger management, Anxiety, Bereavement, Cancer, Child related issues, Cultural issues, Depression, Eating disorders, Health related issues, Identity issues, Infertility, Loss, Obsessions, OCD, Personal development, Phobias, Post-traumatic stress, Pregnancy related issues, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Spirituality, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Brief therapy, CBT, Humanistic, Person centred

Clients I work with

Adults, EAP, Older adults, Trainee

How I deliver therapy

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

Supervisor - Wigan

Wigan WN5
07979 636968
Sessions from £40.00

Features

  • Flexible hours available
  • Wheelchair accessible office
  • Concessionary rates

Availability

Due to COVID-19, face to face sessions are temporarily suspended, however telephone and Skype supervision sessions immediately available.

Clinical supervision provided for qualified and student counsellors.

About me and my therapy practice

Finding the ‘right supervisor’ that is a good fit for you is essential for you to mature in your profession; it’s important you appoint a supervisor that you feel comfortable to be honest and transparent in your case work and your personal reflections; and finding a supervisor that inspires you to learn and grow.

I believe; I’m in a position of practitioner experience to share my learning and insights to support and encourage a developing counsellor; furthermore, I take great satisfaction witnessing your confidence blossom and grow into an ethical and accomplished counsellor.

My supervision approach is always warm, supportive and congruent. I aim to work in harmony of your learning needs and your learning style whilst always working within my professional ethical frameworks.

My professional experience includes a wealth of practitioner and therapeutic experience working within the fields of sexual violence, child sexual abuse, domestic abuse and inter-relational trauma.

I’m a experienced practitioner, with a history of working for voluntary and third sector agencies, a NHS setting and within private practise. I’m familiar and experienced working within safeguarding processes and the challenges of working within a agency setting and working within a multi disciplinary team.

Furthermore, I’m a accredited member of the British Infertility Counselling Association (AMBICA) and currently employed by the NHS in a HFEA registered fertility clinic. I’m experienced supporting couples and individuals with their infertility challenges, fertility treatments, baby loss and involuntarily childlessness.

I have several CPD certificates; with consistent themes of working within trauma, mental health issues, online and telephone counselling and infertility issues.

Practice description

My core modalities are person centred therapy and cognitive behaviour therapy. 

My supervision modality is the the ‘Hawkins and Shohet, seven-eyed supervision model.

Free counselling student proficiency reports.

What I can help with

Abuse, Addictions, Anxiety, Bereavement, Cancer, Child related issues, Depression, Eating disorders, Health related issues, Identity issues, Infertility, Loss, Men's issues, Obsessions, OCD, Personal development, Phobias, Post-traumatic stress, Pregnancy related issues, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Spirituality, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Brief therapy, CBT, Cognitive, Creative therapy, Humanistic, Integrative, Person centred

Clients I work with

Adults, EAP, Older adults, Organisations, Trainee

How I deliver therapy

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