Bernadette Gilder

Bernadette Gilder

Registered Member MBACP

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Therapist - Chingford

Chingford E4
Sessions from £65.00


  • Flexible hours available

About me and my therapy practice

Everyone is ok in my eyes and all are welcome. Anxiety, stress, depression, feeling angry - these feelings can creep up on us or appear quite suddenly. Sometimes life just gets too hard and we can't cope, get short tempered, can't sleep, cry....

You may know why you feel the way you do - or not - but either way, talking with someone impartial can really help. We each have our unique blend of stuff we are trying to deal with. I believe strongly that mental health is no different to physical health in that systems can become unbalanced and give us problems. Working with a Counsellor can help to rebalance your mind.

I am friendly and broad-minded. My style is Integrative which means I can assess individual needs and tailor my support accordingly - I have lots of skills we can choose from. I am an Acupuncturist too and this can help with mood, pain and sleep. I am also a chartered Physiotherapist which gives me a particular understanding of pain and its consequences.

You may be unsure but I encourage you to make an appointment, meet me and then see how you feel. It could be your first step toward feeling better and learning how to manage whatever you are going through. I am happy to support you as long as you need me but it can be encouraging to know that significant improvement can happen in as few as 6 sessions.

What I can help with

Abuse, Addictions, Anger management, Anxiety, Bereavement, Cancer, Child related issues, Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME, Cultural issues, Depression, Health related issues, Identity issues, Infertility, Loss, Men's issues, Obsessions, OCD, Personal development, Phobias, Pregnancy related issues, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Behavioural, Brief therapy, CBT, Cognitive, Existential, Gestalt, Humanistic, Integrative, Neuro linguistic programming, Person centred, Psychodynamic, Solution focused brief therapy, Transactional analysis

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