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About me and my therapy practice
Welcome to my profile. My name is Carys Cole.
I am an experienced, qualified Therapeutic Counsellor with several years of counselling experience. I am able to work online and face 2 face. I have experience working with Children and Young people and men and women of all ages, backgrounds, cultures because of my work in a variety of sectors. I have worked within various counselling organisations and schools, offering individual therapy and support to those that need it most. Additionally, I also have experience as a Christian counsellor. Therefore I am comfortable talking about spiritual beliefs.
I hold an MSC in Counselling Children and Young people and hold a BSC Degree in Psychology. Furthermore, I have completed my BACP Certificate of Proficiency text
I have completed a range of additional CDP training in areas such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapies, mindfulness-based practice, and attachment in practice. As a result, I have a wide range of experience in counselling, both working with children & young people, families and adults.
I have worked within a variety of talking therapies and am currently working in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services and practising privately.
What to expect
I am trained integratively, which means I draw upon several theoretical approaches to counselling. I do not hold the view that one stand-alone theory can adequately offer my clients the flexibility to work with the many presenting issues they may need support with.
Counselling should be as individual as you are, so I collaborate with you to tailor therapy sessions that feel right for you. I offer a safe and confidential space in a supportive atmosphere to help attain the personal growth you are looking for. I will listen to your personal experience and walk with you on your journey to change.
Throughout therapy, I shall offer you unconditional support, reflections and insight to help you gain a new perspective on your life. In addition, I aim to support you in discovering new ways of thinking to increase your confidence and enable you to find your own way forward.
I conduct frequent reviews to check out how we are doing, what is helpful, unhelpful, etc, as the quality of the relationship between the therapist and client is the most critical factor for a successful outcome.
My first session
Typically, we will have a free initial session to explore what has brought you to counselling. We can explore if we think we are suited to working with each other. I offer both short-term and long-term therapy. The duration of therapy depends on a client's needs and concerns, which is discussed at the initial session.
Whether it is the first time you are considering counselling or have some experience of therapy in the past, please feel free to contact me for a brief chat on how therapy could help you and your problems.
Taking the initial step can be difficult, but stepping into a therapeutic journey is highly likely to be rewarding at the end.
What I can help with
Abuse, ADD / ADHD, Addictions, Anger management, Anxiety, Autism spectrum, Bereavement, Career coaching, Child related issues, Cultural issues, Depression, Development coaching, Health related issues, Identity issues, Life coaching, Loss, Obsessions, OCD, Personal development, Phobias, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Sex-related issues, Spirituality, Stress, Substance Dependency, Women's issues, Work related issues
Types of therapy
Behavioural, CBT, Creative therapy, Emotionally focused therapy, Family therapy, Gestalt, Humanistic, Integrative, Person centred, Play therapy, Relational, Solution focused brief therapy, Systemic
Clients I work with
Adults, Children, Couples, EAP, Families, Organisations, Young people
How I deliver therapy
Long term sessions, Long-term face-to-face work, Online counselling, Short term sessions, Short-term face-to-face work, Telephone counselling, Text therapy, Time-limited