Barbara Matheson

Barbara Matheson


Registered Member MBACP

Contact information

Phone number
07740678218

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Therapist - ONLINE

ONLINE BS6
07740678218
Sessions from £65.00

Features

Availability

I'm available for online counselling sessions for English speaking clients based in the UK or abroad e.g. Europe, USA, the Middle East.

About me and my therapy practice

I'm a very experienced and approachable counsellor offering online counselling sessions, either short term or long term.

My counselling approach can be of help with a wide range of issues and life events including:

Anxiety, depression, family issues, neuro diversity including ADHD, low self esteem, trauma, work based stress, controlling/abusive relationships, low confidence, imposter syndrome, relationships,  bereavement, loss, sadness and loneliness and womens' issues.

Exploring your feelings and experiences in a safe , non-judgmental, confidential relationship can provide you with valuable support, new insights and perspectives. It can also lead to new ways to deal with the issues that are having an impact on your life , mental health and overall wellbeing, and bring about positive change.

I work with all adults from age 18 upwards and at all stages of their lives.

I offer an optional low cost half hour informal consultation . This meeting offers you the chance to meet with me , discuss your issues and expectations of counselling, and then decide if I'm the right counsellor for you. I offer this because it's so important for you to feel comfortable with your counsellor and with their approach.

I’m a very experienced and approachable counsellor. A registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapists (BACP), and work to the code of ethics set down by the BACP ethical framework.

Professional background:

Prior to becoming a counsellor, I worked as a freelance learning and development consultant, coach and mentor, specialising in management development, personal development, Womens' development, employability and stress management.

Practice description

You can contact me to arrange a low cost informal consultation or book some counselling sessions.

To book an appointment please call me on 07740678218 or email at bm@exeterquaycounselling.co.uk

If I’m not immediately available, I will get back to you within 24 hours.

My first session

You can start by  booking an low cost informal consultation . This is a  meeting that offers you the chance to discover more about my approach, explore what your hoping to gain form being in therapy,  and then help you decide if I'm the right counsellor for you.

This is an option, but you can also book for your first session without attending a consultation; the choice is yours. 

I've over 10 years experience of counselling online and can offer you guidance on how to get the best from this method of counselling. 




What I can help with

Abuse, ADD / ADHD, Anger management, Anxiety, Autism spectrum, Bereavement, Cancer, Child related issues, Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME, Cultural issues, Depression, Disability, Health related issues, Identity issues, Infertility, Loss, Menopause, Men's issues, Neurodiversity, Personal development, Post-traumatic stress, Pregnancy related issues, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Service veterans, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Humanistic, Integrative, Person centred

Clients I work with

Adults, Older adults

How I deliver therapy

Long term sessions, Online therapy, Short term sessions

Therapist - ONLINE

ONLINE EH9
07740678218
Sessions from £65.00

Features

  • Concessionary rates

Availability

I'm available to work online with both UK based clients and those based in other locations. e.g Europe, USA, Middle East

About me and my therapy practice

I'm a very experienced and warm and approachable counsellor .

My counselling approach can be of help with a wide range of issues and life events including:

Anxiety, depression, family issues, neuro diversity including ADHD, low self esteem, work based stress, controlling/abusive relationships, low confidence, imposter syndrome, relationships, bereavement, loss, sadness and loneliness and womens' issues.

Exploring your feelings and experiences in a safe , non-judgmental, confidential relationship can provide you with valuable support, new insights and perspectives. It can also lead to new ways to deal with the issues that are having an impact on your life , mental health and overall wellbeing, and bring about positive change.

I work with all adults from age 18 upwards and at all stages of their lives.

I offer an optional low cost half hour informal consultation . This meeting offers you the chance to meet with me , discuss your issues and expectations of counselling, and then decide if I'm the right counsellor for you. I offer this because it's so important for you to feel comfortable with your counsellor and with their approach.

I’m a very experienced and approachable counsellor. A registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapists (BACP), and work to the code of ethics set down by the BACP ethical framework.

Professional background:

Prior to becoming a counsellor, I worked as a freelance learning and development consultant, coach and mentor, specialising in management development, personal development, Womens' development, employability and stress management.

Practice description

You can contact me to arrange a low cost informal consultation or book some counselling sessions.

To book an appointment please call me on 07740678218 or email at bm@exeterquaycounselling.co.uk

If I’m not immediately available, I will get back to you within 24 hours.

My first session

I offer an optional 30-minute informal consultation . This allows you the opportunity to meet with me, find out more about my approach and help you to decide if I'm the right therapist for you

The fee for this consultation is £20

Or you can start weekly counselling sessions without a consultation. The choice is yours.

All counselling sessions are for 50 minutes

What I can help with

Abuse, ADD / ADHD, Anger management, Anxiety, Autism spectrum, Bereavement, Cancer, Child related issues, Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME, Cultural issues, Depression, Disability, Health related issues, Identity issues, Infertility, Loss, Menopause, Men's issues, Mood disorder, Neurodiversity, Personal development, Post-traumatic stress, Pregnancy related issues, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Service veterans, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Humanistic, Integrative, Person centred

Clients I work with

Adults, Older adults, Organisations

How I deliver therapy

Long term sessions, Online therapy, Short term sessions

Therapist - ONLINE

ONLINE EX1
07740 678218
Sessions from £60.00

Features

  • Flexible hours available
  • Concessionary rates

Availability

My current availability is for online working . I work with clients  who are based in the UK and beyond.


About me and my therapy practice

I'm a very experienced and warm and approachable counsellor . 

My counselling approach can be of help with a wide range of issues and life events including:

Anxiety, depression, family issues,  neuro diversity including ADHD,  low self esteem,  work based stress, controlling/abusive relationships, low confidence,  imposter syndrome, online dating in later life, relationship issues, , bereavement, loss, sadness and loneliness and womens' issues and life experience. 

 Exploring your feelings and experiences in a warm, one-to-one non-judgmental,  confidential relationship can provide you with valuable  support, new insights and perspectives. It can also lead to new ways to deal with the issues that are having an impact on your life , mental health and overall wellbeing.

I work with all adults from age 18 upwards and at all stages of their lives.

I offer an optional low cost half hour informal consultation . This meeting offers you the chance to meet with me , discuss your issues and expectations of counselling, and then decide if I'm the right counsellor for you. I offer this because it's so important for you to feel comfortable with your counsellor and with their approach.

I’m a very experienced and approachable counsellor. A registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapists (BACP), and work to the code of ethics set down by the BACP ethical framework.

Professional background:

Prior to becoming a counsellor, I worked as a freelance learning and development consultant, coach and mentor, specialising in management development, personal development, Womens' development, employability and stress management.

Practice description

You can contact me to arrange a low cost  informal consultation or book some counselling sessions.


To  book an appointment please call me on 07740678218 or email at bm@exeterquaycounselling.co.uk

If I’m not immediately available, I will get back to you within 24 hours.

My first session

  • I offer an optional 30-minute informal consultation . This allows you the opportunity to meet with me, find out more about my approach and help you to decide if I'm the right therapist for you
  • The fee for this consultation is £20
  • Or you can start weekly counselling sessions without a consultation. The choice is yours.
  • All counselling sessions are for 50 minutes

What I can help with

Abuse, ADD / ADHD, Anxiety, Autism spectrum, Bereavement, Business coaching, Cancer, Child related issues, Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME, Coaching supervision, Cultural issues, Depression, Disability, Health related issues, Identity issues, Infertility, Loss, Menopause, Men's issues, Neurodiversity, Personal development, Post-traumatic stress, Pregnancy related issues, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Humanistic, Integrative, Person centred, Relational

Clients I work with

Adults, EAP, Older adults, Organisations

How I deliver therapy

Long term sessions, Online therapy, Short term sessions

Therapist - EXETER

EXETER EX2
07740678218
Sessions from £65.00

Features

  • Concessionary rates

Availability

I currently have some availability for face to face counselling sessions

To find out more please call me on 07740678218 or email bm@exeterquaycounselling.co.uk


About me and my therapy practice

Counselling approach and expertise:

My effective online counselling approach can be of help with a wide range of issues and life events e.g., anxiety, depression, trauma,  low self-esteem, low confidence, low self esteem, relationships, adult and historic bullying, bereavement, miscarriage, menopause, abusive relationships, career and family issues, womens' issues and wellbeing.

Exploring your feelings in a safe non judgmental space  can provide you with valuable support, personal growth and new insights and perspectives. It can also lead to new ways to better deal with the issues that are having an impact on your life and overall wellbeing and bring about positive change.

I work with all adults from age 18 upwards.

My experience:

I’m a very experienced counsellor including over 10 years' experience of working with online clients in the UK and abroad.

 A registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapists (BACP) and working to the code of ethics set down by the BACP ethical framework.


Professional background:

Prior to becoming a counsellor, I worked as a freelance learning and development consultant , coach and mentor, specialising in management development, personal development, womens' development and stress management.

I've also had senior roles in the recruitment sector and have substantial experience of employability.

Practice description


  •  Over 10 years experience of  working very successfully with online clients

  • I work with clients based in the UK and abroad
  • I can offer you some simple guidelines for getting the best out of online counselling
  • I also have a face to face counselling and supervision practice based in Exeter, Devon
  • You pay weekly, not in advance, and of course you can stop at anytime you feel is right for you
  • I work with and support adults at all stages of their lives from University students to seniors. 

My first session

  • I offer the option of a low cost 30 minute informal online consultation
  • This provides you with the opportunity to meet with me, find out more about my counselling approach , talk about your expectations of therapy, and help you to decide if you feel comfortable working with me as your counsellor
  • If you decide to go ahead we can then arrange for your first 50 minute counselling session

What I can help with

Abuse, ADD / ADHD, Anger management, Anxiety, Autism spectrum, Bereavement, Cancer, Child related issues, Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME, Cultural issues, Depression, Disability, Health related issues, Identity issues, Infertility, Loss, Menopause, Neurodiversity, Personal development, Post-traumatic stress, Pregnancy related issues, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Service veterans, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Humanistic, Integrative, Person centred

Clients I work with

Adults, EAP, Older adults

How I deliver therapy

Long term sessions, Online therapy, Short term sessions

Supervisor - Exeter

Exeter EX1
07740 678218
Sessions from £65.00

Features

  • Flexible hours available

Availability

 Having previously worked as a professional coach and mentor , supporting counsellors starting up in private practice is something  I also offer as part of the supervisory relationship if required.

I offer a free 30 minute online meeting for us to discuss working together. 


About me and my therapy practice

 

Welcome to my profile.

  • I'm a very experienced counsellor and supervisor working online with clients based in the UK and beyond. 
  • I work with qualified counsellors and those in other caring/supportive roles
  • My initial training was person centred but I'm experienced at and interested in working with supervisees from other modalities and would describe my practice as integrative and relational.
  • I've a professional background in coaching and mentoring and especially enjoy supporting counsellors setting up in private practice.
  • I'm an experienced counsellor with a Post Grad Diploma in Counselling from the University of Strathclyde, a Certificate in Stress Management (OCR) and Certificate in Creative Supervision (UKCP)
  • I've been in private practice since 2008 and supervising  since 2014

I offer a free initial 30-minute meeting, after which the fee for qualified counsellors is £65 per 1-hour session.

Practice description

My counselling practice is with adults of 18 and over, so I'm not able to  offer supervision for counsellors working with children and young people.

My first session

I offer a free 30 minute  meeting for us to discuss working together. 

What I can help with

Abuse, ADD / ADHD, Anxiety, Autism spectrum, Bereavement, Business coaching, Cancer, Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME, Cultural issues, Depression, Disability, Health related issues, Infertility, Loss, Menopause, Neurodiversity, Personal development, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Humanistic, Integrative, Person centred, Relational

Clients I work with

Adults, EAP, Older adults

How I deliver therapy

Long term sessions, Online therapy, Short term sessions