Valerie Parsons

Valerie Parsons


Registered Member MBACP (Accredited)

Contact information

Phone number
07801235946

Contact Valerie

Therapist - Chipping Campden

Chipping Campden GL55
07801235946
Sessions from £45.00

Features

  • Flexible hours available
  • Concessionary rates

Availability

I can be can available during daytime, evenings are subject to negotiation.

During restrictions due to Covid there are no dates when I am not available, however this is likely to change when these rules are relaxed 

About me and my therapy practice

as a therapist of over some twenty years experience, I am able to offer a comprehensive  service, on a one -to -one basis or, if  preferred online.



Practice description

after an initial assessment consultation with prospective clients a mutual day /time is agreed to commence sessions. 

depending on the presenting problem a period of exploration would begin, exploring early days  & years, noting  possible areas of disruption and turmoil.

alternatively more current and standing concerns can be addressed:   Again  a period of exploration is considered and if practical for the client certain exercises and tasks can be offered in order to assist in dealing with emotional difficulties.

this period of exploration is intended to move to  a stage of understanding.   depending on the progress made a time for change and adaptation can be entered 

My first session

initial sessions are a time to gather information on firstly the standard details regarding each client, name, contact details  age, family etc  address(minimal).

a time to gather an understanding of the clients presenting problems and advise my contact details,  terms and ways of working.

if acceptable to both parties a day /time can be agreed to commence sessions.   however, if one or both agree no further contact is made 

What I can help with

Abuse, Addictions, Anger management, Anxiety, Bereavement, Depression, Identity issues, Loss, Obsessions, OCD, Phobias, Post-traumatic stress, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Spirituality, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Behavioural, CBT, Cognitive, Gestalt, Person centred, Psychoanalytic, Psychodynamic, Transactional analysis

Clients I work with

Adults, Couples, EAP, Older adults, Trainee

How I deliver therapy

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

Supervisor - Chipping Campden

Chipping Campden GL55
07801235946
Contact Valerie for session rate.

Features

  • Flexible hours available
  • Concessionary rates

Availability

during Covid restrictions availability has to be  mutually agreed 

About me and my therapy practice

supervision for trainee counsellors or students is offered.

time and date by mutual agreement 

initially an assessment meeting is preferred to outline the specific needs for supervision, the the model being studied and whether both parties  feel they are able to work togethe, 

Practice description

work with the feelings experienced by the trainee  during session and any concerns or strong emotions arising therein.

attempt to identify what feelings  belong  to the client and what belongs to the student.  

explore  ptojected  thoughts and feelings arising in session helping the student to enter into the clients  world without including their own emotional affects 

My first session

initial exchange of details, what is required in supervision, any reports that may be required and their frequency.

discuss date, day and time meetings. 

discuss fees and methods of payment 

consider whether we would be able to work together as that would be of prime importance.    can an relationship  be formed based on trust and respect. 


Types of therapy

Behavioural, Gestalt, Person centred, Psychodynamic, Relational, Transactional analysis

Clients I work with

Adults, EAP, Organisations, Trainee