Clare Bate

Clare Bate


Registered Member MBACP (Accredited)

Languages spoken: English

Contact information

Phone number
07793497958
Website

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Therapist - Halesowen

Halesowen B63
07793497958
Sessions from £35.00

Features

  • Flexible hours available
  • Concessionary rates

About me and my therapy practice

I have been working as a Counsellor for over 10 years. I have worked in organisations based in Sandwell Wolverhampton and Dudley. I have also worked as a Counsellor and a Mentor with young people in several schools, colleges and educational settings providing confidential one to one creative, therapeutic counselling support.

My range of expertise range from working with adults, teenagers and children I work with both clients and their families where appropriate to identify, difficulties and barriers. Supporting and encouraging personal progress through life. I also have extensive experience of working in the charity sector for organisations who provide therapeutic services to vulnerable people in the local community with a range of people from a diverse ethnic backgrounds. I have a good knowledge of the social issues that local communities face and the support systems in place in each local areas.

I also offer telephone and internet online counselling should you find it harder to work with someone face to face.

I have experience working with a wide range of issues including... anxiety, generalised anxiety disorder, relationship issues, depression, feeling sad or low, panic disorder, phobias, relationship issues including affairs and betrayal. Separation, divorce, bipolar, postnatal depression, abuse, personality disorders, child related issues, behaviour, defiance. trauma, addictions i.e. gambling, drugs, alcohol, internet addition. Suicidal thoughts, ideation, self harm to name but a few issues people face.

If you would like an informal confidential chat to see if counselling could be for you or you may want to find out more about the process of counselling get in touch.


Practice description

I work from home my office is upstairs 

If you have access issues alternative arrangements can be made 

in this current challenging time I am only offering Skype, Zoom and Telephone sessions  

My first session

First session begins with a counselling contract,  its an opportunity to discuss confidentiality, counselling goals, length and duration of therapy 

What I can help with

Abuse, ADD / ADHD, Addictions, AIDS/HIV, Anger management, Anxiety, Asperger syndrome, Bereavement, Child related issues, Cultural issues, Depression, Disability, Health related issues, Identity issues, Infertility, Loss, Men's issues, OCD, Post-traumatic stress, Pregnancy related issues, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Spirituality, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues

Types of therapy

Behavioural, Brief therapy, Cognitive, Creative therapy, Humanistic, Integrative, Person centred, Play therapy, Solution focused brief therapy, Transactional analysis

Clients I work with

Adults, Children, EAP, Trainee, Young people

How I deliver therapy

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

Supervisor - Halesowen

Halesowen B63
07793497958
Sessions from £25.00

Features

  • Flexible hours available

About me and my therapy practice

I am currently in supervision training and able to offer supervision to counsellors at a reduced rate of £25.00 per session.

I am an experienced counsellor of 12 years I am a BACP accredited member

in that time I have worked in education,schools and colleges both as a mentor and a counsellor.

Currently I have contracts with the charity sector working with children in primary schools teaching social, emotional and behaviour techniques. As well as one to one counselling using a range of techniques including

Talking, play, creative ,role play, behaviour management techniques.

I also work for Black Country Women's Aid offering one to one counselling based around abuse and trauma.

I also work for Headway Dudley counselling one to one with people with brain injuries and their carers.

I also manage a counselling service in a high school where there are counsellors both trained and in training.

I have a wealth of experience my core theory is person centred but work integratively with different modalities.

Practice description

I work from home in a private room up a flight of stairs 

My first session

First session begins with the supervision contract 

negotiating supervision goals including, learning goals, discussing ethical guidelines, diversity, confidentiality and ethical issues that may arise. 

 

Types of therapy

Behavioural, Brief therapy, CBT, Creative therapy, Eclectic, Integrative, Person centred, Play therapy, Psychodynamic, Solution focused brief therapy, Systemic

Clients I work with

Adults, Children, EAP, Families, Organisations, Trainee, Young people

How I deliver therapy

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