Meet the team who deliver services for you
Anne is a qualified supervisor and provides clinical supervision for qualified and trainee counsellors. Anne also works with the Local Authority providing counselling to Looked After Children in foster care and semi independent living.
Anne has a growing private practice and works from her office at The Beacon Centre in Chafford Hundred and is registered with a variety of insurance providers who refer adults, children and young people for counselling.
Anne has a particular interest in trauma and is training in EMDR to work with adults, children and young people and is working towards BACP Senior Accredited status.
Claire was a volunteer counsellor for an agency in Dagenham working with adult clients presenting with a wide range of different issues. Claire is looking to undertake further training in working with Eating Disorders and exploring Mindfulness.
Claire tutors Level 2 counselling skills and level 3 counselling studies courses and also works in private practice. Claire is working towards BACP accreditation.
Allison also has her own Private Practice where she also works with Couples, Individuals and young adolescents. She also enjoys integrating creative therapies into her practice.
Allison will also be applying for BACP Accreditation.
I gained my PGCE teaching qualification in 2017 and teach Level 2 – Level 4 counselling courses in FE colleges and HE University.
Carole is a qualified supervisor who has experience of delivering Continual Professional Development groups for support staff, Clinical Supervision for qualified counsellors and Professional Supervision for school staff. Carole also has her own private practice.
Lesley was a volunteer counsellor for MacMillan Dove, which specialises in bereavement counselling. She is also a volunteer counsellor for Thurrock Mind, working with clients with a variety of problems.
Lesley is keen to undertake further training in Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. She is currently working towards BACP Accreditation.
Karen has experience of working as a school counsellor in both primary and secondary schools. Karen offers clients the use of art, play and story telling as part of her practice and she works in a Person-Centred way, offering children and young people a safe space to process and understand their experience of life.
Karen has also worked with groups of children and teachers; delivering mental health and peer mentor workshops. Karen has training and experience of working with children with special educational needs and disabilities and aims to offer inclusive access to counselling for all children and young people.
Lee has worked in a variety of settings including Primary and Secondary Schools, the Macmillan Dove Bereavement Service, Thurrock Mind as well as Private Practice and also works as an in house counsellor for a local senior school.
Lee continues to keep updated with professional development to keep up to date with new methods of working. This has included Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Mindfulness. Recently Lee had completed a workshop that focuses on PTSD within the Armed forces, and therapeutic art work. Lee will be applying for BACP Accreditation in the near future.
Dawn has experience in couples counselling, working with anxiety disorders, childhood/family issues, bereavement and many trauma focused issues including domestic violence. Dawn also works within schools and works with children, young adults and teaching staff on their presenting issues.
Dawn uses play therapy and CBT strategies and techniques within her role as well as talking therapy.
Andrew has demonstrated that he can manage a diverse caseload and has supported clients who have presented with a wide range of issues including: anxiety and depression, trauma, sexual violence abuse, culture, identity and sexuality, difficulties within education, family and relationship issues, low self-esteem and confidence.
Andrew strives to be a progressive, ambitious and innovative therapist. Throughout his career he has made an ongoing and serious commitment to Continuing Professional Development. He has recently attended training on the impact of trauma on young people and negotiating endings in therapy.