Louise O'Connell BACP Accredited Counselling & Psychotherapy Farnham Aldershot Farnborough -
BACP Accredited Counsellor & Psychotherapist, Clinical Supervisor, trained EMDR therapist, Accredited Energy Psychotherapist
Providing Counselling for Farnham Aldershot Farnborough, Counselling sessions in person or Zoom sessions,
I am a BACP Accredited Counsellor and Psychotherapist, and Clinical Supervisor. I have over 14 years clinical experience as counsellor and psychotherapist, working in both Private Practice and NHS.
My clients are adult individuals who wish to work on: anxiety, panic, trauma, childhood trauma, single incident trauma, stress, anger management, relationships, dealing with conflict, assertiveness, depression, low mood, low self esteem, lack of confidence, disordered eating patterns, bereavement, and other personal loss, relationship difficulties, coping with change, managing feelings and thought processes clients who are in recovery from addiction. plus clients who wish to understand their inner working models of attachment. I also support clients who wish to work on personal development, or create more fulfilment and happiness in their lives.
In addition to my Counselling and Psychotherapy private practice I have worked as a counsellor specialist for the Maternity Department within a large NHS trust, as counsellor and a supervisor for an organisation in Windsor. I have worked as Counsellor for the Guys and St Thomas Hospital Trust, as a Hospice Counsellor and for a Counselling Agency.
I work within an Integrated Model of Counselling & Psychotherapy (Clarkson Model) and have a post graduate diploma in Attachment Based Psychotherapy, plus additional post graduate training in CBT, Mindfulness, EMDR (trained with EMDRworks), EFT and Energy Psychotherapy plus coaching skills. I am also a member of the Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology Energy Psychotherapy Network
As a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) -
I work within the Ethical Framework for Good Practice Click here and am committed to providing a confidential and professional counselling and psychotherapy service.
My experience includes working with adults with variety of issues and difficulties such as: depression, anxiety, low self esteem, loss of confidence, expressing and managing feelings, stress, managing anger, trauma and adapting to change. I am also experienced in supporting people with bereavement and loss; supporting carers and counselling parents who are caring for children with chronic health difficulties.
I have a particular interest in “Attachment Theory” which helps us understand ourselves, and our behaviours and experiences in relationships.
I work to help my clients gain self awareness, acceptance and to build self compassion, plus learning to be present with simple mindfulness techniques can help manage feelings stress or worry. (Dr Mark Williams 3 minute breathing space).
In addition to my Counselling and Psychotherapy clinical experience, I have a back ground of cancer and palliative care specialist nursing.
I have experience of helping people with :
- Depression, lack of direction, lack of motivation,
- low self esteem
- Self awareness
- Anxiety, feelings of panic,
- managing conflict,
- managing feelings,
- managing intrusive thought processes
- Anger, finding healthier way to express anger.
- Trauma, Childhood trauma, traumatic experiences.
- during Pregnancy.
- new parents
- Relationship problems, separation, divorce.
- Issues relating to childhood.
- The difficulties relating to being a parent.
- Work problems, work related stress.
- Personal development, personal conflicts, decision making
- Living with a chronic illness, or life threatening illness.
- Caring for a family member who is seriously ill.
- Personal loss, and grief.
location Counselling Psychotherapy farnham aldershot farnborough
Location: for face to face counselling sessions:
Wellesley Aldershot GU11
near Aldershot Centre for Health
car parking is available for client sessions
I also offer counselling sessions via zoom