• What is counselling and how does it work?
    • What is counselling?

      There are times when it would feel too difficult to talk to a partner, a member of your family or a friend. Counselling is being able to talk to a professional who will listen and offer a non-judgemental, confidential environment with time to explore the various options which may enable you to resolve your issues

    • How does counselling work?

      We work together over a number of sessions to clarify your problems and agree what and how you would like to change. I offer counselling, information, advice and if necessary a referral service

  • Will it work for you and how is counselling given?
    • Will It Work For You?

      Many clients gain benefit and relief from counselling. Talking to a professional who is neutral can facilitate the process of:

      • exploring and focusing on difficult problems
      • clarifying objectives and goals
      • identifying realistic options
      • learning how to cope better with challenges, opportunities and traumas

      However, counselling may not be suitable for everyone

    • How is counselling given?

      CG Counselling offers:

      • face-to-face
      • on the telephone
      • on Skype
      • one-to-one
  • The First Step
    • If you would like to call please ring 07787 517363 or if you prefer email We can arrange an initial meeting, telephone or skype session and I will answer any queries you may have before we decide whether to work together
  • My background, training and experience
    • My psychotherapy/counselling and supervision trainings

      • Certificate in CBT accredited by British Psychological Society
      • Certificate in the Principles of the Theory and Practice of Supervision, Metanoia Institute, London, accredited by Middlesex University
      • Consultant in EMDR Trauma Counselling, EMDR Workshops, EMDR Europe Association
      • MSc Integrative Psychotherapy, Metanoia Institute, London, accredited by Middlesex University
      • Diploma in Clinical Integrative Psychotherapy, Metanoia Institute, London, accredited by Middlesex University
      • MA Psychotherapy and Counselling, Regent’s College, City University, London
      • Certificate of Family Therapy, Kensington Consultation Centre
    • I work to the Code of Ethics and am a member of both the following organisations

      • Member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (MBACP)
      • Accredited Member of United Kingdom Counsellors and Psychotherapists (UKCP)
    • My Experience

      I have many years experience working with people encountering a wide range of difficulties including:

      • depression, anxiety/panic attacks and phobias
      • relationship difficulties
      • bereavement and major life-changes
      • trauma and abuse
      • feeling that life has no meaning

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  • Contract & Fees
    • Contract

      If we decide to work together we will agree a set time, on a set day each week to meet. If there is a need to rearrange sessions I will try to be flexible about changing appointments but all sessions will be chargeable unless otherwise agreed

    • Fees

      An individual session is £65.00 for 50 minutes
      Concessionary rates are occasionally available

Taking The First Step...

It is very difficult to make the initial contact to a stranger knowing that you need either personal counselling, help or career guidance and coaching. Will you like the counsellor/coach? How do you know they will help? What would it be like to share your personal problems?

It is a risk. However what will it be like if you don’t get help? How will life be if nothing changes? How much longer can you or your loved ones tolerate your feelings of distress?

The initial session face-to-face, on the telephone or on skype is an exploration. It opens the door to possibilities. Suddenly you will have the opportunity to talk to someone who will listen, understand, care and over time, help

CG counselling is focused on people and aims to meet their expectations

Quick Contact

CG Counselling, Psychotherapy and Career Coaching is based in Newbury and Upper Basildon near Pangbourne


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    Gardeners Lane, Upper Basildon,
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