EMDR Trauma Counselling

  • What is EMDR Trauma Counselling?
    • What Is EMDR?

      Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a form of psychotherapy developed by Francine Shapiro in 1980’s

    • What does it do?

      EMDR resolves the development of and reprocesses a trauma related disorder caused by exposure to distressing events

    • What are EMDR’s goals?

      The goals of EMDR therapy are to:

      • process distressing memories and past traumatic events by reducing their lingering influence
      • re-integrating events allowing individuals to develop more adaptive coping mechanisms
      • help facilitate activation of the brain’s inherent information processing system
      • enable transformation of the sense of self in relation to the traumatic memories
    • How does it work?

      EMDR uses a structured eight-phased approach to address the past, present and future aspects of a traumatic or distressing memory that has been dysfunctionally stored in an isolated memory network and may overwhelm usual cognitive and neurological coping mechanisms. EMDR allows assimilation to take place enabling information to move towards resolution, causing spontaneous insight and change

  • 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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