Counsellors

All of our Counsellors work independently, they each have a page on the website that gives details about themselves and the type of counselling that they offer, you can make contact by using the details listed on their page.

Alison Firth

Each person’s journey through life is unique. The relationships we experience from birth to present day shape how we perceive our reality and it's different for each of us. Sometimes life can be very confusing and distressing and that can prevent us from living fulfilling lives...read more

Ayse McKenzie

I have over 10 years’ experience counselling adults and young people and am a registered member of BACP. I worked as a Relate counsellor for 8 years before becoming an Independent counsellor and am a resident counsellor in 2 secondary schools in Warwickshire. My specialisms are working with Couples, teenagers and adults...read more

Betty Churchley

I am an experienced counsellor, working within the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) ethical framework. Counselling provides a safe, containing and accepting environment for individuals to discuss difficulties they have currently, or have experienced...read more

Carmel Cleary

I describe myself as Compassionate in my approach to my clients, and Conscientious in the time and effort which I take to build Confidence and a trusting relationship between us. I am trained in Person Centred counselling, but my training and my developing coursework has given me a strong bias towards Cognitive Behavioural Therapy...read more

Catherine Connan

Psychotherapy and counselling can help an individual improve their emotional wellbeing, resilience and the quality of their relationships, addressing symptoms including anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, isolation and a sense of being lost. My philosophy is rooted in my belief that infants develop their sense of who they are and how to form and maintain...read more

Chris McGovern

Sharing your story and feeling listened too and understood can in itself be extremely liberating. By exploring various thoughts and feelings connected to your circumstances, this can often empower you to decide how best to move on from your difficulties. I am a self motivated individual, with communication skills that underpin my work as a counsellor...read more

Dawn Nevin

Hi my name is Dawn, I appreciate it can be difficult choosing a counsellor that you feel comfortable working with. I am a firm believer that the relationship between the counsellor and the client is extremely important. Counselling is a time set aside for you. What you talk about will vary according to your needs...read more

Gareth Bartlett

It is my belief that we all have very unique and individual reasons and circumstances surrounding our issues and that taking the step to share them with someone else can be intimidating.  Which is why I am open to working in a non-judgemental way, with anyone who feels they want to share...read more

Helen Mayne

Curious about counselling, but not sure if it's for you? Life can seem very challenging at times, and talking things through can help to clarify your mind and deal with difficult emotions. As a counsellor I aim to help you develop and use your ability to cope with life's events and the feelings that they can arouse...read more

Karen Sismey

I am a Humanistic and Integrative counsellor and psychotherapist based in Warwickshire.†I work with individual adults to support and guide them in dealing with issues affecting their emotional well-being and mental health.†My humanistic and integrative approach encompasses an attitude of respect and empathy with an awareness of the relational nature of human beings...read more

Kathy Atkins

I am a qualified Counsellor/Psychotherapist and can offer you a confidential therapeutic space where you can explore the areas of your life that are causing you distress. I am caring, professional and experienced in...read more

Liz White

Hello from me Liz, I am a qualified psychotherapist and person centred counsellor being no stranger to times of need myself. I know and believe in the beneficial outcomes of safe therapy and understand how daunting taking the first step can seem. I want to share that it doesn't have to be....read more

Mandie Bartle

Counselling can help you to make sense of issues that are causing you distress, enabling you to make the changes needed to improve your life. How you think can affect how you feel and in turn your behaviour. In times of distress thinking can become extreme and unhelpful, making you feel worse and behaving in a way which prolongs your distress...read more

Sam Elvyhart

Whether the problem is your life circumstances, relationships, your past, or it feels like itís something about you, if youíre suffering and struggling, I can help you. Perhaps everything you've tried so far to improve things hasn't helped in the way you hoped and youíre out of ideas. Perhaps you havenít had a safe and caring environment...read more

Sheila Marston

I am an experienced qualified counsellor and trauma therapist based at the Cottage Therapy Centre. My aim in counselling is to create a therapeutic relationship in which the client feels safe enough to explore and express their thoughts and feelings without fear of being judged. I work with the client at their pace to help them identify and clarify their issues...read more

Sue Thurlow

I have over twenty five years of extensive clinical experience working with people on a range of issues. I offer a specialised therapy service for; bereavement, anxiety, depression, trauma, childhood physical and sexual abuse, employment problems, family and relationship...read more