Parenting Counselling in Biggleswade

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Petra Waker
Psychotherapist, DCounsPsych, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Biggleswade SG18
Waitlist for new clients
Hi, life has been trying for most of us in the last few years and we can find ourselves facing situations, that in the past we dealt with reasonable ease but now can seem difficult to resolve. Are you struggling with bereavement, loss, relationship issues, worries, repetitive thoughts? Or do you just need a safe place to be and reflect; being able to talk things through with someone impartial and non judgemental, to listen to you, to find a solution to the issue you want to resolve.
Hi, life has been trying for most of us in the last few years and we can find ourselves facing situations, that in the past we dealt with reasonable ease but now can seem difficult to resolve. Are you struggling with bereavement, loss, relationship issues, worries, repetitive thoughts? Or do you just need a safe place to be and reflect; being able to talk things through with someone impartial and non judgemental, to listen to you, to find a solution to the issue you want to resolve.
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Angela Lawn
Counsellor, MA, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Biggleswade SG18
It's tough knowing how best to support your child. I'm an accredited counsellor and supervisor helping children and young adults (4-25), parents and families with issues such as anxiety, depression, school avoidance, and more complex challenges. I am also Barnardo's child-related adoption trained (Ofsted registered). I use a creative approach to help children and young adults tackle the challenges of education, friendships, and identity. We will work towards a greater understanding of the difficulties you are experiencing, exploring solutions and fostering wellbeing for the whole family.
It's tough knowing how best to support your child. I'm an accredited counsellor and supervisor helping children and young adults (4-25), parents and families with issues such as anxiety, depression, school avoidance, and more complex challenges. I am also Barnardo's child-related adoption trained (Ofsted registered). I use a creative approach to help children and young adults tackle the challenges of education, friendships, and identity. We will work towards a greater understanding of the difficulties you are experiencing, exploring solutions and fostering wellbeing for the whole family.
01767 668992 View 01767 668992
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Maureen Park
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Biggleswade SG18
There are times in our lives when we all need a little help. When things just become to much for us to handle alone. I can help you cope with a wide range of anxiety, emotional problems and relationship issues. From Bereavement, Depression, Stress and Anxiety, Family Issues, Addiction, Eating Disorders, Marriage Counselling to mention only a few. I am a BACP registered Psychodynamic Counsellor also using CBT and Mindfulness. I offer a caring professional and confidential counselling service in Biggleswade and Royston and have worked for many years in commerce and industry so understand the pressures of work place stress.
There are times in our lives when we all need a little help. When things just become to much for us to handle alone. I can help you cope with a wide range of anxiety, emotional problems and relationship issues. From Bereavement, Depression, Stress and Anxiety, Family Issues, Addiction, Eating Disorders, Marriage Counselling to mention only a few. I am a BACP registered Psychodynamic Counsellor also using CBT and Mindfulness. I offer a caring professional and confidential counselling service in Biggleswade and Royston and have worked for many years in commerce and industry so understand the pressures of work place stress.
01767 668784 View 01767 668784
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Clare Faulkner
Psychotherapist, MA, HCPC-Art Therap.
Verified Verified
Biggleswade SG18
Waitlist for new clients
Offering a safe and secure private studio space and also online and telephone sessions where you can explore thoughts and feelings not only through the medium of art and creativity, but also through spoken communication in an non judgemental and welcoming environment. My experience and expertise can help to facilitate your journey, however long or short, to understanding, making sense and acceptance of the issues that may be presenting to you. I aim to provide and facilitate a healing and creative space to bring about change and understanding.
Offering a safe and secure private studio space and also online and telephone sessions where you can explore thoughts and feelings not only through the medium of art and creativity, but also through spoken communication in an non judgemental and welcoming environment. My experience and expertise can help to facilitate your journey, however long or short, to understanding, making sense and acceptance of the issues that may be presenting to you. I aim to provide and facilitate a healing and creative space to bring about change and understanding.
01767 668783 View 01767 668783
Orchid Counselling
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Biggleswade SG18
I am a qualified Counsellor and Psychotherapist accredited to The National Counselling Society, I offer professional help and support to individuals, including young people from 11 year and above and also couples. My aim is to keep my prices as low as possible, as I believe everyone should be able to access counselling. It is well documented in the media that mental health issues are on the increase. I appreciate that financial pressures can also have a huge impact on our lives, adding to stress and anxiety.
I am a qualified Counsellor and Psychotherapist accredited to The National Counselling Society, I offer professional help and support to individuals, including young people from 11 year and above and also couples. My aim is to keep my prices as low as possible, as I believe everyone should be able to access counselling. It is well documented in the media that mental health issues are on the increase. I appreciate that financial pressures can also have a huge impact on our lives, adding to stress and anxiety.
01462 559100 View 01462 559100
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Susanna Sophia Summer
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Biggleswade SG18
Whether you are struggling with emotions, relationships or physiological symptoms of anxiety or depression I can offer a safe space to explore these. You may be struggling to understand why things are so difficult, and may be very critical of yourself, thinking you should be coping better. You might have experienced a traumatic event, or always felt that you don't quite fit in, blaming yourself. You might be in a couple or a family unit struggling with arguments or disconnection from each other. You might just want to re-think your values and life goals to shift your future focus to something more rewarding.
Whether you are struggling with emotions, relationships or physiological symptoms of anxiety or depression I can offer a safe space to explore these. You may be struggling to understand why things are so difficult, and may be very critical of yourself, thinking you should be coping better. You might have experienced a traumatic event, or always felt that you don't quite fit in, blaming yourself. You might be in a couple or a family unit struggling with arguments or disconnection from each other. You might just want to re-think your values and life goals to shift your future focus to something more rewarding.
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Molly Boyce
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Biggleswade SG18
Are family dynamics causing you stress? Perhaps you need a space where you can explore how you REALLY feel; away from the expectations set by your family. Is there an unwritten rule in your family that you must not speak about problems or bad behaviour? Does this leave you feeling silenced and frustrated? If you're looking for someone who understands these struggles because they've lived it too, then I might be the right therapist for you.
Are family dynamics causing you stress? Perhaps you need a space where you can explore how you REALLY feel; away from the expectations set by your family. Is there an unwritten rule in your family that you must not speak about problems or bad behaviour? Does this leave you feeling silenced and frustrated? If you're looking for someone who understands these struggles because they've lived it too, then I might be the right therapist for you.
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Suzi Jane Robisnon
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Biggleswade SG18
Do you find yourself feeling overwhelmed or struggling with low mood and anxiety? perhaps you are trying to overcome the effects of long-term trauma or bereavement, or perhaps you feel you aren't living the life you want. Whatever your reasons, counselling can really help you achieve positive changes in your life as you develop a greater self-awareness and understanding.
Do you find yourself feeling overwhelmed or struggling with low mood and anxiety? perhaps you are trying to overcome the effects of long-term trauma or bereavement, or perhaps you feel you aren't living the life you want. Whatever your reasons, counselling can really help you achieve positive changes in your life as you develop a greater self-awareness and understanding.
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Photo of Kashina Smith, MSc, MBACP, Counsellor
Kashina Smith
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP
Verified Verified
Bedford MK40  (Online Only)
As a counsellor with extensive experience in working with parents, I understand the unique pressures and joys of parenting.
Are you a parent navigating the complexities of family life? Do you find yourself struggling with anxiety that impacts your daily interactions and overall well-being? You’re not alone, and you don’t have to face these challenges by yourself. I believe in creating a warm and empathetic environment where you feel comfortable sharing your experiences and emotions. You are unique, and I am committed to providing personalised care that respects your individuality and specific needs. Whether you’re facing family conflicts, parenting challenges, or anxiety, I’m here to support you on your journey toward healing and growth.
As a counsellor with extensive experience in working with parents, I understand the unique pressures and joys of parenting.
Are you a parent navigating the complexities of family life? Do you find yourself struggling with anxiety that impacts your daily interactions and overall well-being? You’re not alone, and you don’t have to face these challenges by yourself. I believe in creating a warm and empathetic environment where you feel comfortable sharing your experiences and emotions. You are unique, and I am committed to providing personalised care that respects your individuality and specific needs. Whether you’re facing family conflicts, parenting challenges, or anxiety, I’m here to support you on your journey toward healing and growth.
01908 082390 View 01908 082390
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Dr Hannah Levy
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Hitchin SG5
You thought that becoming a parent would be exciting, but you've also felt overwhelmed, anxious and like you’re struggling to cope. There's been an expectation that you'd be happy and even ‘glowing’ but the reality has often felt very different. It has left you wondering if you’re failing or 'not doing it right' which can make it hard to say you're not OK or ask for help. If this feels like you, please know that you are not alone and that these thoughts and feelings are very common, even if they’re not often talked about.
You thought that becoming a parent would be exciting, but you've also felt overwhelmed, anxious and like you’re struggling to cope. There's been an expectation that you'd be happy and even ‘glowing’ but the reality has often felt very different. It has left you wondering if you’re failing or 'not doing it right' which can make it hard to say you're not OK or ask for help. If this feels like you, please know that you are not alone and that these thoughts and feelings are very common, even if they’re not often talked about.
01727 260472 View 01727 260472
Photo of Lisa Weston - Neuro Coral Psychology; Autism & ADHD specialists, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych., Psychologist
Neuro Coral Psychology; Autism & ADHD specialists
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Saint Neots PE19
Our support sessions can be used to learn more about neurodivergence, to support adjustment to diagnosis, to explore tricky parenting dilemmas, or to think about what might help at school or work.
Hello! I'm Dr Lisa Weston, a Chartered Clinical Psychologist leading a small team of experienced clinicians. We offer Autism, ADHD, and Learning Disability diagnostic assessments and support sessions for children, young people and adults, in Cambridgeshire and beyond. We are skilled in assessing features of neurodivergence which are often missed, including in girls and women or those who may mask their differences. Having previously worked in an NHS diagnostic assessment service, I recognise how important it is for people to have a positive experience of their assessment and post diagnostic support.
Our support sessions can be used to learn more about neurodivergence, to support adjustment to diagnosis, to explore tricky parenting dilemmas, or to think about what might help at school or work.
Hello! I'm Dr Lisa Weston, a Chartered Clinical Psychologist leading a small team of experienced clinicians. We offer Autism, ADHD, and Learning Disability diagnostic assessments and support sessions for children, young people and adults, in Cambridgeshire and beyond. We are skilled in assessing features of neurodivergence which are often missed, including in girls and women or those who may mask their differences. Having previously worked in an NHS diagnostic assessment service, I recognise how important it is for people to have a positive experience of their assessment and post diagnostic support.
01480 772097 View 01480 772097
Photo of Barbara Bailey - Glendene Care Uk Child and Family Wellbeing Centre, MBACP, Counsellor
Glendene Care Uk Child and Family Wellbeing Centre
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Bedford MK44
We are a team of qualified children and young people's therapists. We have 25 years experience of counselling children, young people and families, having worked in a variety of settings including schools, colleges and for the NSPCC all delivering therapeutic work. We are qualified practitioners in delivering DDP and VIG which are two attachment based therapeutic interventions used to strengthen and improve relationships between children and their primary carers. We are experienced in working with children and young people aged from 4 years to 30 years old. We use a range of age appropriate therapeutic interventions.
We are a team of qualified children and young people's therapists. We have 25 years experience of counselling children, young people and families, having worked in a variety of settings including schools, colleges and for the NSPCC all delivering therapeutic work. We are qualified practitioners in delivering DDP and VIG which are two attachment based therapeutic interventions used to strengthen and improve relationships between children and their primary carers. We are experienced in working with children and young people aged from 4 years to 30 years old. We use a range of age appropriate therapeutic interventions.
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Po Chan
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
Bedford MK45
In an ideal world, everyone should have someone, they can talk to. But the world isn't ideal and talking to someone you know may be difficult, or even problematic. So I can help. There’s a Chinese proverb that I like - ‘reading ten thousand scrolls, rather walk ten thousand miles.’ When we search for answers, our first point is the internet or books but what we can’t grasp from written literature, is the life experiences of interactions and 'light bulb' moments. My journeys have covered more than ten thousand miles. I have encountered and experienced many difficulties myself and I want to help you to overcome yours and feel better.
In an ideal world, everyone should have someone, they can talk to. But the world isn't ideal and talking to someone you know may be difficult, or even problematic. So I can help. There’s a Chinese proverb that I like - ‘reading ten thousand scrolls, rather walk ten thousand miles.’ When we search for answers, our first point is the internet or books but what we can’t grasp from written literature, is the life experiences of interactions and 'light bulb' moments. My journeys have covered more than ten thousand miles. I have encountered and experienced many difficulties myself and I want to help you to overcome yours and feel better.
01234 608756 View 01234 608756
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Deven Thakeria
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Hitchin SG5
To navigate through the jungle that we may call life can be a lonely and often confusing struggle. I am here to walk beside you, to provide you the safety and trust to heal from the wounds of yesterday and embrace tomorrow with greater inner strength. I am a qualified Integrative Therapist; this means that I incorporate a range of theoretical approaches to absorb what you may be experiencing and explore how you can live with more harmony. With extensive experience as a counsellor, coach and mediator within the NHS and universities, I believe we can create a flexible working relationship tailored to your needs.
To navigate through the jungle that we may call life can be a lonely and often confusing struggle. I am here to walk beside you, to provide you the safety and trust to heal from the wounds of yesterday and embrace tomorrow with greater inner strength. I am a qualified Integrative Therapist; this means that I incorporate a range of theoretical approaches to absorb what you may be experiencing and explore how you can live with more harmony. With extensive experience as a counsellor, coach and mediator within the NHS and universities, I believe we can create a flexible working relationship tailored to your needs.
020 8106 8814 View 020 8106 8814
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Ian Glenister
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Ampthill MK45
Perhaps you are feeling lost, in a 'strange place' or no longer feel yourself to be the person you once were. You'd like to understand why this is and talk about your difficult feelings with someone who is non-judgmental and who can help you better understand them.
Perhaps you are feeling lost, in a 'strange place' or no longer feel yourself to be the person you once were. You'd like to understand why this is and talk about your difficult feelings with someone who is non-judgmental and who can help you better understand them.
07401 253576 View 07401 253576
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Carly Brown
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, BACP
Verified Verified
Bedford MK40
There are many reasons why you might reach out for counselling such as a challenging life event, transitional periods, seeking self -discovery or wanting to manage anxiety. Finding the right counsellor to share difficult thoughts and feelings with can be incredibly daunting. Studies show that the most important factor in the success of your treatment is your relationship with your therapist and the experience of feeling felt and heard. I provide a safe and compassionate environment that helps guide you towards your goals.
There are many reasons why you might reach out for counselling such as a challenging life event, transitional periods, seeking self -discovery or wanting to manage anxiety. Finding the right counsellor to share difficult thoughts and feelings with can be incredibly daunting. Studies show that the most important factor in the success of your treatment is your relationship with your therapist and the experience of feeling felt and heard. I provide a safe and compassionate environment that helps guide you towards your goals.
01234 860927 View 01234 860927
Photo of Roshmi Shraboni Lovatt - BodhiSpace Ltd, MA, Psychotherapist
BodhiSpace Ltd
Psychotherapist, MA
Verified Verified
Bedford MK40
Welcome to BodhiSpace. When modern life takes its toll on our emotional and mental health, you or someone you care about may experience symptoms of anxiety, depression, stress, trauma or other distress. These may be new symptoms which have suddenly emerged or they may be familiar symptoms originating in past experiences. Our services cater for adults, children, young people and families, and our therapists offer a range of different techniques to suit individual needs. If reaching out feels difficult and costly, our free initial phone consultation will allow you to explore what you need at your own pace and make an informed choice.
Welcome to BodhiSpace. When modern life takes its toll on our emotional and mental health, you or someone you care about may experience symptoms of anxiety, depression, stress, trauma or other distress. These may be new symptoms which have suddenly emerged or they may be familiar symptoms originating in past experiences. Our services cater for adults, children, young people and families, and our therapists offer a range of different techniques to suit individual needs. If reaching out feels difficult and costly, our free initial phone consultation will allow you to explore what you need at your own pace and make an informed choice.
07723 445038 View 07723 445038
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Heather McKenna
Counsellor, MA, MBACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Hitchin SG5
Do you feel overwhelmed by your feelings? Do they impact on your confidence and day-to-day life? Or perhaps you have experienced painful losses, abuse or traumatic events that are affecting you? Do you have patterns of behaviour that no longer feel beneficial to you? Sometimes we think and act in certain ways that function to protect and preserve us. These have felt necessary in the past, but are no longer useful and can instead impact negatively on our life.
Do you feel overwhelmed by your feelings? Do they impact on your confidence and day-to-day life? Or perhaps you have experienced painful losses, abuse or traumatic events that are affecting you? Do you have patterns of behaviour that no longer feel beneficial to you? Sometimes we think and act in certain ways that function to protect and preserve us. These have felt necessary in the past, but are no longer useful and can instead impact negatively on our life.
01462 413850 View 01462 413850
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Monica Kelly
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Hitchin SG5
If you are suffering from relationship difficulties, rootlessness, or just feeling stuck, I may be able to help. I provide a caring and compassionate space with the aim of helping you find more effective ways to resolve issues and concerns that are negatively impacting your life. Distressing, painful feelings in the present might have their origins in the past, and the person experiencing these feelings might or might not be aware of this link. Psychodynamic counselling aids individuals in discovering these hidden links, which will allow him or her greater freedom of thought and action.
If you are suffering from relationship difficulties, rootlessness, or just feeling stuck, I may be able to help. I provide a caring and compassionate space with the aim of helping you find more effective ways to resolve issues and concerns that are negatively impacting your life. Distressing, painful feelings in the present might have their origins in the past, and the person experiencing these feelings might or might not be aware of this link. Psychodynamic counselling aids individuals in discovering these hidden links, which will allow him or her greater freedom of thought and action.
01582 377646 View 01582 377646
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Virginia Anne Stirling
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Sandy SG19
Waitlist for new clients
I am a qualified Counsellor, Psychotherapist and Clinical Supervisor. I work in a person centred way offering support and understanding, without judgement. I find that clients value a safe place to tell their story, knowing that their thoughts and feelings will be accepted and their confidences kept.
I am a qualified Counsellor, Psychotherapist and Clinical Supervisor. I work in a person centred way offering support and understanding, without judgement. I find that clients value a safe place to tell their story, knowing that their thoughts and feelings will be accepted and their confidences kept.
07427 541494 View 07427 541494

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Parenting Counsellors

What does therapy for parenting look like?

Therapists may work with parents individually, together, or include the whole family to find solutions for the problems a parent faces. Many parent-based therapies work on a parent’s relationship with their children, problem-solving within the family, and analysis of family dynamics. Therapy conducted remotely by video may be helpful in allowing a therapist to observe how families interact in their own homes.

When should a parent seek therapy?

When behavioral problems begin to disrupt the healthy functioning of a family, it may be a good time to look into therapy. If parents find that children are acting out in school, have started using drugs or alcohol, have developed eating disorders, or other similar red flags, a therapist may be able to help.

How long does therapy take for parenting problems?

Depending on the severity of a family’s challenges and the type of treatment utilized, therapy for parenting can last from weeks to months. Cognitive behavioral therapy is a pragmatic therapy type that can be brief, most often ranging from between 5 and 20 sessions. Structural family therapy, which inspects family dynamics, often takes several months. Parent-child interaction therapy is typically shorter-term, lasting between 10 and 20 sessions. For any therapy, the duration will depend on the progress made and results realized.

Can therapy help parents dealing with burnout or stress?

Parenting is difficult. Parents may dismiss or conceal feelings of exhaustion, overwhelm, or escape ideation—imagining withdrawing from their parental obligations altogether. but left unattended, these feelings can have negative effects on the whole family. A therapist can help parents work on the skills they might need to better cope with the burdens of parenting and help them be the best parents they can be.