Counselling in Southville, Bristol

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RL Therapeutic Counselling
Counsellor, MA, MNCS Accred
Verified
Verified
Hello my name is Rhianan. I am a fully qualified Counsellor& Supervisor, working in private practice in Bristol. I offer Counselling Supervision for both student & qualified Counsellors. as well as 1:1 counselling and relationship Counselling. I work in an integrative, person centred way with a humanistic foundation, incorporating healthy challenge. I draw on a variety of approaches and models to best facilitate the space for you . I have worked with a variety of people who have brought a wide spectrum of issues into counselling, including anxiety, relationship & family issues, low self esteem & depression, emotional & narcissistic abuse.
0117 456 3043
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Southville
Bristol BS3
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Daniela D'acri
Psychotherapist, DCounsPsych, MBACP
Verified
Verified
You may be considering therapy in the hope of something better. Life might be feeling like a real struggle now or maybe has for a while. There may be difficult feelings like anxiety, a lack of interest in things coupled with challenges in your intimate relationships or at work. You may have a very specific issue that you would like to explore, or a general sense of ill-being and things not feeling quite right. Whatever is bringing you here is both unique to you and your story, and very human. Therapy can offer a place where those painful feelings and thoughts are not only welcome, but seen as offering a catalyst for change.
01275 402812
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Southville
Bristol BS3
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Waitlist for new clients
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Lauren Thackeray
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Ed. Psych.
Verified
Verified
As an Educational and Child Psychologist, I provide in-person and online therapeutic services for children, young people and their families. I offer a warm, welcoming and playful space to provide evidence-based psychological services for children and young people aged 7-19 years old and their parents/care-givers. If your child is experiencing challenges relating to anxiety, OCD, depression or emotional regulation, I am here to help. I also have experience of working with children and young people with diagnoses of Autism, ADHD and FASD.
01275 403030
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Southville
Bristol BS3
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Stafford Wilson
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Verified
Counselling is a safe space where you can talk about problems and process difficult emotions without shame or judgement. We often feel that we should be able to deal with our problems without others help. But it is often through sharing and opening up to others, that we can find the way to heal ourselves. Trauma, mental or emotional problems, disconnect us from ourselves and others. Sharing our pain and our story (in a relationship where it is held safely) can allow us to value, respect and have compassion for all parts of ourselves. This re-integration unblocks our creative/healing potential and our sense of purpose and meaning.
01275 402712
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Southville
Bristol BS3
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RC Counselling
Counsellor, MA, MNCS Accred
Verified
Verified
Hello, my name is Rachel. I am a qualified and insured counsellor and supervisor, working in private practice. I offer individual face to face sessions for both short and long term therapy, along with telephone and Zoom sessions.
0117 325 4097
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Southville
Bristol BS3
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Nick Morecroft Trauma Counselling
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Verified
Do you feel you have issues in your life that are hard to understand or explain? Do you feel like you are struggling with trauma or PTSD? How would you like to be able to peel back the covers of your problems, find the causes and put them right? Whilst therapy isn't quite as easy as that, with care and really strong support you may be suprised at how much change is possible!
07463 189639
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Southville
Bristol BS3
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Ana Corral
Psychotherapist
Verified
Verified
I wanted to give you a warm welcome and acknowledge your effort in taking this first step. It is not easy to start therapy; overcoming any fear you may feel, where to search, which therapist to choose… I would like to invite you to stop for a moment. Close your eyes slowly. Take a deep breath. How do you feel? Where in your body do you feel it? Sometimes life presents us with difficulties that can leave our world upside down. We can end up feeling anxious, depressed, angry, frustrated… Sometimes we just experience a lack of meaning and can’t connect with the life force that makes us feel alive.
01275 402946
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Southville
Bristol BS3
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Polly Haselton
Psychotherapist, MBABCP
Verified
Verified
CBT is an ideal treatment for clients who are looking to change, whether that be to make some changes in the way in which they think about things, or some changes in the way in which they go about day to day life. Some of this change may involve learning new skills, for example, assertiveness. In addition to helping clients feel confident and autonomous throughout treatment, CBT can also help clients come to an understanding of 'why', E.G. what is it about you, your experiences and vulnerabilities which perhaps help explain why you struggle with X (E.G. Anxiety). This is often validating and helpful rather than self blaming.
0117 325 4597
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Southville
Bristol BS3
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Leanne Thomas
Psychotherapist, MBABCP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
We all have times in our lives when we feel overwhelmed. This can impact on our relationships and other areas of our lives. These feelings may make it difficult to reach our potential or know how to progress. Counselling offers a reflective space which is helpful for building self-awareness in order to work through past or present life challenges. I employ a flexible approach which is informed by your needs. I draw on different theories to create a style of therapy which is individually tailored to you, and your aims. I hope to provide an open and accepting, and genuinely safe and non-judgemental space to reflect without fear.
0117 456 2204
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Southville
Bristol BS3
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Heart to Heart Bristol
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Verified
We understand that everyone has their own story to tell and that life's experiences can sometimes be a struggle to hold. Do you want to feel herd and dont no where to go or even where to start? Counselling may be the place for you. We are here to offer a safe, non-judgmental space to talk about and explore your concerns and issues. Counselling offers you the chance to gain a more secure sense of self. Working together with a counsellor can provide you with the tools to take control of your struggles and lighten the weight you carry.
0117 325 7405
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Southville
Bristol BS3
& Online
Waitlist for new clients
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Katie Green
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Verified
Are you feeling anxious, depressed, lost, lonely, or disconnected from others? Have you lost a loved one and are feeling overwhelmed with grief? Maybe you’re experiencing unhelpful thoughts around “not being good enough” or “feeling unable to cope”? Or are using work, shopping, exercise, food, drugs and/or alcohol as a way of coping? If any of these resonate with you, you are not alone. I can offer you a warm, empathic, safe space where you can feel comfortable to talk to me about anything, whether it is your current situation that is troubling you or something that happened to you in your past.
01275 402737
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Southville
Bristol BS3
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Waitlist for new clients
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Steve Moore
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Verified
So often in our lives we reach a place where we are struggling in some capacity or another. It may be a deep-rooted issue that goes back to childhood, a past relationship or a trauma. It may be some destructive behaviour such as a form of self-harm or an eating disorder. It may be a negative thought process that is having an impact on our daily life. Whatever the issue, I believe counselling can help. Having a place where we can allow ourselves time and a calm space to think, talk and work things out can be absolutely priceless.
0117 325 4265
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Southville
Bristol BS3
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Sapling CBT (cbt, emdr, btti for tics)
MSc
Thank you for taking the time to view my profile. I am a specialist Child and Adolescent CBT, EMDR and BTTI therapist. My background is in Educational Psychology and Attachment Therapy with 17 years experience supporting families. We will work together to build a bespoke treatment plan, I believe we all have the potential for positive wellbeing, I will work with you to uncover what this means to you. I aim to work in the environment that you feel most comfortable in, this can be your school or in clinic. Weekly clinic held in the Chew Valley, Bath and Bristol. I look forward to coming alongside you on your therapeutic journey.
0117 325 4798
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Southville
Bristol BS3
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Noemia De Sousa Ventura Purcell
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Verified
Counselling provides a confidential and safe space to talk about anything that may be worrying you. It can often help you to understand more about the difficult or troubling thoughts that can be a common experience at any time in our lives. My aim is to listen attentively, in confidence, and to be non-judgemental. I offer personal support to enable my clients to explore their inner-selves and their feelings in order to help them to achieve personal growth.
0117 456 5531
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Southville
Bristol BS3
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David Carvalho
Psychotherapist, MBABCP
Verified
Verified
At times of feeling low or anxious we often think, “what’s the point of trying it won’t make any difference”, leading to feelings of depression, sadness, fear and tearfulness. This then leads to changes in our behaviour such as withdrawing from others or staying in bed as we mull things over in our heads which makes us feel worse. Additionally, past trauma issues can often leave us feeling overwhelmed or with experiences of flashbacks and nightmares. Relationship issues left unresolved often leave us with a sense of helplessness and relationship breakdown leave us feel confused. Does this sound familiar to you?
0117 325 6741
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Southville
Bristol BS3
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Sandra Wilson Hypnotherapy for Anxiety
MSc
Hi, I'm Sandra. I'm an anxiety specialist working with all genders. Anxiety can affect many areas including social life, sexual performance, work/career and family life. You might also be feeling lonely and unfulfilled, unable to see a way forward. But what if there was a way that could help you move toward a more positive and hopeful future? Hypnotherapy can change stubborn and unhelpful thoughts you might have such as not being good enough. Imagine how different your life would be if you DID overcome your problem? Don't waste any more time!
0117 325 5737
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Southville
Bristol BS3
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Peter Dorling
Psychotherapist, MUKCP
Verified
Verified
I offer a confidential space to help you to resolve psychological pain; to identify and initiate significant changes; acknowledge trauma and loss; negotiate life's transitions and to manage uncertainty. Therapy is a shared exploration of your deepest concerns: we work to discern possible meanings behind suffering and to fulfill cherished aims. By having individual sessions with an experienced clinician, or, sharing honest communication in a supportive, facilitated group, you can develop increased agency, greater self-worth and resilience, courage to discern a new life-direction, and, the confidence to explore relationships.
0117 325 4023
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Online Therapists

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Ashlyn Firkins
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified
Verified
I have a strong belief that people are intrinsically resilient & resourceful & that under the right therapeutic conditions, emotional suffering can be reduced & fulfilling lives, lived out. My intention is to provide a safe, hopeful space for people to explore how they would like to be in the wider world & practical ways to achieve this. Since 2014 I have worked in a variety of NHS settings, using talking therapies to support adults, children & families to navigate a range of emotional & physical health difficulties. These include: anxiety, low mood, trauma, chronic-illnesses, relationship and employment issues.
0117 463 7124
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Bristol BS16
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Hannah Lehrain
Psychotherapist, MBABCP
Verified
Verified
Does depression or anxiety stop you from living the life you want? – As an accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist I offer NICE recommended, evidenced-based treatments for Depression, Generalised Anxiety Disorder (worry), Health Anxiety, Insomnia, Low Self Esteem, OCD, Panic Attacks, Phobias, PTSD, Social Anxiety, Stress. I am also trained in IPT, a pragmatic and focused approach to treating depression, which focuses on resolving difficulties by helping patients to address interpersonal problems and relationship-based issues.
0117 456 2877
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Bristol BS1
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Westray Psychotherapy and Counselling
Psychotherapist, MA, HCPC-Art Therap.
Verified
Verified
Anxiety? Stress? low self esteem? are you finding things difficult? Sometimes you just need the space to talk. I can help you to find peace in your life. I am a warm and approachable, UK based, state registered Psychotherapist accredited with the HCPC. I have an MA in Art Psychotherapy and I am also certified in Mental Health First Aid and NLP. I work from a client centred, integrative stance leading from a relational psychodynamic perspective. We explore deeply, discover and then take action if required
0117 325 4331
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Bristol BS16
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What type of mental health professional is right for me?
While most types of therapy have a lot in common, they also fall into clusters that share core features, such as cognitive therapies or psychodynamic approaches. It is important to seek someone who practices evidence-based therapy, meaning one or more forms of treatment that have been scientifically evaluated and tested, and demonstrate consistent improvement for a majority of patients.

If you are unsure about choosing the right therapist, psychologist, or counsellor, it might be useful to first learn more about therapy types and modalities.

How to find a therapist or counsellor in Southville, Bristol?
When looking to find a therapist, start by considering training and credentials. Studies also indicate that the therapeutic alliance, or the relationship the client develops with the therapist, is an important factor in their ability to work together to achieve the client’s goals.

What method of therapy is right for me?
When it comes to treatment methods, there's no 'right way.’ Each method of therapy can be beneficial for a variety of issues. Psychologists in Southville, Bristol specialise in therapeutic approaches such as CBT, EMDR, and Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), among others. Finding a psychologist or counsellor who is a good fit for you is the most important step to discovering what type of therapy, or combination of therapeutic approaches, will meet your individual needs. Learn what to expect from different types of therapy and how they work.

Can I afford counselling?
Yes. Most counsellors offer reasonable rates or will work on a sliding scale basis. Many accept health insurance. Feel free to discuss this when you contact the counsellor.