Divorce Counselling in Leicester

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Rita Clare
Psychotherapist, MHGI
Verified Verified
Leicester LE1
I work with all issues, with a special interest in divorce, anxiety, and PTSD.
Are you feeling stuck about the past? Perhaps the present is a source of stress? Or maybe you have a general feeling of uncertainty about the future? I am an empathic and non-judgemental therapist with the benefit of a practical and solution-focused mind. I can help you identify and meet your missing emotional needs so that you can heal and stay mentally balanced; moving you on from states such as stress, anxiety, depression, anger, or addiction. This is a modern therapy with the added advantage of an optional guided imagery at the end of each session, as an extra 'boost' for feeling emotionally calm and in control again.
I work with all issues, with a special interest in divorce, anxiety, and PTSD.
Are you feeling stuck about the past? Perhaps the present is a source of stress? Or maybe you have a general feeling of uncertainty about the future? I am an empathic and non-judgemental therapist with the benefit of a practical and solution-focused mind. I can help you identify and meet your missing emotional needs so that you can heal and stay mentally balanced; moving you on from states such as stress, anxiety, depression, anger, or addiction. This is a modern therapy with the added advantage of an optional guided imagery at the end of each session, as an extra 'boost' for feeling emotionally calm and in control again.
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Namita Patel
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Leicester LE4
I am an experienced relationship counsellor and worked with a wide range of issues for example affairs, trust, communication, divorce, separation and family matters. I have worked for Relate for 18 years together with private practice. I work with couples, individuals of any sexual orientation, in a safe, confidential, and non-judgmental environment, I am also trained to work with young people. Whilst I am trained to work systemically, I prefer to approach my work on a integrative basis meeting the clients individual needs. My aim is to provide support and work with you through your journey, whatever that maybe.
I am an experienced relationship counsellor and worked with a wide range of issues for example affairs, trust, communication, divorce, separation and family matters. I have worked for Relate for 18 years together with private practice. I work with couples, individuals of any sexual orientation, in a safe, confidential, and non-judgmental environment, I am also trained to work with young people. Whilst I am trained to work systemically, I prefer to approach my work on a integrative basis meeting the clients individual needs. My aim is to provide support and work with you through your journey, whatever that maybe.
0116 366 1795 View 0116 366 1795
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Sarah Ford - Limetree Counselling Services
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Leicester LE7
My name is Sarah and I am a BACP registered therapist working in Queniborough. Therapy can provide space to gain clarity, insight and to move forwards. I offer a warm, empathic and non-judgmental ear and space to process at a pace that is right for you. I offer individual counselling to address all sorts of difficulties which include: anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, self-harm, panic, unwanted thoughts, family and relationship problems, divorce, bereavement, past issues, childhood abuse, addiction, confidence issues.  However, some people don’t know why they are feeling the way they do and sometimes just don’t feel right.
My name is Sarah and I am a BACP registered therapist working in Queniborough. Therapy can provide space to gain clarity, insight and to move forwards. I offer a warm, empathic and non-judgmental ear and space to process at a pace that is right for you. I offer individual counselling to address all sorts of difficulties which include: anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, self-harm, panic, unwanted thoughts, family and relationship problems, divorce, bereavement, past issues, childhood abuse, addiction, confidence issues.  However, some people don’t know why they are feeling the way they do and sometimes just don’t feel right.
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Rajan Rai | Individuals And Couples
Psychotherapist, MUKCP
Verified Verified
Leicester LE1
Hello! I’m Raj, and I am psychosexually-informed UKCP-registered psychotherapist. I offer face-to-face individual & couples counselling sessions in Beeston, Nottingham as well as online. With individuals, I work with (but not limited to): Depression & Anxiety; Relationship Issues; LGBTQIA+ - related Issues; Racial and cultural issues/conflicts; Low self-esteem; Lack of fulfilment. With couples, typical issues include:  affairs; conflict & anger; poor communication; life transitions; sexual difficulties; separation & divorce.
Hello! I’m Raj, and I am psychosexually-informed UKCP-registered psychotherapist. I offer face-to-face individual & couples counselling sessions in Beeston, Nottingham as well as online. With individuals, I work with (but not limited to): Depression & Anxiety; Relationship Issues; LGBTQIA+ - related Issues; Racial and cultural issues/conflicts; Low self-esteem; Lack of fulfilment. With couples, typical issues include:  affairs; conflict & anger; poor communication; life transitions; sexual difficulties; separation & divorce.
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Denise Stowe - Infinite Hope
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Leicester LE8
Life can seem overwhelming at times, whether you’ve experienced a traumatic life event such as sexual abuse, bereavement or divorce or whether day to day life feels difficult.
Are you somebody who has experienced trauma and is struggling with flashbacks, panic attacks and coming to terms with what has happened to you? Do you want to regain control in your life and develop coping strategies and techniques to help combat anxiety and or depression?
Life can seem overwhelming at times, whether you’ve experienced a traumatic life event such as sexual abuse, bereavement or divorce or whether day to day life feels difficult.
Are you somebody who has experienced trauma and is struggling with flashbacks, panic attacks and coming to terms with what has happened to you? Do you want to regain control in your life and develop coping strategies and techniques to help combat anxiety and or depression?
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Adriana Pavelescu
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Leicester LE6
Psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy : CBT Treatment: People involved in RTA, Loneliness, Couple therapy, Divorce, Abuse, Anxiety, Panic attack, Depression, Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder, Trauma, Passive aggressive behavior, Behavior problems, Postnatal depression, Self-harming, Separation anxiety, PTSD, Phobias, Panic Attack, etc.
I'm a Clinical Psychologist(HCPC Registered) &hypnotherapist, owner of Psychotherapy&Hypnotherapy. My passion is assisting traumatized and distressed patients in their healing. I am experienced in providing psychological therapy and hypnotherapy to individuals, couples and families with a wide range of distressing feelings, including childhood trauma, anxiety disorder, panic attack, depression, stress, anger, confidence building, self esteem, phobia's, insomnia. I also offer CBT treatment session for RTA accident and Psychological Medical Report For Court. I use modalities such as CBT, Solution Focused Therapy
Psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy : CBT Treatment: People involved in RTA, Loneliness, Couple therapy, Divorce, Abuse, Anxiety, Panic attack, Depression, Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder, Trauma, Passive aggressive behavior, Behavior problems, Postnatal depression, Self-harming, Separation anxiety, PTSD, Phobias, Panic Attack, etc.
I'm a Clinical Psychologist(HCPC Registered) &hypnotherapist, owner of Psychotherapy&Hypnotherapy. My passion is assisting traumatized and distressed patients in their healing. I am experienced in providing psychological therapy and hypnotherapy to individuals, couples and families with a wide range of distressing feelings, including childhood trauma, anxiety disorder, panic attack, depression, stress, anger, confidence building, self esteem, phobia's, insomnia. I also offer CBT treatment session for RTA accident and Psychological Medical Report For Court. I use modalities such as CBT, Solution Focused Therapy
01788 229228 View 01788 229228
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Knighton counselling
Counsellor, MBACP Snr. Accred
Verified Verified
Leicester LE2
I have been in practice for 25 years and during that time helped hundreds of clients with a wide range of emotional issues. I am a compassionate and approachable person that clients trust and feel at ease with. Relationship breakdowns and difficulties can leave people feeling lost and confused counselling can help them through this process of change . Past difficult experiences can have an impact on their lives in a negative way , I can help clients process past trauma so that they can live a more happy life. I was the clinical supervisor at a womens sexual abuse charity and the clinical lead of a cancer charity for 3 years .
I have been in practice for 25 years and during that time helped hundreds of clients with a wide range of emotional issues. I am a compassionate and approachable person that clients trust and feel at ease with. Relationship breakdowns and difficulties can leave people feeling lost and confused counselling can help them through this process of change . Past difficult experiences can have an impact on their lives in a negative way , I can help clients process past trauma so that they can live a more happy life. I was the clinical supervisor at a womens sexual abuse charity and the clinical lead of a cancer charity for 3 years .
0116 478 2895 View 0116 478 2895
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Debbie Harnett
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Leicester LE1
At times life can be hard to cope with and understanding our thoughts, emotions and actions can feel over whelming and all consuming. Life at times can feel rather heavy and embarking on a therapeutic journey together we can help lighten the load. Working together on your journey to help you understand your past experiences, how these experiences can shape the way we feel and act, how this affects you now. Being able to reflect and start to recognise our own emotions is the building foundation for emotional, mental and physical resilience.
At times life can be hard to cope with and understanding our thoughts, emotions and actions can feel over whelming and all consuming. Life at times can feel rather heavy and embarking on a therapeutic journey together we can help lighten the load. Working together on your journey to help you understand your past experiences, how these experiences can shape the way we feel and act, how this affects you now. Being able to reflect and start to recognise our own emotions is the building foundation for emotional, mental and physical resilience.
01858 457166 View 01858 457166
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Mentalhealthfitness.Org
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Leicester LE1
Hello, my name is Kerrie Riley. I am a registered counsellor (psychotherapists) working in Leicester, Leicestershire. I am a accredited member of the BACP (British Association For Counselling And Psychotherapy). I started my career in counselling, because I have a passion for supporting the wellbeing of others and  believe anyone can benefit from a supportive and genuine relationship. I am confident in working with a variety of age groups over 16yrs, and from different cultures or ethnicities. I pride myself in working with the LGBTQIA+ and ethnically diverse communities.
Hello, my name is Kerrie Riley. I am a registered counsellor (psychotherapists) working in Leicester, Leicestershire. I am a accredited member of the BACP (British Association For Counselling And Psychotherapy). I started my career in counselling, because I have a passion for supporting the wellbeing of others and  believe anyone can benefit from a supportive and genuine relationship. I am confident in working with a variety of age groups over 16yrs, and from different cultures or ethnicities. I pride myself in working with the LGBTQIA+ and ethnically diverse communities.
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Tamar Challis
Counsellor
Verified Verified
Leicester LE7  (Online Only)
Hello, my name is Tamar (this is pronounced tay-maar, for those who get anxious about unusual names). If you are struggling with an area of your life, counselling may be able to help you. It is not always an easy journey, but I am here to walk alongside you. I am a qualified and NCPS accredtied registered Person-Centred Counsellor, ILM5 Coach and workplace mediator. Additionally I am a rewind trauma therapy practitioner, fertility and adoption counsellor. I am passionate and professional about the counselling I provide and adhere to NCPS ethical guidelines within my practice. I work online with clients across the UK.
Hello, my name is Tamar (this is pronounced tay-maar, for those who get anxious about unusual names). If you are struggling with an area of your life, counselling may be able to help you. It is not always an easy journey, but I am here to walk alongside you. I am a qualified and NCPS accredtied registered Person-Centred Counsellor, ILM5 Coach and workplace mediator. Additionally I am a rewind trauma therapy practitioner, fertility and adoption counsellor. I am passionate and professional about the counselling I provide and adhere to NCPS ethical guidelines within my practice. I work online with clients across the UK.
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Raksha Patel
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Leicester LE2
Hi, I am a fully qualified Counsellor/Psychotherapist and a Clinical supervisor based in Oadby. I am also a trainee Supervisor. Sometimes we can all feel overwhelmed and struggle in life. Experiences can often cause strong feelings of anger, fear or pain and by talking and understanding your individual situation you can begin to lessen the pain. Counselling can help you to manage the anxiety, anger and any other emotions you may be experiencing, by working together we can look at areas that you would like to work on, to enable you to find ways of coping.
Hi, I am a fully qualified Counsellor/Psychotherapist and a Clinical supervisor based in Oadby. I am also a trainee Supervisor. Sometimes we can all feel overwhelmed and struggle in life. Experiences can often cause strong feelings of anger, fear or pain and by talking and understanding your individual situation you can begin to lessen the pain. Counselling can help you to manage the anxiety, anger and any other emotions you may be experiencing, by working together we can look at areas that you would like to work on, to enable you to find ways of coping.
0116 478 2891 View 0116 478 2891
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Aisha Bettridge
Psychotherapist, MA, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Leicester LE1
Do you sometimes feel crushed under the weight of traumatic experiences from your past? These experiences can prevent you from moving forwards and keep you hostage, repeating unhelpful patterns. I would like to support you on your journey to becoming who you really are and in trusting that inner voice. Working together towards self love with gentle compassion we can create a space where you can go beyond just surviving. At your own pace we will challenge stories and patterns of behaviour that block the path to meaningful change, wholeness and healing.
Do you sometimes feel crushed under the weight of traumatic experiences from your past? These experiences can prevent you from moving forwards and keep you hostage, repeating unhelpful patterns. I would like to support you on your journey to becoming who you really are and in trusting that inner voice. Working together towards self love with gentle compassion we can create a space where you can go beyond just surviving. At your own pace we will challenge stories and patterns of behaviour that block the path to meaningful change, wholeness and healing.
0116 502 9128 View 0116 502 9128
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Jeremy Richardson
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Leicester LE2
Hello I am Jeremy A counsellor/psychotherapist. Are you ready to take positive steps to improve your well-being, develop your insight, evolve a deeper understanding of yourself whilst gaining coping strategies and improving your self-esteem? Anxiety, depression, stress, relationship and family issues or knowing something just isn’t quite right are problems where I will be able to help you. Sometimes it is too difficult to talk to family and friends for many reasons. With my professional guidance restore a clearer perspective. Remember nobody deserves to suffer in silence. Start your recovery and give me a call today.
Hello I am Jeremy A counsellor/psychotherapist. Are you ready to take positive steps to improve your well-being, develop your insight, evolve a deeper understanding of yourself whilst gaining coping strategies and improving your self-esteem? Anxiety, depression, stress, relationship and family issues or knowing something just isn’t quite right are problems where I will be able to help you. Sometimes it is too difficult to talk to family and friends for many reasons. With my professional guidance restore a clearer perspective. Remember nobody deserves to suffer in silence. Start your recovery and give me a call today.
0116 326 3863 View 0116 326 3863
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Joe Moore
Counsellor, MA, MBACP
Verified Verified
Leicester LE1
Welcome to my webpage. I'm pleased that you are here. I want to be able to help you in any way that I can. Would you like to feel better about yourself? Do you want to move forward in your life? I may use counselling to help provide a safe, judgement-free space where you can open up and explore your thoughts, feelings, and experiences related to the worries and dilemmas within your life. Or I may use Cognitive Behaviour therapy to help lift your mood by restarting positive activities, gain control of your thoughts or help you to face your fears so that you regain a sense of achievement within your life.
Welcome to my webpage. I'm pleased that you are here. I want to be able to help you in any way that I can. Would you like to feel better about yourself? Do you want to move forward in your life? I may use counselling to help provide a safe, judgement-free space where you can open up and explore your thoughts, feelings, and experiences related to the worries and dilemmas within your life. Or I may use Cognitive Behaviour therapy to help lift your mood by restarting positive activities, gain control of your thoughts or help you to face your fears so that you regain a sense of achievement within your life.
0116 216 5229 View 0116 216 5229
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Dr Sarah Simmonds
Psychologist, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Leicester LE4
I am a Consultant Clinical Psychologist within the NHS and Director of The Leicestershire Psychology Service in private practice. I have over 20 years experience offering clinical psychology services to adults with mental health difficulties. I specialise in complex trauma, shame, self esteem and anxiety. I am the Lead for Leicestershire NHS Urgent Care Psychology and developing trauma informed care.
I am a Consultant Clinical Psychologist within the NHS and Director of The Leicestershire Psychology Service in private practice. I have over 20 years experience offering clinical psychology services to adults with mental health difficulties. I specialise in complex trauma, shame, self esteem and anxiety. I am the Lead for Leicestershire NHS Urgent Care Psychology and developing trauma informed care.
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Tim Wildbore
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Leicester LE7
Your counselling journey can feel tricky to navigate, especially when you don’t know where to start. I’m Tim; I provide a pluralistic service, which means that a range of styles of therapy are utilised and tailored to best suit you. My goal is that when you finish counselling you leave with a fresh perspective and feel better equipped to take the next steps towards the life you want to lead.
Your counselling journey can feel tricky to navigate, especially when you don’t know where to start. I’m Tim; I provide a pluralistic service, which means that a range of styles of therapy are utilised and tailored to best suit you. My goal is that when you finish counselling you leave with a fresh perspective and feel better equipped to take the next steps towards the life you want to lead.
0116 502 3465 View 0116 502 3465
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Shanice Dasour
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP
Verified Verified
Leicester LE2
Welcome to The Therapy Lane, a space for you to be heard. As an integrative therapist, I aim to establish a compassionate space and be beside you while you explore, express, and process your worries. Guidance in bringing you to a new awareness and creating clear perspectives is what I aim to bring. I offer a warm and caring environment to enhance the possibility of you overcoming whatever your struggles may be. The Therapy Lane invites your voice to be heard.
Welcome to The Therapy Lane, a space for you to be heard. As an integrative therapist, I aim to establish a compassionate space and be beside you while you explore, express, and process your worries. Guidance in bringing you to a new awareness and creating clear perspectives is what I aim to bring. I offer a warm and caring environment to enhance the possibility of you overcoming whatever your struggles may be. The Therapy Lane invites your voice to be heard.
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Jo Flynn
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Leicester LE1
If you are reading this I wonder if life feels difficult at the moment. Perhaps you are feeling anxious, depressed, living with the distress of uncertainty? Finding it difficult to let go of control, of perfectionism, feeling vulnerable or struggling with living in a ‘never enough’ world? Is this having a negative effect on your relationships, or are you struggling to understand traumatic events in your past, and you can no longer soldier on as before? However you may be feeling, it can feel really scary to come and talk to a counsellor. But I respect your courage to reach out, and I will listen to you with warmth and empathy.
If you are reading this I wonder if life feels difficult at the moment. Perhaps you are feeling anxious, depressed, living with the distress of uncertainty? Finding it difficult to let go of control, of perfectionism, feeling vulnerable or struggling with living in a ‘never enough’ world? Is this having a negative effect on your relationships, or are you struggling to understand traumatic events in your past, and you can no longer soldier on as before? However you may be feeling, it can feel really scary to come and talk to a counsellor. But I respect your courage to reach out, and I will listen to you with warmth and empathy.
07570 923142 View 07570 923142
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Yahyaa Varachhia
Psychotherapist, MBABCP
Verified Verified
Leicester LE5
Hello & Welcome! I'm Yahyaa, a certified Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (CBT) with a passion for helping individuals overcome life's challenges. Through evidence-based techniques and a compassionate approach, I empower my patients to identify negative thought patterns, develop healthier coping mechanisms, and achieve lasting positive change. I have extensive experience in adapting treatments, specifically Islamic CBT and cultural sensitive treatments. Together, we can work towards a brighter, more fulfilling future. Let's take the first step towards healing together.
Hello & Welcome! I'm Yahyaa, a certified Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (CBT) with a passion for helping individuals overcome life's challenges. Through evidence-based techniques and a compassionate approach, I empower my patients to identify negative thought patterns, develop healthier coping mechanisms, and achieve lasting positive change. I have extensive experience in adapting treatments, specifically Islamic CBT and cultural sensitive treatments. Together, we can work towards a brighter, more fulfilling future. Let's take the first step towards healing together.
0116 502 2240 View 0116 502 2240
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AGS Counselling Services Limited
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Leicester LE8
I am experienced and compassionate and have been working as a therapist for nearly 20 years. I work to a high standard of professional ethics and I am an accredited member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and I practice according to their code of professional ethics and practice.
I am experienced and compassionate and have been working as a therapist for nearly 20 years. I work to a high standard of professional ethics and I am an accredited member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and I practice according to their code of professional ethics and practice.
0116 464 9801 View 0116 464 9801

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Divorce Counsellors

How does therapy for people affected by a divorce work?

Individuals may feel a number of emotions following a divorce, such as shock, guilt, grief, anger, and fear. Therapists offer a non-judgmental space for individuals to talk about what they’ve experienced and process their emotions. Therapists will help clients develop coping strategies. They can also help a client rebuild their sense of self and self-worth and talk about what a happier future might look like.

What’s the most common type of therapy following a divorce?

There are several types of therapy that may be useful for divorce, including cognitive behavioural, acceptance and commitment, solution-focused brief, and mindfulness-based therapies. Many therapy types are talk-therapy based, which is typically the most popular option for individuals dealing with divorce. Cognitive behavioural therapy is a widely-used talk therapy, however, there’s no specific therapy type that’s designed to help people with divorce, and different types will work depending on the person.

When should an individual seek help due to a divorce?

When the feelings of a divorced individual, or an individual going through the process of divorce, begin to disrupt healthy daily functioning, it may be a good time to look into therapy. If a person finds that they are not performing at work due to problems with anxiety or motivation, if they’re no longer seeing friends due to feelings of shame, or if they’re not properly taking care of themselves as a result of depression, speaking to a professional could help.

How do you encourage someone to go to therapy due to a divorce?

It’s helpful to express concern and love for the individual while framing therapy as a tool for improving their life. Sharing how the individual appears to be suffering, and what effects it has on them or on their children, should be done with compassion and empathy. It may be useful to devise a game plan—breaking the process down into parts, such as finding a therapist, making appointments, and looking into insurance coverage.