Career Guidance Counselling in Loughborough

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Angie Rigard
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Loughborough LE12
I offer a nonjudgemental, calming and empathic space for anyone in need of support. We live in an increasingly difficult and stressful world and it can feel overwhelming at times. I hope to provide a safe space for an individual to be themselves and feel able to explore what it is that distresses them and what they need to feel better.
I offer a nonjudgemental, calming and empathic space for anyone in need of support. We live in an increasingly difficult and stressful world and it can feel overwhelming at times. I hope to provide a safe space for an individual to be themselves and feel able to explore what it is that distresses them and what they need to feel better.
01530 449878 View 01530 449878
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Dr Keith Abbott
Counsellor, PhD, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Loughborough LE11
I’m passionate about helping you make more of your life, whether you want to work on personal, psychological, relationship, mental health or spiritual issues or to find more meaning, fulfilment, purpose and happiness in life. I have a Masters degree (with Distinction) in Person-Centred Counselling & Psychotherapy Practice. I offer short and long term counselling and psychotherapy, and counselling supervision. I help men, women and couples of many professions, occupations and nationalities, from 18 upwards in UK and (online) overseas. I provide individual sessions, couples sessions and am a qualified counselling supervisor.
I’m passionate about helping you make more of your life, whether you want to work on personal, psychological, relationship, mental health or spiritual issues or to find more meaning, fulfilment, purpose and happiness in life. I have a Masters degree (with Distinction) in Person-Centred Counselling & Psychotherapy Practice. I offer short and long term counselling and psychotherapy, and counselling supervision. I help men, women and couples of many professions, occupations and nationalities, from 18 upwards in UK and (online) overseas. I provide individual sessions, couples sessions and am a qualified counselling supervisor.
01509 323243 View 01509 323243
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Jayshree Lodhia
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP
Verified Verified
Loughborough LE11
I understand how difficult it can be to decide to seek help. This is why I offer a no cost first session to see if you can feel comfortable with me. I am very experienced and approachable and I have helped many people get through difficult times. Anxiety can feel overwhelming. It can lead to physical symptoms of panic, nervous tension, sweating and breathlessness and it can be difficult to think clearly. "What-if" thinking takes over and negativity sets in. I can help you break out of this cycle of doubt by working on restoring your coping skills.
I understand how difficult it can be to decide to seek help. This is why I offer a no cost first session to see if you can feel comfortable with me. I am very experienced and approachable and I have helped many people get through difficult times. Anxiety can feel overwhelming. It can lead to physical symptoms of panic, nervous tension, sweating and breathlessness and it can be difficult to think clearly. "What-if" thinking takes over and negativity sets in. I can help you break out of this cycle of doubt by working on restoring your coping skills.
01509 275540 View 01509 275540
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Oksana Mykolyszyn-Wright
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Loughborough LE12
Hi, I’m Oksana and I am a BACP registered counsellor based in Rothley, Leicestershire. Life can come with a number of challenges and circumstances that can make you feel all kinds of different feelings, both emotional and physical. When you go through these times, you may want to talk things through with someone who will hear and understand things from your point of view, knowing all that you feel is valid.
Hi, I’m Oksana and I am a BACP registered counsellor based in Rothley, Leicestershire. Life can come with a number of challenges and circumstances that can make you feel all kinds of different feelings, both emotional and physical. When you go through these times, you may want to talk things through with someone who will hear and understand things from your point of view, knowing all that you feel is valid.
0116 216 2746 View 0116 216 2746
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Donna Louise Aspinshaw
Counsellor, MSc, MUKCP
Verified Verified
Loughborough LE11
Do you wish for change? Would you like your life, work or relationships to be different, less intrusive, or more fulfilling? Are you struggling with overwhelming feelings, or finding it difficult to feel at all? Has work become something you hate or dread? Have you lost someone you cared for deeply? Hi, I am Donna and I work with adults who are experiencing a range of problems or difficulties in their life. Not exhaustively, these include trauma, sexual, physical or emotional abuse and neglect, anxiety, depression and low mood, stress and burnout, loss, grief, relationship difficulties, bullying, harassment and feeling detached.
Do you wish for change? Would you like your life, work or relationships to be different, less intrusive, or more fulfilling? Are you struggling with overwhelming feelings, or finding it difficult to feel at all? Has work become something you hate or dread? Have you lost someone you cared for deeply? Hi, I am Donna and I work with adults who are experiencing a range of problems or difficulties in their life. Not exhaustively, these include trauma, sexual, physical or emotional abuse and neglect, anxiety, depression and low mood, stress and burnout, loss, grief, relationship difficulties, bullying, harassment and feeling detached.
01509 277087 View 01509 277087
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Open Book Counselling
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Loughborough LE12
It’s scary admitting to yourself that you need help; and that you’re struggling with whatever is causing you to feel unhappy or distressed. Due to stigma; people feel that they can only access therapy when they are at breaking point; when in fact you can access counselling whenever you need to. My background is in working with abuse survivors; adults and children; and those who have experienced trauma. As a result I work with depression, low self esteem, shame, loneliness, hopelessness, grief & loss, anger, self harm and suicidal feelings as well as a broad range of other factors and experiences clients bring to their sessions.
It’s scary admitting to yourself that you need help; and that you’re struggling with whatever is causing you to feel unhappy or distressed. Due to stigma; people feel that they can only access therapy when they are at breaking point; when in fact you can access counselling whenever you need to. My background is in working with abuse survivors; adults and children; and those who have experienced trauma. As a result I work with depression, low self esteem, shame, loneliness, hopelessness, grief & loss, anger, self harm and suicidal feelings as well as a broad range of other factors and experiences clients bring to their sessions.
07527 493460 View 07527 493460
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Klaudia Mody
Counsellor, MSc, BACP
Verified Verified
Loughborough LE11
Hi, my name is Klaudia. I am a counsellor specialising in working with children and adolescents. I have been providing counselling via various charities and in primary and secondary schools. I am passionate about listening to and empowering young people to work over any issues such as anxiety, bullying, stress, self-harm and low self-confidence because I have seen how these issues impact young people's learning, well-being and relationships with others. Before qualifying with Masters in Counselling, I worked as a secondary school teacher which gave me invaluable insight into the challenges children face in the school system.
Hi, my name is Klaudia. I am a counsellor specialising in working with children and adolescents. I have been providing counselling via various charities and in primary and secondary schools. I am passionate about listening to and empowering young people to work over any issues such as anxiety, bullying, stress, self-harm and low self-confidence because I have seen how these issues impact young people's learning, well-being and relationships with others. Before qualifying with Masters in Counselling, I worked as a secondary school teacher which gave me invaluable insight into the challenges children face in the school system.
01509 275634 View 01509 275634
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Isobel Milne
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Loughborough LE11
As an integrative counsellor I take a flexible approach to your therapy needs; be they goal-led, strategic, meditative, creative - or all of these. I work one-to-one and with small groups - at your home, work or social setting - and by telephone.
As an integrative counsellor I take a flexible approach to your therapy needs; be they goal-led, strategic, meditative, creative - or all of these. I work one-to-one and with small groups - at your home, work or social setting - and by telephone.
07876 441833 View 07876 441833

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Mentalhealthfitness.Org
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Leicester LE3
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.
0116 464 9722 View 0116 464 9722
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Bruce Edhouse
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Leicester LE1
If you’re reading this I guess you want to know a little about who I am and whether therapy would be good for you. In which case, hello – nice to meet you! I think I can help people with just the right kind of safe, non-judgemental environment that allows us to understand and work through issues. I work with clients face to face, or remotely by phone or Zoom, using a range of exercises and techniques that I have personally developed to help release tension and improve life. With a bit of work, you can end therapy feeling more secure in yourself and free from all that stuff which has stopped you from being the real you.
If you’re reading this I guess you want to know a little about who I am and whether therapy would be good for you. In which case, hello – nice to meet you! I think I can help people with just the right kind of safe, non-judgemental environment that allows us to understand and work through issues. I work with clients face to face, or remotely by phone or Zoom, using a range of exercises and techniques that I have personally developed to help release tension and improve life. With a bit of work, you can end therapy feeling more secure in yourself and free from all that stuff which has stopped you from being the real you.
0116 497 6888 View 0116 497 6888
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Kelly Rippin
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Leicester LE1
Hello, I offer counselling/therapy with the aim to help you find better ways to understand yourself, or to bring about changes. I am able to offer sessions in person from my office in Hinckley or via telephone or video. Counselling is for people that experience all kinds of difficulties that impact on their well being and happiness. We can all face issues around anxiety, relationships, stress, overwhelm, bereavement. In counselling you can explore, gain deeper insight and work on making changes . People regularly say they feel 'lighter' and 'positive' right from their first consultation with me.
Hello, I offer counselling/therapy with the aim to help you find better ways to understand yourself, or to bring about changes. I am able to offer sessions in person from my office in Hinckley or via telephone or video. Counselling is for people that experience all kinds of difficulties that impact on their well being and happiness. We can all face issues around anxiety, relationships, stress, overwhelm, bereavement. In counselling you can explore, gain deeper insight and work on making changes . People regularly say they feel 'lighter' and 'positive' right from their first consultation with me.
01455 560369 View 01455 560369
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Letitia Daniel
MA
Verified Verified
Leicester Forest East LE3
No matter what you wish to explore I offer an open and confidential service that provides my clients with the utmost safety, professionalism and care. As I work from a creative expressive model I use creative techniques to allow my clients to be distanced from experiences or memories they may find difficulty accessing but know they want to explore. My goal is to help you achieve your goals, this is your therapy I am the facilitator who will offer you a safe space, guidance and support.
No matter what you wish to explore I offer an open and confidential service that provides my clients with the utmost safety, professionalism and care. As I work from a creative expressive model I use creative techniques to allow my clients to be distanced from experiences or memories they may find difficulty accessing but know they want to explore. My goal is to help you achieve your goals, this is your therapy I am the facilitator who will offer you a safe space, guidance and support.
0116 478 2909 View 0116 478 2909
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Jo Newstead Counsellor And Supervisor
Psychotherapist, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Nottingham NG11
My name is Jo and I am a BACP accredited therapist and supervisor with over 11 years experience in practice. Using a blend of Person Centred and Solution Focused therapy I can offer short term solution focused therapy (6-8 sessions) and longer term if there are perhaps multiple issues to address. I came into counselling following a difficult period in my own life and felt that I wanted to give something back by helping others who may find themselves struggling in life.
My name is Jo and I am a BACP accredited therapist and supervisor with over 11 years experience in practice. Using a blend of Person Centred and Solution Focused therapy I can offer short term solution focused therapy (6-8 sessions) and longer term if there are perhaps multiple issues to address. I came into counselling following a difficult period in my own life and felt that I wanted to give something back by helping others who may find themselves struggling in life.
0115 824 4772 View 0115 824 4772
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Blue River Psychology
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Couns. Psych.
Verified Verified
Leicester LE1
Hello, I am Dr Rima Lamba. I'm a feminist counselling psychologist with an interest in the unique experiences of women from a variety of ethnic and cultural backgrounds. I work closely with women who have struggled with self esteem & identity, relationship issues, difficulties in motherhood, life transitions, attachment and early trauma, and transgenerational trauma. I am particularly interested in the structural power differences that impact people, so I work closely on issues to do with patriarchy, race, culture and more. I also work with a team of therapists who can support clients, including adult families.
Hello, I am Dr Rima Lamba. I'm a feminist counselling psychologist with an interest in the unique experiences of women from a variety of ethnic and cultural backgrounds. I work closely with women who have struggled with self esteem & identity, relationship issues, difficulties in motherhood, life transitions, attachment and early trauma, and transgenerational trauma. I am particularly interested in the structural power differences that impact people, so I work closely on issues to do with patriarchy, race, culture and more. I also work with a team of therapists who can support clients, including adult families.
020 8129 6050 View 020 8129 6050
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David Evans
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Leicester LE1
Having the support of a family member or friend can be invaluable but sometimes we may limit what we say to them for fear of being judged or worrying about over-burdening them. Having someone impartial to talk to without these barriers can therefore be extremely helpful. My take on counselling is pretty straightforward. It’s about providing a safe space for you to talk about anything you feel is troubling you or holding you back from moving forward. A space in which you can explore thoughts and feelings, try and make sense of what’s going on and find some tools and answers to make some positive steps.
Having the support of a family member or friend can be invaluable but sometimes we may limit what we say to them for fear of being judged or worrying about over-burdening them. Having someone impartial to talk to without these barriers can therefore be extremely helpful. My take on counselling is pretty straightforward. It’s about providing a safe space for you to talk about anything you feel is troubling you or holding you back from moving forward. A space in which you can explore thoughts and feelings, try and make sense of what’s going on and find some tools and answers to make some positive steps.
0116 497 6681 View 0116 497 6681
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Craig Brand
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
Leicester LE1
Hi, I'm Craig, a psychotherapist. I provide warm, down-to-earth therapy and have worked with people from all walks of life, in both private practice and charity settings. You may have a specific issue affecting your life, or a vague sense of not feeling right, but want to understand yourself more deeply. As a therapist, my role is not to give advice, but to support you at your pace, in the way that’s best for you. We can talk about anything, I won’t judge you, but I can bring knowledge and experience to help you find your best way through your struggles. Because life is short & struggling emotionally can get in the way of so much.
Hi, I'm Craig, a psychotherapist. I provide warm, down-to-earth therapy and have worked with people from all walks of life, in both private practice and charity settings. You may have a specific issue affecting your life, or a vague sense of not feeling right, but want to understand yourself more deeply. As a therapist, my role is not to give advice, but to support you at your pace, in the way that’s best for you. We can talk about anything, I won’t judge you, but I can bring knowledge and experience to help you find your best way through your struggles. Because life is short & struggling emotionally can get in the way of so much.
01780 432532 View 01780 432532
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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.
0116 497 6656 View 0116 497 6656
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Jo Flynn
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Leicester LE3
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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Cristina Maria Nemes
Psychologist, MA, GMBPsS
Verified Verified
Leicester LE1  (Online Only)
I can help you to become the best version of yourself! I am a highly dedicated Psychotherapist and Clinical Hypnotherapist, my techniques are a mix of evidence-based treatments – cognitive therapy with mindfulness - integrating self-esteem, self-acceptance, emotional resilience, and self- development to help clients develop their skills to cope with emotional difficulties and changing irrational thinking. I help clients focus on life goals, their well-being, to see life in a more positive way, and to accept negative events and feelings so that they are more prepared for life with an increased sense of well-being.
I can help you to become the best version of yourself! I am a highly dedicated Psychotherapist and Clinical Hypnotherapist, my techniques are a mix of evidence-based treatments – cognitive therapy with mindfulness - integrating self-esteem, self-acceptance, emotional resilience, and self- development to help clients develop their skills to cope with emotional difficulties and changing irrational thinking. I help clients focus on life goals, their well-being, to see life in a more positive way, and to accept negative events and feelings so that they are more prepared for life with an increased sense of well-being.
01604 954995 View 01604 954995
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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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Career Guidance Counsellors

How do I know if I need career counselling?

Determining whether a career counsellor is needed involves assessing one's current career and identifying what changes can be made to improve one's overall quality of life. In particular, feelings of loss of motivation, fatigue, anxiety, depression, procrastination, or ongoing levels of high stress can all be indicative of a need for career-related counselling. In addition, individuals changing jobs may want the decision-making support or self-reflection opportunities provided by a career counsellor.

Who can benefit from career counselling?

Anyone can benefit from the self-reflection, skill development, and stress management techniques that career counselling can provide. However, individuals who are feeling overwhelmed or burnt out with their current job and individuals considering a major career change may particularly benefit from career counselling to improve their wellbeing. Additionally, individuals who are facing issues in their current job, such as coworker relationship challenges or not meeting performance goals, may benefit from the perspective that a career counsellor can provide. College-age or young professionals may also uniquely benefit from career counselling as they make key decisions surrounding education and job training that will impact their career trajectory.

How long does career counselling typically last?

The length of career counselling can vary greatly depending on the needs of the individual and what type of support they are seeking Career coaching or advising services—which serve clients in a specific, goal-oriented capacity—often last for a shorter duration and are sometimes only a single session or a few sessions in length. In contrast, career counselling as part of a more integrative therapeutic relationship with a counsellor may last longer, particularly if the issues faced by the client are longstanding and/or more complex in nature; in such cases, individuals may expect therapy to last multiple months or longer.

How to prepare for career counselling?

Clients can prepare for career counselling sessions by outlining the specific topics they would like to address with the counsellor, such as current job challenges or hopes for the future of their career. Compiling one's thoughts on such topics often requires reflection on one's career and future goals, which in itself can be beneficial for session preparation. Clients may also want to put together a list of questions they would like to ask the counsellor, particularly if the career counsellor they are seeing has particular expertise in a given career area. Conducting research into potential future jobs, training opportunities, or support resources in one's area may also help clients prepare for career counselling by providing them with a background of what resources are available in their area.