Alcohol Use Counselling in Sale

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Mobeen Akhtar
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
10 Endorsed
Sale M33
‘There's no need to travel anywhere. Journey within yourself.’ - Rumi Hello, welcome to my profile. My name is Mobeen Akhtar, I am a registered member of the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy). If you are experiencing distress or troubles that you feel you cannot share with anyone, counselling is the right place for you. Counselling is described in different ways and in many words. What we find is that counselling is an individual experience.
‘There's no need to travel anywhere. Journey within yourself.’ - Rumi Hello, welcome to my profile. My name is Mobeen Akhtar, I am a registered member of the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy). If you are experiencing distress or troubles that you feel you cannot share with anyone, counselling is the right place for you. Counselling is described in different ways and in many words. What we find is that counselling is an individual experience.
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Nurjis Ahmed
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBABCP
Verified Verified
Sale M33
I specialise in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy focussing on Children, Adolescents and Adults. My experience has allowed me to help people who have suffered from a wide range of mental health conditions including eating disorders, self harm, substance abuse, gambling, depression, phobias and trauma.
I specialise in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy focussing on Children, Adolescents and Adults. My experience has allowed me to help people who have suffered from a wide range of mental health conditions including eating disorders, self harm, substance abuse, gambling, depression, phobias and trauma.
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Roger Harrison
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Sale M33
Expert effective help for those who are:- sick and tired of feeling sick and tired, or with problem alcohol, drugs, porn, sex, chemsex, controlling their life, or they are overwhelmed by anxiety, low mood, or a lack of interest in life they cannot 'shake off’. Others realise they are not ‘straight’, and struggle with painful shame around their sexuality. If you can relate to some of these feelings or experiences then I can help you identify and bring about positive change and a greater sense of being OK more of the time. I draw on my lived experiences and year's of extensive training to be Safe, Confidential and Effective for you.
Expert effective help for those who are:- sick and tired of feeling sick and tired, or with problem alcohol, drugs, porn, sex, chemsex, controlling their life, or they are overwhelmed by anxiety, low mood, or a lack of interest in life they cannot 'shake off’. Others realise they are not ‘straight’, and struggle with painful shame around their sexuality. If you can relate to some of these feelings or experiences then I can help you identify and bring about positive change and a greater sense of being OK more of the time. I draw on my lived experiences and year's of extensive training to be Safe, Confidential and Effective for you.
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Ruth Mykoo
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Sale M33
Sometimes life throws us challenges both through past and present experiences, which knock us off our feet and we become engulfed in uncertainty, worry and fear. It could be that we start to doubt ourselves and feel that we are not good enough or we are unable to cope, leading to anxiety and depression. Whatever you are going through, it deserves care, attention and compassion and I believe that you have the inner wisdom to work through these issues as you are the person that knows yourself better than anyone,
Sometimes life throws us challenges both through past and present experiences, which knock us off our feet and we become engulfed in uncertainty, worry and fear. It could be that we start to doubt ourselves and feel that we are not good enough or we are unable to cope, leading to anxiety and depression. Whatever you are going through, it deserves care, attention and compassion and I believe that you have the inner wisdom to work through these issues as you are the person that knows yourself better than anyone,
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Neal Trotman
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
Sale M33
Hi and thank you for visiting my profile. Opening up can be hard, I feel it is better to share a problem than to deal with it yourself. I enjoy helping people make sense of their experiences and finding different ways of living. I value hearing each person's story and helping you to find inner calm, clarity and understanding.
Hi and thank you for visiting my profile. Opening up can be hard, I feel it is better to share a problem than to deal with it yourself. I enjoy helping people make sense of their experiences and finding different ways of living. I value hearing each person's story and helping you to find inner calm, clarity and understanding.
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Yvonne Elizabeth Meidlinger
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Sale M33
I believe that the therapist and client come together as a team to work through issues that may stand in the way of you reaching your potential. Through my training, I have mainly used Transactional Analysis, but also have some experience working in a solution-focussed way and like to work integratively as each person is an individual who may like to work in a different way. I work with people on a range of issues, but find that I work with people with anxiety or depression most commonly, and pride myself on working hard to make people feel at ease.
I believe that the therapist and client come together as a team to work through issues that may stand in the way of you reaching your potential. Through my training, I have mainly used Transactional Analysis, but also have some experience working in a solution-focussed way and like to work integratively as each person is an individual who may like to work in a different way. I work with people on a range of issues, but find that I work with people with anxiety or depression most commonly, and pride myself on working hard to make people feel at ease.
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Caroline Reed
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP
Verified Verified
Sale M33
When we are struggling and in pain, the need to be heard, understood, to be appreciated and valued is crucial to our healing. I have over 25 years experience working with families, couples, individuals and groups with mental health concerns and/or addictions. I work collaboratively alongside you, providing guidance on your journey towards healing. You know your strengths, areas for personal growth and your feelings. I know how the mind works, about how to push through barriers that hold you back, about recovery and healing. Together we will embark on a journey that is beneficial to you.
When we are struggling and in pain, the need to be heard, understood, to be appreciated and valued is crucial to our healing. I have over 25 years experience working with families, couples, individuals and groups with mental health concerns and/or addictions. I work collaboratively alongside you, providing guidance on your journey towards healing. You know your strengths, areas for personal growth and your feelings. I know how the mind works, about how to push through barriers that hold you back, about recovery and healing. Together we will embark on a journey that is beneficial to you.
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Anna Faff
Psychotherapist, MSc, GMBPsS
Verified Verified
Sale M33
I am a psychotherapist on the spectrum with ADHD. I have been late diagnosed so I can relate to NT and ND. I understand how life-changing could be for anyone to be diagnosed with Autism. I am helping people who are experiencing detachment, unexplained pain, and lack of stability. Along with high levels of emotional distress, mood difficulties, shame, guilt, difficulties with self-esteem and difficulties in life in general. I offer a non-judgemental, welcoming space where you can find your own solutions and paths that would lead you to growth and building resilience.
I am a psychotherapist on the spectrum with ADHD. I have been late diagnosed so I can relate to NT and ND. I understand how life-changing could be for anyone to be diagnosed with Autism. I am helping people who are experiencing detachment, unexplained pain, and lack of stability. Along with high levels of emotional distress, mood difficulties, shame, guilt, difficulties with self-esteem and difficulties in life in general. I offer a non-judgemental, welcoming space where you can find your own solutions and paths that would lead you to growth and building resilience.
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Matthew Nolan
Psychotherapist, MSc, BACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Sale M33
You may have noticed that I'm male - not a common thing amongst therapists but often critical in challenging past negative experiences of masculinity. I've learnt to be a man who is comfortable being kind, nurturing and vulnerable but still strong, especially with feeling my own emotions, because sometimes 'feeling' can be really scary for us all.
You may have noticed that I'm male - not a common thing amongst therapists but often critical in challenging past negative experiences of masculinity. I've learnt to be a man who is comfortable being kind, nurturing and vulnerable but still strong, especially with feeling my own emotions, because sometimes 'feeling' can be really scary for us all.
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Ross Charnock
Psychotherapist, MBABCP
Verified Verified
Sale M33
I am an experienced psychotherapist with a strong track record helping patients within the NHS. I offer a safe, consistent setting in private practice to help patients make changes that are not always as easily achieved in time-limited therapy. I practice psychodynamic psychotherapy, which sees conscious difficulties in our lives as solutions to unconscious problems. It helps with common mental health problems, like anxiety and depression, including trauma, but allows for a deeper appreciation of our internal world that alleviates our everyday disquiet in profound and subtle ways, almost like a volume control being turned down.
I am an experienced psychotherapist with a strong track record helping patients within the NHS. I offer a safe, consistent setting in private practice to help patients make changes that are not always as easily achieved in time-limited therapy. I practice psychodynamic psychotherapy, which sees conscious difficulties in our lives as solutions to unconscious problems. It helps with common mental health problems, like anxiety and depression, including trauma, but allows for a deeper appreciation of our internal world that alleviates our everyday disquiet in profound and subtle ways, almost like a volume control being turned down.
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Dr Julija Jain
Psychologist, DCounsPsych, HCPC - Couns. Psych.
Verified Verified
Sale M33
Share your problems, Challenge them, Learn new ways of coping and experience Change with my psychological services. I have over 10 years of training and practice in the most effective therapies aimed at helping people with complex and less complex mental health needs. As a highly skilled Chartered Counselling Psychologist, I can help you feel empowered and gain control of yourself and your responses to challenging situations. Book yourself for an initial psychological assessment session which will help us to have a better understanding of your issues and what specific approach is needed to resolve these issues: www.drjulijajain.com
Share your problems, Challenge them, Learn new ways of coping and experience Change with my psychological services. I have over 10 years of training and practice in the most effective therapies aimed at helping people with complex and less complex mental health needs. As a highly skilled Chartered Counselling Psychologist, I can help you feel empowered and gain control of yourself and your responses to challenging situations. Book yourself for an initial psychological assessment session which will help us to have a better understanding of your issues and what specific approach is needed to resolve these issues: www.drjulijajain.com
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Adam Rothwell
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Sale M33
Are you looking to overcome anxiety, low mood, OCD or phobias? Perhaps you want to conquer insomnia, stress or IBS symptoms... The fact you are researching therapists is a great first step to creating the life you want. I know it can be overwhelming looking for a therapist but is also a rewarding and life-changing experience. It is because of this that I am committed to providing you with an informative, supportive and professional experience. My aim is to provide you with a safe space to reflect on your life and to help you create solutions that will get you to a place of feeling more confident, balanced and content.
Are you looking to overcome anxiety, low mood, OCD or phobias? Perhaps you want to conquer insomnia, stress or IBS symptoms... The fact you are researching therapists is a great first step to creating the life you want. I know it can be overwhelming looking for a therapist but is also a rewarding and life-changing experience. It is because of this that I am committed to providing you with an informative, supportive and professional experience. My aim is to provide you with a safe space to reflect on your life and to help you create solutions that will get you to a place of feeling more confident, balanced and content.
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Sabrina Maynard
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Sale M33
Are you feeling isolated or lonely? Are you unsure who you are? Are you seeing the same patterns play out in your relationships? Are you no longer getting enjoyment from things in life? If you have answered yes to any of the questions, then person- centred counselling may be right for you. I am a person centred counsellor working with adults, children, young people and couples. I have worked with clients who have had a range of issues such as  anxiety, depression, self esteem difficulties, work related stress, bullying and issues in relation to gender, race and sexuality alongside clients who have experienced childhood trauma.
Are you feeling isolated or lonely? Are you unsure who you are? Are you seeing the same patterns play out in your relationships? Are you no longer getting enjoyment from things in life? If you have answered yes to any of the questions, then person- centred counselling may be right for you. I am a person centred counsellor working with adults, children, young people and couples. I have worked with clients who have had a range of issues such as  anxiety, depression, self esteem difficulties, work related stress, bullying and issues in relation to gender, race and sexuality alongside clients who have experienced childhood trauma.
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Victoria Abadi
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I believe deeply in the potentials of compassion, empathy and self-awareness as a means of healing psychological wounds and helping us reach our full potential. People seek counselling for all kinds of different reasons, from stress, anxiety, depression, childhood trauma, relationship problems, and many others. I aim to build an authentic and trusting relationship with the clients I work with and cultivate an environment of unconditional acceptance and non-judgement to work through whatever issues they may need to explore.
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Feeling vulnerable and overwhelmed by life’s events can happen to any of us and usually occurs at the most inappropriate time. Do you feel unable to make sense of how you feel? Do you have difficulties in relationships? Have you noticed the same patterns of behaviour happening repetitively in your life? Do you have low self-confidence/self-esteem? Do you suffer with anxiety and/or depression? If you have answered yes to any of the above, then I may be able to help you.
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Alcohol Use Counsellors

Are there specific medications for alcohol use?

There are oral medications approved to treat alcohol use disorder—such as disulfiram, acamprosate, and naltrexone, which also comes in an injectable form. These medications do help people reduce their drinking as well as avoid the problem of relapse. Naltrexone helps reduce cravings, disulfiram can make a person feel sick when they drink, and acamprosate may help ease symptoms like poor sleep and anxious feelings.

How do alcohol recovery or rehabilitation programs work?

In inpatient programs, individuals live in a facility with other patients in recovery; in outpatient programs,individuals live at home. These facilities are staffed with healthcare professionals including physicians, nurses, psychologists, counselors, and psychotherapists. Staff can also include people who have recovered themselves, serving as mentors and guides. These programs may use abstinence, harm reduction, detoxification, psychotherapy, and other tools for recovery.

How do 12-step programs combined with psychotherapy work?

Members of 12-step programs help each other reach abstinence and work to maintain it. These programs promote complete change in the individual’s emotional, mental, physical, and even spiritual perspectives. Some programs require that new members attend 90 meetings in 90 days. Many people do attend these programs in conjunction with their work in psychotherapy; the combination of therapy along with 12-step can be extremely effective.

How does harm reduction combined with psychotherapy work?

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, harm reduction prevents death, injury, disease, overdose, and substance misuse. People who choose harm reduction for alcohol use reduce the amount of alcohol they intake. It is not abstinence-based like a 12-step program, but combining harm reduction with psychotherapy proves to be effective for many people.