Sleep or Insomnia Counselling in Southampton

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Changing Pages Counselling
Psychotherapist, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Southampton SO52
If your life events or traumatic experiences have left you struggling, feeling stressed, anxious, depressed, having nightmares, unable to sleep or relax and you feel you are ready to talk, please call.
My name is Angeline, I am a trained Therapist, Supervisor, EMDR therapist (Course accredited by EMDR Europe), Couples Counsellor and Children's and Young person Therapist. I have many years experience in private practice working with adults, couples and young people. I have worked as a trauma therapist . My approach is tailored to individuals as a Humanistic/Person-centred Therapist, integrating other types of therapy such as CBT.
If your life events or traumatic experiences have left you struggling, feeling stressed, anxious, depressed, having nightmares, unable to sleep or relax and you feel you are ready to talk, please call.
My name is Angeline, I am a trained Therapist, Supervisor, EMDR therapist (Course accredited by EMDR Europe), Couples Counsellor and Children's and Young person Therapist. I have many years experience in private practice working with adults, couples and young people. I have worked as a trauma therapist . My approach is tailored to individuals as a Humanistic/Person-centred Therapist, integrating other types of therapy such as CBT.
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Catherine Jones
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Southampton SO32
I believe I know what matters in building a safe and trusting environment to enable personal change and growth. I have chosen to base my counselling ethos on a Humanistic modality which includes the belief each of us has the ability, drive and autonomy within ourselves to resolve emotional issues, conflicts and life changing events. I also recognise we all need a bit of help and support in times of distress.
I believe I know what matters in building a safe and trusting environment to enable personal change and growth. I have chosen to base my counselling ethos on a Humanistic modality which includes the belief each of us has the ability, drive and autonomy within ourselves to resolve emotional issues, conflicts and life changing events. I also recognise we all need a bit of help and support in times of distress.
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Jan Gay
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Southampton SO31
Not accepting new clients
I can help with a wide range of issues including feeling anxious, depressed, finding it difficult to cope, relationship and family issues, bereavement, being worried or confused about your sexuality or gender, dealing with effects of sexual, mental or physical abuse, lack of confidence, low self esteem, panic attacks, managing anger or frustration, difficulties at school, work or college, OCD, the impact of trauma, coping with change, worries about drinking or drug use, self harm, resolving 'unfinished business’ and compulsive behaviours. I am a qualified supervisor, EMDR therapist and accredited by the BACP.
I can help with a wide range of issues including feeling anxious, depressed, finding it difficult to cope, relationship and family issues, bereavement, being worried or confused about your sexuality or gender, dealing with effects of sexual, mental or physical abuse, lack of confidence, low self esteem, panic attacks, managing anger or frustration, difficulties at school, work or college, OCD, the impact of trauma, coping with change, worries about drinking or drug use, self harm, resolving 'unfinished business’ and compulsive behaviours. I am a qualified supervisor, EMDR therapist and accredited by the BACP.
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Nathan Bryce
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
Southampton SO15
When we are experiencing difficulties and our usual means of coping aren’t enough, it can be difficult to know where or who to turn to. Therapy can provide a non-judgemental and expectation free space to reflect on what is going on for us, what changes we might want to make and how we might go about this.
When we are experiencing difficulties and our usual means of coping aren’t enough, it can be difficult to know where or who to turn to. Therapy can provide a non-judgemental and expectation free space to reflect on what is going on for us, what changes we might want to make and how we might go about this.
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laura Mearns
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Southampton SO18
Hello and welcome. I have many years experience working as a counsellor and I support adults and young people aged 13 and over in the Southampton and Romsey areas. I can help with difficulties such as; anxiety, depression, low mood, self-esteem and relationships. I also specialise in childhood and adult trauma. I offer face to face, online and telephone sessions, depending on what works best for you.
Hello and welcome. I have many years experience working as a counsellor and I support adults and young people aged 13 and over in the Southampton and Romsey areas. I can help with difficulties such as; anxiety, depression, low mood, self-esteem and relationships. I also specialise in childhood and adult trauma. I offer face to face, online and telephone sessions, depending on what works best for you.
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Questa Psychological Services
Psychologist, PsychD, AFBPSsS
Verified Verified
Southampton SO16
Questa is a small, specialist practice; we provide a range of psychological services for children and adults, both clinical and educational. In addition to therapy, we are experts in Autism and ADHD assessment/diagnosis. We offer therapy and support for a range of emotional problems for children, teenagers and adults and are specialists in anxiety, depression and trauma, providing therapy to emergency services personnel. Do call or email us today to discuss how we may be able to support you. We can usually help, but if we can't, then we’ll do our very best to offer advice and signposting.
Questa is a small, specialist practice; we provide a range of psychological services for children and adults, both clinical and educational. In addition to therapy, we are experts in Autism and ADHD assessment/diagnosis. We offer therapy and support for a range of emotional problems for children, teenagers and adults and are specialists in anxiety, depression and trauma, providing therapy to emergency services personnel. Do call or email us today to discuss how we may be able to support you. We can usually help, but if we can't, then we’ll do our very best to offer advice and signposting.
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Nathalie Knevett
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Southampton SO18
I am an Integrative Counsellor based in Southampton Hampshire. Being Integrative means that I am able to use tools from many different types of therapy to support each individual I work with.
I am an Integrative Counsellor based in Southampton Hampshire. Being Integrative means that I am able to use tools from many different types of therapy to support each individual I work with.
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Roxanne Edmonds
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
Southampton SO15
Finding a new counsellor can be daunting, so have a read of my profile and how I work, to see if you feel we could work together. You are welcome to contact me for more information. I offer a professional, confidential and friendly therapeutic space for you to explore what is troubling you. Sessions will be f-2-f/online in a warm and safe environment where you can bring any subject you wish to discuss without fear of judgment. Counselling can lead to self discovery, confidence and understanding, helping you to come to your own decisions, feel improved moods and discover a new, brighter, happier way of being.
Finding a new counsellor can be daunting, so have a read of my profile and how I work, to see if you feel we could work together. You are welcome to contact me for more information. I offer a professional, confidential and friendly therapeutic space for you to explore what is troubling you. Sessions will be f-2-f/online in a warm and safe environment where you can bring any subject you wish to discuss without fear of judgment. Counselling can lead to self discovery, confidence and understanding, helping you to come to your own decisions, feel improved moods and discover a new, brighter, happier way of being.
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Maximillian Mustafa-Holzapfel
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Southampton SO17  (Online Only)
I focus mostly on identity and intersectional experiences. My main areas of interest and knowledge are queer identities, gender identity (including cis, trans+, enby, and intersex), poly relationships, families with mixed ethnic and/or religious backgrounds, disability/illness (including hidden) and difficult parenting/parented relationships (including single parenting, and queer parenting). I am open to working with any kind of client, regardless of lifestyle, history, and past mistakes. Please see my website for more information and my inclusion statement. I work online only and my session fees range from £30 to £60 per session.
I focus mostly on identity and intersectional experiences. My main areas of interest and knowledge are queer identities, gender identity (including cis, trans+, enby, and intersex), poly relationships, families with mixed ethnic and/or religious backgrounds, disability/illness (including hidden) and difficult parenting/parented relationships (including single parenting, and queer parenting). I am open to working with any kind of client, regardless of lifestyle, history, and past mistakes. Please see my website for more information and my inclusion statement. I work online only and my session fees range from £30 to £60 per session.
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Jane Gosnell-Lee
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
Southampton SO40
Hi, I'm a Counsellor and Psychotherapist based in Marchwood, near Southampton but also offer online/ telephone and couple therapy sessions. Counselling is a place to help you explore the personal worries and issues you face. I aim to listen in an accepting, understanding, therapeutic and confidential way to build a warm, honest, genuine and open relationship between us in which you find trust in me and yourself, to explore your personal world. I believe this will enable you to reflect and make the best decisions for yourself in order to develop your own personal growth.
Hi, I'm a Counsellor and Psychotherapist based in Marchwood, near Southampton but also offer online/ telephone and couple therapy sessions. Counselling is a place to help you explore the personal worries and issues you face. I aim to listen in an accepting, understanding, therapeutic and confidential way to build a warm, honest, genuine and open relationship between us in which you find trust in me and yourself, to explore your personal world. I believe this will enable you to reflect and make the best decisions for yourself in order to develop your own personal growth.
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Tom Bulpit
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
Southampton SO14
Hi, I’m Tom! If you’re reading my profile, then chances are either you or someone you love is having a really hard time at the moment. Thinking about getting support can feel really scary and difficult – and making that decision to pick up the phone or go to your first counselling session can feel terrifying. I know this because a long time ago it was me making that first phone call too. I work with a very wide range of issues - nothing is ever off limits with me. Whatever it is that's affecting you, I'm here to help. I work with teenagers, adults and families.
Hi, I’m Tom! If you’re reading my profile, then chances are either you or someone you love is having a really hard time at the moment. Thinking about getting support can feel really scary and difficult – and making that decision to pick up the phone or go to your first counselling session can feel terrifying. I know this because a long time ago it was me making that first phone call too. I work with a very wide range of issues - nothing is ever off limits with me. Whatever it is that's affecting you, I'm here to help. I work with teenagers, adults and families.
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Dr Hubert Fanka
Psychotherapist, MBABCP
Verified Verified
Southampton SO16
Sensation of being stuck, depressed, worried, struggling to cope with your feelings, mood changes, trauma memories, hearing distressing voices, suicidal thoughts and urges, adjustment difficulties, addiction, being different and interpersonal difficulties, and willing to move forward and find new ways of coping effectively, “YES i can help". In our sessions, we will use an integrative approach, a mixture Cognitive, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, (DBT CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing, (EMDR), Compassionate Focused Therapy, (CFT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, (ACT) depending on your individual needs.
Sensation of being stuck, depressed, worried, struggling to cope with your feelings, mood changes, trauma memories, hearing distressing voices, suicidal thoughts and urges, adjustment difficulties, addiction, being different and interpersonal difficulties, and willing to move forward and find new ways of coping effectively, “YES i can help". In our sessions, we will use an integrative approach, a mixture Cognitive, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, (DBT CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing, (EMDR), Compassionate Focused Therapy, (CFT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, (ACT) depending on your individual needs.
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Justine White Counselling
Counsellor, BACP
Verified Verified
Southampton SO40
Are you experiencing symptoms of depression, anxiety, low mood, or just not feeling yourself? Maybe you are struggling with relationships or family problems? Counselling can help you to explore these things in a safe, non-judgemental environment.
Are you experiencing symptoms of depression, anxiety, low mood, or just not feeling yourself? Maybe you are struggling with relationships or family problems? Counselling can help you to explore these things in a safe, non-judgemental environment.
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Sara Beaumont
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Southampton SO15
Are you at a point where you need time and space to process life’s challenges, away from the day to day difficulties and without feeling as though you are putting your problems onto those close to you? You may be feeling overwhelmed with anxiety, or weighed down with grief, struggling with your emotions and wondering how to get through it all. Or do you feel as though you’re not quite yourself but can’t put a finger on why? I will listen to you, hear you and help you gain clarity to begin moving forward from this point.
Are you at a point where you need time and space to process life’s challenges, away from the day to day difficulties and without feeling as though you are putting your problems onto those close to you? You may be feeling overwhelmed with anxiety, or weighed down with grief, struggling with your emotions and wondering how to get through it all. Or do you feel as though you’re not quite yourself but can’t put a finger on why? I will listen to you, hear you and help you gain clarity to begin moving forward from this point.
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Janette Penfold-Oram
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Southampton SO15
My name is Janette and I offer counselling therapy for adults over 18yrs. When life is difficult it can be difficult to reach out for support. This can lead to feelings of isolation, feeling overwhelmed as well as feelings of anxiety, depression, and stress. You may be carrying worries from the past or have worries about the future which are affecting you today. I offer a safe, confidential place to explore what brings you to counselling within an empathetic ,non-judgmental, professional relationship where you can be heard and be your true self.
My name is Janette and I offer counselling therapy for adults over 18yrs. When life is difficult it can be difficult to reach out for support. This can lead to feelings of isolation, feeling overwhelmed as well as feelings of anxiety, depression, and stress. You may be carrying worries from the past or have worries about the future which are affecting you today. I offer a safe, confidential place to explore what brings you to counselling within an empathetic ,non-judgmental, professional relationship where you can be heard and be your true self.
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Counselling and Life Coaching Services
Counsellor, MA, MBACP Snr. Accred
Verified Verified
Southampton SO32  (Online Only)
I am a qualified, registered senior accredited counsellor and life coach and my style of working is integrative which means that I am trained to use a range of counselling skills to support you. With over 18 years experience working as a psychotherapeutic counsellor both privately and for the NHS, I have developed a special interest in working with depression and anxiety, stress, relationship issues and difficulties, addiction, long term and life limiting illness, bereavement and loss. As well as counselling I also provide solution focused counselling, short term therapy and life coaching if needed. Please ask for further details.
I am a qualified, registered senior accredited counsellor and life coach and my style of working is integrative which means that I am trained to use a range of counselling skills to support you. With over 18 years experience working as a psychotherapeutic counsellor both privately and for the NHS, I have developed a special interest in working with depression and anxiety, stress, relationship issues and difficulties, addiction, long term and life limiting illness, bereavement and loss. As well as counselling I also provide solution focused counselling, short term therapy and life coaching if needed. Please ask for further details.
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Debi King
Psychotherapist, MBABCP
Verified Verified
Southampton SO30
I am a BABCP accredited CBT & EMDR Therapist with over a decade of extensive experience in therapy treatments for anxiety presentations such as PTSD, Complex Trauma, Depression, Low Self Esteem, Disordered Eating, Emotional Dysregulation and the various anxiety disorders - OCD, generalised anxiety disorder, Health Anxiety, Social Phobia, Panic disorder skin picking and more. I offer a friendly and professional approach and I understand how anxiety provoking therapy can be - why not give me a call or send a WhatsApp or email me? I would happily have a brief chat with you to put your mind at ease.
I am a BABCP accredited CBT & EMDR Therapist with over a decade of extensive experience in therapy treatments for anxiety presentations such as PTSD, Complex Trauma, Depression, Low Self Esteem, Disordered Eating, Emotional Dysregulation and the various anxiety disorders - OCD, generalised anxiety disorder, Health Anxiety, Social Phobia, Panic disorder skin picking and more. I offer a friendly and professional approach and I understand how anxiety provoking therapy can be - why not give me a call or send a WhatsApp or email me? I would happily have a brief chat with you to put your mind at ease.
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Elizabeth Rose
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Southampton SO15
I am a Gestalt Therapist. My Counselling Room is very spacious, safe & secure. It provides a confidential environment for you to express yourself freely & openly in any way you feel comfortable, about any issues you have to deal with, without fear of judgement or offending or upsetting those closest to you, family, friends or colleagues. A place where you're able to be honest with yourself, about how situations or events affect you personally, where you can explore those feelings, thoughts & emotions that can sometimes be hard to deal with. COVID-19 SAFETY MEASURES:- F2F (With 2m Social Distancing), PHONE & ZOOM Availablity.
I am a Gestalt Therapist. My Counselling Room is very spacious, safe & secure. It provides a confidential environment for you to express yourself freely & openly in any way you feel comfortable, about any issues you have to deal with, without fear of judgement or offending or upsetting those closest to you, family, friends or colleagues. A place where you're able to be honest with yourself, about how situations or events affect you personally, where you can explore those feelings, thoughts & emotions that can sometimes be hard to deal with. COVID-19 SAFETY MEASURES:- F2F (With 2m Social Distancing), PHONE & ZOOM Availablity.
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Kim Speake
Counsellor, BACP
Verified Verified
Southampton SO40
As the saying goes, 'Its' good to talk', and I'm hear to listen. Whether life has just got a bit too much at the moment, or whether there are longer term factors and influences you'd like to explore and process, together, we can find a way. I could go into more detail, but for me, reading a blurb doesn't help establish whether I'm the right counsellor for you. If you've reached the point where you are actively looking I'd suggest sending me an email or giving me a bell, lets have a chat and see if I'm able to provide what you need.
As the saying goes, 'Its' good to talk', and I'm hear to listen. Whether life has just got a bit too much at the moment, or whether there are longer term factors and influences you'd like to explore and process, together, we can find a way. I could go into more detail, but for me, reading a blurb doesn't help establish whether I'm the right counsellor for you. If you've reached the point where you are actively looking I'd suggest sending me an email or giving me a bell, lets have a chat and see if I'm able to provide what you need.
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Vicky Bird
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Southampton SO32
I provide a confidential safe space to learn about you, to consider direction or find meaning, in a way that isn’t always possible with friends or family. With over 14 years experience i can help you explore whatever aspects of your life you may want to better understand or change. We all struggle from time to time, and you don't have to face it alone. An opportunity to explore your thoughts and feelings freely without judgement, and learn how to help yourself on the not so good days….(and we all have them) If you choose to work with me sessions and the length of time we work together will be suited to you.
I provide a confidential safe space to learn about you, to consider direction or find meaning, in a way that isn’t always possible with friends or family. With over 14 years experience i can help you explore whatever aspects of your life you may want to better understand or change. We all struggle from time to time, and you don't have to face it alone. An opportunity to explore your thoughts and feelings freely without judgement, and learn how to help yourself on the not so good days….(and we all have them) If you choose to work with me sessions and the length of time we work together will be suited to you.
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Sleep or Insomnia Counsellors

How effective is treatment for insomnia?

The most effective treatments for insomnia are behavioral techniques that reduce anxiety, including anxiety about falling asleep, and allow the body’s natural cycles to be recalibrated. The most common treatment is cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I), which researchers have found to be more useful than medication, with rates of success as high as 80 percent.

Are there specific medications for sleep problems?

There are many medications, both over-the-counter and prescription that treat sleep problems. Supplements such as melatonin are popular and may help, though there is little evidence that it is more effective than a placebo. Prescription medications such as zolpidem are sometimes prescribed.

Are there natural treatments for sleep problems?

There are many natural treatments for everyday sleep problems. Reducing blue-light emitting screens, setting a regular bedtime, regular exercise, reducing caffeine and nicotine consumption, and keeping the bedroom dark and cool at night are all lifestyle changes that can help those who struggle with sleep but may not reach the level of an insomnia diagnosis.

What’s the difference between having trouble falling asleep and insomnia?

Life events, stress, and anxiety can lead to sleepless nights for everyone from time to time. To be diagnosed with insomnia, a patient must experience trouble falling asleep, trouble remaining asleep, waking up too early, or non-restorative sleep at least three nights per week for at least one month. Sleep problems affect one-third to one-half of the population, while chronic insomnia affects about 10 to 15 percent of people.