Parenting Counselling in Stoke-on-Trent

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Photo of Sherwin Psychological Therapies, Counsellor in Stoke-on-Trent, England
Sherwin Psychological Therapies
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP
Verified
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I also have a psychology degree and training in a variety of other therapies such as CBT, solution focussed brief therapy and Triple P parenting qualification.
Hi, my name is Gemma and I have been a therapist for over 10 years. I have experience clients with a variety of mental health concerns. There are no issues that are too big or too small for therapy. I can work with you for a short period of time, or for more long term therapy, depending on your needs. I am empathic, supportive, responsive and dynamic. I have a strong history of helping both children and adults overcome their difficulties and achieve their life goals, whatever they may be. I have a specialist interest in fertility counselling.
07723 490507
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Stoke-on-Trent ST1
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Adela Ramona Moldovan
Psychotherapist, DCounsPsych, MBACP
Verified
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My clinical experience as a Clinical Psychologist and Psychotherapist encompasses many years working in a mental health setting and private practice dealing with a broad range of symptoms including, but not limited to, chronic trauma, loss or abuse, stress, anxiety, depression, marital difficulties, child- parent conflicts, self-harm, bi-polar disorder, addiction and border-line states – to name just some of the presenting issues.
01707 242075
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Stoke-on-Trent ST4
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Juliet Bunting Spiritual Wellness Coach
Counsellor, MBACP
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Offering women the opportunity for introspection and self-reflection upon their own spiritual path in life, I draw upon multiple therapeutic approaches and healing modalities, weaving together an array of tools and techniques to facilitate a profound healing experience and create deeper, long-lasting transformation. The healing modalities that we will explore together include; Counselling, Somatic therapy, relaxation, mindfulness, meditation, Angelic Reiki, journaling, visualisation, nutrition, manifestation techniques, crystal healing and channelling divine intuitive guidance from Source.
01772 286823
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Stoke-on-Trent ST4
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Michelle Vernall
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
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Welcome, my name is Michelle and I am a fully qualified Integrative Psychotherapeutic Counsellor here in Staffordshire England. My main focus is for clients to feel confident and comfortable within the therapeutic relationship with me, giving you the autonomy to advocate what you would like to gain from your therapy sessions and what therapy looks like for you. Nevertheless I also understand that many may not know what therapy is and what it looks like for them which I struggled with too many years ago.
01296 254481
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Stoke-on-Trent ST4
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Kay Glover Counselling and Supervision
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified
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With over 15 years' experience as a counsellor, I can offer a calm, safe space for you to explore your feelings and begin to make changes toward the life you would like. If you feel anxious, depressed, are suffering from PTSD or feel suicidal, have general low mood or feel that the time is right to seek support please contact me for an initial chat. I work with a person-centred approach, integrating other ways of working to suit your needs. I offer a free consultation so that you can find out if you would like to begin your journey with me. Free parking and disabled access. Face to face, telephone or online appointments.
01782 493932
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Stoke-on-Trent ST7
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Emily Grant
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP
Verified
1 Endorsed
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Issues I have worked with include; depression, anxiety, trauma, loss, anger, suicidal thoughts and suicide attempts, relationship difficulties, workplace stress, serious illness, and many others. I have extensive experience working on a one-to-one basis with people who have a diagnosis of dementia and survivors of sexual violence and domestic abuse. I work with couples experiencing difficulties in many aspects of their relationships, such as infidelity, communication break down and sexual issues. I can also help couples to find an amicable end to a relationship.
01782 986071
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Stoke-on-Trent ST3
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Helen Joy Green
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, MBACP
Verified
Verified
Hello and welcome, We all deserve a helping hand. Someone to lead us through the dark times. I believe I can offer this, by sharing my 16 years of practice, which has provided me with a vast experience/knowledge of working with adults, couples and young people. My passion is in the belief that we have the ability to grow and reach our potential. I work with compassion, genuineness and have a real passion for the effectiveness of the counselling process. I am a highly a sensitive person which helps me to empathise with others deeply. I value indifference and work in a non judgemental way.
01782 983552
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Stoke-on-Trent ST10
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Jayne Davis
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP
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1 Endorsed
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1 Endorsed
Feeling stuck, struggling to cope or feeling lost in your own head? Life is challenging and it’s not uncommon to experience periods in our life where we have lost our direction and meaning. Perhaps your past experiences are standing in the way of you leading the life you want. Talking your problems through with a professional can help you to make sense of things, uncover unconscious beliefs that may have been holding you back and work through difficult emotions.
01782 493193
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Stoke-on-Trent ST7
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Parkes therapy Practice
Counsellor, MBACP
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As a qualified Counsellor, I work in a Client centred manner, providing a solid foundation for therapy, building on trust and mutual respect, by providing a safe, warm confidential and non-judgemental environment in which to contemplate your emotional state, because quite simple sometimes life can be just too much. . I will endeavour to help support you on your journey of finding the right answers and building on your own natural resilience. I offer both short and long term therapy depending on your needs.
01477 412596
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Stoke-on-Trent ST8
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Natalie Jane Brayford
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP
Verified
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Hi, I'm Natalie. I am a BACP registered Counsellor with a MSc in Counselling Psychology. Asking for help is not a sign of weakness, it's a sign of strength and I am here to help. I am friendly and down to earth and offer a 20 minute free telephone consultation, we can have a chat and you can use this time to ask any questions, as I know how daunting counselling can be.
01782 983158
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Stoke-on-Trent ST3
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Maggie Peet
Counsellor, MA, MBACP Snr. Accred
Verified
Verified
Whether you are suffering grief, recent or earlier trauma, concerns about the future, troubling memories of the past, struggling with anxiety or unexplained emotional pain, my aim will be to help you find ways forward that feel positive for you. I will listen carefully, empathically and respectfully to whatever it is that brings you to seek counselling at this time. I have over 25 years counselling experience: both in private practice and in Primary Care and Employee Assisted Programmes. I can offer a short term contract (6 sessions) or medium to long term work.
01889 227316
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Stoke-on-Trent ST10
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Lisa Woolrich
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, MBACP Accred
Verified
Verified
Is now the right time for you to invest in yourself? My curiosity lies within exploring your current challenges, what may be keeping you in the past, what may be enabling your current struggles and how you can utilise your strengths to help you to move forward. Life can be difficult to navigate, it provides opportunities but it is sometimes not an easy road to travel. It is during these challenging times when you may feel that you would like an opportunity to talk to someone, in a non-judgmental, confidential space. To be heard and understood, whilst also being open to gentle challenges.
01782 983391
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Stoke-on-Trent ST3
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Sarah Wilford
Counsellor, BACP
Verified
Verified
Are you finding life hard work, struggling with a low mood or losing your temper at the smallest of things? Do you feel out of control and that life is not what it's meant to be? Then maybe I can help. If you'd like to feel more in control, less overwhelmed or anxious then talking therapies can really help. Many of my clients come to me exhausted from trying to take control of their life, struggling to manage their anger and feeling worthless. After a few sessions most clients notice that life begins to feel less stressful, their relationships start to improve and the joy of living begins to return.
01782 454496
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Stoke-on-Trent ST1
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Nigel Cadman
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP
Verified
Verified
I work in a person-centred manner which means that I value building a positive relationship with clients; working to create a safe and comfortable therapeutic environment. This means that I want you to feel able to talk and express yourself about anything that may be troubling you. We talk about whatever you chose, and you can do so without fear of judgement. This enables you to become more comfortable with things as you discuss your thoughts freely, giving you an opportunity to consider things from different perspectives and over time building your confidence to explore different options and possibilities that are open to you.
01270 433834
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Stoke-on-Trent ST1
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Marie Brockley
Counsellor, MA, BACP
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How to explain what counselling is... If you're holding a cup of coffee and somebody accidentally bumps into you, you will most likely spill a drop or two, or depending on the bump impact a few spoonfuls or more. If there had been tea or something else in your cup, the result would be the same. Your emotions and feelings are like the coffee, because sometimes when life comes along and shakes you (which will happen to us all) whatever is inside your cup will spill out. Sometimes life can be easier until you get bumped.....but then you may need somebody to talk to, this is where counselling can help.
01538 712372
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Stoke-on-Trent ST4
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Nicole Hampton
Psychologist, MSc, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified
Verified
Do you feel like you are going around in circles, struggling to find solutions to recurrent difficulties or unhealthy patterns? Are you struggling to overcome a difficult life event or series of events from your past? Do you feel bogged down by day-to-day stressors, or demands in your work or home life? Do you feel particularly anxious or low in mood? Do you feel misunderstood or frustrated by your circumstances? Do you just want someone to listen to how you feel? Someone who will work with you to support you to understand the difficulties you are having and develop strategies to break free from the weight of the emotional baggage?
0121 312 1682
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Stoke-on-Trent ST3
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Deb Haynes
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
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Hello, I'm Deb Haynes and I hope that I can help you. I work primarily with children and families, but also with individuals. I use a person centred approach and other techniques which I have trained in such as play therapy. Some of the stressful issues that a lot of people experience are bereavement (including pet bereavement) , trauma, behavioural/trust issues, self esteem issues, self harming and harmful sexual behaviour issues. Please get in touch.
01270 906390
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Stoke-on-Trent ST12
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On the Horizon Counselling Services CIC
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Verified
My name is Lisa Shaw. I am a qualified Psychotherapeutic Counsellor of 9 years and consider myself as a Integrative counsellor which means I may use various models of counselling I am able to adapt my way of working to suit your needs throughout your journey. I am a Registered Member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy MBACP 273397. I have extensive experience working within the local area for various charities and local schools. I work with adults, young people and children with various issues. I specialise in working with attachment, anxiety, depression, confidence, self-esteem, resilience and self worth.
07807 204412
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Stoke-on-Trent ST9
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Stefanos Malais
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP
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My education and experience help me use various processes and collaborate with each person or couple to create their own unique treatment plan with the aim to cover, as much as possible, their own unique needs. Through these processes (e.g. through Socratic dialogue/questioning, Empathic Responses, and other Systemic and Cognitive-Behavioral techniques), I invite people to develop more self-awareness, to renegotiate key issues of their existence and to approach past traumatic experiences in a more constructive manner.
01477 412622
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Stoke-on-Trent ST7
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Sarah louise Jackson
Counsellor, BACP
Verified
Verified
01270 696672
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Stoke-on-Trent ST1
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Parenting Counsellors

What does therapy for parenting look like?

Therapists may work with parents individually, together, or include the whole family to find solutions for the problems a parent faces. Many parent-based therapies work on a parent’s relationship with their children, problem-solving within the family, and analysis of family dynamics. Therapy conducted remotely by video may be helpful in allowing a therapist to observe how families interact in their own homes.

When should a parent seek therapy?

When behavioural problems begin to disrupt the healthy functioning of a family, it may be a good time to look into therapy. If parents find that children are acting out in school, have started using drugs or alcohol, have developed eating disorders, or other similar red flags, a therapist may be able to help.

How long does therapy take for parenting problems?

Depending on the severity of a family’s challenges and the type of treatment utilised, therapy for parenting can last from weeks to months. Cognitive behavioural therapy is a pragmatic therapy type that can be brief, most often ranging from between 5 and 20 sessions. Structural family therapy, which inspects family dynamics, often takes several months. Parent-child interaction therapy is typically shorter-term, lasting between 10 and 20 sessions. For any therapy, the duration will depend on the progress made and results realised.

Can therapy help parents dealing with burnout or stress?

Parenting is difficult. Parents may dismiss or conceal feelings of exhaustion, overwhelm, or escape ideation—imagining withdrawing from their parental obligations altogether. but left unattended, these feelings can have negative effects on the whole family. A therapist can help parents work on the skills they might need to better cope with the burdens of parenting and help them be the best parents they can be.