Female Counselling in Wingham, ENG

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Viv Botting
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Wingham CT3
I am a highly qualified and experienced professional specialising in working with adults and young people. I offer support with a wide range of issues around bereavement, depression, anxiety, trauma and relationships. If you are an adult/young person (14 years+) looking for someone kind who will listen to you without judgement and make you feel valued and supported, I can help you to identify your needs in a safe and confidential space and support your personal growth.
I am a highly qualified and experienced professional specialising in working with adults and young people. I offer support with a wide range of issues around bereavement, depression, anxiety, trauma and relationships. If you are an adult/young person (14 years+) looking for someone kind who will listen to you without judgement and make you feel valued and supported, I can help you to identify your needs in a safe and confidential space and support your personal growth.
01304 796925 View 01304 796925
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Angela Mary Curwen
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Wingham CT3
Working as an integrative counsellor I have experience of working with clients living with: Anxiety, Depression, Childhood & Adult Trauma, Personality Disorder, Neurodiversity Including Autism and ADHD, Struggles with Self-Belief, Self Esteem & Self Confidence. I am an integrative counsellor working from a Person-Centred perspective. This means that I believe you are the best expert in yourself and this will be the basis of our work together. ​ ​
Working as an integrative counsellor I have experience of working with clients living with: Anxiety, Depression, Childhood & Adult Trauma, Personality Disorder, Neurodiversity Including Autism and ADHD, Struggles with Self-Belief, Self Esteem & Self Confidence. I am an integrative counsellor working from a Person-Centred perspective. This means that I believe you are the best expert in yourself and this will be the basis of our work together. ​ ​
01304 796831 View 01304 796831
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Sue Rosemary Nyirenda
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Wingham CT3  (Online Only)
Coming to counselling is an adventure! It can be immense fun and incredibly inspirational. It can also be hard and will certainly make you take a good look at yourself! If you want to make changes in your life then counselling is one of the most effective ways to do it... and I will help you along the way, walking alongside you, giving you support. It is a great privilege for me - and I deeply value the vulnerable person (within all of us) that counselling helps to find the courage to reveal. I work with kindness, warmth and respect, and our relationship will become strong - yet I will challenge you - but in a caring and gentle way.
Coming to counselling is an adventure! It can be immense fun and incredibly inspirational. It can also be hard and will certainly make you take a good look at yourself! If you want to make changes in your life then counselling is one of the most effective ways to do it... and I will help you along the way, walking alongside you, giving you support. It is a great privilege for me - and I deeply value the vulnerable person (within all of us) that counselling helps to find the courage to reveal. I work with kindness, warmth and respect, and our relationship will become strong - yet I will challenge you - but in a caring and gentle way.
01227 931655 View 01227 931655
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Emily Russell
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Wingham CT3
Recent times may have had a negative impact on your mental wellbeing or your self-esteem. Existing issues may feel harder to manage, or you may feel an increase in stress or anxiety? Your relationships with your partner, family or friends may have suffered, or you may feel lonely or isolated? Perhaps you feel overwhelmed or stuck? Do you want to make changes in your life but feel unsure how to start? Whatever is happening for you, our counselling sessions will be a safe, supportive space for you to process your feelings, make sense of things and begin to move forward again. I’m here for you and will be with you each step of the way.
Recent times may have had a negative impact on your mental wellbeing or your self-esteem. Existing issues may feel harder to manage, or you may feel an increase in stress or anxiety? Your relationships with your partner, family or friends may have suffered, or you may feel lonely or isolated? Perhaps you feel overwhelmed or stuck? Do you want to make changes in your life but feel unsure how to start? Whatever is happening for you, our counselling sessions will be a safe, supportive space for you to process your feelings, make sense of things and begin to move forward again. I’m here for you and will be with you each step of the way.
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Anjula Mutanda
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP Snr. Accred
Verified Verified
Canterbury CT3  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
Sometimes we face tough times and difficult challenges in our lives and don't know where to turn. My belief is that therapy can be an effective and positive way forward in working through challenges and developing constructive strategies. My role is to facilitate you to achieve your therapeutic goals. Whether you are struggling in a relationship or with work issues, dealing with loss or feeling anxious, I can help you to unlock your potential, uncover emotional blocks and retrain your mindset so that you can lead the life you feel in control of.
Sometimes we face tough times and difficult challenges in our lives and don't know where to turn. My belief is that therapy can be an effective and positive way forward in working through challenges and developing constructive strategies. My role is to facilitate you to achieve your therapeutic goals. Whether you are struggling in a relationship or with work issues, dealing with loss or feeling anxious, I can help you to unlock your potential, uncover emotional blocks and retrain your mindset so that you can lead the life you feel in control of.
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Krysia Zalewska
Psychotherapist, MA, MUKCP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Canterbury CT3
Hello, I am a qualified and fully registered psychodynamic psychotherapist in private practice, with experience working in the NHS and the charitable sector, I have worked and continue to work with diverse group of clients. I provide a safe, confidential and non-judgemental space to explore what might be troubling you or preventing you in experiencing your life fully. People seek therapy many reasons including anxiety, bereavement, depression, low self-esteem, self-development, stress, relationship or work issues and trauma.
Hello, I am a qualified and fully registered psychodynamic psychotherapist in private practice, with experience working in the NHS and the charitable sector, I have worked and continue to work with diverse group of clients. I provide a safe, confidential and non-judgemental space to explore what might be troubling you or preventing you in experiencing your life fully. People seek therapy many reasons including anxiety, bereavement, depression, low self-esteem, self-development, stress, relationship or work issues and trauma.
020 3856 8832 View 020 3856 8832
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Lyndsay Stamp
Psychotherapist, MBABCP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Canterbury CT3  (Online Only)
I am a fully qualified BACP Accredited Counsellor, BABCP Accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist and EMDR trained. I have over 15 years’ experience working as a psychotherapist in NHS settings (Primary & Secondary Care) and from treating of a wide range of anxiety and depression related problems. I lecture in CBT and supervise CBT trainees at Canterbury Christ Church University.
I am a fully qualified BACP Accredited Counsellor, BABCP Accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist and EMDR trained. I have over 15 years’ experience working as a psychotherapist in NHS settings (Primary & Secondary Care) and from treating of a wide range of anxiety and depression related problems. I lecture in CBT and supervise CBT trainees at Canterbury Christ Church University.
01227 203768 View 01227 203768
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Katherine Nickoll
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Canterbury CT4
Do you need to unburden your troubles and untangle your muddles? I can hear your darkest stories and share with you my belief that we can all grow. I love to work with people to realise their goals, rediscover their choices and to find hope, self-acceptance and emotional peace of mind. You may be feeling anxious or stressed, have issues at work, including chronic stress, or disability and hidden disability. I also am interested in body positivity, issues around self-esteem, imposter syndrome, and political or environmental worries.
Do you need to unburden your troubles and untangle your muddles? I can hear your darkest stories and share with you my belief that we can all grow. I love to work with people to realise their goals, rediscover their choices and to find hope, self-acceptance and emotional peace of mind. You may be feeling anxious or stressed, have issues at work, including chronic stress, or disability and hidden disability. I also am interested in body positivity, issues around self-esteem, imposter syndrome, and political or environmental worries.
07434 663207 View 07434 663207
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Tracy Fagg
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Canterbury CT3
Hi, my name is Tracy, I'm a counsellor with over 10 years experience of working with individual adults & young people. Often it is when life is at it's most painful & confusing, that we struggle to reach out & ask for help from those around us. Talking to someone removed from your personal life, can be a good starting place to begin exploring and understanding your thoughts and feelings. And find solutions to your problems that make sense to you ! I offer a confidential service, in a relaxed setting, where your find acceptance and understanding. Receive a warm, compassionate welcome and feel listened to with a nonjudgemental ear.
Hi, my name is Tracy, I'm a counsellor with over 10 years experience of working with individual adults & young people. Often it is when life is at it's most painful & confusing, that we struggle to reach out & ask for help from those around us. Talking to someone removed from your personal life, can be a good starting place to begin exploring and understanding your thoughts and feelings. And find solutions to your problems that make sense to you ! I offer a confidential service, in a relaxed setting, where your find acceptance and understanding. Receive a warm, compassionate welcome and feel listened to with a nonjudgemental ear.
01304 799596 View 01304 799596
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Dr Denitsa Radeva-Petrova
Psychotherapist, DCounsPsych, MUKCP
Verified Verified
Stodmarsh CT3
Do you feel overwhelmed in social situations, worrying how others perceive you? Are you having trouble sleeping or waking up in the middle of the night with your heart racing? Or perhaps on some days it is a real challenge to wake up and find the motivation to get out of bed, wondering ‘what’s the point?’ Sometimes, it might be difficult to share your thoughts and feelings with your family and friends. I aim to offer you a safe, confidential space to explore what is on your mind.
Do you feel overwhelmed in social situations, worrying how others perceive you? Are you having trouble sleeping or waking up in the middle of the night with your heart racing? Or perhaps on some days it is a real challenge to wake up and find the motivation to get out of bed, wondering ‘what’s the point?’ Sometimes, it might be difficult to share your thoughts and feelings with your family and friends. I aim to offer you a safe, confidential space to explore what is on your mind.
01227 931098 View 01227 931098
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Hillary Smith
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Canterbury CT3  (Online Only)
I strive to provide a warm and non-judgemental space for my clients to talk, believing the relationship and connection between counsellor and client is fundamental to client self-exploration and personal growth. I work collaboratively with each client so I can tailor my approach, this is important, as we are all unique. Offering a safe and confidential space for the expression and understanding of feelings. I can offer the flexibility of short or longer term therapy and the frequency of sessions is entirely up to each client, options include weekly, fortnightly, a floating arrangement for those working on a changeable rota.
I strive to provide a warm and non-judgemental space for my clients to talk, believing the relationship and connection between counsellor and client is fundamental to client self-exploration and personal growth. I work collaboratively with each client so I can tailor my approach, this is important, as we are all unique. Offering a safe and confidential space for the expression and understanding of feelings. I can offer the flexibility of short or longer term therapy and the frequency of sessions is entirely up to each client, options include weekly, fortnightly, a floating arrangement for those working on a changeable rota.
01227 532623 View 01227 532623
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Nettie Amorati
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Canterbury CT3
Hi, I'm Nettie and welcome to my practice called My Safe Space Therapy. I'm a fully qualified psycho-therapeutic counsellor with over 9 years experience. I'm a trauma-informed counsellor and I work in an integrative way. Based on my clients' needs, I draw on different counselling theories, such as humanistic, psychodynamic and CBT (and its derivatives). I may also do inner child work, use sand play and props, eg stones and shells, Playdoh and other sensory toys to help the client. I'm a registered member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy and I abide by its Ethical Framework for Counselling Professionals.
Hi, I'm Nettie and welcome to my practice called My Safe Space Therapy. I'm a fully qualified psycho-therapeutic counsellor with over 9 years experience. I'm a trauma-informed counsellor and I work in an integrative way. Based on my clients' needs, I draw on different counselling theories, such as humanistic, psychodynamic and CBT (and its derivatives). I may also do inner child work, use sand play and props, eg stones and shells, Playdoh and other sensory toys to help the client. I'm a registered member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy and I abide by its Ethical Framework for Counselling Professionals.
01227 202399 View 01227 202399
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Patricia Ann Murphy
Psychotherapist, MBABCP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Canterbury CT3
We are all unique but our shared humanity means that we all struggle.With over 40yrs experience of working in mental health I have learnt that one of the most helpful interventions for a human in distress is to help them clarify their values and to use this information as leverage to facilitate the inevitable behavioural change that is needed for a life lived well. I have found that combining CBT with Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) promotes symptom reduction but also helps patient's to reconnect with what is important in their lives. If you're reading this I'm guessing you're feeling stuck-maybe I can help with that.
We are all unique but our shared humanity means that we all struggle.With over 40yrs experience of working in mental health I have learnt that one of the most helpful interventions for a human in distress is to help them clarify their values and to use this information as leverage to facilitate the inevitable behavioural change that is needed for a life lived well. I have found that combining CBT with Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) promotes symptom reduction but also helps patient's to reconnect with what is important in their lives. If you're reading this I'm guessing you're feeling stuck-maybe I can help with that.
01227 949490 View 01227 949490
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Sue Brown
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP
Verified Verified
Canterbury CT3
Struggling with stress, anxiety, work-related issues, relationships, discrimination or situations affecting your emotional well-being. These issues could evoke worry, feelings of isolation or fear. You are not alone, by starting your journey with me, it ends with you. Creating the right space allows you to explore what has happened in the past and/or continues to affect you. With support you may be able gain some insight as to why these issues leave you feeling stuck, or repeating the same behaviour. Change is achievable, by developing yourself and building confidence, resilience which may create a happier you.
Struggling with stress, anxiety, work-related issues, relationships, discrimination or situations affecting your emotional well-being. These issues could evoke worry, feelings of isolation or fear. You are not alone, by starting your journey with me, it ends with you. Creating the right space allows you to explore what has happened in the past and/or continues to affect you. With support you may be able gain some insight as to why these issues leave you feeling stuck, or repeating the same behaviour. Change is achievable, by developing yourself and building confidence, resilience which may create a happier you.
01227 931701 View 01227 931701
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Hannah Metternich
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Canterbury CT3
Are you feeling overwhelmed, stuck, or simply in need of a safe space to explore your thoughts and emotions? I’m Hannah, a compassionate and dedicated integrative therapist who understands how challenging life can be. It’s vital to have someone who truly listens without judgement, and I’m here to offer that support. Clients often tell me that our work together makes them feel safe, understood, and accepted. Whether you're dealing with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, or navigating neurodivergent challenges, my goal is to help you explore your experiences, gain deeper understanding, and develop self-awareness.
Are you feeling overwhelmed, stuck, or simply in need of a safe space to explore your thoughts and emotions? I’m Hannah, a compassionate and dedicated integrative therapist who understands how challenging life can be. It’s vital to have someone who truly listens without judgement, and I’m here to offer that support. Clients often tell me that our work together makes them feel safe, understood, and accepted. Whether you're dealing with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, or navigating neurodivergent challenges, my goal is to help you explore your experiences, gain deeper understanding, and develop self-awareness.
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Emma Wilson
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Canterbury CT3
Hi, I’m Emma and I understand life can be challenging, confusing, overwhelming, stressful and often very difficult at times. Sometimes life can just get on top of us, and sometimes something happens to trigger us. Either way, you don’t have to manage this on your own. I understand that coping with the pressures of daily life alongside your own internal struggles can be difficult. I can help you to work through your thoughts, feelings, behaviours and emotions; to help you make sense of your world. I use an integrative approach, I use a range of methods to assist me in my practice, selecting those which are best suited for you.
Hi, I’m Emma and I understand life can be challenging, confusing, overwhelming, stressful and often very difficult at times. Sometimes life can just get on top of us, and sometimes something happens to trigger us. Either way, you don’t have to manage this on your own. I understand that coping with the pressures of daily life alongside your own internal struggles can be difficult. I can help you to work through your thoughts, feelings, behaviours and emotions; to help you make sense of your world. I use an integrative approach, I use a range of methods to assist me in my practice, selecting those which are best suited for you.
01227 532712 View 01227 532712
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Alexandra Venn (Âû)
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Canterbury CT3
Hi. How are you? How are you coping? Do you wish for contentment and vibrancy in life? Do you wonder who you are? Would you like to be seen? Listened to? Do you long to be understood? My name is Alex and I endeavour to provide you with a slice of time that is all about you. I will hold space for your worries, doubts, your joys, and your sorrows. Anything you bring here is welcome.
Hi. How are you? How are you coping? Do you wish for contentment and vibrancy in life? Do you wonder who you are? Would you like to be seen? Listened to? Do you long to be understood? My name is Alex and I endeavour to provide you with a slice of time that is all about you. I will hold space for your worries, doubts, your joys, and your sorrows. Anything you bring here is welcome.
01604 279745 View 01604 279745
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Morgane Glaudot - ADHD and Autism assessments
Psychologist, DCounsPsych, HCPC - Couns. Psych.
Verified Verified
Canterbury CT3
I provide ADHD and ASD (Autism) assessments and screenings both face-to-face and remote in the UK using psychometric questionnaires and interviews. Obtaining a diagnosis helps doctors and mental health clinicians tailor treatment plans to meet client needs and make the necessary change in the workplace and educational environments. This ensures individuals receive the necessary support and accommodations to enhance productivity and well-being. An accurate diagnosis opens access to resources and interventions, promoting better outcomes in both personal and professional life.
I provide ADHD and ASD (Autism) assessments and screenings both face-to-face and remote in the UK using psychometric questionnaires and interviews. Obtaining a diagnosis helps doctors and mental health clinicians tailor treatment plans to meet client needs and make the necessary change in the workplace and educational environments. This ensures individuals receive the necessary support and accommodations to enhance productivity and well-being. An accurate diagnosis opens access to resources and interventions, promoting better outcomes in both personal and professional life.
01227 532642 View 01227 532642
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Holly McCulloch
Psychotherapist, MA, HCPC-Drama Therap.
Verified Verified
Canterbury CT3
Hello! I support adults, children and young people to better understand themselves using a mixture of talking and creative therapy. Perhaps you struggle a lot with family conflict or an inner conflict where you are your worst critic. Maybe you or your child has had a recent ADHD or Autism diagnosis and you want some time and space to understand yourself better. You may want to improve your relationship with yourself and others or you're looking for support to unblock your creativity. Most importantly, you're looking to live a more playful, engaged and meaningful life.
Hello! I support adults, children and young people to better understand themselves using a mixture of talking and creative therapy. Perhaps you struggle a lot with family conflict or an inner conflict where you are your worst critic. Maybe you or your child has had a recent ADHD or Autism diagnosis and you want some time and space to understand yourself better. You may want to improve your relationship with yourself and others or you're looking for support to unblock your creativity. Most importantly, you're looking to live a more playful, engaged and meaningful life.
01227 230967 View 01227 230967
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Helen Hadlow
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Canterbury CT3
I hold a BA(Hons) in integrative relational counselling and a registered member of BACP. I have a number of years of experience working in the charity and private sector, supporting clients with a wide range of emotional issues. ​ At the heart of my counselling practice is the aim to provide a space where you can come to breathe, to be, and find unconditional acceptance, positive reflection and discover alternative narratives and perspectives for yourself. A relationship that enables that to occur, allows for the development of self-awareness, self- acceptance, hope and healing.
I hold a BA(Hons) in integrative relational counselling and a registered member of BACP. I have a number of years of experience working in the charity and private sector, supporting clients with a wide range of emotional issues. ​ At the heart of my counselling practice is the aim to provide a space where you can come to breathe, to be, and find unconditional acceptance, positive reflection and discover alternative narratives and perspectives for yourself. A relationship that enables that to occur, allows for the development of self-awareness, self- acceptance, hope and healing.
01227 931091 View 01227 931091
Female Counsellors

Does it matter what gender my therapist is?

In general, this is not an important factor, as there is no relationship between a therapist’s gender and their efficacy. Some clients, however, prefer to see therapists of a particular gender, whether due to their own past experiences with men and women, or ingrained beliefs about how people of different genders think and behave. Exploring the roots of such preferences and considering what one wants to address in therapy can help someone determine whether their therapist’s gender truly matters to them.

Should I see a female therapist?

Many people—not just women—prefer to see a female therapist, either because they believe that a woman will be able to relate to their specific challenges (for example, sexism in the workplace) or because they imagine feeling more comfortable disclosing sensitive information to a woman. Such beliefs may not turn out to be accurate, however, and adhering too rigidly to a gender preference can at times hinder a client from finding the best therapeutic match.

Do therapists get specific training to help with women’s concerns?

Therapists are trained to provide care to clients of any gender. However, some therapists—both men and women—may pursue additional training in feminist therapy, gender-specific issues, or women’s mental health. Female clients may wish to ask prospective therapists whether they have received specific training in the client’s primary area(s) of concern, or whether they have worked extensively with women on issues similar to their own.

How can I inquire about a therapist’s experience in treating women?

It’s OK—even encouraged!—to ask a therapist directly whether and how often they have treated women in the past, or whether they have treated women dealing with the client’s most prominent concern(s). Competent therapists will be happy to share their educational background, preferred treatment modalities, and prior client experience to help an individual find the therapist best suited to their needs.