Patience Gwara - Cottage Garden Counselling

Psychotherapist, MBACP

Verified by Psychology Today
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Patience Gwara - Cottage Garden Counselling

Psychotherapist, MBACP

Verified by Psychology Today

Location

Cottage Garden Counselling
Ipswich IP2
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About

'Are you feeling Depressed? Is the feeling of Anxiety getting in the way of your happiness? Do you find Relationships difficult or simply need to understand yourself better? As your Counsellor I will listen attentively to understand your process and value you positively as a person. My aim is to help you explore your feelings, thoughts and personal experience to help you move forward. Throughout our therapeutic relationship, you will learn about yourself and be able to identify any obstacles that are preventing you to reach your full potential. Remember, there is no shame in seeking counselling and taking your well-being seriously.
I work collaboratively with individual clients across the lifespan ranging from late adolescence to older adults. I specialize in relational issues, as well as depression, anxiety, divorce separation, addiction, social anxiety, loss, sexual abuse, domestic violence, identity issues and addressing trauma histories.
I can offer you a safe space in which to explore your situation- feelings and emotions empathically. As we work together you might begin to find clarity, understand yourself and how you function in the world. My job is not to tell you what to do – but to help you raise your self-awareness for the better of your well-being and all that you care about.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: £45 - £75
Pay By: Bank transfer, Cash

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 7 Years
  • Membership: British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy / Registered Member
  • Training: Bachelor Hons Degree Integrative Counselling (1st) /Foundation degree

Additional Credentials

  • Degree: University of Suffolk / Arts in Counselling
  • Certificate: Realise futures / Couple's Counselling / 2012

Location

Cottage Garden Counselling
Ipswich IP2
Call Patience Gwara-Read
01473 794218

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This location is easily accessible from:

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Specialties
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Divorce
Issues
  • Addiction
  • Adoption
  • Alcohol Use
  • Alzheimer's
  • Anger Management
  • Antisocial Personality
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Behavioural Issues
  • Bereavement
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Career Guidance
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Pain
  • Co-dependency
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Couples-Issues
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Eating Disorders
  • Education and Learning Disabilities
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Gambling
  • Hoarding
  • Infertility
  • Infidelity
  • Internet Addiction
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Men's Issues
  • Narcissistic Personality (NPD)
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Spirituality
  • Sports Performance
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Video Game Addiction
  • Weight Loss
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders (DID)
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • LGBTQ+
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

I also speak: Shona
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
Communities
  • Armed Forces
  • Aviation Professionals
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Cancer
  • Gay Allied
  • HIV / AIDS Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
  • Queer Allied
  • Racial Justice Allied
  • Sex Worker Allied

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Cognitive Behavioural (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Existential
  • Gestalt
  • Humanistic
  • Integrative
  • Multicultural
  • Person-Centred
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychodynamic
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Transactional Analysis
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples

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Last Modified: 17 Oct 2020
Photo of Patience Gwara - Cottage Garden Counselling, , Psychotherapist in Ipswich
Patience Gwara - Cottage Garden Counselling

Psychotherapist, MBACP