Counselling

Counselling Services I Provide in Taunton and Exeter

Every single one of my clients has unique needs and so is my approach to helping them meet those needs.

I am interested in how you view yourself – what expectations you have for yourself, what standards you hold yourself to, can you be compassionate to yourself or are you more likely to be hard on yourself? Having a strong inner critic can have the same physiological effects on your well being and sense of self as a highly critical partner or parent.

Individual, One to one:

Counselling is a collaborative process – the process relies on both the client and the counsellor working together as a team. It is important for you to want to change and commit to the therapy. You will only heal, change or grow based on how much you are open, willing and ready.

When you contact me for the first time, we will book an initial session straight away. The first meeting allows both is us to get a sense of each other and the issues which you will have brought to counselling. we will then agree on the dates and time for the following sessions should you chose to go ahead.

Adult Services

I have Individual counselling sessions in Taunton- Somerset for adults for a range of issues faced in our modern world. I am trained to help with a range of matters, and you can feel assured that I am here for you.

 

  • Relationship difficulties
  • Parenting problems
  • Anger management
  • Adjustment to separation and divorce
  • Phobias
  • Panic attacks

 

 
  • Depression
  • Stress management
  • Self-esteem and assertiveness skills
  • Grief counselling and loss
  • Sleep difficulties

 

Teenagers and adolescent Services

Growing up can raise all sorts of challenges, especially in families that adapt and change shape through divorce, remarriage or international relocation and other things. Seeking intervention for Teenagers, adolescents and students can be difficult but it is a brave thing to do.

Individual sessions are available in Taunton- Somerset for adolescents, teenager and young people for a range of issues facing navigating their path to adulthood. We are trained specialists in the health and well-being of adolescents and specialise in mental health support for a range of issues affecting young people.

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Mood swings
  • Friendship issues
  • Bullying
  • School refusal
  • Behaviour problems
  • Anger management issues
  • Self-esteem and body image issues
  • Adjustment to parental separation and divorce
  • Grief
  • Self-harm

Students and young adults counselling

I offer mental health support for students in Taunton and Exeter, to help you gain understanding and insight into any struggles you may be experiencing, to develop emotional resilience and put into effect real change, enabling you to fulfil your academic and personal potential.

 am experienced in helping young adults and students dealing with:

  • Unemployment/ underemployment
  • Relationships, sex and sexual identity
  • Depression / anxiety / stress
  • Drug and alcohol abuse
  • Financial concerns
  • Work related problems
  • Illness / disability
  • Family breakdown
  • Pregnancy
  • Violence
  • Low self-esteem/confidence
  • Criminal activity / involvement in the criminal justice system
Professional, confidential counselling and psychotherapy Services

Educational Services

We need to understand what is behind behaviour in schools. The academic demands of modern-day education can have a significant impact on the well being of young people. At Acorn therapy I have a range of services available specifically catered to supporting teachers and young people in their pursuit for academic success. Have a look at my Mental health and mindfulness workshops for schools on this link Here

 

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