Counselling & Psychotherapy Farnham Aldershot Farnborough - Louise O'Connell BACP AccreditedBACP Accredited & Registered Counsellor Psychotherapist providing counselling & psychotherapy in Farnham, Surrey.
Day and evening appointments,
I am also a Clinical Supervisor.
or email [email protected]
I am an experienced BACP Accredited Counsellor and Psychotherapist my experience includes both Private Practice and NHS. My clients
are adult individuals who wish to work on: depression, low mood, anxiety, stress, anger management, trauma, low self esteem, lack of confidence, disordered eating patterns, bereavement, and other personal loss, relationship difficulties, coping with change, clients who are in recovery from addiction. I also support clients who wish to work on personal development, or create more fulfilment and happiness in their lives.
In addition to my Counselling and Psychotherapy private practice, I work as a counsellor and a supervisor for an organisation in Windsor. I have worked as Counsellor for the Guys and St Thomas Hospital Trust, as a Hospice Counsellor and for a Counselling Agency.
I work within an Integrated Model of Counselling & Psychotherapy (Clarkson Model) and have a post graduate diploma in Attachment Based Psychotherapy, plus additional post graduate training in CBT, Mindfulness, EMDR, EFT and Energy Psychotherapy. I am also a member of the Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology
As a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) -I work within the Ethical Framework for Good Practice Click here and am committed to providing a confidential and professional counselling and psychotherapy service.
My experience includes working with adults with variety of issues and difficulties such as: depression, anxiety, low self esteem, loss of confidence, expressing and managing feelings, stress, managing anger, trauma and adapting to change. I am also experienced in supporting people with bereavement and loss; supporting carers and counselling parents who are caring for children with chronic health difficulties.
I have a particular interest in “Attachment Theory” which helps us understand ourselves, and our behaviours and experiences in relationships.
I work to help my clients gain self awareness, acceptance and to build self compassion, plus learning to be present with simple mindfulness techniques can help manage feelings stress or worry
(Dr Mark Williams 3 minute breathing space).
In addition to my Counselling and Psychotherapy experience, I have a back ground of cancer and palliative care nursing.
I have experience of helping people with :
location - Farnham Surrey
1 waverley Lane
walking distance from Farnham train station
This location is convenient for people looking for counselling or psychotherapy in Aldershot,and those looking for a counsellor in Farnborough, which is 20 minutes away.
Farnham location is within easy reach for
Farnham town centre, Aldershot, Ash, Ash Green, Ash Vale,badshot lea, Farnborough, North Camp,Frimley,Fleet,Tongham, Runfold, Seale and close to A31, A331.
My approach:The approach I use is the Clarkson relational model which integrates three key schools of counselling psychotherapy theory: Psychodynamic, Humanistic and Transpersonal. I also have post graduate training in Attachment based psychotherapy, mindfulness, CBT, EMDR, energy psychotherapy and EFT - Emotional Freedom Technique this utube clip shows a simplified EFT
I work with adults, and provide a confidential environment, where issues and problems such as: stress, anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties can be explored understood and processed. Clients wishing to work through traumatic experiences may find energetic psychotherapy techniques such as Emotional Freedom Technique particularly beneficial. Sessions can help you explore your inner resources, create new perspectives, insights and understanding of yourself, your relationships and the challenges you are facing. In addition our sessions can offer you scope for personal acceptance, adaption or change and can help you gain a better sense of control in your life.
The experience of Counselling is unique for each person so it is not easy to describe in specific terms. To find out more you could telephone me or book an initial session which gives you the opportunity to find out if you would like to work with me, and for me to consider how best to help you.
In our first session together provides the opportunity for you to talk about your current situation and what you would like to gain from our sessions, and to discuss confidentiality and the commitment to work together.
Please feel free to get telephone or email me to find out more.