I am a Counsellor in West Sussex

 

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My name is Frances I am a fully qualified Counsellor , registered with the BACP (British Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapists) and adhere to their ethics and code of good practice. 

My degree was primarily working under the Humanistic framework  looking at my clients development as individual, creating awareness, insight, congruence and authenticity. 

I also have completed training in CBT, Psychoanalysis and Existential therapy

I have been in private practice since 2002.

I am fully insured, CRB checked, have ongoing clinical supervision and regularly attend courses to enhance my professional skills practice.”

My Qualifications

BA(hons) Humanistic Counselling at University College Chichester in 2002.

Initially worked with youths and teenagers and the unemployed focusing on “Self esteem issues”. Presently I work with one Individual or many in a family or as a couple, children (with or without parents/caregivers)  and the elderly. Short term, long term and Supervision., Once a problem is apparent ..(and that problem could be anything …even just a feeling ….the next step is unravelling that problem and finding a way forward ..to peace of mind, and feeling good. 

Accredited Family Group Conference Coordinator.

Independent Family Group Conference Coordinator.

Extensive Family research and learning,  Working with Local Authority, Supporting Families in crisis to work together and take responsibility for the safety and well-being of their children.

Leading to further study of ‘ Milan Systemic Family Therapy.


Advice and Guidance
NVQ level 3

For those seeking direction…a helping hand.


Nutrition Training

A well balanced diet aids recovery to  good health.


Homeopathy Training

A Natural remedy to healing with the understanding “like cures like”.


Colour Therapy Training

Colour is vital to our health and well-being

I have regular supervisions and continue to work on my professional development.
I work with families, individuals, couples, children and the elderly. Short term, long term and supervision.

I am presently working with families, on an individual level  as well as a whole unit.

We all have limitations and working within those is where we begin. Making any change is seldom easy but sometimes necessary to create a better future.

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”We may be powerless to alter certain events but we remain free to choose our attitude to them”

Alain Du Botton