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Life is full of ups and downs. Sometimes we need help during difficult periods. Perhaps you or your child is struggling with bereavement. Maybe you’re trying to deal with a traumatic experience such as sexual abuse or a miscarriage. By letting us know what you need counselling for, we can ensure that you receive quotes from the right professionals. That way, you can select a counsellor who is experienced in the type of therapy that you're looking for.

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Society is taking big strides towards acceptance of mental health issues, long may it continue! Everybody is unique. As a result, therapy needs to be personalised to each individual. Bark will put you in touch with qualified psychotherapists who can help you identify and solve any issues you’re experiencing. You may be feeling anxious or stressed at work. You may be dealing with addiction, or need help reconnecting in your relationship. A professional therapist can select the most appropriate technique to help you make necessary changes in your life.

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Mental wellbeing is essential for your overall health. It’s completely normal to experience issues. Acknowledging how counselling can help you deal with these issues is a positive step forward. Counselling is based on creating a personal rapport and developing trust with your counsellor. Through finding out exactly what you need, we can find a list of local, private counsellors who you’ll feel comfortable with. That way, you can be sure that you'll get the most out of each session.
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Jane Heart Counselling Services

Jane Heart Counselling provides a range of services including cognitive behavioural therapy, psychiatric support and psycho-educational groups, so each patient can find something that suits them.

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What type of counselling services do you offer?

At my practice, I offer lots of different types of counselling services – from individual sessions to group therapy. It all depends on what each client needs and what they’ll benefit from. Because a lot of my clients lead busy lives, I also offer online and telephone counselling if that suits their schedule better. Although I always suggest coming in for a face-to-face session now and then, as these are often very helpful.

What qualifications do you have?

To be a certified counsellor, you need to have a Level 4 qualification in counselling. This can be as a diploma, or at a degree or postgraduate level. I chose to go down the university route by undertaking a BSc Hons in Psychology & Counselling. This meant that I got a degree and was accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). I am now a registered counsellor with over 10 years of experience and have completed a number of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) modules.

What is the main reason your clients come to you?

Most of my clients have certain goals in mind when it comes to their therapy. Often they want to resolve issues which are causing difficulties in their lives. This may be problems in their personal relationships that they want help working through. It could be with their partner, family, friends, or work colleagues. Or they may want to develop coping mechanisms to help deal with their own mental health. But often these can interlink. For example, if a client is wanting help with their personal relationships, this often has a positive knock-on effect on their own mental health.

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At your appointment, you will be encouraged to talk about your feelings and emotions with a trained counsellor who will listen and support you without judging or criticising.
The therapist can help you gain a better understanding of your feelings and thought processes and find your own solutions to problems. However, they will not usually give advice or tell you what to do. The counsellor might sum up what they understand you have been saying so that they can help you to form a plan of action.

Counselling can take place in a number of ways. These include:

  • Face to face session

  • Group session

  • Phone session

  • Email session

  • Online through live chat services or video conferencing software

You may be offered a single session of counselling, a short course of sessions over a few weeks or months or a longer course that lasts for several months or years.

It can take a number of sessions before you start to see progress but you should gradually start to feel better with the help and support of your counsellor.

You can be confident that any of the Bark local counsellors listed will give you a reliable and efficient service to help you feel better.

You could look for counsellors that are accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA) which means that they have met the PSA’s required professional standards to practise.

Before you choose a counsellor, you could read testimonials and read details of the issues they can help with on their website.

You could also look at their profile page on Bark and check out reviews from past customers too.

Counselling can help with many issues. These include the following:

  • Mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety or eating disorders.

  • Physical health conditions such as infertility.

  • Difficult life events such as a bereavement, a relationship breakdown or work-related stress.

  • Dealing with difficult emotions such as low self-esteem or anger.

  • Sexual identity issues.

  • Divorce.

  • Redundancy and work issues.

  • Phobias and fears.

The average price of a Counselor is C$120 per hour

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The average rating for Bark Counselors is 4.93, based on 378 reviews.

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