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Elaine Bond Counselling Services

Carlton, Nottinghamshire, Nottinghamshire

(5)
3 hires on Bark
‘19 Certificate of Excellence, 2019

About

Life often throws us a curve ball, something painful, unexpected, frightening or devastating. We all have coping strategies and sometimes they can be unhealthy ones. What happens when they don't work or they become too destructive or unmanageable?

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K
11 September 2019

Elaine has helped me immensely since I’ve started having sessions with her. She made me realise a lot of things I would not have realised on my own and healthy coping mechanisms. There is always no judgement and she makes you feel 100% comfortable More...

J
29 April 2019

Without the help I've recieved from Elaine I would never be able to get through what is absolutely the worst time of my life. I could never thank her enough

A
1 October 2018

I haven’t used Elaine yet as the service wasn’t for me but I can say that Elaine has responded to me and has been so lovely, she understands my situation and been very helpful

D
18 August 2018

Elaine is a just simply a wonderful human being. When she decided to train as a Counsellor I knew her clients would be lucky people. She has given years of her life to voluntary work to safeguard children and vulnerable adults. If you are looking for help from a compassionate, knowledgeable and practical Counsellor then look no further. More...

M
23 July 2018

Thank you for all the support that you are providing to Godfrey. You are a great friend.

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I spent several years in therapy because I believe in the power of therapy . I love that it empowers people to make changes in their lives, relationships with others and most importantly with themselves. Everyone I work with brings something new and I love to learn from my clients and watch them make progress. I really enjoy working with children and young people as well as adults, their ability to embrace the whole therapy process is amazing

After working for charities providing counselling I decided to make it my official job and sent several years training and widening my experience. This business is just a joy to have.

I believe that we all have choices, we can all change, we can all make meaningful connections with others and we are all ok. I work with you not as an expert but a ‘fellow traveler ‘on your journey to feeling good again. As humanistic therapist, I look at childhood patterns, your life story (told by you for you) and how all these effects the present. There is no judgement in our sessions but there will be openness, honesty and confidentiality. Our relationship & connection will reflect how relationships work in the outside world for you.

Therapy sessions with me are warm and empathic, allowing you to be free to express yourself in the way you want to. I use creativity, colour, music, literature, media and laughter to help with exploration of areas that maybe difficult to verbalize. By observation, challenge and joint investigation of meaning we can open new areas of growth, change and choice for you.

Check out some of my articles on the Gedling Eye - https://www.gedlingeye.co.uk/columns/elaine-bond/

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