I am DBS checked, BACP Accredited, fully insured, registered with the Information Commissioners Office and adhere to General Data Protection Regulations.
Experience of working with young people
Between 2008-2021 I set up and ran Counselling services in Primary and Secondary schools throughout West Sussex.
I have also involved been involved in Staff and Student Wellbeing programme policy and delivery of support.
I continue to work with young people, but my counselling space is not suitable for anyone younger than about 10.
Experience of working with adults
I have worked with a large Employee Assistance Programme in which I am an Affliliate Counsellor, and in my private practice. This has involved supporting clients with both work related and personal issues using a short term solution focussed model.
University counselling: I am a part time Counsellor at a large local University. Some of the students I support are struggling with complex mental health issues. I often work as part of a virtual team with other student support professionals, or with NHS mental health support providers.
What people have said...
"I found pebble beach counselling a massive help to me and our family. I would highly recommend Mel."
Thank you for all the help. I know we didn't see each other for long but it was really good to be given the chance to speak to you."
I do not think that I would have got into University without your motivation and continuous help, so I thank you for that.