Jackie O'Brien | Therapeutic Counsellor and Psychotherapist
|Acorn House Old Taunton Road 1
TA6 3NY Bridgwater
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Counselling is a personal experience and is different for everyone. I offer a safe and confidential service, enabling you to start to explore difficulties without criticism and judgment. If you are feeling depressed, vulnerable, stressed or confused, counselling may be the right help for you.
As a professional Counsellor and Psychotherapist, I am able to offer you therapeutic counselling within the safe boundaries of my practice. I will support you to develop an understanding to develop an understanding of yourself, giving you space and time to find your own solutions. As well as talking therapy I use therapeutic creativity. Mediums such as paints, sand-tray and clay may help you put words to difficult feelings and emotions in a non-threatening way.
Changes large or small can make you feel unstable and/or up rooted. I can support you to find your feet once again, either on new ground or that which is familiar. You do not have to face these changes alone.
I can understand how scary it can be to make that first move to get the help you need. I would like to reassure you that trust and respect are integral to the way I work as a counsellor. Together we will go at your pace and with what you need.
If you would like to know more or book an appoinment, please send me a message.
Statement concerning the coronavirus pandemic
During the Covid 19 pandemic I am following Government guidelines on how to stay safe.
- The chairs are set out 2 meters apart
- After each session all contact surfaces are disinfected
- Hand sanitiser and washing facilities are available
- I will provide individual tissues
- I will provide face masks/face visors if required
I have a risk assessment availablefor you to read
Qualifications and registrations
PGDip. In Professional Studies in Counselling and Psychotherapy Practice - Level 7
Cert. In Emotional Literacy for Children
Cert. In The Emotional Needs of the Child: Assessment and Action Planning
Cert. In Therapeutic Play
Cert. In DBT Skills and Stratigies
Cert. In Family Constellation - Family Therapy Model
Diploma in Health and Social Care - Advanced Level 3
Focusing Practice Level 1-3
Child Sexual Abuse: Hope for Healing
Trauma and the Body: Dissociation and Somatisation
Working with Relational Trauma: Dealing with Disorganised Attachment
MBACP - Registered Member - 118477
NCS - Accredited Registrant Member - NCS19-07683
Public Liability and Professional Indemnity Insurance
Enhanced Disclosure and Barring
A Member of the I.C.O
I have regular Supervision in line with the BACP Code of Ethics
I have previously worked for 10 years within education supporting young people close to permanent exclusion. More recently for over four years, I have worked as part of a CAMHs (Child and Adolescence Mental Health) nursing team within an inpatient ward.
I have practiced as a counsellor for Adults, Young People and Children since 2015.
I have worked with difficulties including anxiety, attachment difficulties, trauma, identity issues and dissociation.
I offer long and short term face-to-face therapy . I would suggest 6 sessions and then offer a review.
Areas of counselling I can help with
- ✓ Abuse
- ✓ Addiction
- ✓ Anxiety
- ✓ Attachment disorder
- ✓ Being a perfectionist
- ✓ Bereavement, grief, loss
- ✓ Bullying
- ✓ Burnout
- ✓ Self confidence
- ✓ Depression
- ✓ Fear
- ✓ Feeling lonely
- ✓ Feeling sad
- ✓ Hoarding
- ✓ Insecurity
- ✓ Jealousy
- ✓ Low self esteem
- ✓ Miscarriage
- ✓ Obsessive compulsive disorder
- ✓ Panic attack
- ✓ Panic disorder
- ✓ Phobia
- ✓ Post-traumatic stress disorder
- ✓ Redundancy
- ✓ Retirement
- ✓ Self-harm
- ✓ Sleep problems
- ✓ Social phobia
- ✓ Stress
- ✓ Trauma
- ✓ Workplace stress
My Fees are:
No Charge, for the initial first appointment
£40.00 for a full hour session
Consessions are available if you are on a low income, please ask.
Availability (Opening hours)
|Tuesday||9.00 - 19.00|
|Wednesday||9.00 - 19.00|
|Thursday||9.00 - 19.00|
|Friday||9.00 - 19.00|
|Saturday||9.00 - 12.00|
- ✓ 100+ Counsellors
- ✓ In the UK
- ✓ Face-to-face & Online
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