Counsellor & Psychotherapist
Hello and welcome to my website. My name is Sylwia, I am a Qualified Counsellor and Registered Nurse.
I am a registered and accredited member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP). I offer both short and long term counselling and psychotherapy for adults.
I can provide both telephone and video link counselling which allows you to discuss any issues you may have from the comfort of your own home.
My priority is to provide a safe, confidential and non-judgmental approach for you to explore your problems and concerns.
Please call or email to arrange a free 20 min initial, no obligation, consultation.
Mobile : 07545 844939
E-mail: [email protected]
Addiction ( Alcohol, Drugs, Gambling, Shopping etc)
Anxiety, Panic Attacks
Bereavement, Loss and Life Transition
Caring for others e.g. for relatives of those diagnosed with Dementia or with Addictions
Lack of meaning or direction
Low Self-Esteem, Lack of Confidence, Lack of Identity
Long Term Illness
Medically unexplained symptoms, Fibromyalgia , Chronic fatigue syndrome
Post- traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
Relationship and Family Issues (Divorce, Separation etc.)
Stress, Perfectionism, Under-Performance, Self-sabotage
Work Related Problems
In addition to my private practice I also work for the NHS offering therapy for adults.
My nursing background and counselling work has given me experience in a broad range of issues.
**I have over 20 years combined experience working with addictions both as a Counsellor and Registered Nurse in the NHS and abroad.
I have experience working as an Addiction Counsellor employed by Catalyst, a Drug and Alcohol Addiction Service based in Guildford (formerly known as SAdAS).
As a practising Addiction Counsellor, I provide support for people dealing with a wide range of addictions (alcohol, drugs, gambling, shopping) and also for their families, carers and concerned friends. I am very experienced in Relapse Prevention.
**I have experience counselling people suffering from anxiety, panic attacks, depression, anger issues (including aggressive behaviour and offending), low self-esteem, lack of confidence, lack of identity, stress, bereavement, relationship issues, medically unexplained symptoms and trauma.
**I also have experience working with issues surrounding Domestic Abuse.I was employed by the local Domestic Abuse Service to provide counselling for those suffering from Domestic Abuse.
**I have provided counselling for young homeless females at risk during my employment at a local hostel and I also worked as a counsellor with young people at the local charity for homeless people.
**In addition I have training and experience facilitating and co-facilitating therapy group sessions while under the employment at the NHS Detox and Therapy Unit covering topics including: Relapse Prevention, Stress Management, Anger Management, Anxiety Management, Self- Awareness and Assertiveness.
**In my clinical role, I have experience working with people suffering from Dementia and those in palliative care , providing support for their families and carers.
**I have also had experience working with university students.
As a register member of BACP and Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) I abide by their code of professional conduct.
If you feel at immediate risk to yourself you need see your GP as soon as possible. For immediate support please contact:
NHS Direct – Tel: 111 (anytime)
The Samaritans – 116 123 (24 Hours support)
Text SHOUT to 85258 a 24/7 crisis text line www.giveusashout.org
Surrey and Borders Crisis Line – Tel: 0300 456 8342 SMS Text: 07717 989024 (weekends and evenings only)
Safe Haven drop-in centres (open everyday, 6pm – 11pm including bank holidays)
Safe Haven information CLICK HERE
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To view my qualifications and training, please visit the Qualifications/Training page.
For face to face appointments:
My practice is based in Guildford, conveniently located for both Guildford and Woking residents. There is a free parking and a wheelchair access (please request a downstairs room).
My Counselling & Psychotherapy Guildford (Surrey) practice is within easy reach of Guildford, Woking, East & West Clandon, Godalming, Ewhurst, Horsley, Farnham, Ripley, central Woking, central Guildford, Shalford, Bromley, Gomshall, Farnham, Camberley, Sent, Ash, Shere, Aldershot, Farnborough and Chobham.