Counsellor & Psychotherapist in Guildford, Surrey
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.
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).
I also provide online/telephone counselling.
My priority is to provide a safe, confidential and non-judgmental environment for you to explore any problems or concerns you may have.
Mobile : 07545 844939
E-mail: [email protected]
Addiction : Alcohol, Drugs, Gambling and Shopping
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 14 years' experience working with addiction as a Registered Nurse both overseas and in the NHS sector.
I have an 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 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.
To view my qualifications and training, please visit the Qualifications/Training page.
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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.