Hello and welcome

My name is Chiara. I am a fully qualified Counselling Psychotherapist in Bristol and the Somerset area.

My core belief is that Counselling can make a difference. Not only have I experienced this personally, but I have been humbled to witness in others; personal change, growth and self - awareness come to life.

How Counselling can help you

The way I work

There are many Counselling models,
and the way Counsellors work can vary greatly.

I work in a person-centred way, which means that I will work alongside each individual client in the way that suits them. The models I have particular interests in are integrative by nature and include; humanistic, psychodynamic, existential, and body-work.

My aim is to understand you, and to walk alongside you with whatever you bring to your Counselling journey.

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Counselling Services

I have interest and experience in the following areas:

  • Abusive Relationships

  • Attachment Issues

  • A Desire to Change

  • Dissociation

  • Low Self-Esteem

  • Relational Issues

  • Supporting with Addiction

  • Stress

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Self-Harm

  • Sexuality

  • Existential Crisis

  • Eating Disorders

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

My aim is to understand you, and to walk alongside you with whatever you bring to your Counselling journey. I offer a supportive space with room for healing, discovery, growth and learning.

My aim is to understand and help you. I offer a supportive space with room for healing, discovery, growth and learning.

Contact Me

Please feel free to contact me for more information. I'm happy to answer any questions you have, completely confidentially.

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About Me

What I do

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I have a BSc in Psychology from Roehampton University and a Foundation Certificate from the Bath Centre of Psychotherapy and Counselling.

I have a Diploma in Humanistic and Integrative Counselling. This means I am BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy) and UKCP (UK Council for Psychotherapy) qualified and accredited.

For the last two years, I have been working in Bristol at the organisation DHI (Developing Health and Independence). I have worked with those who find themselves supporting others with addictions.

I am currently working with children and young adults in a supportive and mentoring capacity, and I have therapy sessions available across Bristol for people of all ages. Please get in touch for details.

About Me

What I do

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My Background

I am a fully qualified Counsellor and a member of the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy).

I have a Diploma in Humanistic and Integrative Counselling from the Bath Centre of Psychotherapy and Counselling (BCPC). This is a BACP and UKCP, dual-accredited course.

I studied and trained for four years to qualify - also gaining my Foundation Certificate from BCPC.

I have a background in Psychology, with a BSc Undergraduate Degree from Roehampton University.

Additionally, I have a background in childcare and have worked as an Early Years Educator for many years.

For the last two years, I have been working in Bristol at the organisation DHI (Developing Health and Independence). I have worked with those who find themselves supporting others with addictions.

What I currently offer

I now work in schools, supporting children and young adults with learning disabilities. I also am currently mentoring students on a one to one basis.

I run my own private practice based in Bristol where I work as a Counsellor. The way I work is very much orientated towards helping you recognise your own life and behaviour patterns within yourself, and how this translates to external relationships with others. I have a keen interest in promoting independence and helping you promote your own – I am here to help you reconnect with your life and my hope for you is to develop or re-establish meaning and a sense of purpose.

I provide a safe space where we can look at the above and I invite you to heal in your journey of self-discovery.

I also hold an interest in psychoeducation, offering you a chance to understand yourself psychologically, assisting the understanding of your own life and what this means in your terms.

I wish to understand you, to meet you and your inner world and help you make sense of this.

I have therapy sessions available across Bristol for people of all ages. Please get in touch to discuss further.

The Value of Counselling

There are many unique reasons why people seek Counselling which is different for everybody. Counselling can be a way to look at yourself and your life more closely or a way to get support with difficulties. It may also be a place to share what you are going through and a way to tell your story in a safe place.

I realise life can be challenging in many respects. This is why I want to wholeheartedly offer you my time and commitment. I aim to provide a safe space where you can tell your story and be heard.

I have encountered the human potential for growth that is created through Counselling. Ultimately, change and self-awareness can enhance your quality of life.

I recognise the value of slowing down and sitting with someone in a caring, non-judgmental way. Having a professional as a witness to your world can be an invaluable experience that stays with you.

What I can offer you

I charge £30 per 50 minute counselling session. I have experience with long and short term Counselling. Please get in touch to discuss further.

Start your Counselling journey

£30

per 50-minute session

Locations

I work at Greenway Community Practice, in Bristol's Southmead area. Please get in touch to discuss further on 07902323951 or by email.

What I do

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