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UNFOLD COUNSELLING SERVICE

This is a confidential counselling service for people struggling with aspects of their life, journey and experiences. Perhaps you’ve lost a loved one and need a safe space to reflect, or perhaps you are struggling with understanding and expressing your emotions. Everyone needs a listening ear and a place to be still. This need maybe more through the difficult times in life...

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ABOUT ME

The Full Story

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My name is Amie Coates and I qualified as a counsellor in 2007 with a Higher Ed Diploma in Theology and Counselling through Middlesex University (London School of Theology). I work as an integrative counsellor, using various therapeutic tools, depending on each individual client’s need. I am a member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy and my practice is covered by indemnity insurance.
 

I have been in private practice since qualifying and also worked for 6 years in local secondary schools developing counselling services to those in need of support. I currently work with a local charity and college, working towards providing affordable counselling to those in need.

 

I work with Individuals struggling with family breakdown, anger problems, self esteem issues etc. initially over a series of 6 sessions, setting goals and using aspects of the following approaches: person centred, solution focussed, cognitive behavioural therapy and psychodynamic counselling approaches. 

Over the years I have worked with clients who have experienced the following issues:

 health related problems 

anxiety

depression

eating disorders

self harming behaviour

family breakdown 

overcoming addiction

domestic violence and abuse

pregnancy crisis 

bereavement and grief 

post-trauma


Other experience gained has been through the following: Over 8 years working with Children and Family services as a sessional worker, working with young people as a Leaving Care Worker for Dorset County Council, a Teaching Assistant  at a local primary school, Support Worker for A local charity working with female victims of domestic abuse and more recently as a college mental health support worker.

Other qualifications include:

* A Certificate in Health and Social care 

* Completed modules in Child Development and also in Exploring Psychology (through the Open University) 

* Currently I am working towards an MA in Applied Theology at Moorlands Theological College  


I have relevant safeguarding training, advanced DBS and regular counselling supervision to ensure best practice. 

UNFOLD COUNSELLING SERVICE

A Confidential Listening Service

This service is based in and around the Dorset area and counselling sessions can be arranged face-to-face or online. 

The cost of each 50 minute session is £35. Concessions will be made for students and for those who are on lower incomes. 

Given our current climate (Covid-19), sessions can be arranged either in person with social distancing measures being observed or via Zoom (password protected).   

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CALL ON 07716433109 OR EMAIL UNFOLDCOUNSELLINGSERVICE@OUTLOOK.COM 
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION OR TO ARRANGE AN INITIAL MEETING. 

07716433109

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