Counselling

I am a BACP Accredited Counsellor/ Psychotherapist and began my professional counselling training in 1997. In 1998 I moved to Somerset and have lived here ever since. In 2002 I completed my initial counselling training and then worked for several years in the field of addiction. In 2010 I trained as a Gestalt Psychotherapist with CHPC in Devon. During my career I have worked in a variety of settings including further education, residential treatment for addiction, private practice, street agencies and drop in centres.

I have had many years’ experience of providing individual counselling and as a group facilitator, as well as training and delivering educational workshops and lectures. In my last employment I also represented the counselling department in the organisation’s clinical and integrated governance meetings. Having mentored and supported students in their university placements, I was motivated to begin training as a counselling supervisor with CSTD. I am currently providing supervision to Counselling students in placement within a residential rehabilitation centre for addiction in Weston- Super- Mare.

Throughout my career I have worked with a diverse range of clients, many with complex needs. Being an Accredited Member of the BACP I subscribe to their ethical framework and code of practice.

I am dedicated to continuing my personal and professional development and my qualifications and vocational training are as follows:

 

  • 1997 Certificate in Counselling Skills – CSCT
  • 1998 Certificate in Counselling Theory – CSCT
  • 2001 Cruse Bereavement Training – Cruse Bereavement Care
  • 2002 Higher National Diploma in Counselling – BTEC
  • 2004 Certificate in ‘Delivering Learning’ – City and Guilds
  • 2011 Certificate in Group work Skills – CHPC Training
  • 2014 Diploma in Gestalt Psychotherapy – CHPC Training
  • Currently studying – Diploma in Supervision – CSTD
  • 2013 ‘Gestalt Therapy with Personality Disorders’ Dr Elinor Greenberg PhD, CGP
  • 2014 ‘The Therapist is Present: Relational Artistry’ Dr Rich Hycner PhD
  • 2015 ‘Mindfulness Based Stress Relief’ – Miranda Bevis, Somerset Mindfulness

Specialisations:

Addictions, Eating disorders, Obsessions, OCD, Self-harm, Abuse, Anxiety, Bereavement, Depression, Loss, Trauma, Personal development, Health related issues, Identity issues, Men’s issues, Self-esteem, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Spirituality, Childhood trauma, Anger work, Redundancy, Stress and stress related health issues.

Counselling Qualifications & Certifications:

counselling gestalt psycotherapy
counselling HND
counselling bupa registered psychotherapist practitioner
uk association of gestalt practitioners

Get in touch:

You can complete the form below to ask any questions you may have. Alternatively, you can contact me by emailing jimclancey@theholdingpoint.co.uk or calling me on 07725988566.