Southend 

Dee Johnson

Dee started working as a Counsellor in 2005 initially in bereavement and trauma and now works in private practice as well as a Counsellor for the Priory Hospital Group. 

 

Her previous experience includes working for the NHS and for Charitable Organisations including Cruse Bereavement.

 

She offers individual short-term and long-term counselling with an Integrative approach to suit your needs and requirements. She works with individuals, couples and groups. 

 

She is an Accredited Member of the BACP and works within their ethical framework.

Duncan Paveling

Duncan has initiated and established a counselling service within a local Special Education Needs school, where he provides counselling to pupils, parents/carers & staff on a full time basis.

 

 He is also involved in the running of regular Parenting Workshops and Support Groups (Younify) for parents/carers whose children have ADHD, Autism & Behavioural Difficulties. 

 

He continues to work with the Integrated Youth Support Service (IYSS), undertaking Individual & Family Therapy with their Family Intervention Project (FIP), and the Youth Offending Service (YOS).

Louise Christie

Louise is a fully qualified and Accredited Counsellor with the National Counselling Society. She is based in both Southend and Rayleigh.  Before becoming a counsellor she worked in Finance, Banking and Insurance. 

 

She uses an integrated approach incorporating Person Centred, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), and Transactional Analysis tailored to suit your requirements. She is a Certified Professional Facilitator for the Freedom Programme (Domestic Abuse).

Mandy Dunnico

Mandy is an Accredited Mental Health Practitioner and a member of the National Counselling Society (NCS). 

Prior to this, she gained her BSc (Hons) Social Studies Degree in 2011 and received a 1st in her dissertation on the topic of Eradicating the Stigma of Mental Illness.  She continues this work by designing and managing a number of websites because her belief is Mental illness is not something to hide from and it is okay to reach out for help.

Mandy worked at the SOS Domestic Abuse Centre for a number of years supporting those who experienced all types of abuse, both historically or at present.  She also volunteered at MIND and joined Private Practice.

Mandy has a calm and approachable manner with ways to help even those who may find it hard to share their difficulties.

Phillip Skelton

Phillip is a qualified Person Centered Therapeutic Counsellor and adheres to the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy Ethical Framework. 

Phillip has provided high level support for vulnerable adults and young people who have social, behavioural and mental health difficulties.  He has also supported families of vulnerable people in times of crisis and is experienced in working with their extended professional network. 

The counselling he provides creates a safe, empathic environment and sensitive space for a person to explore and resolve personal difficulties and limitations they may be experiencing, and to move beyond them. It can also help to enhance your relationship/connection with yourself and others.

Laura Crow

Laura is a BACP Accredited counsellor and has over 25 years counselling experience. During that time she has worked in the NHS, charities and the private sector as well as always keeping a busy private practice. Laura has a good relationship with a local private psychiatrist which she finds useful if people are on medication and not really benefitting. Laura is trained in CBT and also a specialist trauma treatment EMDR. 

Laura states "when all is said and done the most important part of counselling is the relationship and I think my strength is that I like people, I care about them and I am genuinely interested in what people are going through and want to help to the best of my abilities". 

Amanda Reynolds

Amanda has a BSc Psychology, a Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling and a Practitioners Diploma in Advanced CBT.

Amanda has worked for several years as a counsellor at YMCA and as a staff counsellor in a therapeutic setting seeing a wide and diverse range of clients.  I specialise in stress, distress, anxiety and well-being.  She welcomes all enquires.

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Paul Markey has over 15 years experience working for the Samaritans. He has experience working with many kinds of mental health issues across a broad spectrum of severity, from the "worried well" to those thinking of ending their life. He has been working in private practice since retiring from his own business.

Sarah Mein has worked in local prisons, with the probation service and with the local council implementing programmes for Motivational Interviewing, amongst others. She is also working in private practice. 

Associates - Rayleigh

Louise Christie

Louise is a fully qualified and Accredited Counsellor with the National Counselling Society. She is based in both Southend and Rayleigh.  Before becoming a counsellor she worked in Finance, Banking and Insurance. 

 

She uses an integrated approach incorporating Person Centred, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), and Transactional Analysis tailored to suit your requirements. She is a Certified Professional Facilitator for the Freedom Programme (Domestic Abuse).

Anthony Jackson

Anthony is a qualified and registered Counsellor and Psychotherapist.  He specialises in anger, depression, anxiety and relationship issues.

 

Anthony is an integrative counsellor who offers Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) alongside other approaches such as Psychodynamic and Person Centred Therapies.  In doing so he is able to offer a tailored approach to meet the individual and specific needs of the client.

 

Anthony is a registered member of the British Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapies (BACP) and has been awarded a First Class BSc (Hons) degree in counselling. 

Cheryl Ansell

Cheryl gained her BSc (Hons) in Integral Therapeutic Counselling at Anglia Ruskin University and is a registered member of the BACP, working within their Ethical Framework.  She incorporates a variety of creative therapeutic approaches when working with clients and integrates mindfulness practice to enhance awareness for personal wellbeing.

Cheryl is an experienced group facilitator of programmes relating to Domestic Violence, Teenage Relationship Abuse, Child to Parent Violence and Stronger Families.  She provides an holistic approach towards helping and empowering individuals to reach their full potential.

Peter Wyatt ICO Registered: ZA133816, MBACP (Accred), Adv.Dip (Integrative), PDip (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy).

534 London Rd, Westcliff-on-Sea, SS0 9HS. Telephone: 0781 497 9992. Email: help@peterwyatt.co.uk.