About me

                                                  
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I am a registered, accredited member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), and have been counselling in Herefordshire since 2004.  I am also a Cognitive Behaviour Therapist, with a Postgraduate Diploma in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (2007-2009). I qualified as a Relate Couple Counsellor in 2006.
 
 
I have worked in Herefordshire for the last 25 years. I worked for Marches Family Network as a Family Support Worker, a Charity that works with families with children with disabilities/special needs.  I was a Child and Family Counsellor for Herefordshire Mediation (2010-2011) and was previously employed by Herefordshire Relate and CLD Counselling Youth Trust, also as a Counsellor. In addition, I spent many years with Sure Start.
 
I worked as a Cognitive Behaviour Therapist for Powys Health Board (part-time, Psychology Department, 2009-2011).
 
I have been in private practice since April 2011.

I have experience of working with adults, couples, families and young people.

Further training
Mindfulness based CBT (2011)
BPS Approved Certificate in Clinical Supervision (2013)
Behavioural Couples Therapy (2016)
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (2016)
Compassionate Therapy for Complex Presentations (2017)
Focussing (2017)
ACT Acceptance Commitment Therapy with Russ Harris  (2018)
Schema Therapy (2019)

I am a member of the BABCP (British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies) Independent Practitioners Special Interest Group (IPSIG) and also a member of (and the Administrator for) the Pilot CBT Support Forum of the IPSIG.

 
Some recent feedback:-
"I can't thank Gail enough for her support and professionalism"
"Gail is warm and engaging"
"She guided and encouraged me through each session, always at my pace and has the ability to make you feel able to address painful issues and work through coping strategies"
"She enabled me to transform my life"
"The past eighteen months have completely turned my life around and I am happier and more fulfilled now than I have been for years"
"Thank you again for the amazing healing support last year, it has stuck you will be glad to hear"
 
 
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