ALISON

ADHD COUNSELLOR
YOUTH COUNSELLOR
TRAUMA & ANXIETY SPECIALIST
PARENTING SUPPORT

DIAGNOSED ADHD, DYSLEXIA & DYSPRAXIA

LOCATION ~ WN4

Alison had many years of experience helping people, especially young people, as a Teacher, Youth Worker and Community Health Worker before she found her passion for Counselling.

It was during her Counselling training that she received her ADHD diagnosis which was a huge relief for her and explained so much.

Alison has had personal experience of domestic violence and living with a parent with mental health issues which first led her into therapy for herself and culminated in her becoming a fully qualified Counsellor.

Alison has other family members with neurodiversity. She is a passionate believer in equality and has many years experience working with Travellers, Care Leavers and clients classed as hard to reach.

Alison has many years experience working with EAPs, helping people with workplace issues, financial stress, workplace bullying and retaining employment.

Alison is passionate about helping ADHD clients recover from trauma and particularly enjoys working with individuals helping them with family and relationship issues including parenting or childlessness.

Alison has also worked alongside Social Services in multi-disciplinary teams with families whose children were deemed at risk. She also has experience of working with Care Leavers.

Alison has helped parents who are in the middle of traumatic custody or visitation battles.  She has supported many parents and families with the emotional upheaval of relationship breakdown and trauma. Alison understands the impact this can have on a parent.

Alison is experienced working with parents of Inattentive and Combined ADHD as well as PTSD and Tourette’s.

Alison has experience working with many of the issues that cause relationships to breakdown including addiction, anger and infidelity.

Alison has many years experience working with additional family issues including the loss of a child, domestic and family conflict. Alison has completed CPD in divorce.

 

Qualifications

  • BA(Hons) English Literature 1991
  • PGCE 1993
  • Introduction to Counselling skills 2011
  • Counselling Skills 2012
  • Diploma in Counselling 2014
  • Full Clean DBS

CPD

  • Adult Survivors of Dysfunctional Families
  • Anxiety
  • Anger Management
  • ADHD
  • Autism
  • Bereavement
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Creative Counselling
  • Childhood Sexual Abuse
  • Depression
  • Dissociation & DID
  • Divorce
  • Imposter Syndrome
  • Infant Loss
  • LGBT
  • Safeguarding
  • Self Esteem
  • Trauma
  • Well-being In Nature
  • Young People & Anxiety
  • Behavioural Activation CPD for Depression
  • Currently training in Acceptance & Commitment Therapy

ALISON

ADHD COUNSELLOR

YOUTH COUNSELLOR

TRAUMA & ANXIETY SPECIALIST

PARENTING SUPPORT

DIAGNOSED ADHD, DYSLEXIA & DYSPRAXIA

LOCATION ~ WN4

Alison had many years of experience helping people, especially young people, as a Teacher, Youth Worker and Community Health Worker before she found her passion for Counselling.

It was during her Counselling training that she received her ADHD diagnosis which was a huge relief for her and explained so much.

Alison has had personal experience of domestic violence and living with a parent with mental health issues which first led her into therapy for herself and culminated in her becoming a fully qualified Counsellor.

Alison has other family members with neurodiversity. She is a passionate believer in equality and has many years experience working with Travellers, Care Leavers and clients classed as hard to reach.

Alison has many years experience working with EAPs, helping people with workplace issues, financial stress, workplace bullying and retaining employment.

Alison is passionate about helping ADHD clients recover from trauma and particularly enjoys working with individuals helping them with family and relationship issues including parenting or childlessness.

Alison has also worked alongside Social Services in multi-disciplinary teams with families whose children were deemed at risk. She also has experience of working with Care Leavers.

Alison has helped parents who are in the middle of traumatic custody or visitation battles.  She has supported many parents and families with the emotional upheaval of relationship breakdown and trauma. Alison understands the impact this can have on a parent.

Alison is experienced working with parents of Inattentive and Combined ADHD as well as PTSD and Tourette’s.

Alison has experience working with many of the issues that cause relationships to breakdown including addiction, anger and infidelity.

Alison has many years experience working with additional family issues including the loss of a child, domestic and family conflict. Alison has completed CPD in divorce.

 

Qualifications

  • BA(Hons) English Literature 1991
  • PGCE 1993
  • Introduction to Counselling skills 2011
  • Counselling Skills 2012
  • Diploma in Counselling 2014
  • Full Clean DBS

CPD

  • Adult Survivors of Dysfunctional Families
  • Anxiety
  • Anger Management
  • ADHD
  • Autism
  • Bereavement
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Creative Counselling
  • Childhood Sexual Abuse
  • Depression
  • Dissociation & DID
  • Divorce
  • Imposter Syndrome
  • Infant Loss
  • LGBT
  • Safeguarding
  • Self Esteem
  • Trauma
  • Well-being In Nature
  • Young People & Anxiety
  • Behavioural Activation CPD for Depression
  • Currently training in Acceptance & Commitment Therapy