Jeff Martin

Person-centred counsellor

I have worked successfully with clients with the following issues -

  • Relationship & couples issues

  • Anxiety & generalised anxiety disorder

  • Depression

  • Self-esteem & confidence

  • Panic attacks & panic disorder

  • Traumatic events

  • Anger

  • Divorce and separation

  • Family issues

  • Attachment problems - family, friends, partners, children

  • Self-awareness & personal growth

  • Building greater resilience

  • Feeling 'stuck in a rut' or repeating bad patterns. 

  • Workplace difficulties

  • Making decisions and avoiding others making decisions for you

  • Where is my life going?

My approach as a person-centred counsellor

 

​I believe everyone grows naturally towards the best they can be but sometimes events and choices can hamper you. I will help you to build trust and confidence in your self and in your own decision-making process in a warm and safe, non-judgemental environment.

We can explore at your own pace your relationships, areas of your life and thoughts and feelings which you find challenging, to help you make choices which will enable you to move through life with a sense of satisfaction and fulfilment.

I will help you to explore self-worth and values, to understand and accept who you are, and to reconnect with yourself. I understand how the judgements of others can affect you. I recognise you are an individual with your own unique view of the world and through counselling together I will support you to trust and have confidence in making your own choices in life.

I believe the most important thing in counselling is the therapeutic relationship that will develop between us, where you will feel heard and understood. I will support a trusting relationship that will provide a safe space in which you will feel fully accepted and respected, so you can talk without fear about anything which concerns you.

About me

I have over twenty years of experience in a non-counselling role helping people in crisis including depression, mental health issues, suicide, self-harm, LGBT difficulties, domestic violence, trauma and sexual abuse. 

I hold an Undergraduate Diploma in a Person-Centred Approach in Therapeutic Counselling and am a registered member of the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy).

I have undertaken additional training in -

  • Neuro Diversity

  • Adverse Childhood Experience's (ACE's)

  • Couples Counselling

  • Rewind Therapy - Treatment for Trauma 

  • Post Traumatic Growth and Tools to Foster Resilience

  • Online Counselling

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