Counsellors

Below you can find a list of our current team of counsellors. They all have a very wide range of experience but we have listed some of their areas of particular specialism below as well.

Vicki Benson

Dip.Couns, Qualified Teacher

MNCS

Counsellor and Tutor

Areas of specialism: Children and young people, pressures of school

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Joe Carter

Dip.Couns

MBACP

Counsellor, Supervisor, and Tutor

Areas of specialism: Addictions, anxiety, depression, stress and suicide

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Jo Clarke

Dip.Couns

MBACP

Counsellor and Tutor

Areas of specialism: Young people, anxiety, depression, and stress

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Carol Harmston-Dean

BA QTS (Hons), Dip.Couns

Snr Accred NCS

Senior Clinical Lead, Counsellor, Supervisor, Lead Trainer, Internal Verifier

Areas of Specialism: Sexuality, emotional abuse, narcissistic personality disorder, bereavement, children and young people, anxiety, depression, stress, and suicide.

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Sue Mansfield

Dip.Couns
MNCS

Counsellor, Tutor, & Secretary for JHD

Areas of Specialism: Anxiety, bereavement, coping skills, and trauma

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Claire Matthew

Dip.Couns. BA(hons) Social Science. PGDip in Crime, Deviance & Social Policy.

NCS Accredited.

Counsellor

Areas of specialism: Anxiety, children and young people, depression, domestic violence, eating disorders, rape and sexual abuse, self harm, suicide.

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Lesley Quintana

Dip.Couns
BACP Accredited
Counsellor

Areas of Specialism: Young people, anxiety, depression, stress, self harm, suicide, and trauma.

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Sara Stevens

Dip.Couns

MNCS

Placement Manager, Counsellor, and Tutor

Areas of specialism: Bereavement, trauma

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Gini Stirling

Dip.Couns, Qualified Teacher

MNCS

Senior Therapist, Safeguarding Lead, Counsellor, Supervisor, Tutor, and Trainer

Areas of Specialism: Children and young people, anxiety, depression, sexual assault, stress, self-harm, suicide.

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Jamil Vazquez

Dip.Couns, MSc Clinical Mental Health,

MBACP, Member of American Counselling Association

Counsellor

Areas of Specialism: Anxiety, depression, stress, self-harm, suicide, trauma, life-coaching

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Barbara Wibbelmann

Dip.Couns

MBACP

Counsellor

Areas of specialism: Anxiety, depression, stress, sexual issues

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