Chris harding

Profile

My Full Name

Chris harding

Business Name

Cape Counselling

Town/City

Ashford

County/State

Kent

Country

UK

Email

c.harding1256@gmail.com

Therapy Details

Therapy

Counselling

What is your specialist area of expertise?

Through my time as a counsellor I have gathered a lot of counselling experience and I can offer you a safe space to talk openly and in confidence about issues that are impacting on your well being and might be holding you back from living life the way you had hoped it would be. Together we can talk about these difficulties and find a more positive future.

I specialise in; Relationship counselling, Individual counselling through issues with mental health difficulties and Coaching

I also work on an employee assistance programme for Kent county council offering time limited counselling for individuals who are experienceing health issues and might be off sick

How exactly does your therapy work? (what do you do with/to a client)

Talking therapy, helping clients explore their issues and help them have a better understanding of what’s troubling them and explore different ways  of ŵorking through their issues in a more beneficial way. I try to help them develop coping strategies, which might take them back through their life script and help them change the script to a more positive one.

What kinds of symptoms have people who seek your services usually presenting with?(OPTIONAL)

Mental health and Relationship issues.

Anger Management

Bereavement

Career Guidance

Depression

Divorce

Life Coaching

Men’s Issues

School Issues

Self Esteem

Self-Harming

Stress

How has your therapy helped them, if it has?(OPTIONAL)

The therapy has helped individuals and couples work through their issues that might be holding them back and move forward in a more confident way.

How Long is each therapy session?(OPTIONAL)

50 minutes

How often might a client typically need to see you?(OPTIONAL)

Weekly

How much are your sessions?(OPTIONAL)

£40 for individuals and £50 for couples.

What are you working hours usually?(OPTIONAL)

Thursday afternoons

Are your sessions/ suitable for:

Physically Disabled People/Wheelchair Users, Those with additional needs, Adults, Children (up to teenager), Teens/Young Adults

When a client has completed all their therapy(s) with you, what do you hope to have changed for them, compared to when you first met them?(OPTIONAL)

Have a better understanding of their issues and be more equipped to cope in their relashipship and everyday life. It also helps them achieve their goals.

What worries might a client have before contacting you to book ?(OPTIONAL)

Concerned about what counselling might be like for them.

I can do the following types of sessions

Face-To-Face (At My Venue), Online, Telephone

I can specialise in the following:

Gender Types, Sexual Orientation, Relationships, Mental Crises, Chronic Conditions

Business Details

Website Address

http:/capecounselling.co.uk

Qualifications and Insurance

Where did you train, and what qualifications did you receive?

I did my training through Relate and through this gained a certificate in Couple counselling. It was really like a diploma as it took two years and involved seeing clients, keeping a portfolio and having supervision. I  hold a diploma in NLP through The International NLP Trainers Association.

 

institute of Leadership & Management Level 5 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring in Management.

 

I also have quite a few certificates in various counselling techniques.

 

I also many years ago completed a training course in mediation skills. This was through  Oxford Cambridge and RSA Examinations. I used to do quite a lot of mediation between employees who were in conflict.

I also did quite a lot of critical incident work for the Civil Service.

 

How long have you been practising for?

About 20 years

What is the name of your professional association (if any)?(OPTIONAL)

BACP

What type of insurance do you have?

Professional libility insurance

Misc

How would you categorise the main benefit of your offering

Mind