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Nikita Amin

Gravesend Practice

Counselling Gravesend

 

My name is Nikita Amin and I am a fully qualified Counsellor based CBT and Counselling Gravesend. I am also a trainee Doctor in Counselling and Psychotherapy and a member of the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy). Upon completion of my doctorate I will also be UKCP and HCPC accredited.

I have been a practicing therapist for a number of years, providing therapy to both adults and children age 7+. My experience has been achieved through the voluntary sector (‘MIND’ and ‘NHS’). As well as within my own private practice and the ‘NHS IAPT’ (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies)

Child Counselling Gravesend

I am experienced in working with children and adolescent in both my private practice and within the ‘NHS CAMHS’ (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services) My role is to offer support to young people for a wide range of difficult.s  Such as bullying, self-harm, anxiety, low mood, relationship issues and familial difficulties.

I will adapt my style and therapy sessions depending on the age of your child and their individual needs. For younger children I may use Lego or colouring/drawing to help them feel more at ease when talking to me. For adolescents, I use a variety of methods, including talking therapy, art therapy, and occasionally, play therapy. I may also use worksheets or booklets for your child to take home/to school to work through.

Adult Counselling Gravesend

My aim is to provide a safe space, where we can work through any difficulties you might be having collaboratively. I will help you can gain more of an understanding of yourself and provide you with tools which you can use to move forward in your day to day life.

The foundation of my work is ‘Existential’. Which means I will help you face the anxieties of life, embracing your freedom of choice whilst taking responsibility for these choices. I will also support you trying to live more authentically by take ownership of your life. To hopefully find meaning and be present.

The therapy I provide at Counselling Gravesend is not a specific model. Instead I use a number of different methods to create a bespoke and tailored style to suit you and your indiividual needs.

I work diversely consider myself to be non-judgemental, supportive, friendly, and nurturing. I will help empower you to help you meet your goals.

Ethical Standards

My work is within the BACP ethical framework, I undertake regular professional supervision and development to ensure I am working ethically. I also have professional indemnity insurance.

If you would like to to see Nikita for either adult or child counselling Gravesend. Please contact her via CBT and Counselling Kent today. Request an appointment

Sj Mason

Gravesend Practice

Counselling and CBT Gravesend

 

My name is Sj Mason and I am based at Counselling  and CBT Gravesend practice. I’m a fully qualified family therapist, providing counselling, psychotherapy and cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) for both adults and children age 12+.

My experience at CBT Gravesend spans over 10 years. This has been in a variety of voluntary sector settings including foster care and disadvantaged young adults. I have one adult and two teenage sons so have personal experience with the difficulties that the different life stages can bring.

Humans can not always process stressful and traumatic events. And a lot of issues we have to deal with in modern society impacts our thoughts, feelings and behaviours.  EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) is a life changing therapy that I now offer after extensive training, dealing with symptoms of anxiety, phobias, excessive grief, changing unwanted behaviours and negative thoughts that are impacting your daily life. EMDR is the standard therapy for any Post Traumatic Stress

Counselling for children

As a qualified family therapist I am trained to look at the whole system. This means I will endeavour to work closely with the whole family if and when required. I work holistically rather than clinically, building a safe, secure environment for your child. Therefore, enhancing the therapeutic work we will do together.

My aim is to become more of a mentor, role model, friend etc for your child rather than a ‘therapist’. I do this in a fun creative way using games and crafts or by incorporating their likes/hobbies. Before I start work with you child I will arrange to have a telephone conversation with you in order to gain a background of the problems your child is experiencing.

Counselling for adults

My aim is to provide a warm, confidential and safe environment in which we can work together to explore your difficulties and help you make sense of things. I will help you gain insight and a better understanding of yourself and your issues, whilst providing you with the tools to enable you move forward more positively. The therapy I provide is not a specific mode, instead I will tailor my approach to suit your individual needs. I have a successful track record in helping people achieve the goals by providing confidential, non-judgemental support.

Ethical standards

My work is within the BACP ethical framework and undertake regular professional development and supervision as well as having professional indemnity insurance.

I provide help and support for any type of problem such as anxiety, bereavement, depression, anger issues, relationship problems and stress.

Anxiety counselling Gravesend. Depression counselling Gravesend. Child counselling Gravesend. Anger Management Gravesend. Relationship problems Gravesend.

If you would like to make an appointment to see Sj contact her via CBT and Counselling Kent today. Request to see Sj

 

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