Starfish Counselling

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Cath Parfitt

 

  

Sometimes life isn’t easy and you can be left feeling as if you are alone in your struggles.

However, you do not have to be alone. Counselling is a way of sharing your issues and working through them in a safe and confidential environment. It can help you to develop your self-awareness and reveal insights and solutions that are unique and empowering for you.

 

As a Humanistic counsellor, I work with adults, children and young people on a range of personal challenges and worries. Key areas of expertise include relationships, step-families, divorce, sexuality, redundancy, loss, stress and depression.
 
My Commitment
 
You can trust that your information on personal matters will be handled with sensitivity, professionalism and integrity. I will work with you to help you bring about effective change in your life so that you can enjoy improved well-being and fulfilment.
 
Services
 
To learn what counselling can do for you or to book your first session please call me on 07837 810661 or email contact@starfishcounselling.co.uk. We can also talk on Skype if that suits your lifestyle and needs.
I am based in Shipley View, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, and there is ample parking. Access is easy with no stairs.
 
Qualifications
 
My early counselling training was in the person-centred approach. I then completed a Masters in Counselling at Nottingham University that was a Humanistic-orientated course. I am influenced by Gestalt methods and also practice play therapy with younger children.
 
I am a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). This gives you the assurance that I conform to their monitoring standards and offer an ethical and professional service.
 

Why Starfish Counselling?

The starfish is a robust creature synonymous with growth and regeneration. If it loses or injures a tentacle, it is able to regrow a whole new one. I believe counselling enables a person to experience growth.