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Patricia Adams
Counsellor in Cheltenham - Accredited 9+ Years

Consulting Rooms (by appointment)

199 Bath Road
Cheltenham
Gloucestershire
GL53 7LZ

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Professional Title

British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Accredited (MBACP Accred) and Registered Counsellor and Psychotherapist
Engagement rate - 60% of enquirers became verified clients

Summary

Counselling and Psychotherapy in Cheltenham

  • Individual 48 - 55 minutes
  • Couple 72 - 55 minutes
Payment Methods Accepted: Cash, Cheque
Languages: English

Working Hours

  • Mondays12pm - 8pm
  • Tuesdays12pm - 8pm
  • Wednesdays12pm - 8pm
  • Saturdays10am - 2pm

Issue Covered

  • Abuse
  • Anger
  • Anorexia
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement
  • Binge Eating
  • Bulimia
  • Depression
  • OCD
  • Panic
  • Relationship Problems
  • Self Esteem
  • Self Harm
  • Sleep Problems
  • Stress


Therapies

  • Psychotherapy
  • Counselling
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)


Gender

Female

More Detail

9+ Years Post-Accreditation Experience

Hello. I am Patricia Adams. I'm an accredited and registered counsellor and psychotherapist - I help individuals and couples with their psychological health. I hold private sector experience as a counsellor and psychotherapist. My focus involves Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD), as well as the specific problems experienced by men and women.

What to Expect

An introductory assessment appointment enables you to discover if you are comfortable with me, share what worries you, ask questions, clarify confidentiality, and determine if therapy may help you. Please use a contact option on the right to book an introductory assessment meeting in Cheltenham.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

(3 Reviews)
Cognitive behavioural therapy concentrates on how your thoughts (cognitions) affect your emotions and actions. It recognises and challenges negative thoughts that maintain the issues you encounter. The aim of CBT is for you to experience healthier thoughts and emotions.

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) (England and Wales) suggests cognitive behavioural therapy for anorexia nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder (BED), bulimia nervosa, depression, Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), panic disorder and self harm.

Counselling

(1 Review)
Counselling centres on listening to you, and assisting you. You determine which matter concerning your early years or adulthood you explore. An aim of counselling is to help you to talk about a difficulty and discover a solution which is right for you.

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) (England and Wales) recommends counselling for depression.

Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy focuses on you, and you obtaining insight into the difficulties you confront. It considers your ideas, feelings and relevant events in your history. Psychotherapy aims to help you develop or find suitable methods of managing.

Qualifications Timeline

August
2008
British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Accredited (MBACP Accred) Counsellor and Psychotherapist (Registered since January 2013)
December
2004
Post Graduate Diploma
Counselling - Cognitive Behavioural
University of Wales Newport (UK)

Patricia abides by the Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).

Verified RSCPP Client Reviews


Patricia Adams has 4 Reviews (4.92 out of 5 stars)
By Rating:
5 stars: (3)
4 stars: (1)
3 star: (0)
2 star: (0)
1 star: (0)
By Issue:
Depression: (1)
Binge Eating Disorder (BED): (1)
Self Esteem: (1)
Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD): (1)
By Therapy Service:
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT): (3)
Counselling: (1)



Tom

20 September 2017

Easy to talk toHelpfulnessValue for Money

"Excellent listener who helped me understand my anxiety and then worked with me to build a strategy to start coping and turning my anxiety into a positive."

Rating of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD):


Anonymous, 50 from Cheltenham, gave a review after 18 sessions

25 May 2017

Easy to talk toHelpfulnessValue for Money

"During my therapy sessions with Patricia I have found her to be kind, understanding, supportive and professional. She has a manner that puts you at ease and creates an environment of mutual respect. You have a sense that you are sharing with someone who is highly trained, experienced and passionate about the work that she does. Through the carefully structured reading, learning, reflection, and discussion I have recognised how my emotional behaviour has developed throughout my life and how I might adapt my responses and reactions going forward. Therapy isn't easy, it can be painful and hard work, but committing to working hard on yourself with the help of an experienced guide such as Patricia can bring with it relief and rewards; it's not all hard graft, we have enjoyed a fair few moments of laughter in the mix. Patricia's positive attitude to life is evident and when you are ready to realise it, infectious. Therapy with Patricia has given me focus at a particularly difficult time and equipped me with the tools to navigate life with more positivity and kindness to myself. I can't recommend her highly enough."

Rating of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Depression:


Anonymous, 30, gave a review after 4 sessions

18 May 2017

Easy to talk toHelpfulnessValue for Money

"Patricia is very easy to talk to. She knows the right questions to ask and has really helped me understand a lot about myself. I would highly recommend her."

Rating of Counselling for Self Esteem:


David, 45

17 May 2017

Easy to talk toHelpfulnessValue for Money

"Being an introvert I find it difficult to warm and trust individuals initially. However Patricia very soon put me at ease. Even as someone with feelings of low self-worth/value, I never felt belittled or judged by Patricia, only warmth and encouragement. Whilst I still have a way to go on my journey, I found the encouragement, self-help tools and other information very useful and I am very much grateful for the therapy given. Very highly recommended. I still have Patricia's details saved to my phone should I need assistance again!"

Rating of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Binge Eating Disorder (BED):

Location Detail


My Consulting Address is in easy reach of

Leckhampton, Cheltenham, Warden Hill, Charlton Kings, Up Hatherley, Shurdington, Prestbury, Ullenwood, Golden Valley, Uckington, Bentham, Elmstone Hardwicke, Little Witcombe, Churchdown Hill, Boddington, Bishop's Cleeve, Cleeve Hill, Great Witcombe, Birdlip, Brockworth

Nearest Train Stations

  • Cheltenham Spa (1 miles)
  • Gloucester (7 miles)
  • Ashchurch for Tewkesbury (7.7 miles)
  • Stroud (Gloucestershire) (11.5 miles)
  • Stonehouse (13 miles)
  • Kemble (14.9 miles)
  • Evesham (15.5 miles)
  • Cam and Dursley (16.7 miles)
  • Pershore (16.8 miles)
  • Honeybourne (16.8 miles)


Wheelchair access: No

Updated 21 September 2017

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