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Peter Johnstone
Counsellor in Wedmore - Registered 4+ Years

Registered Counsellor Peter Johnstone
Sunny Side, Pilcorn Street
Wedmore
Somerset
BS28 4AN
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  • Individual 45 - 60 minutes
50% of enquirers became verified clients

Working Hours

  • Tuesdays
    9:30am - 6:30pm
  • Wednesdays
    9:30am - 6:30pm
  • Thursdays
    9:30am - 6:30pm

Issue Covered

  • Abuse
  • Alcohol Dependence
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement
  • Depression
  • OCD
  • Panic
  • Relationship Problems
  • Self Esteem
  • Self Harm
  • Stress


Therapies

  • Counselling
  • Psychotherapy
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)



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4+ Years Post-Registration Experience

Hi. I'm Peter Johnstone. I'm a registered counsellor and psychotherapist - I help individuals with their emotional wellbeing. I have private sector experience as a counsellor and psychotherapist. My focus involves depression, Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD) and stress, as well as the particular obstacles encountered by men and women.

What to Expect

A preliminary assessment session allows you to discover if you feel comfortable with me, share what worries you, ask questions, clarify confidentiality, and decide if therapy may help you. Please use a contact option on the right to arrange an introductory assessment meeting in Wedmore or Weston-super-Mare.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive behavioural therapy concentrates on how your thoughts influence your feelings and behaviour. It identifies and addresses unhelpful ideas which maintain the problems you experience. The aim of CBT is for you to experience healthier thoughts and feelings.

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) (England and Wales) recommends CBT for alcohol dependence, depression, Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), panic disorder and self harm.

Counselling

Counselling centres on listening to you, and assisting you. You determine what matter concerning your childhood and/or adult life you discuss. An objective of counselling is to help you to talk about a difficulty and discover a solution that is appropriate 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 thoughts, feelings and relevant moments in your life. Psychotherapy intends to help you develop or discover suitable methods of coping.

Qualifications Timeline

August
2014
Diploma
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Bournemouth and Poole College (UK)
November
2013
British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Registered Counsellor and Psychotherapist
April
2013
Diploma
Counselling
Strode College (UK)

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

Location Detail


My Consulting Address is in easy reach of

Wedmore, Latcham, Sand, Snipefield, Cocklake, West Stoughton, Crickham, Middle Stoughton, Mudgley, Stone Allerton, Weare, Westhay, Draycott, Rodney Stoke, Bleadney, Badgworth, Cheddar, Lower Weare, Axbridge, Henton

Nearest Train Stations

  • Highbridge and Burnham (6.9 miles)
  • Worle (10 miles)
  • Weston Milton (10.1 miles)
  • Bridgwater (10.3 miles)
  • Weston-super-Mare (10.6 miles)
  • Yatton (11.3 miles)
  • Freshford (13.2 miles)
  • Nailsea and Backwell (13.5 miles)
  • Castle Cary (15.4 miles)
  • Parson Street (16.7 miles)


Wheelchair access: No

Consulting Rooms (by appointment) also at


Updated 24 May 2018


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