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Tricia St Clair
Counsellor in Cullompton - Accredited 7+ Years

Accredited  Counsellor Tricia St Clair
18 Forcefield Road
Cullompton
Devon
EX15 1QB
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  • Individual £45 - 50 minutes
Engagement rate - 31% of enquirers became verified clients

Working Hours

  • Mondays1pm - 6:30pm
  • Tuesdays1pm - 8pm
  • Wednesdays1pm - 8pm
  • Thursdays1pm - 7pm

Issue Covered

  • Abuse
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement
  • Depression
  • Panic
  • PTSD
  • Relationship Problems
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Problems
  • Stress


Therapies

  • Psychotherapy
  • Counselling
  • Psychodynamic Therapy



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7+ Years Post-Accreditation Experience

Hi. I'm Tricia. I'm an accredited and registered counsellor and psychotherapist - I assist individuals with their psychological health. I hold private sector experience as a counsellor and psychotherapist. My focus involves abuse, relationship problems and self esteem, and the particular problems encountered by men, transgender people and women.

What to Expect

A preliminary assessment appointment enables you to discover if you feel comfortable with me, share what concerns you, ask questions, clarify confidentiality, and assess if therapy could assist you. Please use a contact option on the right to book a preliminary assessment session in Cullompton.

Counselling

Counselling centres on listening to you, and assisting you. You decide which issue concerning your early years or adult life you discuss. The aim of counselling is to enable you to talk about a problem and find a way forward which is right for you.

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

Psychodynamic Therapy

Psychodynamic therapy focuses on the unconscious causes of the problems you encounter. It facilitates you in being aware of parts of your internal dynamics. Psychodynamic therapy aims to enhance your self-comprehension to give you choices.

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) (England and Wales) suggests psychodynamic therapy for depression.

Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy focuses on you, and you obtaining insight into the problems you face. It explores your thoughts, feelings and relevant moments in your history. Psychotherapy aims to help you change or find appropriate ways of coping.

Thoughts on Mental Health

If you've been emotionally abused, you may feel confused by an experience of being undermined and then made to feel special by the abuser. There may be aspects of subtle, or not so subtle, control: having to say where you have been and with whom, not having full access to money, needing permission to do something new, access to friends and family being restricted or forbidden. At work or while studying, the abuse could take the form of bullying. You may be shunned, ridiculed, humiliated, then made to feel it is your own sensitivity that is to blame. Very often there is no obvious evidence of abuse and therefore it is more difficult to counter. You may feel very isolated and vulnerable, questioning all of your judgements and decisions, which can lead to debilitating anxiety. It can be damaging to your well-being and takes enormous courage to find help.
Read More: Understanding different types of abuse and the psychological harm they cause
Psychodynamic therapy links what is happening to you now with events and relationships from your early years, finding patterns that can be understood. Psychodynamic work is concerned with making unconscious aspects of your behaviour, thoughts, feelings, conscious. The relationship between you and your therapist is an important part of the work, so a psychodynamic therapist will be alert to the client/therapist relationship. This can help the therapist understand the unconscious processes that you are struggling against.
Read More: Psychodynamic therapy as a treatment for depression

Qualifications Timeline

June
2010
British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Accredited (MBACP Accred) Counsellor and Psychotherapist (Registered since June 2010)
September
2005
Diploma
Psychodynamic Counselling
Gloucestershire Counselling Service and Westminster Pastoral Foundation (WPF) Counselling and Psychotherapy (UK)

Tricia 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

Cullompton, Colebrook, Stoneyford, Mutterton, Westcott, Five Bridges, Bradninch, Brithem Bottom, Langford, Willand, Ash Thomas, Butterleigh, Hele, Tiverton Junction, Clyst Hydon, Halberton, Warnicombe, Silverton, Bickleigh, Budlake

Nearest Train Stations

  • Tiverton Parkway (4.9 miles)
  • Whimple (6.1 miles)
  • Feniton (6.8 miles)
  • Pinhoe (8.5 miles)
  • Polsloe Bridge (9.5 miles)
  • Newton St Cyres (9.7 miles)
  • St James' Park (Exeter) (10 miles)
  • Honiton (10.1 miles)
  • Digby and Sowton (10.2 miles)
  • Exeter Central (10.5 miles)


Wheelchair access: No

Updated 15 September 2017


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