CLARE GRIDLEY MBACP
INTEGRATIVE COUNSELLOR AND PSYCHOTHERAPIST
LECTURER IN COUNSELLING
I am passionate about counselling and the profession!
I am lucky enough to be working in, or have worked in, a variety of settings and roles, these include:
Working as a clinical practitioner within a hospital setting. This has provided me with the experience in working with a vast variety of mental health conditions, from mild depression to psychotic episodes, personality disorders and much more.
I am trained and have worked with trauma, specifically rape and sexual abuse (this includes young people). I can work with both post and pre-trial clients.
I specialise in supporting anxiety, running workshops and presentation at local services encouraging understanding, normalising and managing anxiety; in both children and adults.
I am an approved CPCAB Tutor of the Introduction level, Level 2 & Level 3.
I am a Thames Valley Police approved Counsellor supporting Victims of crime.
I have worked under the Royal Windsor and Maidenhead services as an approved advocate - providing a voice for young people.
Experience and training has included:
Working with Autism
School transitions - Junior to Senior
Understanding the teenage brain
Living with Self Harm
Body Dysmorphia Disorder
Working with Bipolar Disorder
Working Creatively with young people
NLP & EFT an introduction
Working Therapeutically with Eating Disorders
Safeguarding (Both adults and children)
Pre-Trial Therapy Training
Experience and training in working with Trauma, Rape & Sexual Abuse (young people)