Maria Sardina | Accredited Counsellor | BRIGHTON | NCS

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Maria Sardina

Member Status: Accredited

Member No: MS00P18

Location: BRIGHTON

Hi, I am Maria a counsellor and hypnotherapist with 5 years post qualified experience. I have spent 4 years in a hospital setting working alongside Macmillan, working with patients and family members. I have run support groups with Macmillan and Jos cervical cancer trust. i am a qualified facilitator of the Hope course. I currently work in private practise, focusing on patients who are affected by physical illness and the emotional impact this may have on their lives.

I see my work as an adjustment to you and your needs. A collaborative process between you and I.

I am experienced in working with health related issues, anxiety, sleep, hospital stays, pre/ post surgery, recovery and rehabilitation, grief and loss and bereavement as well as relationships, self esteem and self worth and identity issues relating to health and life stages.

I also work and have experience of working with more general mental health issues.

I offer an environment of:
- hope
- understanding
- empowerment
- reflection.

I may invite you to work with a solution focussed approach. I may also invite you to work creatively. Keeping a journal or suggest other activities which may help increase your own self understanding, awareness and development.

I work both short term and long term and this is something we can discuss and review as we go along. It is you who is central to this process and I check for clarification and understanding.

I provide an exploitative and supportive opportunity for you to be heard and valued in a safe and confidential setting.

  • Qualifications & Experience
    Diploma in Hypnotherapy
    Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy with distinction
  • What I can help with
    • Ageing and related issues
    • Anxiety
    • Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
    • Bereavement / Loss
    • Cancer
    • Depression
    • Disability
    • Generally unhappy with your life
    • Illness and dying
    • Mindfulness
    • Spirituality
    • Young people and children
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