Miss Kerry-Anne Graham | Accredited Counsellor | Southampton | NCS

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Miss Kerry-Anne Graham

Member Status: Accredited

Member No: NCS15-02656

Location: Southampton

I am a qualified, registered Counsellor with a Level 5 Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling.

My specialism is assisting clients with Mental Health issues, which can include Stress, Anxiety and Trauma. I have developed these skills from working in the Acute Mental Health Team and obtained a Level 4 Certification in Community, Mental Health and Psychiatry.

My working approach is Person-Centred, Psychodynamic and Strength-Based:

• Person-Centred – ensures that you are actively listened to, on a case-by-case basis, whilst being treated with dignity, empathy and compassion.
• Psychodynamic – means that your core issues are aimed to be established; when comfortable for you. In establishing your past root cause, this can have positive impacts on present issues.
• Strength-Based – focuses on the positives of what has been disclosed to me in a session.

I practise in a flexible and professional manner, providing a safe space for you to explore your issues.

  • Qualifications & Experience
    Professional Diploma (Prof.Dip PsyC.) (Level 5) in Psychotherapeutic Counselling – part-time course at University of Manchester, (3 February 2018 – 4 February 2018):
    • Case study of my 100 hours work experience.
    • Able to carry out clinical practice to a professional standard.
    • Respond effectively to complex client issues.
    • Experience of Supervision.
    • Student reflective review of Placement.

    Level 4 Certificate in Community, Mental Health and Psychiatry – home course through Distance Learning Centre (17 June 2017 – 21 September 2017):
    • Mental Health workers.
    • Self-Harm and Suicide.
    • Depression, Anxiety, Stress
    • Mental Health related Acts.
    • Personality disorders.
    • Abuse and Trauma.
    • Listening skills and Validation.
    • Stress, Bulimia, Anorexia.

    ILM Level 5 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring, part-time course taken through NHS via Continuum Coaching, Coaching for Success, (25 April 2017 – 6 February 2018):
    • Developing a spectrum of leadership styles.
    • Controlling, assessing and developing internal processes.
    • Enhancing personal motivation.
    • Encouraging innovation, creativity and initiative taking.
    • Developing talent.
    • Setting clear direction.

    Advanced Diploma (Ad. Dip. PsyC) (Level 4) in Psychotherapeutic Counselling – part-time course at Southampton University, (5 March 2017 – 18 February 2018):
    • Humanistic Approaches, Transactional Analysis, Erikson & Gestalt, Perls.
    • Integrative Counselling & Integrative Therapy.
    • Anxiety, Stress, GAD, Depression.
    • Ethical Codes, Moral Obligations.
    • Counter-Transference, Mirroring, Body Language.
    • CBT.
    • 100 supervised Counselling placement hours.

    Counselling Skills & Theory (Dip CST.) (Level 3) in Psychotherapeutic Counselling – part-time course at Southampton University, (1 November 2015 – 6 November 2016):
    • Time Model (Past, Present, Future).
    • Grief, The Grief Curve; Bowlby & Warden (focusing on after death) and Elizabeth Cooper Ross (focusing on someone approaching death).
    • Freud, The Psychodynamic Theory.
    • Carl Jung, The Jungian Theory.
    • Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Phobia, GAD.
    • Self-Defeating Behaviours.
    • Relationships: The Social Exchange Model, Thibaut and Kelley & The Equity Theory Walter and Hatfield
    • Rogerian Theory, Person Centred Approach.
    • Rapport, Boundaries, Body Language, Ethics.

    Certificate in Hypnotherapy & Counselling Skills (Cert. Hyp CS) – part-time course at Southampton University, (20 October 2014 – 13 September 2015):
    • Hypnotherapy Techniques (Eye Focus, The Handshake Method, Regression).
    • Stress, Anxiety, Phobias.
    • Habits, Quit Smoking, Weight Loss.
    • Cognitive Therapy, EFT, TFT.
    • Hypnoanalysis and Physical Symptoms.
    • Hypnotherapy & Counselling Skills.
    • Modalities, Language Patterns, Rapport.
    • Intimate Relationships, Sex & Reproduction.
    • NLP Rewind Technique.
  • What I can help with
    • Anxiety
    • Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
    • Depression
    • Generally unhappy with your life
    • Phobias
    • Self-esteem
    • Self-harm
    • Stress
    • Suicidal feelings
    • Trauma
    • Violence / Victim support
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