Mrs Valerie Best | Accredited Counsellor | Carrickfergus &… | NCS

Mrs Valerie Best

Member Status: Accredited

Member No: NCS16-03377

Location: Carrickfergus & Antrim

Hello and thank you for viewing my profile. Sometimes in life we can struggle to cope with various challenges and are unable to see a clear way forward out of our difficulties or to plan a future for ourselves. My aim is to provide a safe and welcoming environment where you the client are valued and encouraged to take the time and space to explore your concerns and difficulties in a safe and confidential setting.Through building a mutually trusting relationship we can together address your concerns to help bring about a positive outcome for your future. I am an integratively trained counsellor which means I incorporate different approaches in my therapy to meet the individual needs of my clients. I have extensive experience of working in a GP setting and I am a Bereavement Suppport volunteer with Cruse. I also work as a counsellor in a local community organisation.

  • Qualifications & Experience
    Ulster University FdSc in Integrative Counselling 2018
    Cruse Bereavement Support Volunteer from 2019
  • What I can help with
    • Abuse – Emotional, Physical, Sexual
    • Adolescence
    • Ageing and related issues
    • Anger Management
    • Anxiety
    • Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
    • Autism & Aspergers Syndrome
    • Bereavement / Loss
    • Bullying
    • Carers
    • Children / teenagers
    • Cultural issues
    • Depression
    • Divorce & Separation
    • Emotional issues
    • Exams
    • Family
    • Financial difficulties
    • Generally unhappy with your life
    • Illness and dying
    • Parenting skills
    • Relationships
    • Self-defeating behaviours
    • Self-esteem
    • Self-harm
    • Shyness / Social Phobia
    • Sleep
    • Spirituality
    • Stress
    • Suicidal feelings
    • Trauma
    • Violence / Victim support
    • Young people and children
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