Karen Butcher | Accredited Counsellor | Huddersfield | NCS

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Karen Butcher

Member Status: Accredited

Member No: NCS16-03703

Location: Huddersfield

I am qualified to work with young children, teenagers and adults. I work using an integration of models and tailor these to meet the individual needs of a client. With young children, the process is very child led and I use therapeutic play to support a child to process their emotions in a safe space. Work with a teenager requires a secure understanding of the teenage brain and the challenges as they develop towards being a young adult.
My work with adults has been diverse and I am able to offer a flexible approach, ensuring that each individual feels comfortable to explore areas that are important to them.
I also work part time in Child and Adolescent Mental Health in Kirklees.

  • Qualifications & Experience
    Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
    Level 4 Certificate in Counselling Children ( Place 2 Be)
    Level 3 Certificate in Counselling and Hypnotherapy
    Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills and Theory

    Hons Degree in Psychology
    Post Graduate Certificate of Education ( 30 years teaching experience)
    National Professional Qualification for Headship (18 of 30 years as a Primary Head Teacher)
    Leadership Programme for Serving Heads
    Leading from the Middle- coaching succession leadership
    Various qualifications relating to child development, attachment and the impact this can have throughout life when managing relationships.
  • What I can help with
    • Abuse – Emotional, Physical, Sexual
    • Adolescence
    • Ageing and related issues
    • Anger Management
    • Anxiety
    • Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
    • Bereavement / Loss
    • Bullying
    • Cancer
    • Carers
    • Children / teenagers
    • Depression
    • Divorce & Separation
    • Driving tests
    • Emotional issues
    • Exams
    • Family
    • Generally unhappy with your life
    • Job interviews
    • Panic attacks
    • Parenting skills
    • Phobias
    • Public speaking: stage fright
    • Relationships
    • Relaxation
    • Self-defeating behaviours
    • Self-esteem
    • Self-harm
    • Shyness / Social Phobia
    • Sleep
    • Sporting performance
    • Stop smoking
    • Stress
    • Suicidal feelings
    • Trauma
    • Young people and children
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