Jonathan Hayward | Accredited Counsellor | Plumpton Green | NCS

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Jonathan Hayward

Member Status: Accredited

Member No: NCS18-06138

Location: Plumpton Green

My counselling is based in Transactional Analysis (TA), with its central philosophy of 'I'm OK, You're OK'. Put simply, this treats us all as capable of thinking for ourselves and making meaningful change, and that we are - fundamentally - loving and wise. I work with you to make use of these inherent qualities, starting from wherever you are. While this is primarily a 'talking' therapy, I also make use of Relational, Body-based and Outdoor approaches.
Before becoming a counsellor, I worked therapeutically in music education with visually impaired, autistic and disabled young people. I trained as a classical musician and - since 2012 - have instructed meditation, and live on a Sussex smallholding where I practice a keen interest in nature and ecology.

  • Qualifications & Experience
    Dip Couns (TA, the Link Centre)
    First Nature Diploma (Body Breath and Voice work)
    MA Music (City University)
    BA Music (Dartington CoA)
  • What I can help with
    • Addiction (e.g. Alcohol, Computer games, Drugs, Food, Gambling, Sex, Smoking)
    • Adolescence
    • Ageing and related issues
    • Anger Management
    • Anxiety
    • Autistic Spectrum Disorders
    • Bereavement / Loss
    • Carers
    • Children / teenagers
    • Generally unhappy with your life
    • Illness and dying
    • Mindfulness
    • Parenting skills
    • Public speaking: stage fright
    • Self-esteem
    • Spirituality
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