Dr Pam Wolliston | Accredited Counsellor | Nottinghamshire | NCS

Dr Pam Wolliston

Member Status: Accredited

Member No: NCS18-06232

Location: Nottinghamshire

My career pathways are in education and counselling. Whilst completing my integrative (mixed approaches) counselling qualifications, as detailed below, I was also teaching English for different purposes. I found working in this discipline extremely rewarding and would hope to be able to welcome non-native English language clients to my private practice, Let's Talk Counselling Services.

As psychotherapeutic counsellor, I have a longstanding interest in supporting children, young people and adults who are going through challenging times. So, in extending my skills to work with children, young people and adults, I am exploring Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP). DDP attends to the voice to the child or young person, typically living with their second family (e.g., foster-carer(s) or adoptive). It aims to use current understanding of the impact of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), and attachment issues on relationships in different care/nurture settings. In refocusing the attention away from the behaviour and behaviour management, DDP practitioners aim to support or coach the nurturer(s) on how to build healthier relational bonds with their child or young person.

In choosing to invite me to work with you, it is important to know that I will not assume an 'expert' position. Instead, I will provide ample space for you to work through whatever it is that brought you to counselling.

  • Qualifications & Experience
    PhD (Applied Linguistics), University of Bristol, UK

    Professional Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling (Prof. Dip. Psyc. C.), Chrysalis not for Profit, UK

    Advanced Diploma in Counselling (Ad Dip. C), Chrysalis not for Profit, UK

    Intermediate Certificate in Family & Systemic Psychotherapy, Somerset Primary Healthcare Trust, UK

    Level 1 Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy, Rennicke and Associates, New York, USA
  • What I can help with
    • Abuse – Emotional, Physical, Sexual
    • Adolescence
    • Adoption
    • Ageing and related issues
    • Anger Management
    • Anxiety
    • Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
    • Bereavement / Loss
    • Bullying
    • Cancer
    • Carers
    • Children / teenagers
    • Cultural issues
    • Depression
    • Disability
    • Divorce & Separation
    • Driving tests
    • Emotional issues
    • Exams
    • Family
    • Generally unhappy with your life
    • Illness and dying
    • Job interviews
    • Panic attacks
    • Parenting skills
    • Pregnancy related issues
    • Public speaking: stage fright
    • Relationships
    • Self-esteem
    • Self-harm
    • Sexuality Identity
    • Shyness / Social Phobia
    • Spirituality
    • Stress
    • Trauma
    • Young people and children
  • Languages Spoken
    • English
    • German
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