Hayley Rivers | Accredited Counsellor | Horfield | NCS

Hayley Rivers

Member Status: Accredited

Member No: NCS18-06993

Location: Horfield

Key Worker Counselling

Whether you have a specific issue you’d like to talk about, or you’d like to make changes to your life and not sure where to start, counselling can support you in addressing the areas of your life where you feel unsatisfied or where you have experienced events in your life that have caused you distress.

I offer myself as a companion to you whilst we curiously discover new ways of being in the world, often drawing on our relationship as a source of information to your relating to others in the world.

My training background has been with Bristol University and Severn Talking Therapy. I hold an Advanced Diploma in Relational Supervision and offer counselling and supervision either on a 1:1 or group basis for counsellors/psychotherapists in private practice, in the caring professions, and in an organisational setting. I provide supervision for a variety of organisations in Bristol including; Women’s Aid, Red Horse Foundation, and Oasis-Talk. I also lecture at South Gloucestershire and Stroud College delivering counselling skills training.

  • Qualifications & Experience
    •FdSc Integrative Counsellor (dist) - University Bristol
    •Advanced Diploma in Relational Supervision - Severn Talking Therapy-Karl Gregory & Sheila McCarthy
    •EAGALA certified Equine Assisted Therapist
    •Advanced certificate Counselling Skills- Humanistic Theory & Counselling in Organisations
    •Intermediate Counselling Skills- working with loss & grief
  • What I can help with
    • Abortion
    • Abuse – Emotional, Physical, Sexual
    • Addiction (e.g. Alcohol, Computer games, Drugs, Food, Gambling, Sex, Smoking)
    • Anxiety
    • Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
    • Autistic Spectrum Disorders
    • Bereavement / Loss
    • Bullying
    • Carers
    • Childbirth: labour
    • Childbirth: pregnancy
    • Cultural issues
    • Depression
    • Divorce & Separation
    • Eating disorders
    • Emotional issues
    • Family
    • Financial difficulties
    • Gender identity
    • Generally unhappy with your life
    • Illness and dying
    • Mindfulness
    • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
    • Panic attacks
    • Parenting skills
    • Phobias
    • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder / PTSD
    • Pregnancy related issues
    • Relationships
    • Relaxation
    • Self-defeating behaviours
    • Self-esteem
    • Self-harm
    • Sexuality Identity
    • Shyness / Social Phobia
    • Spirituality
    • Stress
    • Suicidal feelings
    • Trauma
    • Violence / Victim support
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