Yvonne Gurney | Accredited Counsellor | Northampton | NCS

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Yvonne Gurney

Member Status: Accredited

Member No: NCS18-07130

Location: Northampton


My name is Yvonne Gurney. I am qualified and accredited Psychotherapist/Counsellor, hypnotherapist and trained clinician in EMDR. Based in South Northamptonshire.

Specialist in Anxiety, Stress & Trauma in Adults and young people.

Specialist with Children looked after. With over 23yrs experience in this field.

I help parents and carers manage with young people with challenging behaviours and emotional difficulties. I work with parents & adopters, foster carers, i also work in care homes with children looked after and RSW's. I provide training for carers of young people in the care system.

I am non judgmental and have many clients from many different backgrounds, cultures, sexuality and gender.

I am passionate about getting to the root cause of your presenting issue as promptly as possible.
I want to help you achieve your goals.
I will guide you to help you heal from past traumatic experiences and to understand why you are feeling overwhelmed by stress.
I explore the cause of your anxieties and help you find strategies to overcome them in a way that works for you.

I facilitate sessions to meet your needs, be it face-to-face in my counselling room, on the telephone, zoom calls, walk and talk therapies, My aim is to meet your needs.

  • Qualifications & Experience
    Qualified and accredited psychotherapeutic counsellor Dip CST & Prof.DipPsy.C
    Qualified and accredited hypnotherapists Cert.HypCs.
    Advanced training in child counselling Dip level 7.
    Qualified and accredited trainer
    EMDR clinician
    Diploma in child psychology
    Train the trainer Dip level 7
    Life coach
    Advanced safeguarding
    Filial play therapy
    NVQ in childcare
    Counselling clients online
    And many more. With over 30yrs of CPD training.
    Accredited with NCSVfor children and young people as well as Adults.
    I have an enhanced DBS
  • What I can help with
    • Abuse – Emotional, Physical, Sexual
    • Addiction (e.g. Alcohol, Computer games, Drugs, Food, Gambling, Sex, Smoking)
    • Adolescence
    • Adoption
    • AIDS / HIV
    • Anger Management
    • Anxiety
    • Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
    • Bereavement / Loss
    • Bullying
    • Cancer
    • Carers
    • Childbirth: fertility
    • Childbirth: pregnancy
    • Children / teenagers
    • Depression
    • Divorce & Separation
    • Driving tests
    • Eating disorders
    • Emotional issues
    • Exams
    • Family
    • Gender identity
    • Generally unhappy with your life
    • IBS / Digestive Issues
    • Illness and dying
    • Immune system support
    • Job interviews
    • Mindfulness
    • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
    • Panic attacks
    • Parenting skills
    • Phobias
    • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder / PTSD
    • Pregnancy related issues
    • Public speaking: stage fright
    • Relationships
    • Relaxation
    • Self-defeating behaviours
    • Self-esteem
    • Self-harm
    • Sexuality Identity
    • Shyness / Social Phobia
    • Sleep
    • Sporting performance
    • Start exercising
    • Stop smoking
    • Stress
    • Suicidal feelings
    • Trauma
    • Violence / Victim support
    • Young people and children
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