Mr Jon Firth
Member Status: Accredited
Member No: NCS19-07648
I am a Qualified Accredited Counsellor.
I have a post Grad Certificate in Supervision and offer Supervision.
I trained for 5 years at Masters Level 7 in Transactional Analysis and am working towards registration as a Psychotherapist under UKCP. I currently offer Psychotherapy and Counselling. I am experienced with a wide and diverse range of clients with many different difficulties including: Relationship Challenges (Couples Welcome), Anxiety, Abuse Survivors (All Types),Addiction, PTSD /Trauma, Low Self Esteem/Image, Bereavement. More info on my website.
- Qualifications & ExperienceAccredited Counselor NCS
Berne Institute Diploma Transactional Analysis Counselling
Berne Institute Certificate in Family / Systemic Therapy
NICE protocol recognised Treatment for Depression - Dr Mark Widdowson / Berne Institute
Post Grad Certificate in Supervision - Manchester Institute Psychotherapy
I work with Individuals and Couples privately at home in a comfortable quiet rural setting. Previously I worked in a number of low cost community settings along the coastline for often the most disadvantaged people, typically with both therapeutic and mental health issues (dual diagnosis) and with clients with addiction issues.
I also offer a limited number of domiciliary appointments.
During my therapist training years I gained a lot of experience working Compassionately with people by working in various roles in a variety of environments including Mental Health, severely Autistic Adults and Young People including Residential, as well as spending some time working in Psychiatric wards so have a good experiential knowledge of the impact on Key Workers, Partners, Carers and Families of those labelled / diagnosed as above, as well those who are in these life positions directly.
- What I can help with
- Abuse – Emotional, Physical, Sexual
- Addiction (e.g. Alcohol, Computer games, Drugs, Food, Gambling, Sex, Smoking)
- Ageing and related issues
- Anger Management
- Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
- Bereavement / Loss
- Cultural issues
- Divorce & Separation
- Eating disorders
- Emotional issues
- Financial difficulties
- Generally unhappy with your life
- Illness and dying
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Parenting skills
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder / PTSD
- Self-defeating behaviours
- Shyness / Social Phobia
- Suicidal feelings
- Violence / Victim support
- Languages Spoken