Mrs Anita Roy | Accredited Counsellor | Newbury | NCS

Mrs Anita Roy

Member Status: Accredited

Member No: NCS19-07854

Location: Newbury

I am a mother and a wife, living in Reading. I have a BSc (Hons) in Person Centred Counselling and a Diploma in Humanistic Integrative Counselling. I have worked mostly with Trauma clients within Charity organisations and the NHS, most recently set up Therapy2help.com

I become emotional about shopping for Counsellors that I can relate to; someone who I feel will have an insight into what am talking about. I hated explaining every single detail of what I meant as a client.

My goals are to reach those clients who feel they need a sensitive counsellor, whose lived a dual heritage existence and is willing to be of service and empathetic to their needs.
My frustrations have been filtering what I can take to therapy, getting few options or recommendations of culturally sensitive counsellors. Having the need to be heard and understood by someone who I feel knows/relates to what am talking about.
As an adult, I have since learned that our upbringing does indeed shape our behaviours. And that culture norms etc contribute to our defence mechanisms.
When I eventually met 'The therapist', I loved that someone understood and could relate to what I was bringing to therapy. That sometimes, I felt I did not need to detail the the cultural norms, that they were not foreign to the counsellor and that enabled me to feel that I was in safe secure hands. I felt that I was in familiarity, which enhanced my ability to trust and grow.

  • Qualifications & Experience
    BSc Hons In Person Centred Counselling
    Diploma In Integrative Humanistic Counselling
    Certificates in Counselling related courses.
  • What I can help with
    • Abortion
    • Abuse – Emotional, Physical, Sexual
    • Addiction (e.g. Alcohol, Computer games, Drugs, Food, Gambling, Sex, Smoking)
    • Adolescence
    • Adoption
    • Ageing and related issues
    • AIDS / HIV
    • 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
    • Family
    • Financial difficulties
    • Gender identity
    • Generally unhappy with your life
    • Illness and dying
    • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
    • Panic attacks
    • Parenting skills
    • Phobias
    • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder / PTSD
    • Relationships
    • Self-defeating behaviours
    • Self-esteem
    • Self-harm
    • Sexuality Identity
    • Shyness / Social Phobia
    • Spirituality
    • Suicidal feelings
    • Trauma
    • Violence / Victim support
  • Languages Spoken
    • English
    • Swahili
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