Mrs Hollie Thomas

Member Status: Accredited

Member No: NCS20-01105

Location: Tonyrefail

I am a qualified and experienced counsellor who has worked with children, young people and adults for over 12 years. I have gained an insight into the challenges that people face and the many ways in which people can overcome such challenges.
I have previous experience working as a Counsellor and Team Manager for Barnardo's School and Community Based Counselling Service and Barnardo's Child and Family Bereavement Service.
My experience includes:
• Working with children, young people and adults
• Working 1-1, with groups and families
• Delivering workshops for children, adults and professionals
• Managing multi-disciplinary teams with safeguarding responsibilities
• Providing consultation to staff, colleagues and professionals
• Participating in National Counselling Forums and Welsh Government Counselling Lead
Providers meetings to share good practice.
• Research and report writing

  • Qualifications & Experience
    Qualifications:
    Postgraduate Diploma in Systemic Practice in Psychotherapy (Level 7)
    Msc Playwork and Therapeutic Play (Level 7)
    Bsc (Hons) Early Years Development and Education (Level 6)
    ILM Leadership and Management (Level 5)
    ILM Leadership and Management (Level 4)

    Training:
    Safeguarding Level 3
    Trauma Informed Practice
    General Data Protection Regulations
    Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
    Suicide and the Impact on the family
    Bereavement (CHUMS accredited Training)
    Supporting Suddenly Bereaved Children and Young People
    Protection of Vulnerable Adults (POVA-Level 2)
    Applied Suicide Intervention Skills
    Health and Safety
    Positive Psychology
    Person Centred Creativity
    Solution Focused Brief Therapy
  • What I can help with
    • Abortion
    • 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
    • Gender identity
    • Generally unhappy with your life
    • Illness and dying
    • Job interviews
    • Parenting skills
    • Phobias
    • Public speaking: stage fright
    • Relationships
    • Relaxation
    • Self-defeating behaviours
    • Self-esteem
    • Self-harm
    • Sexuality Identity
    • Shyness / Social Phobia
    • Sleep
    • Spirituality
    • Start exercising
    • Stop smoking
    • Stress
    • Suicidal feelings
    • Young people and children
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