Mrs Eleanor Pool

Member Status: Accredited

Member No: NCSX49

Location: Stourton Caundle

Key Worker CounsellingMates in Mind

I started in the therapeutic world working with children as a therapeutic foster carer, completing the Introduction to Transactional Analsyis in 2006 and the Certificate in Therapeutic Fostering in 2007. I fostered over 20 children between 1998 and 2011 during which time I continued to complete short courses to develop my therapeutic skills. After this I worked with both children (not foster children) and their families through the Local Authority providing nurture groups in schools one to one work with older students. I also worked directly with parents to help them undertsand their children and manage their needs and behaviours. My interest in working with adults emerged from this experience. I began to see how their problems, very often rooted in the past, were not only impacting on their own lives but also on the lives of their children and I wanted to learn how to help people move away from repeating the past.

I gained my Diploma in Hypnotherapy in 2013 and an Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling in 2015 qualifying me to work with adults. I maintain my DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) certification. I am qualified to work with adults and adolescents.

I am dedicated to helping as many people as I can through my work as a counsellor.

I continue my education by taking a variety of courses and programs and reading widely. I am committed to adding to my therapeutic techniques and broadening my skills so I can offer a personalised approach to each client that trusts me with their unique story. 

  • Qualifications & Experience
    Advanced Diploma in Integrated Psychotherapeutic Counselling
    Diploma in Hypnotherapy
    Diploma in Integrated Psychotherapeutic Counselling
    Cruse Bereavement Training
    Mindfulness for Anxiety & Depression
    Personality & Personality Disorders
    EFT Level 2 Attendance
    Certificate in Therapeutic Fostering
    Life Story Work for children
  • 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
    • Anger Management
    • Anxiety
    • Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
    • Autism & Aspergers Syndrome
    • Bereavement / Loss
    • Bullying
    • Cancer
    • Carers
    • Depression
    • Divorce & Separation
    • Family
    • Gender identity
    • Generally unhappy with your life
    • Illness and dying
    • Parenting skills
    • Phobias
    • Post-traumatic stress (PTSD)
    • Relationships
    • Self-harm
    • Sexuality Identity
    • Shyness / Social Phobia
    • Suicidal feelings
    • Trauma
    • Young people and children
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