Ms Patricia Judge
Member Status: Accredited
Member No: PJ00P02
My door is open, to help you explore, where ever you are at, on your life journey. I offer you a warm, non-judgmental and empathetic approach in a confidential setting. The practice room has a safe, calm and relaxing ambiance.
We all have our ups and downs in life, and often being given the space, to have someone listen to you, can make all the difference. You will have the space to think and come to your own conclusions. I work in an integrative way, working at your pace. We will work together to find the best options to support you.
I specialize in Domestic Abuse, having a wealth of experience in this arena. The impact of DA is overwhelming and has a vast impact on a person's life, including children's. Sometimes ones identity is wiped out and you do not know who you are anymore. May be you witnessed Domestic Abuse as a child, or you are a victim/survivor of Domestic Abuse yourself.
I have a great deal of experience in running programmed workshops around the dynamics of Domestic Abuse, as well as giving face to face support to my clients.
A goal for the future, is to offer, craft/art therapy workshops.
Also offering counselling in:
Stress and Anxiety
Grief and Loss
Stress and Anxiety
I draw from my training and my experience, to help you along the road. I offer a free initial telephone consultation, to see if you are happy for us to work together and I feel I can offer you a counselling service. We can have a chat on the phone before hand if you prefer. There will be no obligation.
- Qualifications & ExperienceQualified “Safelives” IDVA (Independent Domestic Violence Advocate)
6 months experience as a Women's Refuge Coordinator.
6.5 years experience as a Specialist Women's Safety Officer, supporting victims of Domestic Abuse, working in partnership with staff, facilitating a male, Domestic Violence Perpetrator Program (DVPP). Keeping women and children safe, while their partner/ex attends group. Exploring the dynamics of domestic abuse and its impact on women and children.
Experience as a Lead facilitator, for different women’s groups, including program on the Impact of DV on children and including twelve week workshops, for victims/survivors of Domestic Abuse. Also support women through delivering craft sessions, relaxation and visualization.
Experience in face to face support, working with young people who have witnessed Domestic Abuse.
Action on Addiction February – April 2014 Module on addiction and its impact on the family
Seachange 2011 – 2014 Domestic Violence - "How the Perpetrator operates"
Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling Ad,Dip. CP (Acc) November 2012
Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling Dip.CP December 2011.
Lackham College: July 2008 – June 2010 (Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body)
Certificate in Counselling Studies
Certificate in Counselling Skills
Introduction to counselling
Victim Support - March 2009 - October 2011 - Serious Crime training in Core crimes, Domestic Abuse, Sexual Abuse and Rape
Recent training - CPD
Barclay Trust – Group and workshop facilitation training February 2016.
Child Sexual Exploitation, Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable adults August 2015.
McKenzie Friend training October 2015.
Difference and Diversity workshop in November 2015.
Completed CBT and NLP training 2012.
Member of the Bath Analytical Network
NCS - Accredited register membership
- 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
- Generally unhappy with your life
- Sexuality Identity
- Shyness / Social Phobia
- Suicidal feelings
- Violence / Victim support
- Languages Spoken