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Kelly Cawood Counselling

 

Kelly Cawood is a qualified counsellor following the Person Centred Approach. This is a talking therapy based on providing you with a safe space to explore your thoughts and feelings, with no judgement or expectations. 

Although accessing counselling can be emotionally challenging, Kelly aims to work with people to provide the opportunity to work through life events at your own pace and find your own answers. As a Person Centred therapist, Kelly will provide a non-directive approach to help find the resilience within you, by putting you in the centre and empowering you to lead the sessions. Kelly hopes that you are able to focus on your reflections in order to promote lasting change.

 

Kelly is currently working as a counsellor within a high school offering support to 11 – 16 year olds and has extensive experience of working with young people and their families understanding offending behaviours with a range of challenges such as bereavement, anxiety, health anxiety, depression, self harm, relationships, domestic violence, abuse, trauma. 

 

Due to the current pandemic Kelly is aware of an increase in anxiety levels and has agreed to offer support sessions on a ‘Pay what you can’ basis for the duration of this situation. This means that you can pay what you feel you can afford per session.

 

These sessions will be via Zoom Video Conference app which is currently free to use.

 

Kelly is fully insured and is a registered member of BACP.

 

Kelly can be contacted by:

Email: Kellycawoodcounselling@outlook.com

Facebook – Kelly Cawood Counselling Service

Tel: 07983 290 184

 

Dealing with a mental health crisis or emergency

You may find that the added stress of the current situation could have a big impact on your mental health. In some cases, you may feel that you are having a mental health crisis as you no longer feel able to cope or be in control of your situation.

You may: feel great emotional distress or anxiety, feel that you cannot cope with day-to-day life or work, think about self-harm or even suicide, or experience or hear voices (hallucinations).

If this sort of situation happens, you should get immediate expert assessment and advice to identify the best course of action:

  • If you have already been given a Crisis Line number from a health professional, please call it.

  • If you’re under the care of a mental health team and have a specific care plan that states who to contact when you need urgent care, follow this plan.

  • Mind also provides information about how to plan for a crisis.

  • Samaritans has a free to call service 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, if you want to talk to someone in confidence. Call them on 116 123.

  • Find local crisis support services near you that can support you.

  • You can contact NHS 111 if you need urgent care but it’s not life threatening.

  • In in a medical emergency call 999 if you are seriously ill or injured and your life is at risk. A mental health emergency should be taken as seriously as a physical health emergency.

See further advice from the NHS on dealing with a mental health crisis.

The following links may provide information and support should you need it:

 

Mind Matters

Mind Well

Mind Well Coronavirus

Every Mind Matters

Young Minds

Mind

Samaritans

  • Facebook

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