Journals & Reading

Suicide: in search of meaning.

      It is acknowledged that the subject of ‘suicide’ is complex. A dynamic, interplay of depression, hopelessness, rage, perfection, impulsivity or perhaps a fleeting thought; all forces which cast aside well rehearsed defences to reveal anxiety.  The intensity of this experience can lead to impaired functioning where ‘thinking’ and ‘doing’ are interrupted and ‘all… Read More Suicide: in search of meaning.

Journals & Reading

Mental Health & Sleep

“Sleep is of central importance to the health of the body and mind.” As human beings, our need for sleep varies from one person to another. Despite this variance, sleep holds a common purpose; a restorative tool to energise our being. A recent article in the Guardian newspaper explores the link between ‘insomnia and depression’:… Read More Mental Health & Sleep

News ~& Updates

New Office

The ‘Counselling Room’ is a contained, confidential ‘space’ for your expression.   Located in a discreet location within proximity to the Robin Hood Airport; the ‘Counselling Room’ is accessible from the Great Yorkshire Way and major link roads including, Bawtry Road. Free parking and accessible links to public transport are available.   Oxford House 2… Read More New Office

Theory & Practice

How I work

As a professional counsellor, I view my role as an objective observer; informed by Psycho-dynamic theory and a relational approach to practice. Careful and considered thought is given to feelings, thoughts, and relationships with self and others. As the therapeutic relationship develops, meaning is applied and links drawn between the past and the present. Counselling is not something that is ‘done to you’, it is a two-person process.… Read More How I work

Information

Contact

The therapeutic relationship starts from the very first contact.   To facilitate its development, I offer a reduced session fee of £20.00 for the first session. The purpose of this is so we can meet each other and take the time to reflect upon how this new, therapeutic relationship may feature.   I will aim… Read More Contact

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Fees & Terms

Reduced First Session £20.00 Ongoing Counselling Session Fee £39 per therapeutic hour. *Concessions and sessional rates are available; please contact me for further details.   A therapeutic hour lasts fifty minutes and is agreed once weekly at the same time and location. I require notice of 24 hours cancellation in order to avoid any charge. The terms… Read More Fees & Terms

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A new relationship

A New Relationship Choosing a counsellor can be a difficult process; finding someone you can relate to, who accepts you and is trustworthy. Please take your time to consider the information below before you decide if you would like to access an initial meeting.   Beverley Bond Dip. Therapeutic Counselling, BA (Hon’s), Registered MBACP. I am a qualified counsellor and… Read More A new relationship

News ~& Updates

New office

We are excited to share that from the 1st of October, the ‘Counselling Room’ will have a new location. Located within proximity to the Robin Hood Airport; the ‘Counselling Room’ is accessible from the Great Yorkshire Way and major link roads including, Bawtry Road. Free parking and accessible links to public transport are also available.… Read More New office