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Ms Vanessa Gajewska

Compassionate Counsel

Counselling, Psychotherapy

  • Fee assured
Overview

Specialises in

  • Applied Relaxation
  • Counselling

About me

Trained to MSc level in Counselling, I have over 25 years of wide experience in a variety of approaches and settings including: workplace counselling at Bristol City Council and within the Occupational Health Department at the Royal United Hospital in Bath and as a South Glos. Having been an NHS Lead Counsellor in South Glos. GP surgeries from 2005-2014 I am able to work effectively with individuals and couples.
By providing a warmly engaging reflective space where there is both support and challenge I can help bring about positive change and deal proactively with issues of low self-esteem, bereavment, abuse,loss, anxiety, depression, post natal depression, menopause, bullying and anger etc
As an integrative Counsellor with a commitment to providing an effective and professional service to all my clients I am continually updating my practice in order to draw on current approache. These include: Gestalt, CBT, Person-Centred, Psychodynamic, Psychosynthesis, Life Coaching, Advanced Integrative Therapy, Transactional Analysis, Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT), Counselling for Depression (CfD), Solution Focussed Therapy and Energy Psychology.
I am a Senior Accredited member of the BACP which means that my practice is professionally scrutinized and I adhere to the BACP Ethical Framework.

Areas of interest

Anxiety disorders; Bereavement; Individual therapy; Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD); Depression; Eating disorders; Post natal depression; Major trauma; Anger; Couples counselling; Loss; Grief; Low self esteem; Abuse; Chronic pain; Disability; Work related stress; Interpersonal issues; Change; Transitions; Uncertainty; Confusion; Self-confidence; Stress; Mediation; Relaxation; Stress management; Trauma-informed approach to supporting partners of Sex Addicts or where Sex Addiction has impacted a relationship

Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions

  • Cardiac conditions
  • Eating disorders
  • Gastrointestinal disorders
  • Gynaecological disorders
  • Musculoskeletal conditions
  • Neurological disorders
  • Oncology
  • Pain management
  • Psychophysiological disorders
  • Physical disability
  • Rheumatological conditions
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Procedures completed

  • AA808

    Counselling session - (5-50)

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