Better Mental Health for Better Living
Hello, my name is Errolie Sermaine. Thank you for visiting my website and considering me for counselling or supervision.
Throughout life we can all face many challenges and it often helps to talk to someone about our thoughts, feelings and experiences. At these times it may not feel comfortable or appropriate to talk to our friends or loved ones, or perhaps you feel that you don’t have anyone around you that you could go to for help and support.
Counselling offers you a supportive, safe and confidential space where you can explore and work through problems, thoughts, feelings and choices without being judged. I am able to work with a broad range of issues such as addiction, anxiety, bereavement, childhood issues/trauma, depression, divorce, loss, relationships, self-esteem and stress. However I specialise in mental health, particularly anxiety, pre- and post-natal depression.
What I Can Offer You
Counselling is a ‘talking therapy’ that allows you to explore your problems and discuss difficult thoughts and feelings in a safe, confidential environment. It can help you to change something in your life or explore your thoughts and feelings in more depth.
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Clinical Supervision is an important part of working to professional standards and is a requirement of the BACP to ensure all counsellors are working in a safe and ethical way. I offer integrative one-to-one sessions, with a discounted rate for students.
Bring the baby
Counselling designed specifically for women and men that may be experiencing a range of difficult emotions following the birth of a child. ‘Bring the Baby’ sessions enable you to access counselling if you don’t have childcare or feel uncomfortable being away from your baby, supporting you to face challenges and overcome emotional barriers.
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British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy
I am a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). Through its work the BACP ensures that all members meet its remit of public protection. The BACP values integrity, impartiality and respect, embraces a diverse range of counselling and psychotherapy approaches, promotes equality of opportunity and advocates accessibility for clients to counsellors.
For further information visit: BACP
National Counselling Society
I am an accredited member of the National Counselling Society (NCS). The NCS plays an important role within the counselling profession, being one of the first organisations to gain Accredited Register status with the Professional Standards Authority Accredited Register programme. NCS support and promote counselling, believing it should be seen as a vocation (not just a job but a worthy occupation) and that the relationship between counsellor and client is important for the outcome of therapy.
For further information visit: National Counselling Society
Association for Counselling and Therapy Online
I am a registered member of the Association for Counselling and Therapy Online (ACTO). The practice of psychological therapy online is an exciting and relatively new form of therapy and ACTO believe that it is the future for many who are seeking or offering emotional help. Members of ACTO are also members of established professional bodies such as the BACP and are work within agreed codes of ethics, including ACTO’s Ethical Code. All members of ACTO are qualified and experienced therapists who work online, most of whom have completed further training for online work. ACTO is committed to setting and maintaining the highest standards of therapy in online work.
For further information visit: ACTO