Gill is a qualified and experienced Person-centred Counsellor. She offers clients a professional relationship in a safe and confidential place to enable them to explore their thoughts, feelings and any issues without judgement, and with respect and value of individuals’ belief systems and culture, gender; race and differences. Gill offers core conditions of empathy, unconditional positive regard and congruence.
Alongside her work at Appetite for Wellbeing, Gill currently works for Pennine NHS Foundation Trust (Mental Health), and as a Volunteer Counsellor at The Open Door Centre, Colne. Gill has also worked for four years as a Specialist Mental Health Mentor, working with undergraduate students at local universities who may have Asperger’s syndrome, ASD, ADHD, schizophrenia, anxiety, self-harm issues or physical impairments including hearing loss and mobility issues.
For the past 15 years Gill has supported others with their emotional well-being. Gill draws from her experience, having worked for Victim Support for nine years, supporting an age range from childhood through to senior citizens. She also has experience of working in low and medium secure psychiatric hospitals for seven years as an Independent Mental Health Advocate for the charity Rethink Mental Illness.
Gillian offers counselling at Appetite for Wellbeing.
Post-graduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy, University of Salford
Gill is a member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy and commits to their Ethical Framework for good practice.
Gill can be contacted by telephone 07588 705917 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss or to make an appointment.