Counselling and Psychotherapy, South Bristol in Whitchurch near Knowle
Why seek counselling?
My name is Maria Bellis, and I am based in South Bristol, near Knowle . I am an accredited Counsellor with the National Counselling Society. National Counselling Society. I am also near the end of Psychotherapy training.
Psychotherapy and Counselling provide a safe space to work on many life issues and personal challenges. It is a process that can support you with how you feel about yourself, help resolve past issues, problem solving, decision making, relationship issues and many emotional or psychological needs. Talking with someone objective can help you understand more about your self, work out what might get in the way of resolving issues, explore how to manage difficult thoughts or feelings and make decisions about your life. Just by supporting you to find different ways to manage various issues and develop your own personal 'toolkit' to manage problems, you can feel you have choice in your life. Together we can explore what you need and consider your choices.
I have wide experience of many issues and situations over 25 years. My therapeutic style is relaxed and friendly as we go at your pace. I can work with: Anxiety/Depression; Loss/Bereavement; Low Confidence/Self-Esteem; Difficult Relationships past or present; Work related issues; Considering Life Choices; Managing Stressful Life events and many other issues you can discuss with me. First contact can be a no obligation telephone call just to talk through what support you would like to find.
We are all capable of creating change in our lives when we face challenges or difficulties.
I work with you to explore what you need and find your own way.
What can I offer?
As well as being an accredited Counsellor with the National Counselling Society. National Counselling Society I am registered with UKCP as a Trainee Psychotherapist (details provided) -having completed my training I am now working towards full accreditation as a psychotherapist. My practice is based in South Bristol -centered within the areas of Whitchurch, Knowle, Brislington and Stockwood. Easily accessed by car and buses from West Town Lane, the Wells Rd (A37), Airport Rd and Bath Rd (A4).
See my Contact page for more details about location and public transport.