Linda holds professional indemnity insurance and has DBS clearance. Recently appointed counsellor for Wish Upon A Star foundation
Linda graduated from the university of South Wales with a BSc hons degree in Systemic Therapy
She is a registered member of BACP and qualified counsellor with 5 years experience as an associate counsellor in the voluntary sector, alongside her private practice.
Linda offers a first consultation without further commitment to enable clients to decide for themselves if they feel counselling will be of benefit to them in their present situation.
Linda works with many different areas of counselling ,including general anxiety disorder and depression, relationship counselling, anger management ,social anxiety. low confidence/self esteem, family issues, phobias, loss and bereavement and many more.
We may all have experienced many different changes in life that question our values and beliefs -these challenges may leave us feeling unable to cope, you may experience a loss of confidence in your ability to manage what you used to take in your stride. Through counselling you can work together to make sense of the issues that are affecting your life at this time.
Qualifications and Experience
BSc hons degree in Systemic Counselling.
Registered member of BACP ( British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy)
ASSIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training
MHFA (Mental Health First Aid)
Mental Health support
Motivational Interviewing Training
Level 4 counselling Skills and Theory
4 years experience in voluntary sector with Merthyr & Valleys MIND
1 year with Talking Connections @ Mental Health Matters Bridgend
1 year with Ty Ellis Counselling Porthcawl
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Linda Allen Counselling