My name is Ellie Finch and I’m a qualified and experienced counsellor.
I have a Postgraduate Diploma in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy from the University of East London. Being an Integrative counsellor means that I tailor the approach I use depending on your individual needs and I work alongside you on your journey in a non-judgemental and compassionate way.
I'm registered with the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists and am bound by their code of ethics.
I started my counselling career at ChildLine in 2009. I qualified as a social worker at masters level with the Tavistock Clinic in 2012 with a focus on child and adolescent mental health, working with children, young people, parents and families. I then gained my post-graduate qualification as a counsellor and psychotherapist in 2015. I have worked as a counsellor in schools, a young people's counselling service and a women’s centre. I now have my own private practice working with children, young people and parents.
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Consultancy and Training Enquiries:
Contact me to book in for a one hour consultation or to enquire about training opportunities. Click here for information about my rates.
Please note that my counselling practice is currently full I am not anticipating having any availability until Jan 2022.
If you are looking for an online counsellor for you or your child, you could search on the ACTO directory here: https://acto-org.uk/therapists/
If you are looking for a counsellor that specialises in working with parents and siblings of children with additional needs, you could have a look at the Affinity Hub practitioner directory here: https://www.affinityhub.uk/10/Therapy-&-Counselling.html
I work Tuesdays-Thursdays, school term-time.
Contact me to book in for your free 20 minute (50 minute for couples) online or telephone, no obligation, meet and greet session. This gives us the opportunity to get to know each other a little and for you to explore whether you would benefit from having further sessions with me. It also gives you the opportunity to find out if online or telephone counselling is right for you. Click here for information about my rates.
To ensure your confidentiality when emailing, please just include some basic contact details in your email and I will reply offering you a free 20 minute meet and greet session (50 minute for couples) where you can provide me with more detailed information about your situation.
Emergency and Alternative support:
You may also like to consider calling your GP, or, in an emergency, calling 999 or going to A&E for support. You can also contact the Samaritans on 116 123 or use their email service: https://www.samaritans.org/how-we-can-help/contact-samaritan/
If you are under 19 years old, you can also call Childline on 0800 1111 or use their chat/email service: https://www.childline.org.uk/get-support/
GETTING TECH-SAVVY IN MINECRAFT:
A WEBINAR FOR THERAPISTS
Tuesday 15th June, 7pm-8.30pm UK-time (BST) £25-£35
In this webinar Ellie Finch will be sharing essential information therapists need to safely and effectively work with clients in Minecraft.
Are you feeling out of your depth in Minecraft but want to use it therapeutically with clients?
Topics covered in this Webinar:
* Introduction to Minecraft controls and how to play - including some key game commands you'll need when working with clients.
* Understand some of the differences between Minecraft Java and Minecraft (Bedrock) Editions.
* Intro to vital Privacy and Security settings you need to know about before working with clients in Minecraft.
* Tips on how to protect your clients' data in Minecraft.
* Learn solutions to some of the technical problems that can arise.
* Discover the difference between hosting a server, using 'Realms' or sharing a session.
Plus live Q&A
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