Mary Parker Counselling at Quayside Well-Being

In addition to being a private counselling practitioner I am also an independent counsellor and welfare consultant, providing external counselling and training for organisations.

My counselling model is integrative predominately CBT, working with the client to find the most appropriate therapeutic intervention. 

As an qualified counselling supervisor, I also provide clinical/professional supervision for Counsellors, Trainee Counsellors and Professionals. 

I also provide psychological support as recommended by the Home Office to staff in a variety organisations including the Emergency Services.

During the last 15 years I have worked primarily as a counsellor within the Police Service gaining considerable experience in working with trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) this includes defusing,debriefing and organisational responses to major incidents.

Professional Qualifications

BA (Hons) Counselling University of Gloucestershire

Counselling Supervision University College Plymouth St Mark & St John

Advanced Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Practice Warwick University

Recent Traumatic Episode Protocol (R-TEP)

EMDR Level 3

Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling

Certificate in Coaching

Professional Membership

MBACP, BACP Workplace, EMDR Association.

Liability Insurance

CRB Vetted

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