Zanele Brackin | Senior Accredited Counsellor | Reading | NCPS

Zanele Brackin

Member Status: Senior Accredited

Member No: ZS00P01

Location: Reading


Highly motivated individual, with a diverse skill set including a solid 17 years, experience in working with children, young people, adults, of different age groups stages and backgrounds, with experience in working in an after-school club setting, working as a co-ordinator in a youth club and working at present as a Managing Director of Changing Arrows CIC.
Professional, congruent, and capable of sensitively journeying with individual’s expression of life. This has enabled a unique and successful interaction with the desired outcomes by using the skills of a Counsellor and the practical approach of a youth worker to form a proactive Counselling, Pastoral Care and Mentoring Service.

  • Qualifications & Experience
    • Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling (Chrysalis)
    • Member of the National Counselling Society - SNCPS (ACC.)
    • Introduction to Christian Counselling Certificate (Integrative Cognitive Solutions in
    Affiliation with Association of Christian Counsellors Level 2)
    • Crisis and Trauma Counselling Diploma Course (BSY Crisis and Trauma
    Counselling Practitioner)
    • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Diploma Course (Centre of Excellence)
    • Supervision Diploma Course (Open College)
    • Understanding Young Minds Certificate of Achievement (Virtual College)
    • Health and Well Being Resource Pack Certificate of Completion (Virtual College)
    • 3 Safeguarding Everyone Certificate of Achievement (Virtual College)
    • Pastoral Care Certificate (ACC)
    • ACC Pastoral Care Membership (Association of Christian Counsellors)
    • ABC Level 3 Certificate in Working with Vulnerable Young People
    • GDPR Training (High Speed Training)
    • Edexcel Level 3 BTEC National Diploma in Performing Arts (Dance) – Triple Grade
    • EDI Level 3 Certificate in Children’s Care Learning and Development
    • GOAL Level 3 Certificate in Children’s Care Learning and Development
    • CACHE Level 3 NVQ in Children’s Care Learning and Development
    • City and Guilds Level 2 NVQ in Play Work
    • Apprenticeship in Customer Services ICS- (Institute of Customer Service Level 2)
    • Certificate of Attendance for Universal Safe Guarding Children
    •Safeguarding Adults Level 1, 2, 3 (Caredemy)
    •Safeguarding Children Level 1, 2, 3 (Caredemy)
    •The Prevent Strategy (Caredemy)
    •Information Governance (Caredemy)
    •Conflict Resolution (Caredemy)
    •Promoting Understanding of Equality, Diversity and Human Rights (Caredemy)
    •Infection Prevention and Control: Level 1 An Introduction (Caredemy)
    •Health Safety and Welfare (Caredemy)
    •First Aid – Basic Life Support (Resuscitation) (Caredemy)
    •Fire Safety Awareness: An Introduction (Caredemy)
    •Whistleblowing (Caredemy)
    •Domestic Violence and Abuse Level 1 (Caredemy)
    •Effective Communication (Caredemy)
    •General Data Protection Regulation (Caredemy)
    • Certificate in Autism Awareness
    • Certificate in Safeguarding and Child Protection Awareness
    • Certificate in Risk Assessment
    • Certificate in Sunday School Seminar and workshop
    • Certificate in Leading Play
    • Certificate in Improving Play
    • Certificate in Welcome to Play
    • First Response Paediatric First Aid
    • in The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth by John C Maxwell
  • What I can help with
    • Abuse – Emotional, Physical, Sexual
    • Anger Management
    • Anxiety
    • Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
    • Bereavement / Loss
    • Bullying
    • Depression
    • Eating disorders
    • Emotional issues
    • Family
    • Generally unhappy with your life
    • Mindfulness
    • Relationships
    • Self-defeating behaviours
    • Self-esteem
    • Self-harm
    • Shyness / Social Phobia
    • Stress
    • Suicidal feelings
    • Trauma
    • Young people and children
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