Andrea Arnett | Senior Accredited Counsellor | Whitehaven &… | NCPS

Andrea Arnett

Member Status: Senior Accredited

Member No: NCS17-05406

Location: Whitehaven & Leeds

I am a qualified experienced Integrative Counsellor/Psychotherapist offering you a warm, friendly service, supporting each person's individual needs working with a variety of issues such as anxiety, depression, relationship, anger, self-harm, self-esteem and work related issues.
I can offer you an empathic, non-judgemental service in a safe environment where we can work together allowing you to talk and express yourself freely through a variety of tools and theoretical models.
The approaches I use are: Person Centred, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Psychodynamic, Transactional Analysis (TA), Gestalt, Brief Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy (SFT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Existential Therapy, Psychosynthesis Therapy and Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP). I also provide walk & talk/outdoor therapy.
I am also a Registered MBACP and a member of ACTO.

  • Qualifications & Experience
    MSc Psychology (Addictions)
    Diploma In Online Counselling & Psychotherapy (Level 7)
    BSc (Hons) Practice Development Counselling
    Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling Practice (Level 4)
    PDA Health & Social Care Supervision (SQA Level 7)
    CBT Advanced Diploma(Level 4)
    CBT Diploma (Level 3)
    Diploma in Counselling Children & Young People
    Advanced Certificate in Counselling Practice (Level 3)
    Intermediate Counselling Certificate (Level 2)
    Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTLLS Level 4)
    NVQ Early Years Care and Education (Level 3)
    CACHE Mental Health Awareness (Level 2)
    CACHE Mental Health in Children and Young People (Level 2)
    Workplace Learning with Coaching and Mentoring
    I am committed to Continuing Professional Development and as part of my CPD I have attended various events and training days/courses:

    University of Cumbria: Supporting Children and Young People through Transitions/Bereavement.
    NHS: Working with Personality Disorders
    SAFA: Working with Self-harm and Suicide
    Young Minds: Young Persons and Parental Mental Health Issues
    CADAS: Substance Misuse Training
    CADAS/YOS: Working with Young Offenders
    Howgill Family Centre: Family Support Training
    Safeguarding Training Level 2
    CCC: Risk Taking Behaviours.
  • What I can help with
    • Abortion
    • Abuse – Emotional, Physical, Sexual
    • Addiction (e.g. Alcohol, Computer games, Drugs, Food, Gambling, Sex, Smoking)
    • Adolescence
    • Ageing and related issues
    • AIDS / HIV
    • Anger Management
    • Anxiety
    • Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
    • Autistic Spectrum Disorders
    • Bereavement / Loss
    • Bullying
    • Cancer
    • Carers
    • Childbirth: fertility
    • Childbirth: labour
    • Childbirth: pregnancy
    • Children / teenagers
    • Chronic fatigue syndrome / M.E.
    • Cultural issues
    • Depression
    • Disability
    • Divorce & Separation
    • Driving tests
    • Eating disorders
    • Emotional issues
    • Exams
    • Family
    • Financial difficulties
    • Gender identity
    • Generally unhappy with your life
    • IBS / Digestive Issues
    • Illness and dying
    • Immune system support
    • Job interviews
    • Mindfulness
    • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
    • Panic attacks
    • Parenting skills
    • Phobias
    • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder / PTSD
    • Pregnancy related issues
    • Public speaking: stage fright
    • Relationships
    • Relaxation
    • Self-defeating behaviours
    • Self-esteem
    • Self-harm
    • Sexuality Identity
    • Shyness / Social Phobia
    • Sleep
    • Spirituality
    • Sporting performance
    • Start exercising
    • Stop smoking
    • Stress
    • Suicidal feelings
    • Tinnitus
    • Trauma
    • Violence / Victim support
    • Young people and children
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