Mrs Diane Margaret Barton-Bates | Accredited Counsellor |… | NCPS

Mrs Diane Margaret Barton-Bates

Member Status: Accredited

Member No: NCS18-06029

Location: Kempston

Counselling is an effective tool to help support with stress, low mood, anxiety and depression. It can also be used for relationship problems, family issues, bereavement, work related issues, difficult life events and more. Being able to speak to an impartial and independent counsellor can help give a different point of view and enable you to think about things in a different way.

I work ethically and empathically with the aim to work towards wholeness and a greater understanding of the self to enable you to live your life to the full, working with issues that may be causing difficulty, anger or sadness from the past or present.

I offer an integrative approach thus recognising that every individual is different and may need a different approach and I can tailor the therapy to what suits you best to manage your issues. Talking about your issues is good for your mental health and overall wellbeing.

  • Qualifications & Experience
    Prof.Dip.PsyC;MNCS (accred)

    Diploma in Hypnotherapy & Counselling Skills
    Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling Practice
  • What I can help with
    • Abortion
    • Abuse – Emotional, Physical, Sexual
    • Addiction (e.g. Alcohol, Computer games, Drugs, Food, Gambling, Sex, Smoking)
    • Adolescence
    • Adoption
    • 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
    • Prescribed Psychiatric Drug Dependence/Withdrawal
    • 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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