Ornella Bushell | Accredited Counsellor | Ashton-under-Lyne | NCPS

Ornella Bushell

Member Status: Accredited

Member No: OB00P01

Location: Ashton-under-Lyne

Mates in Mind

I am a self-employed counsellor who is also contracted to work for a variety of organisations.

I have over fifteen years of experience as a counsellor and psychotherapist. I hold a BA Honours degree in psychology and obtained by counselling qualifications in Counselling and Hypnotherapy at Salford University and Salford College respectively.
I also am a qualified smoking cessation therapist.
I have worked for the NHS as a Staff Counsellor and also for a variety of agencies, such as Age Concern, Victim, Support, After Adoption. I have also worked as a counselling skills lecturer for Chrysalis Ltd and for FE colleges.

I am an accredited member and Supervisor for the Counselling Society, and a registered member of the BACP.

  • Qualifications & Experience
    - BA Honours degree in Psychology: 2:2

    - Diploma in Counselling

    - Diploma in Hypnotherapy

    - Certificate in CBT

    - BPS approved certificate in supervision
  • What I can help with
    • Abuse – Emotional, Physical, Sexual
    • Addiction (e.g. Alcohol, Computer games, Drugs, Food, Gambling, Sex, Smoking)
    • 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
    • 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
    • Spirituality
    • Start exercising
    • Stop smoking
    • Stress
    • Suicidal feelings
    • Tinnitus
    • Trauma
    • Violence / Victim support
  • Languages Spoken
    • Italian
    • English
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