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  • Welcome to Lifeways

     a natural health charity with nearly an acre of community-run garden 
  • Therapy Rooms

     Hire rooms for the practice of therapies, small meetings and individual classes and meditation 
  • Community and Sensory Garden

     Lifeways has nearly an acre of gardens, shared with the community 
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We believe passionately in what we do and the aims of therapy, enabling clients to explore their difficulties in a safe, non-judgemental environment, where they will feel accepted, listened to, heard and understood. Our aim, as Person-Centred counsellors is to travel alongside our clients, not to change them or rescue them from the distress that overwhelms them. Instead we will provide the space to explore, challenge and clarify those feelings and behaviours that may be hindering their goals.
After an initial meeting, if agreed, the counsellor and client will then proceed to work together over a number of sessions, typically 6 weeks to 6 months.
Clients often present with: Anger issues, anxiety, loss, depression, eating disorders, addictions, domestic violence, emotional/ psychological difficulties, work stress, mental health issues, abuse of all types, self-esteem.

  • Ruth - Open Studies Certificate in Person-Centred (Rogerian) Counselling, 2005
  • Ruth - Certificate in Substance Misuse Management with the University of Kent, 2005
  • Ruth - Diploma in Person-Centred (Rogerian) Counselling and Psychotherapy, Warwick University, 2007
  • Ruth - Advanced Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Methods for Person-Centred Therapists, Warwick University, 2008
  • Ruth - Advanced Post Diploma Certificate for Person Centred Couples Training, 2011
  • Ruth - Advanced Certificate in Supervision, Warwick University, 2012
  • Stephanie - BSc (Hons) Psychology, Plymouth University (1988)
  • Stephanie - PGDip in Psychological Counselling, Wolverhampton University, 1998
  • Stephanie - Advanced Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Methods for Person-Centred Therapists at Warwick University, 2008
 Stephanie 07702955170; Ruth 07766480263
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Therapists and Counsellors

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    Jenny Yates

    I'm a counsellor who is passionate about making a difference to your life. It takes enormous courage to start counselling and I'm here to be alongside you throughout. Daytime and evening appointments available. Read More
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    Diane Pulley

    I have been a BACP accredited counsellor since 2002 and am also a certified Coach. I work with trauma all mental health issues. I provide supervision for counsellors and Coaches, and deliver training to corporate clients. Read More
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    Ian Richards

    Begin The Journey. As a Person-Centred Counsellor and Psychotherapist, I offer counseling in a warm therapeutic way and abide by the ethical principles of B.A.C.P. Read More
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    Dr. Rosa Chillari

    Dr Rosa Chillari is an experienced and effective practitioner. She has a wide breadth of knowledge about the psychology of mind and behaviour. She offers you the most appropriate approach tailored to your needs. Read More
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    Dr Anne Harris

    Anne is a highly qualified nutritionist specialising in digestive issues and weight-loss. Read More
  • Edwina Brook

    My name is Edwina and I am a trained, qualified and extensively experienced Counselling Practitioner trained in Cognitive Behaviour, Rational Emotive Behaviour and Person Centred Therapy. Specialised in working with adolescents. Read More
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