I am a registered member of both the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists and the National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society.
I hold a basic DBS certificate.
If you would like to contact me to see if counselling therapy is for you and to decide if you feel comfortable talking with me, please email or phone.
I work from a garden room in Maidstone Road Chatham ME5
I accept self referrals, work place and professional referrals.
I offer in person, phone and online counselling for adults residing in the UK.
I offer appointments during the day and evenings.
£40 for one hour session.
Card payments, link or cash accepted on day.
I work with trauma, depression, anxiety, loss, identity, relationships, suicidal thoughts, stress, low self esteem
Serena Waite RMBACP and MNCS Accred
Diploma in Humanistic Therapeutic Counselling,( CPCAB level 4)
Diploma in Trauma Therapy Post Graduate level 7
Certificate in Counselling Studies. (CPCAB level 3)
Certificate in Counselling skills. (CPCAB level 2)
Certificate in Understanding substance misuse (CPCAB level 2)
Certificate in Online and Telephone counselling
Certificate in Trauma/ Neuroscience
Certificate in Online and Telephone counselling ( Counselling Tutor)
Certificate in Relationships/ Couples
Certificate in understanding Bipolar
Certificates in Anatomy & Physiology
I also qualified and worked for 15 years in complementary therapies and although I no longer practice body treatments, my extensive work and research in this field has enriched my understanding of the impact on our physiology and mental health following trauma.
Shorter courses ranging from 1 to 3 days and 10 days
Working with suicide and self harm
Suicide prevention and awareness training
Trauma, PTSD & CPTSD
Trauma memories, flashbacks, triggers
Neuroscience, trauma and the body ( physiology of trauma)
Working with shame
Attachment styles and social engagement system
Attachment & trauma
Mental health and the body
Understanding and using CBT
Anxiety and Depression
Online Therapy CPD training ( Telehealth for mental health)
Moving to online practice ( Online Therapy institute )
Internal Family systems
Difference and diversity
Introduction to Person Centred Creative Arts
My personal interests, personal experience, and areas of continual professional development also include ongoing research through reading, online talks and webinars on:
Trauma, Bipolar, Identity, Loss, Attachments and Relationships, Depression and Anxiety, Mindfullness, Eating Disorders, Suicide, Complementary therapies, Spirituality.
My background and personal experience is working with Charities supporting mental health, working with people in highly stressed working environments, offering therapeutic assistance in care settings and with people in care roles, working alongside people experiencing the difficulties associated with being homeless and working in the field of complementary therapies.
My passion in our whole being and path into supporting mental health began with my own personal experiences of trauma and stress and my research and work with complementary therapies.
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