A professional and confidential counselling service

Jennifer Gilling has been living in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire for 27 years and is married with two children. She has over 30 years experience in support and advisory roles, not just counselling but within Civil and Public Sector organisations. Her transition into Counselling stems from her interest in the well being of people both inside and outside of work. With her previous work and personal experience, it has been a seamless transition. To date she has accrued well over 2000 counselling hours through private practice and voluntary work beginning in 2011.

Jennifer is a Therapeutic Counsellor, integrative in her counselling approach she uses appropriate methods or techniques, dependent upon client needs. Her counselling orientation is Person or Client Centred combining aspects of Gestalt, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Grief counselling, Transactional Analysis and Psychodynamic insight. Stress and relaxation therapy which includes mindfulness techniques, as well as Christianity, religion and belief; all form a part of Jennifer's counselling should a client need and agree to it.

Work Experience:-

Employment Service Nottingham 1986-1992

ACAS Leeds 1992-1999

Local Government Kirklees 1999-2010

Volunteer Mentor 2010-2011

Private practice since 2011

Cruse Bereavement Care 2011-2013

Volunteer & placement Counsellor (UCHM) 2011-2014

Job Retention Specialist (MIND) 2014-2015

 

Qualifications/Training:-

 Certificate in CBT Accred. UWS  (IoC) 2019

HND Cognitive Coaching & Mentoring (IoC) 2017 ongoing

BSc Therapeutic Counselling (Leeds Beckett University) 2015

Advanced Diploma in Counselling (UCHM) 2014

Diploma in Counselling (Institute of Natural Healing) 2011

Diploma Stress Management (Open College, Birmingham) 2011

Diploma Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (Open College, Birmingham) 2011

Certificate in Bereavement Awareness (Cruse) 2011

CIPD (University of Huddersfield) 2007

Certificate in Communication Studies - (Clarendon College, Nottingham) 1991

 Certificate in Psychology - Child Development (Westbridgford College, Nottingham) 1983

ASIST- Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training 2014

The Foundation for Infant Loss Accredited Provider Training 2018

 

Professional Memberships:-

Association of Christian Counsellors (ACC) Reg MACC

Black, African & Asian Therapy Network (BAATN)

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) Reg MBACP

Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD) Chartered MCIPD

MBS Counselling

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07905 677926

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