Ms Nicole Valens
Also known as: Nicole Horler
Member Status: Accredited
Member No: NCS14-01456
My name is Nicole, I am a fully qualified Counsellor and Hypnotherapist with an Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling and Hypnotherapy. I also hold a Masters in Social Work from Nottingham University and I have a Diploma in Sports Psychology. I have been trained in the use of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) and Mindfulness techniques.
I have been practising as a Social Worker for 13 years in a variety of settings including childcare, older adults, homelessness and the adoption service. Since 2008, I have specialised in mental health and forensic services, working with in-patients in a low-secure hospital.
I am a member of the National Counselling Society and the Health Care Professionals Council. This means that I am committed to the highest standards, adhere to their codes of professional conduct, update my skills regularly, am fully insured and hold a recent Enhanced DBS certficate. I follow strict data protection guidelines with any personal details.
I work in a person-centred and holistic way, incorporating different theories into my practice. I will give you a safe and confidential space to explore your issues and work with you to find solutions, develop coping strategies and make positive changes.
- Qualifications & ExperienceAdvanced Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling
Diploma in Hypnotherapy
MA Social Work
- What I can help with
- Abuse – Emotional, Physical, Sexual
- Ageing and related issues
- Anger Management
- Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
- Bereavement / Loss
- Generally unhappy with your life
- Parenting skills
- Post-traumatic stress (PTSD)
- Shyness / Social Phobia
- Suicidal feelings
- Languages Spoken