Mrs Joanne Lindsay

Member Status: Accredited

Member No: NCS15-02276

Location: Taunton

Mates in Mind

I have been running my private practice since 2011 and spend my time learning new skills in order to offer new therapies and a range of options for clients to improve their Health and Well-being.

Life for me like many hasn't always gone to plan, but this today helps me to realise that even you feel at your most stuck or lowest point, that with some help there is always a way to move forward - even if you need to take a slight step sideways first.

I became firstly a Counsellor slightly by accident, but it was the best decision I ever made in my life - to pursue something I felt really happy doing and from that point on many doors have opened up to be able to introduce Hypnotherapy, Reiki and other therapies that help individuals treat both body and soul.

If you're interested to find out more then I welcome you to click on to my website or contact me.

  • Qualifications & Experience
    Professional Qualifications
    CPCAB Level 2 Certificate in Counselling skills at Somerset College of Arts and Technology, Taunton, Somerset

    CPCAB Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies at Somerset College of Arts and Technology, Taunton, Somerset

    CPCAB Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling at Strode College, Street, Somerset

    CPCAB level 5 Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Skills and Theory at Redlands Counselling College, Bournemouth, Dorset.

    Level 7 Accredited Post Graduate Certificate in Counselling Supervision at KRCS

    Level 7 NCS Accredited Advanced Diploma in Counselling Supervision at KRCS

    BACP Endorsed Training in Hypnotherapy for Counsellors - NLP Vision

    Accredited Teachers Diploma Certificate in Mediation Tuition - Gateway Workshops

    BACP Endorsed Training in Coaching for Counsellors - NLP Vision

    Reiki and Seichem Diploma Level 1 and 2 - Gateway Workshops

    Diploma in Indian Head Massage

    Diploma in Bach Flower Remedies

    Diploma in Seated Acupressure massage

    Other training
    Motivational Enhancement Therapy training.
    Motivational Interviewing Technique.
    Mental Health First Aid Certificate. (MHFA)
    Recovery Skills
    Mindfulness Skills
    Emotional Coping Skills
    ASIST trained (Applied Suicide Intervention)
    Children and Vulnerable Adult Safeguarding training
    Positive Behavioural Management
    Introduction to Change skills
    Suicide and self harm training
    Emergency First Aid in the Work place
    Adolescent Development in Substance Misuse
    Brief Alcohol interventions with Young People
    Soul and Sand-trays with counselling Supervision
    Domestic Violence Training Adults and Young People
    Volatile Substances Misuse
  • What I can help with
    • Abortion
    • Abuse – Emotional, Physical, Sexual
    • Addiction (e.g. Alcohol, Computer games, Drugs, Food, Gambling, Sex, Smoking)
    • Adolescence
    • Adoption
    • Ageing and related issues
    • AIDS / HIV
    • Anger Management
    • Anxiety
    • Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
    • Bereavement / Loss
    • Bullying
    • Carers
    • Cultural issues
    • Depression
    • Disability
    • Divorce & Separation
    • Eating disorders
    • Gender identity
    • Generally unhappy with your life
    • Illness and dying
    • Mindfulness
    • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
    • Parenting skills
    • Phobias
    • Post-traumatic stress (PTSD)
    • Relationships
    • Self-harm
    • Sexuality Identity
    • Shyness / Social Phobia
    • Spirituality
    • Suicidal feelings
    • Trauma
    • Violence / Victim support
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