Peter Banes

Member Status: Accredited

Member No: NCS17-04208

Location: Colchester

Key Worker CounsellingMates in Mind

As an Person centered Counsellor based in Colchester and the surrounding areas I am here to help people who want to live their lives in a healthier way. To learn about themselves and to cope with issues past, present and future effectively.
I use a range of techniques to help people heal from past trauma and difficulties and lead fulfilling lives.

  • Qualifications & Experience
    Certificate in Hypnotherapy and Counselling Skills (AIM award)
    Diploma in Counselling skills and Theory Level 4
    Understanding Autism – the Open university
    Safeguarding level 2 VTQ training – 3 hours work
    Managing money – NAS – 1 hour work.
    Health and safety basics
    Display screen equipment
    Fire awareness
    Assessing mental capacity
    Cyber Security awareness
    GDPR
    Lone working
    Manual Handling
    Prevent duty
    Stress awareness
    Safeguarding Children V4
    Safeguarding Adults (v2)
    Equality and Diversity
    Understanding Autism V5
    Managing Money (NAS)
    Suicide Prevention (zero suicide alliance)
  • What I can help with
    • Abuse – Emotional, Physical, Sexual
    • Addiction (e.g. Alcohol, Computer games, Drugs, Food, Gambling, Sex, Smoking)
    • Ageing and related issues
    • Anger Management
    • Anxiety
    • Autism & Aspergers Syndrome
    • Bereavement / Loss
    • Bullying
    • Carers
    • Depression
    • Disability
    • Divorce & Separation
    • Eating disorders
    • Family
    • Financial difficulties
    • Gender identity
    • Generally unhappy with your life
    • Mindfulness
    • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
    • Parenting skills
    • Post-traumatic stress (PTSD)
    • Relationships
    • Self-harm
    • Sexuality Identity
    • Shyness / Social Phobia
    • Suicidal feelings
    • Trauma
    • Driving tests
    • Emotional issues
    • Exams
    • Job interviews
    • Panic attacks
    • Relaxation
    • Self esteem
    • Self-defeating behaviours
    • Shyness
    • Stop smoking
    • Stress
    • Sleep
    • Children / teenagers
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