Ms Theresa Brooks

Member Status: Accredited

Member No: NCS18-06311

Location: Colchester

Hello, I'm Tess
If you have found your way here you are either looking for support for yourself or for someone you know.

People often say that needing or wanting counselling is weak or just for ‘crazy’ people.

It isn’t.

Seeking counselling is a brave and strong thing to do, it isn’t easy for most of us to admit that we might need a little extra help so the fact you are even here is a testament to your own personal strength.

I believe that everyone would benefit from counselling. It is not often that we have someone who genuinely listens to us. In the majority of situations, I find most people aren’t really actively listening, instead they are waiting for their turn to talk.

I specialise in seeing clients from gender relationship and sexually diverse communities, clients with disabilities and sex workers.

About Me
I am active in my local community and nationally having started a Pride in my community and chaired the committee for 2017 and 2018 and am the Vice Chair of the charity Bi Pride UK.

  • Qualifications & Experience
    Post Graduate Certificate in Gender Relationship and Sexual Diversity Therapy from Pink Therapy

    BSc (Hons) counselling from the University of East London

    Certificate in counselling skills from City of Bristol college

    Higher education certificate in psychology from The University of The West Of England.
  • What I can help with
    • Abuse – Emotional, Physical, Sexual
    • Addiction (e.g. Alcohol, Computer games, Drugs, Food, Gambling, Sex, Smoking)
    • Adolescence
    • Ageing and related issues
    • AIDS / HIV
    • Anger Management
    • Anxiety
    • Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
    • Autism & Aspergers Syndrome
    • Bereavement / Loss
    • Bullying
    • Cancer
    • Carers
    • Cultural issues
    • Depression
    • Disability
    • Divorce & Separation
    • Family
    • Financial difficulties
    • Gender identity
    • Generally unhappy with your life
    • Illness and dying
    • Mindfulness
    • Phobias
    • Pregnancy related issues
    • Relationships
    • Self-harm
    • Sexuality Identity
    • Shyness / Social Phobia
    • Suicidal feelings
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