Mr Martyn Pars

Member Status: Accredited

Member No: NCS20-00628

Location: Gloucester

Being fully heard, having someone pay you full attention and feeling like you can just be yourself free from judgement is all it needs to be sometimes.

I offer a safe and confidential space in Cheltenham, Gloucester and Stroud where we can sit and explore your thoughts and feelings. By doing this you might resolve an issue, live more fully or maybe you just want to be seen and heard…properly heard! There is something about a human connection that can go beyond words and it is something that is felt but not said.

If you are unsure of what to expect then here is a typical session with me:
We spend 50 minutes together and you decide what you want to bring to the session as I believe only you know how you truly feel. As you talk I might reflect back to you what I think I have heard by checking it with you, I might share or explore with you how I feel and try to understand why that might be. I will deeply listen to you and be fully available for you. Clearly, this is not a list because our confidential space will be unique to us and that moment in time that we share. I would hope our session might feel warm, compassionate, non-judgemental with an empathetic relationship being felt between us. I believe that if we can achieve this in our sessions then you might find your inner knowledge and true self.

  • Qualifications & Experience
    My qualification in therapeutic counselling was gained through the Counselling Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body.

    I have experience working in a large corporate employee assistance programme and also within the third sector.
  • What I can help with
    • Anger Management
    • Anxiety
    • Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
    • Bereavement / Loss
    • Cultural issues
    • Depression
    • Generally unhappy with your life
    • Illness and dying
    • Mindfulness
    • Relationships
    • Self-harm
    • Spirituality
    • Suicidal feelings
    • Trauma
    • Emotional issues
    • Relaxation
    • Self esteem
    • Self-defeating behaviours
    • Stress
  • Languages Spoken
    • English
    • British Sign Language
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