Why Barbara Hales?

Barbara is reviewing this website (Oct. 2021).  Please see her entry in counselling-directory.org.uk for up-to-date information.

Barbara can help you to explore current life issues or concerns, as well as past relationships and repeating patterns and how they continue to affect you.

She will take your concerns seriously and will listen to you with acceptance, respect and supportive challenge, in confidence. You will not be judged, nor will you be given advice. However, you may be helped to gain a new perspective on your situation.  As a Fellow Registrant of the National Counselling Society (FNCS) Barbara is guided by NCS’s Code of Ethical Practice and subject to its professional conduct procedure.

Besides traditional counselling, Barbara can offer (where appropriate) the opportunity to explore some issues through:

  • Drawings and paintings
  • Dreams
  • Stories
  • A series of arrangements created in a sand tray.

Experience and qualifications

Barbara Hales was originally trained as a teacher and has been working as a counsellor and psychotherapist since 1984. In 1993 she completed further training including the use of Sand Tray methods.

She is influenced by the ideas of C.G.Jung.

Barbara holds the following qualifications:

  • Fellow Registrant, National Counselling Society
  • Certificate in Counselling Supervision, accredited by the University of Wales College, Newport
  • BA, Cert. Ed.

Find out more on the National Counselling Society Website www.nationalcounsellingsociety.org

Further information is on Next Steps or email Barbara at b.hales16@outlook.com