Barbara Meadows - Counsellor & Psychotherapist

Qualifications

  • Diploma in Occupational Therapy 1974-77 (Dorset House, Oxford)
  • Counselling Foundation OCN 2004 (Amersham, Bucks)
  • Diploma in Transpersonal Counselling and Psychotherapy 2005-2008 (CCPE, London)
  • Certificate in CBT Skills 2010 (Regents College, London)

Courses Completed

  • Bereavement (CRUSE)
  • Mindfulness
  • Somatic Experiencing
  • Trauma (Deb Dana, Babette Rothschild)
  • Medically Unexplained Symptoms (MUS)
  • Breathwork Coach 2021 (Kate Williams)

Clinical experience

  • I have worked as a professional counsellor and psychotherapist since 2004. During this time I have worked with clients suffering from minor and moderate mental health issues. These include working voluntarily for CRUSE Bereavement Care and Wycombe Counselling Service as well as seeing clients in private practice.
  • I have worked in a girls secondary school (ages 11-18) as a voluntary counsellor.
  • I work for a local charity with bereavement.
  • I run personal development workshops.
  • I retired as an Occupational Therapist in 2015 having worked with clients suffering from physical disability for over 30 years.

Areas of Expertise

  • Depression, low self-esteem and confidence
  • Anxiety and stress related to everyday living
  • Traumatic events
  • Bereavement and loss
  • Relationship issues, abuse and separation
  • Childhood issues
  • Confusion about life; the need to move forward
  • Psychosomatic illness
  • Breathwork for good physical, mental and spiritual wellbeing