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Honora Totman Counselling for Cheltenham and Chipping Campden

Counselling for Couples and Individuals based in Cheltenham and Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire

Hello and a warm welcome to my website my name is Honora. I hope you find the content of interest in the areas in which I can support you, currently I can offer counselling at Chipping Campden GP Surgery or at Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.

I am a BACP registered psychodynamic trained counsellor, offering short and long term counselling in Cheltenham and Chipping Campden. I believe that we are all unique, therefore ‘one size does not fill all’ and will tune my approach accordingly, drawing from the most effective tools and techniques from different modalities and have helped clients overcome depression, anxiety, life stage, low self-esteem, abuse, end of a significant relationship, loneliness...

I CAN HELP YOU WITH...
INDIVIDUAL COUNSELLING Click here to view page
COUPLES COUNSELLING Click here to view page
STRESS AND ANXIETY Click here to view page
| COUNSELLING COULD BE A WAY OF HELPING YOU TO MOVE FORWARD |
I have been a qualified counsellor for 21 years’ and am committed to providing a confidential, supportive, caring non-judgemental safe environment where together we can explore the issues you are experiencing. I may use different therapeutic interventions in collaboration with my client(s) based on my training to ensure that they gain the best possible outcome – these interventions can include the use of EFT (emotional freedom technique) relaxation techniques and NLP. Call me now for a free no obligation telephone consultation.

| QUICK LINKS |
Registered with the Counselling Directory: Click here to view my profile
Registered with BACP: It's Good to Talk: Click here to view my profile

"We’re only as needy as our unmet needs.”
John Bowlby.

| A FREE INTRODUCTORY CALL ... |
If you are unsure or anxious, whether you are considering counselling, then why not take the opportunity to contact me to arrange a suitable time for a free 15 minute consultation by phone, Skype or Vsee with no obligation - where I can answer any questions you may have, it is also important to see if you will feel comfortable working with me, likewise, to see if I can offer the expertise you need.

Do any of the issues or problems listed below resonate with you?
  • Couple relationship difficulties?
  • Relationship difficulties with family members or friends?
  • Stress and Anxiety
  • Low mood/depression?
  • Low self-esteem/lack of confidence/anxiety?
  • Bereavement/loss?
  • Loss of a beloved pet?
  • Affairs?
  • Feeling of betrayal and loss of trust?
  • Sexual issues?
  • Relationship breakup/separation/divorce?
  • Work issues including redundancy or sudden unemployment?
  • Dealing with and understanding strong emotions (including anger)?
  • Life stages?
  • Loneliness / Isolation?
    This is not an exhaustive list but may include some of the issues that you are experiencing right now.

"When written in Chinese, the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters--one represents danger, and the other represents opportunity.”
John F. Kennedy.

| MY APPROACH AND WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT |
My approach as a counsellor is to enable the exploration of feelings and thoughts about oneself and relationships with others, and to understand the connection between how our past experiences and our current behaviours may result in negative outcomes. The process is collaborative, based on respect, and is non-judgemental.

"Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.”
Quote from Mother Teresa.

| NEURO-LINGUISTIC PROGRAMMING (NLP) |
NLP is often referred to as ‘the software for the brain’. Changing our mental programmes leads to positive changes in how we think, feel, act and live. Changing how we think, changes what we think. Neuro – refers to the brain, our neurology, our nervous system that links our body and mind, through which our experience is processed through our five senses. Linguistic – refers to the language we use, including non-verbal and self-communication. The way we perceive life is coded through language. Programming – refers to the ability to discover, utilise and change the ‘programmes’ or repeated sequences of thoughts and behaviours that run our lives. So, NLP is about connection for our thoughts, speech and actions are what connects us to others and the environment around us. People have used NLP ideas throughout the ages...it did not spring into being in the early 70's with Richard Bandler and John Grinder, when the name was invented. The ancient Greek's talked about sense experience and Aristotle talked about submodalities in all but name when he referred to the quality of the senses. After all, it was Aristotle who said "Nothing enters the brain but through the senses".

As a registered member of BACP no: 526817 I undertake regular clinical supervision in accordance with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy BACP ethical framework I am fully insured to conduct the therapy as outlined and CRB checked. I am also committed to on-going personal professional development (CPD) in order to keep my knowledge and skills up to date.


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