We appreciate that life can be tough sometimes and with the rising cost of living and long NHS waiting lists to gain support, we understand how overwhelming and hopeless your situation might feel.
Tricia discovered her passion for the areas of mental health and wellbeing when she did her degree in Applied Psychology. She has spent many years working in jobs where she has supported adults and young people with mental health issues and additional needs, as well as their carers. Tricia has an Advanced Diploma in Integrative Counselling, and she has a particular interest in working with Autism, as she has significant experience in this field. Tricia is a Mental Health First Aider and a member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy.
Our soon to be qualified counsellors can work with you as part of their placement with Im all ears, offering the support you need when you need it.
Sophie is one of our trainee counsellors, she is currently studying for her Level 4 diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (Person Centred focus).
After completing Level 2 Counselling Skills Sophie began working for a domestic abuse charity, supporting victims and survivors of domestic abuse.
Sophie has a particular interest and experience in supporting with moving on from domestic abuse, divorce and with issues relating to LGBTQ+.
In her spare time she enjoys yoga, meditation and dog walks.
Sophie is a student member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).
Richard is one of our trainee counsellors, currently in his final year of a Level 5 Professional Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling Practice.
He is a student member of the National Counselling Society and uses a person-centred approach whilst integrating in other counselling styles, dependent on what best suits the individual client
His background is in the emergency services where he spent the latter years helping colleagues experiencing stress and anxiety.
This led to his passion for counselling, having seen the positive difference it can make in people’s lives. Once fully qualified as a counsellor, Richard would like to pursue his interest to work with people experiencing PTSD and Complex-PTSD.
Liz is one of our trainee Counsellors based in Haslemere. Liz’s counselling journey started in 2019 qualifying with Level 3 Counselling Skills. She has recently completed Level 4 in Counselling Skills and Theory now progressing to her final year of Level 5 in Professional Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling Practice.
Her approach is pluralistic covering person centred, cognitive behavioural therapy and psychodynamic therapy. She is also a qualified drawing and talking practitioner, and a student member of the National Counselling Society.
Liz currently works at a Prep School in Godalming as a Learning Support and Emotional Learning Support Assistant where she focuses on the emotional wellbeing of children and also works with two profoundly deaf children, developing their emotions and speech and language.
Liz’s background is in the area of Education and Special Educational Needs.
That is why I'm all ears, a not for profit community company is here to offer you free talking therapy and counselling with a trainee counsellor on our Placement scheme.
David is one of our trainee counsellors, he is currently studying for his diploma in therapeutic counselling. David has been working as a musician and teacher for many years and started taking listening skills courses to better help his students. This led to him discovering Person Centred Therapy and how powerful it can be to help and enable positive change in both himself and others.
All of our trainee counsellors have regular Supervision as they complete their training towards either a level 4 or level 5 qualification.
Natalie joined I’m All Ears in June 2021. She holds a NCFE level 2 certificate in Helping Skills and a NVQ level 3 in Promoting Independence. Natalie has just completed Level 1 in Counselling skills and has just started Level 2 in Counselling Skills at Farnborough College and plans to complete her Counselling qualifications in the next 4 years. Her professional background is working with children in nurseries, schools and her own childminding business, working as a Youth Worker in the local Youth club and as a support worker on a generic project working with people from all walks of life.
Laura is one of our trainee counsellors, currently in her final year of a Level 5 Professional Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling Practice (prof.dipsyc).
Laura a qualified Registered General Nurse (RGN),with 17years experience naturally gravitated towards specialist roles including Macmillan Breast Cancer Specialist Practitioner providing emotional and psychological support to patients and their families. It was this role Laura’s passion for counselling and psychotherapy grew and therefore made the decision to focus to train as a professional counsellor.
Laura’s working with integrated models of therapy which includes a range of concepts including psychodynamic concepts as well as humanistic and person-centred approach. Her aim is to work with clients experiencing a wide range of emotional and psychological difficulties..
Laura is a student member of the National Counselling Society.
Laura values the importance of practicing and promoting self-care by exercising regularly and spending time with her family.