Sylwia Broom Counselling & Psychotherapy

GUILDFORD & WOKING, SURREY, ENGLAND

Video and Telephone Sessions Available Worldwide

Sylwia Broom

Professional Help with: Anxiety, Depression, Addiction (drugs, alcohol, gambling, shopping etc), Abuse, Anger and more

Therapeutic services may be covered by your health insurance provider

WPA, Aviva, BUPA, Cigna, Allianz Worldwide Care, Axa and Vitality Health.

Qualified & Experienced Counsellor, Psychotherapist and Registered Nurse.

Welcome, and thank you for visiting my website.

I am a registered and accredited member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP).

I offer counselling & psychotherapy for adults in the UK and Worldwide.

Private Health Insurance:

I am an approved Counsellor & Psychotherapist for: 

WPA, Aviva, BUPA, Cigna, Allianz Worldwide Care, Axa and Vitality Health.

Guildford & Woking, Surrey

Please contact me if you have any questions about how counselling works or to arrange an initial FREE 15 minute consultation.

Email: sbroomcounselling@hotmail.com

Phone: 07545 844939


Addiction

I have over 20 years combined experience working with addiction both as a Therapist and Addiction Specialist Nurse (RGN) in the NHS leading hospital and abroad.


I have specialist training and experience working as an Addiction Counsellor at Catalyst Drug and Alcohol Addiction Service based in Guildford (formerly known as SAdAS).


I provide support for people dealing with a wide range of addictions (alcohol, drugs, gambling, shopping) and also for their families, carers and concerned friends. I am very experienced in Relapse Prevention, Anxiety & Anger Management.

NHS

I have several years’ experience working for the NHS (IAPT) offering therapy for adults (first point of GP referrals, mental health agencies and self-referrals)


Counselling people suffering from anxiety, panic attacks, depression, anger issues (including aggressive behaviour and offending), low self-esteem, lack of confidence, lack of identity, stress, bereavement, relationship issues, medically unexplained symptoms, Fibromyalgia, Chronic fatigue syndrome, IBS long term illness, sleep disorders and trauma.

Abuse

I also have experience working with issues surrounding Abuse.

I worked for a local Domestic Abuse Service providing counselling for those suffering from Abuse.

I am experienced working with any type of abuse including abuse or coercive behavior from a narcissistic parent, partner or child.


I have provided counselling for young homeless females at risk during my employment at a local hostel and I also worked as a counsellor with young people at a local charity for homeless people.


What issues I can help you with?

People come to me for help a wide range of issues. Here are a few of the more common difficulties I can support you through therapy:

Anxiety

Panic attacks

Relationship problems

Grief, loss or bereavement

Addiction

Relapse Prevention

Trauma and post-traumatic stress

Dementia & support for friends, family and carers

Depression

Anger management

Lack of confidence or low self-esteem

Lack of identity

Abuse

Medically unexplained symptoms

Long term illness, Cancer

Difficulties at work or in retirement

Other Experience

**In my clinical and counselling role, I have experience working with

people suffering from Dementia and those in palliative care, providing support for their families and carers. I have an extensive experience in

bereavement support.


**I have also had experience working with students as a Wellbeing Advisor during my employment at University of Surrey


**In addition I have training and experience facilitating therapy group

sessions whilst employed at the NHS Detoxification and Therapy Unit covering topics including: Relapse Prevention, Stress Management, Anger Management, Anxiety Management, Self- Awareness, Self-Esteem and Assertiveness.


My location

LOCATION: Guildford, Surrey, UK

Covid-19 update:

Telephone and video sessions via Zoom and FaceTime.

Face to face appointments to resume in the future.


Life has changed dramatically following the pandemic, as a result we are all using online platforms for work and to connect with others more than ever before. This is also true for therapy. I work with clients over Zoom and Facetime.

I also provide telephone sessions.


Being in the comfort of your own home and removing the travel time to the session can make starting therapy a little easier.

My practice is based in Guildford,

conveniently and within easy reach of Guildford, Woking, East & West

Clandon, Godalming, Ewhurst, Horsley, Farnham, Ripley, central Woking, central Guildford, Shalford, Bromley, Woking, Gomshall, Farnham, Camberley, Sent, Ash,

Shere, Aldershot, Farnborough and Chobham residents.

Qualifications & Training

*Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (Person-Centred and Existential)

*Bachelor’s Degree in Pedagogy (Education & Counselling of Young Offenders)

*NCFE Level 3 Award in Counselling Skills and Theory

*Registered General Nurse (NMC)

*Specialist training in Addiction Counselling by Catalyst

*Training in group therapy work, Relapse Prevention, Anger, Anxiety Management, Self-esteem based on CBT and Solution Focused Therapy

*Substance Misuse & Domestic Violence

*Substance Misuse in pregnancy

*Substance Misuse and Safeguarding Children

*Safeguarding trained

*Working with Substance Misuse

*Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health

*Trauma informed

BACP

Fees

50 min Session

£60

Counselling/Psychotherapy via insurance covered by your policy

£65-£90

15 minute initial consultation (no obligation)

FREE

Get in touch

Please contact me if you have any questions about how counselling works, or to arrange an initial FREE 15 minute consultation.


You can also call me on 07545 844939

I am happy to discuss any questions you may have prior to arranging an initial appointment.

“Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength”

Sigmund Freud

All enquires are usually answered within 24 hours, and all contact is strictly confidential and uses secure phone and email services.

Availability

Please contact me to check my current availability.



Approach

I take an integrative approach to therapy including Person-Centred, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT ) and Solution Focused Therapy which I tailor to the individual’s needs.

Counselling sessions for individuals last 50 minutes, usually taking place on a weekly basis.

Insurance companies I work with:

WPA

Aviva

Cigna

BUPA

Allianz Worldwide Care

Axa

Vitality Health

Employee Assistance Programme (various insurance companies)




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