Alex Sanderson-Shortt

Kas Counselling Services

Counselling, Psychotherapy in Northwich

Member Organisation(s): BACP

Insurance: Towergate

Therapy Provides:
Counselling, Psychotherapy

Therapy Provides:
Counselling, Psychotherapy

79 Carlton Road
CW9 5PW

Billing and Insurance

Fees:

Counselling: £50.00/session

Psychotherapy: £50.00/session

Share This Therapist

Member Organisation(s): BACP

Insurance: Towergate

Therapy Provides:
Counselling, Psychotherapy

About Kas Counselling Services

Working in partnership
Counselling works best when there is a strong partnership between the counsellor and the client(s). I draw from a wide range of theories and techniques, but it is through building this relationship that I have seen the greatest success. I believe absolutely that you are the expert in your life and that you have the skills and resources you need to deal with whatever life throws at you. What I can offer is help to access these resources and a safe space in which to explore difficult emotions and experiences as you find new ways of understanding and relating to them.

My expertise

I have a particular interest in couples counselling and have worked very successfully on relationship issues such as; affairs and betrayals, depression and anxiety, separation and divorce, alcohol abuse, psychosexual therapy and general communication problems - amongst others!
I have a great deal of experience working with individuals on issues such as; depression and anxiety, sexuality, addictions, bereavement, low self-esteem, internet addiction and careers and work place issues.


My career in counselling
My interest in counselling began nearly 20 years ago, after being a user of a counselling service and seeing the benefits it brought to my family. I started my training in 1995, and used my skills in a role as a workplace counsellor. Since then I have gone on to do more training and qualifications, having now completed my MA in Relationship Therapy. I work for Relate in North Wales as well as my private practice, working from home in Northwich. My experiences as both a client of counselling services and my range of roles as a counsellor give me a unique perspective. This range of experience means I am not bound to one theory or model of working and can adapt to meet your needs and work in a way that you find comfortable and effective.


Working ethically
I adhere to the ethical guidelines of both the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy and the Association for Family Therapy and am a member of both organisations.

My training, work experience and any achievement

Counselling Qualifications:
Basic skills
Intermediate Counselling Skills
Post Graduate Certificate
MA in Relationship Therapy
University Advanced Diploma - Relationship Therapy
Certificate in CBT Skills

Additional Training:
I am a fully qualified Relate counsellor
Working with Domestic Violence and Abuse
Working with Adult Survivors of Sexual Abuse
Working with Lesbians and Gay Men
Workplace Counselling
Initial Consultations
Dealing with Affairs
Mindful Sex Therapy

Age I Work With

  • Adults
  • Elders

Languages

  • English

Other concerns & issues I deal with

Concerns & issues I deal with

  • Abuse
  • Addictions
  • Adolescence
  • Affairs
  • Aggression
  • Agoraphobia
  • Alcohol Dependence
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder (APD)
  • Anxiety
  • Aspergers Syndrome
  • Assertiveness
  • Autism
  • Avoidant Personality
  • Bereavement
  • Binge Eating Disorder (BED)
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bisexual Issues
  • Boredom
  • Bullying
  • Career Counselling
  • Childhood Issues
  • Chronic Disease
  • Codependency
  • Compulsive Behaviour
  • Couple Relationships
  • Cultural Issues
  • Debt
  • Depression
  • Disability
  • Disfigurement
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • Ethics
  • Exhaustion
  • Family Problems
  • Fatigue
  • Fear
  • Gambling
  • Gay Issues
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Gender Identity Disorders
  • Grief
  • HIV and AIDS
  • Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder
  • Impotency
  • Impulsive Behaviour
  • Inertia
  • Inhibitions
  • Internet Addiction
  • Isolation
  • Leadership
  • Lesbian Issues
  • Low Self Confidence
  • Low Self Esteem
  • Manipulative Behaviour
  • Marriage (Marital Relations)
  • Mediation
  • Melancholia
  • Mens Issues
  • Mental Health Problems
  • Midlife Crisis
  • Miscarriage
  • Morality
  • Mothering
  • Negative Thoughts
  • Neurosis
  • Obsessions
  • Panic Attacks
  • Panic Disorder
  • Paranoia
  • Paraphilias
  • Parenting
  • Perfectionism
  • Performance Management
  • Personal Relationships
  • Pet Bereavement
  • Phobias
  • Physical Abuse
  • Physical Illness
  • Race
  • Rape
  • Redundancy
  • Relationship Problems
  • Repetitive Negative Patterns
  • Sadness
  • Same Sex Relationships
  • Self Determination
  • Self Development
  • Self Harm
  • Separation
  • Sex
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Sexual Dysfunctions
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI)
  • Shame
  • Shyness
  • Social Phobia
  • Stress
  • Stress Management
  • Suicidal Thoughts
  • Tiredness
  • Transgender Issues
  • Trauma
  • Unresolved Issues
  • Weight Loss
  • Work Stress
  • Emotional Abuse

Therapy Provides

  • Counselling
  • Psychotherapy

Price List

  • Counselling: £50.00/session
  • Psychotherapy: £50.00/session

Special Online Booking Offers

I offer a free 30 minute consultation

Customer Reviews

Write a Review of Alex Sanderson-Shortt

Thank you for writing your review for this practitioner. Your review will be helpful to other users in choosing a practitioner.

Your contact email address and telephone number will NOT be published. However, if requested we will pass your contact details to the practitioner in question.

Review your experience


By clicking the submit button you agree that you have read and accept the Terms & Conditions and our Privacy Policy.

Rating

Value for Money
Customer Service
Communication
Satisfaction