About Me

Christina Hutchings

BA Hons

MBACP


Counsellor and Psychotherapist

Email: Christina_Hutchings@hotmail.com

Telephone: 0754 897 2668

Since 2001 I have been supporting people who have experienced a wide range of mental health issues and trauma.


I have worked within the NHS Service for several years and with many agencies and local charities including: Journey Counselling Service, Exeter Homeless Action Group, Age Concern, Connect and CAMHS; working with children and families and also adults with mental health issues. 



I have experience in the following areas:


•Depression


•Anxiety


•Work Related Stress


•Eating Disorders


•Relationship Difficulties


•Pregnancy & Childbirth


•Bereavement & Loss


•Childhood Related Issues


•Trauma & Abuse


•Bullying


•Identity Development & Self Esteem


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I am a Registered Counsellor and Psychotherapist.  I have

trained in Gestalt Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

(CBT) and Transactional Analysis.

 

 

Qualifications

 

• Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling: Level 5

  (CPCAB)   

• Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling: Level 4 (CPCAB)

• Cognitive Behavioural Therapy: Levels 1, 2 and 3.

• Advanced Certificate in Transactional Analysis (Iron Mill)

• Diploma in Pastoral Care and Counselling (Bridge Foundation)

• Certificate in Education (Cert Ed)

• Psychology Degree, BA Hons (1999)

 

 

Clinical Supervision

 

In the Spring, I will be offering Supervision to both experienced Counsellors and Trainees. 

 

 

British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

 

I am a Registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and work within their Ethical Framework.  I have regular supervision as required by the BACP and insurance.

 

I am committed to my own Continual Professional Development and regularly undertake training to enhance my work.  I have recently completed courses in: Confidentiality, Child Protection and Safeguarding, Eating Disorders, Mindfulness and Trauma Work (Babette Rothschild).

 

I also have a current DBS (CRB:Criminal Records Bureau) check.