Name: Philomena Chipman, MCouns, MBACP
Speciality: Adults and couples with a range of issues from anxiety or depression to relationships and relationship difficulties.
Philomena has a Master of Counselling from Massey University in New Zealand and is a member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists. She has more than 17 years of experience in education and mental health, and much of this time has been spent in multi-cultural settings. Her counselling modality is person-centred and integrative, working from a psychodynamic approach together with other modalities, such as Narrative Therapy and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. Attachment theory underpins her approach and she has begun training in Emotionally focused Therapy for Couples.
Philomena has worked with adults, adolescents and couples. She has lived and worked for significant periods on 4 continents and has developed an expertise in cross-cultural transitions. She has worked in school settings with youth and parents, in the voluntary sector and in private practice.
Philomena has lead parenting workshops and workshops for NGO organizations.