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Steven Smyth-Bonfield, MBACP

counsellor torbayQualified Counsellor in Shaldon and Teignmouth

I am a fully qualified Integrative counsellor (Adv. Dip. Integrative Counselling, 2009), and am committed to a therapeutic approach that places my clients and their needs first. It is my job to create an environment of empathy, non-judgement and honesty in which my clients and I can look at their difficulties in a place that is safe enough to do so.

My Integrative training means that I have a broad range of theoretical perspectives and practical counselling skills to offer my clients, in order to tailor the work as closely as possible to their needs.

I am a registered member of the British Association of Counsellors and Physiotherapists.

Counselling for Anxiety, Depression, Abuse, Bereavement and more

Talking therapy allows people to address a huge range of emotional difficulties and hard life experiences.

I help clients with issues including bereavement, depression, anxiety, abuse, illness, dementia and relationship problems. For a more extensive list, please click here.

Counselling can help you manage almost all of life’s problems, and I am committed to supporting you with whatever difficulties you are experiencing.

Therapist for adults of all ages

It is my belief that there are times when all of us would benefit from the kind of support and reflection that is only available in the counselling room. My counselling practice in Teignmouth welcomes clients of all ages.

I also operate a fully mobile counselling service in Torbay, Teignbridge, Exeter and Dartmoor for older adults and people with mobility issues. No mobile counselling is available during the COVID-19 restrictions.

Online counselling

If regular appointments are difficult for you to keep due to work or other commitments, then some or all of your sessions can be held online through secure video counselling. Please ask me about this via the contact form, email or phone. I am currently providing only online counselling or telephone counselling.

What is counselling?

What is counselling?

Counselling is an opportunity to talk (in confidence) with a trained professional about your life, thoughts and feelings. The counsellor’s role is not to judge or advise but to guide and support you in an exploration of your own experiences.

Whether you come to counselling for help with the emotional wear and tear of everyday life or because of profound distress, the counsellor’s work is the same. It is to offer empathy, compassion and hope as you work together to transform your difficulties into understanding and positive change. 

How often might I come?

Usually counselling sessions are weekly and last around an hour. Typically clients attend counselling for between six to twelve weeks, however each client’s needs are different and many people find they need longer term therapeutic support.

Counsellor Torquay area, Teignbridge, Exeter and Dartmoor

Teign Counselling sessions take place in a quiet, private room in Teignmouth and can be during the day or in the evening. I am currently providing only online counselling or telephone counselling.

Teign Counselling also offers a fully mobile counselling service for older people and adults with mobility issues in and around Teignbridge, Exeter, Torbay and Dartmoor. No mobile counselling is available during the COVID-19 restrictions.

Telephone counselling and online counselling are also available.

What issues can be addressed by counselling?

Counselling can be useful for:

Abuse, ADD/ADHD, AIDS/HIV, Anger Management, Anxiety, Bereavement, Cancer, Child-related issues, Cultural issues, Depression, Dementia, Disability, Dyslexia, General counselling, Health-related issues, Identity problems, Infertility, Loss, Men’s Issues, Mental health issues, Obsessions, OCD, Personal Development, Phobias, Post-traumatic stress, Redundancy, Relationships, Self-Esteem, Self Harm, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Stress, Trauma, Work-related issues.

There are always other things that people come to counselling to talk about that may not be on this list. Even if you don’t see the issue that you are dealing with here, please get in touch with Teign Counselling anyway.

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