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20th July 2024 
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Counselling and therapy in Stanstead Abbotts, Ware, Harlow and surrounding areas

Modern life can be complicated and is often stressful. People from all walks of life seek help with many types of emotional and relationship difficulties. Could you benefit from a place to take time-out to explore with a counsellor the thoughts, feelings and issues that are troubling you, in a confidential and comfortable setting?

Held in Mind Therapies was founded by Heather Brennan  to provide therapy/counselling in Hoddesdon,Broxbourne, Ware, Stanstead Abotts, Harlow and surrounding areas. My approach to therapy is rooted in the psychodynamic tradition. I aim to help clients to understand and be more aware of themselves and to change deep seated and often unconsciously based emotional problems thereby alleviating their distress and its symptoms. What starts out as a problem can often be turning point towards self- discovery.

I have backgrounds of working as a counsellor in the NHS, private and voluntary sector services including  counselling in a Women's centre in Kings Cross.I am affiliated to the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy and adhere to their ethical and legal guidelines.

I am experienced in counselling people who are struggling with :

  • Stress and/or anxiety
  • Depression, sadness or numbness
  • Relationships difficulties
  • Repeated involvement in unsatisfactory or destructive relationships.
  • Abuse (current or historical)
  • Panic Attacks
  • Bereavement and Loss
  • Chronic Illness
  • Redundancy
  • Family conflicts
  • Fertility concerns
  • Addictions.
  • Gender issues
  • Problems in the work place
  • A lack of meaning, purpose.
  • Poor self-esteem.
  • Unresolved issues from the past.

    If what is troubling you is not listed you can contact us to see whether we can help you.

  • Location
    My counselling practice is in Hoddesdon within easy reach of Ware, Broxbourne, Great Amwell, Hoddesdon, Cheshunt, Harlow, Roydon.  There is parking available.

  • I also have the facility for counselling clients online.


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