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Qualifications and Training

Counselling or Coaching sessions at the Being Centre offers a space in which to explore a range of issues that can cause stress and anxiety in our lives.

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OCR Certificate - Counselling skills in the development of learningWendy Coad picture

CPCAB Advanced Certificate in Therapeutic Counselling

BACP Accredited Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling

NLP Diploma

NLP Coaching Practitioner

Graduate Practitioner of Field Learning NLP

Certificate in Teaching Basic Communication Skills (Literacy)

Adult Drug Training Certificate with Kirlees Council


Substance misuse training to National Recognised Standards of STORS, DANOS, QUADS

Domestic Violence Training by National Advisory Service affiliated to CPS

Sussex Alcohol and Substance Services. Trained to National Recognised standards

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) specific to working with substance abuse

International Association for Forensic Psychotherapy in association with Broadmoor Hospital Workshops

West Sussex Domestic Violence Development Team Training

The Link Centre. Transactional Analysis

Horsham and Crawley Counselling Services. Sexual Therapy. Sub personalities

Membership of Professional Bodies

BACP Registered Psychotherapeutic Counsellor (approved by the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care) number 032568

BACP Member number 540249

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    Counselling or Coaching sessions at the Being Centre offers a space in which to explore a range of issues that can cause stress and anxiety in our lives. As an experienced and fully qualified therapist, I have an exceptionally strong desire to contribute to the welfare of others.

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    I have a great sense of personal fulfilment when interacting with people and nurturing their personal development. I endeavour to form a good working relationship with all clients and provide a space for them to discover and realise their human potential.

Some of Our Pages ...

Trauma and Loss Picture

Traumatic experiences often involve a threat to life or safety, but any situation that leaves you feeling overwhelmed and alone can be traumatic, even if it doesn't involve physical harm. It's not the objective facts that determine whether an event is traumatic, but your subjective emotional experience of the event. The more frightened and helpless you feel, the more likely you are to be traumatised.  read more ...


Stress anxiety and depression picture

Diagnosable depressive illnesses usually require medical investigation and it is always advisable in the first instance to talk with your GP. Many people understand the value of counselling support when they are feeling depressed, stressed and anxious. Feelings of depression usually, but not always, stem from a build up of stress and anxiety.


Stress and anxiety by and large, involves too much: too many pressures that demand too much of you physically and psychologically. Stressed people can still imagine though, that if they can just get everything under control, they'll feel better. Stress can develop as a response to any situation or thought that upsets you. read more ...


Drugs and Alcohol Picture

I have worked as a drug and alcohol Counsellor for many years and recognise the importance of client led therapeutic counselling for those struggling with drug and alcohol use.


People who drink or use drugs come from all walks of life and backgrounds. Possible factors leading someone to use drugs or alcohol detrimentally can include the influence of family; peers; ethnic considerations; media coverage; growing up within a drinking culture or a mixture.  read more ...


We all need some pressure in our lives as it makes our work satisfying and helps us to meet deadlines. Work related issues pictureBut it's all about striking the right balance. Too much pressure without having the chance to recover causes stress, which can be damaging to our health.


Work-related stress can cause both physical and emotional health problems. It can cause you to be more prone to physical symptoms such as: read more ...


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Where is the Being Centre Based?Being Centre is located on the A29 in Slinfold, near Horsham in West Sussex, next door to Slinfold Golf and Country Club. By appointment only.  For further information please see our Contact Page.


What type of counselling is available?


Using a variety of counselling approaches including; long and short term solution focused counselling; open ended psychotherapy (integrative and cognitive behaviour techniques (CBT) and mentoring/coaching styles of counselling support. read more ...


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Wendy Coad


From an outer London childhood moving to a life in West Sussex in 1975. Originally trained and qualified as a chef -feeding people!

Following an accident, I re-trained as a Psychotherapeutic Counsellor with additional training to DANOS (Drugs and Alcohol National Occupational Standards) standards, including CBT, SFBT, REBT and MI. read more ...