Sessional Psychotherapists & Counsellors Required: Cumbria
SAFA Self-harm Awareness for All
Closing Date: Ongoing Applications & Contracts
Contracted Sessional Psychotherapists/Counsellors wanted throughout Cumbria
SAFA Self-harm Awareness for All Cumbria is a charitable organisation dedicated to offering professional therapeutic interventions to people who self-harm in Cumbria, as well as offering high level professional training throughout Cumbria.
Bank counsellor main duties will be:
• To provide direct therapeutic counselling to the users of the service in a safe supporting non-judgmental way
• To recognise that self-harm is a maladaptive coping strategy and explore with the individual their possible use of alternative and appropriate coping strategies.
• To empower the individual to take responsibility for their self-harming and work to a minimization or cessation of their self-harm.
• To offer weekly one to one counselling sessions and possibly group sessions.
Applicants MUST have a professional qualification in counselling, previous experience of working with self-harm not essential but desirable.