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The Annexe Counselling Rooms – Odiham

Hart  Voluntary Action is very pleased to be working with the Odiham Cottage Hospital Combined Charities on the redevelopment of the Annexe  adjacent to the main hospital building for use as a suite of 4 counselling rooms.

The Annexe opened its doors in April 2018 and is available for:

  • Room hire for fully qualified counsellors for private practice on an hourly basis for work with individuals, couples, or for clinical supervision.
  • Room hire for use by charities and not-for-profit organisations for counselling/talking therapies or clinical supervision at reduced hourly rates.
  • Room hire for student counsellors, who need a base for their counselling placement.
  • A venue for Hart Voluntary Action’s own 121 Youth Counselling service in the western parishes of Hart District.
  • As a source for private counselling for your child or for yourself with one of our counsellors.
  • As a space for counselling training workshops for small groups (weekends).

The Annexe offers a peaceful place to give or receive counselling.  Each room is equipped with comfortable seating and a coffee table, with integrated sand trays.  One counselling room will be equipped specifically for children’s counselling during 2019.

Currently, the Annexe Counselling Rooms are available to hire Mondays to Fridays between 8.00 and 21.00 and on Saturdays between 8.00 and 13.00.

For more information about hiring a room for private practice, or to be put in touch with one of our counsellors for private sessions, please contact Caroline Winchurch at Hart Voluntary Action on 01252 815652 or send an e-mail.  Details of some of our counsellors who are offering private sessions at the Annexe can be found below.

We would also be interested in hearing from counselling student placement organisations about collaborating to offer student counsellors the opportunity to provide a number of hours to counsel a young person aged 16-18 years with our 121 Youth Counselling service along with an adult client from your organisation using the Annexe Counselling Rooms as a venue.

Click here for more information about other activities and services offered at Odiham Cottage Hospital.


Our Counsellors

Suzanne Whiteman

Integrative Counsellor


Working with adults.

I offer a range of  approaches depending on the individual’s needs and what we discover to be most helpful throughout the time we spend together getting to know each other.

I have knowledge of substance misuse and the complex way that this can become a part of people’s lives and am experienced with the effects that this can have on individuals and their families.

My own understanding of any type of recovery, be it emotional or otherwise, is that you can create a space for someone to be able to feel heard and they will come to a place of self-understanding and discovery that will find a way forward for themselves. I hope to inspire client autonomy in sessions and assist to identify with you options and choices.

I have been trained in secular and Christian counselling and have experience with addiction recovery, mental health issues, emotional conflict, physical illness and dealing with compulsive behaviours and sex addiction.

Please call regarding availability.

Mob: 07763 449141

Email: synergiccounselling@gmail.com

Galina Markova

Psychotherapeutic Counsellor
BACP Registered Member N 196762

BA (Hons.) 1st Class in Integrative-Relational Counselling
MA Conversion Course in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy and Counselling – On-going

Working with adults, young adults (18-25), adolescents (11-16), children (5-10)

I practice integrative approach to therapy, which focuses on the relationship between the therapist and the client. My theoretical background combines the three main modalities: humanistic, psychodynamic and behavioural. I use a range of creative approaches such as art and play therapy particularly when working with children and young people.

At the heart of my philosophy is the belief that each human being has the capacity to heal itself. The therapeutic relationship facilitates the conditions for this self-healing capacity to develop. So my aim is to create a safe, warm and non-judgemental environment, where the client, an adult or a child, finds the space to explore, shape and master their experience.

I have worked with a range of presentations such as anxiety, depression, panic attacks, self-harm, suicidal ideation, autism, trauma and bereavement. Psychological pain however may take many other different forms. My goal is to offer the one therapeutic relationship, which is needed to break the struggle of coping in isolation.

Available on Fridays (3:30pm – 9:30pm)

Mob. 07718 140411
E-mail: galina.p.markova@gmail.com
Web: www.galinamarkova.co.uk


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