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Ann Rapstoff

Ann Rapstoff

Relationship Therapist in Didcot

Hello. My name is Ann Rapstoff. I am a British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Accredited (MBACP Accred) and Registered Counsellor and Psychotherapist. I work with people to help them make sense of the thoughts and emotions they experience. My private Therapy practice is located in Didcot Oxfordshire, but I also work via Skype and telephone.

Background & Qualifications

I have been a BACP Accredited Counsellor and Psychotherapist since February 2013 (Registered since February 2011) so I have over 3 years and 10 months of post-registration knowledge of working with clients. In addition, I gained years of experience of working with clients as part of my training. I work with Individuals and Couples. I'm experienced in working with people from different backgrounds and cultures, and assisting with the particular concerns they face. My specialist experience is in Work Problems. I also have experience as a Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) Counsellor and Psychotherapist.

My Specialisms

Abuse
Anger
Anxiety and Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
Bereavement
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) (ME)
Depression
Panic Disorder
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Relationship Problems
Self Esteem
Sexual Problems
Stress

Approach to Therapy & How I Work

As Client and Therapist, we may make use of the supportive environment to clarify the current or unresolved past challenges for which you seek Client Centred Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Counselling or Psychotherapy. I will address any questions you may have. You and I will then be able to decide if my mental health practice is right for you.
Client Centred Therapy
Client Centred Therapy concentrates on appreciating and supporting you. It encourages your openness around the concerns you encounter. Client Centred Therapy aims to help you find your own solutions.
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
CBT concentrates on how your thoughts (cognitions) affect your emotions and actions. It identifies and addresses negative ideas which perpetuate the issues you experience. The objective of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is for you to have healthier thoughts and emotions.

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) (England and Wales) indicates CBT for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) (ME), Depression, Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Panic Disorder and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
Counselling
Counselling centres on listening to you, and assisting you. You decide what issue concerning your childhood and/or adult life you discuss. The objective of Counselling is to help you to speak about a difficulty and discover a solution which is right for you.
Psychotherapy
Psychotherapy focuses on you, and you obtaining insight into the difficulties you confront. It explores your ideas, feelings and significant moments in your history. Psychotherapy aims to help you change or find suitable methods of managing.

Therapies & Rates

Please note the rates detailed below are there to give you an idea of the therapists standard rates, we strongly advise you contact the therapist for more detailed rates and any offers they may have.

Therapy Appointment Type Rate
Psychotherapy In Person £50 per 60 minutes
Counselling In Person £50 per 60 minutes
Mindfulness In Person £50 per 60 minutes
Life Coaching In Person £50 per 60 minutes
Relationship Therapy In Person £60 per 60 minutes
Meditation In Person £50 per 60 minutes

Additional Rate Information

I also provide telephone and skype counselling and work with couples.