About Nicola Sailisbury
Nicola is a Psychotherapist and registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and has BA Hons and diploma in counselling. Warm and empathetic, she has trained as an Integrative therapist which means she can use many modalities to suit her clients’ needs including: Humanistic, Psychodynamic, Person Centered and CBT. She also has training in DBT therapy and DBT group skills training. With this versatility, Nicola can tailor her therapeutic style to optimise outcomes for her clients.
Together with her clients, Nicola builds a relationship based on trust, honesty and openness, where clients can reflect and explore what is going on for them without judgement or advice.
Through years of personal development and counselling training Nicola works to help individuals gradually become the best version of themselves in a non-directive manner.
Nicola values building a safe, confidential and nurturing environment. Whilst also gently challenging negative thoughts, unhelpful behaviours and patterns of relating, in order to reframe self-image and help you to move in the direction of positive change.
Alongside her work at Home Counties, Nicola works as a counsellor for the mental health charity Mind where she has gained valuable experience working with both complex and every day mental health problems.
Nicola also has experience working as a therapist for vulnerable 16 to 25 year olds experiencing housing crisis.