Experienced. Qualified. Supportive.
My name is Nicky Adams. For years I’ve helped people struggling with life’s challenges – from university students experiencing the culture shock of leaving home for the first time, to residents of a therapeutic community who need to make a whole new start in life. I’ve managed large counselling teams based in residential clinics, rehabs and community services (including Clouds House in Wiltshire). I’m currently a University Lecturer, teaching addiction counselling approaches to students of all ages and all walks of life. At the same time I work as a therapist with a charity helping family members deal with the crisis of having an alcoholic or addict in their family. I’m also a supervisor supporting addiction counsellors as they explore their relationships with clients, ensuring that they are working safely and ethically as well as taking care of their own wellbeing.
PGCert Foundation in Systemic Theory and Practice – University of Bath
Certificate in Clinical Supervision
NCFE Diploma in Humanistic Counselling
BA Hons ‘Cultural Studies’ – University of Portsmouth
City and Guilds Adult Teaching Certificate
Association for Family Therapy and Systemic Practice
The Person-Centred Association
Federation of Drug and Alcohol Professionals
I’m English-speaking and based in the UK. I live in the beautiful Dorset town of Shaftesbury, England, famous for Gold Hill which featured in director Ridley Scott’s "Hovis" bread advert.
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