'The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am,
then I can change'
Counselling is an opportunity to talk through whatever is difficult or troubling you,
with someone who can support and guide you along the way.
Matthew Bordonada (formerly Stinson) is a trained Integrative counsellor, and holds both a Postgraduate Diploma and MA in Counselling and Psychotherapy from the University of East London.
I´m originally from the US, and I have been practising as a counsellor for over 12 years in the UK with children and adults at services including the Samaritans, Turning-Point Hungerford, the NSPCC, the University of Brighton, and the University for the Creative Arts. I am presently employed as the Counselling and Mental Health Support Manager at the University of Winchester, as well as working in private practice, where I offer one-to-one counselling and clincial supervision.
I am senior accredited with the National Counselling Society (MNCS Senior Acc), and accredited with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP Accred), as well as being a registrant on the Accredited Voluntary Register of Counsellors and Psychotherapists
Specialities of support include: depression, anxiety, addictions, childhood abuse, and sexuality.
Appointments are available at weekends, with some limited week night slots.
I am based very near London Road station in Brighton.
Initial assessments cost £25
(up to one hour)
On-going sessions cost £50*
(50 minute session, *concessionary rates considered)
Clinical supervision sessions cost £65**
(90 minute sessions, **concessionary rates available for trainees and qualified counsellors seeking accreditation)
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