About Me

J G Counselling

Counselling and Life Coaching

About Me

So how did I become a Counsellor?

When I struggled to cope, I felt alone, as though

I had reached rock bottom and could see no

way out of the dark place I was in.

I had no energy, getting dressed was a huge

achievement, even getting downstairs some

days was difficult for me.

To cope with the simplest of things would send 

my anxiety through the roof. I felt as though I was stuck at the bottom

of a dark well with no way out.

I then received Counselling.

During the sessions I began to learn who I was again, and gained

the courage, and self-esteem to make the changes I needed to function more positively and move forward with my life.

I saw the light at the end of the tunnel, and counselling gave me the resources

to fight the darkness


After having personal experiences of Counselling, realising the benefits and having

such a positive outcome, I decided to retrain as a Counsellor.

I wanted to give the support and help to others as I had received.

During my training as a Humanistic Counsellor, I had a placement as a student Counsellor for

a local Bereavement Charity. I worked as a trainee for 2 years and a further 3 years once qualified.

After completing my training I started my own private practice, and in 2019 I moved

my Counselling Practice into the heart of Bridgnorth Town.

I have continued with my training in many areas since qualifying,

becoming an Integrated Counsellor.

I am always looking

to expand my knowledge so that I may provide a bespoke Counselling service to my clients dependant upon their own individual circumstances and requirements, and adjust my therapeutic methods to suit each individual client.


Training and Qualifications

Certificate in Counselling Skills

Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling Level 4

CBT Diploma

CBT Level 5

Working with Couples

Working with Addictions

Life Coaching Diploma

Psychology Diploma

Art Therapy CPD

Child Counselling Level 3 CPD Award

PTSD Counselling Level 3 CPD Award

Understanding Domestic Violence and Abuse Level 3 CPD Award

Mindfulness Diploma

Rewind Trauma Therapy Practitioner

Currently Studying

I am an Accredited member of the National Counselling Society and abide by their Code of Ethics for the Counselling Professions.

I am on an Accredited Register that has been accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

I hold a DBS certificate (previously known as CRB)

I hold professional insurance for working as a Counsellor.

Jennifer Gourley

Dip. Couns, MNCS (Acc)

O.A. Dip. (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy)


Tel.  01746 787981 / 07837261197

Email.  jenigourley@gmail.com

'Every journey begins with the first step'