Testimonial

Just wanted to say another big thank you for helping me overcome my driving anxietites. I've recently driven several longer journeys in comparable comfort, thanks to you'.

T. H. Exeter

Trevor Bradshaw

trevor-bradshawWith extensive experience gained through working with both adults and young people on a one to one basis or in group settings. Trevor is a dynamic and enthusiastic counselor.

 

An excellent communicator and trainer with a proven record of success in a demanding and challenging environment, he has the ability to build rapport, resolve conflicts and establish effective communication at all levels, through the core qualities of integrity, empathy, flexibility and consistency. Trevor has worked with a wide range of issues including phobias, panic attacks and anger management utilising several therapeutic techniques depending on the needs of the client.

 

Trained in Critical incident Debriefing; Advanced Diploma in integrative Counselling.

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TREVOR BRADSHAW CV

 

PROFESSIONAL OVERVIEW:

A dynamic and enthusiastic Counsellor, good Communicator and Trainer with a proven record of success in a demanding and challenging environment.  Ability to build rapport, resolve conflicts and establish effective communication at all levels through the core qualities of integrity, empathy, flexibility and consistency.  Extensive experience gained working with both adults and children on a one to one basis or in group settings.

 

KEY SKILLS:

  • Integrity
  • Empathy
  • Excellent communicator
  • Good people skills
  • Team Co-ordinator
  • Enthusiasm
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Work well under stress
  • Calm and professional

 

PRINCIPAL ACHIEVEMENTS:

  • Working closely with people with special needs
  • Dealing with a large range of issues
  • Responsible for organisation and management of annual reviews of statement of SEN
  • Behavioural Management of 12 – 18 year olds
  • Leading Therapeutic group activities and responsible for the welfare of vulnerable pupils
  • Management of Client accounts
  • Developing and presenting fire-training courses

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

2005 to date ~ Counsellor, Farleigh College Frome

Responsibilities: Counsellor to staff, and students with special needs, co-ordination of therapy team.

 

2004 to date ~ Counsellor with Road User Support Service (RUSS) and Private Practice

Responsibilities with RUSS: Working with clients affected by a road incident. 

 

In private practice working with adults and young people in a counselling relationship, with a range of issues including; anger management, sexual abuse, depression, eating disorders, PTSD, addiction, phobias, self esteem, and relationship difficulties. 

 


2002 – 2004  ~ Liaison Officer, Hill Crest School Exmouth

Responsibilities: School Counsellor, child protection officer, member of the senior management team.  Responsible for organisation and management of annual reviews of statement of SEN, managing the issuing of medication, liaison with colleagues, parents, all outside agencies and the assessment and introduction of new pupils.

 

1998 – 2002  ~ Childcare Officer, Hill Crest School Exmouth

Responsibilities: Behaviour management, planning and implementation of care plans, preparing and leading therapeutic group activities and responsibility for the welfare of vulnerable pupils.

 

1997 – 1998  ~ Sales Executive/Fire Training officer, Safe and Sound Ltd

Responsibilities: Management of client accounts, supervision of service engineers and developing and presenting fire-training courses.

 

1996 – 1997  ~ Service Engineer/Fire Training Officer, Kidde Thorn Ltd

Responsibilities: Service and supply of fire equipment, developing and presenting fire-training courses.

 

1994 – 1996 ~ Childcare Officer, Bradfield House School              

Responsibilities: Behaviour management of 12 to 18 year olds with

emotional and behavioural difficulties within a secure unit.

 

1990 – 1994  ~ Service Engineer            , Kidde Thorn Ltd

Responsibilities: Service and supply of fire equipment.

 

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Advanced Diploma in Integrative Counselling (BACP accredited).
  • NVQ 3 Caring for Children and Young People.

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COURSES:

2004:

  • Critical Incident Debriefing
  • Emotional Literacy
  • Trauma and Phobia Counselling
  • Loss & Bereavement
  • Child Protection Workshop
  • Creating and Emotionally Literate School
  • Systemic Approach to Trauma Recovery
  • Effective Counselling
  • Addiction Counselling
  • Family Therapy
  • Anger Management

 

2003:

  • Emergency First aid.
  • Effective Communication Skills.
  • Resolving Conflict.

 

1995:

Ø  GCSE Psychology (A*)

 

LEISURE/INTERESTS:

 

Tennis; the gym; walking, reading and spending time with my family.