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See for Miles Ltd.
Unit 1, Fordbrook Business Centre
Pewsey SN9 5NU
Crisis & Emergency Telephone Numbers
We do not operate an emergency, out of hours service so here are some useful numbers;
Police: emergencies – 999
Ambulance: emergencies – 999
Fire: emergencies – 999
Police: non emergencies – 101
Child Protection: 8.45am to 5.00pm – 03004 560 108
Child Protection: out of hours – 08456 070888
Swindon A & E 01793 604020
The course is based on a Model of Relationship Counselling developed by See For Miles Ltd. It has been used successfully used with hundreds of couples over the last twenty years. Counsellors qualified in one to one counselling have been taught this model to Diploma level and have integrated it into their current practices, therefore, expanding their client base into couple and family work.
“A priceless, thought provoking and essential course for anyone beginning to consider Relationship Counselling. Geoff and Helen have given me the confidence to begin delivering safe and effective Relationship Counselling” J.J.
Benefits of this course
This course tackles the deeper issues of dysfunctional relationships and working together as a triad to problem solve, under restricted time-constraints and whilst under pressure. Developing the importance and awareness of the individual within the couple mindset and offering a better understanding of the counsellors own position and developing their effectiveness within this relationship.
Geoff Miles is Managing Director of See For Miles Ltd and has over 40 years of experience as a qualified Psychotherapist, Counsellor, Hypnotherapist. Geoff heads up this private practice for One to One, Couple & Family Consultations and Therapy, Managing Organisational Behaviour and Comprehensive Programme of Courses from the SFM offices situated in Pewsey, Wiltshire. As one of the founder members of the Couples Counselling Network, he develops and provides training to its counsellors and those applying to join the network.
This course is relevant to practitioners who are already qualified and established in their way of working. Tailored towards Counsellors, Psychotherapists, Social workers or related mental health professionals currently practising and who wish to develop/update their skills further.
See For Miles Offices, Unit 1, Fordbrook Business Centre, Marlborough Road, Pewsey, Wiltshire SN9 5NU
Course Fees: £800
£125 Deposit will secure your place.
£125 Deposit must be received to book your place on the course.
Remaining Payment can be made in full or in three monthly instalments of £250, £250 & £175.
Whatever option is agreed, FULL payment must be received no later than one week prior to the course start date.
This course has been running for many years and continues to be popular amongst counsellors doing one to work and wanting to upskill into the specialism of couples work . We have found that the smaller groups are the most effective and we are now limiting the numbers to six students. Therefore it is advisable to book on the course as soon as possible. If you are too late then you will be placed on the waiting list and if numbers are sufficient we will facilitate an extra course between Spring and Autumn.
See For Miles Ltd is a counselling & psychotherapy practice run by Geoff Miles and Helen Payne-Kumar. We practice from peaceful, tranquil and welcoming therapy rooms which have been created to offer a calm, peaceful, safe haven for our clients.
Geoff and Helen specialise in counselling and psychotherapy to adults, children and young people, couples and families. Both are fully trained, qualified and insured to practice and hold enhanced DBS checks. Both are Registered members of the BACP British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy which is the governing body for this profession ensuring you of a high professional standard and ethical practice.
Our offices are conveniently based in the beautiful Pewsey Vale with no hassle, easy access by road, rail or bus and with ample FREE parking on site.
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Helen is a professionally trained and qualified Integrative Counsellor working with adults, children, young people and families. Helen is a Registered Member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists and is bound by their Professional Code of Ethics and professional practice. She is enhanced DBS checked and sees clients at her SFM offices based in Pewsey, Wiltshire.
Helen’s Work History
Helen’s integrative framework to working with her clients allows for a sensitive, gentle approach tailored to each client and their individual needs. Offering an environment which allows the client to truly be themselves, in a non judgmental, safe haven whereby they feel held and accepted. Therefore, allowing them to start their journey into counselling and the self discovery which accompanies it “one step at a time” and at a manageable pace.
With a background in Business Studies, the main focus of her career has been in business development. Helen has worked in a diverse mix of sectors internationally and in the UK, ranging from multinationals to Small & Medium Enterprises.
With this background she is well suited to understand the diverse needs through these times. This experience is also applied, to write and develop training courses and publications for SFM and the private and public sectors and for practitioners wanting to develop their skills further, to a standard of excellence expected in the Counselling and Psychotherapy professions.
Training & qualifications
- Certificate, Integrative Counselling
- Advanced Diploma, Integrative Counselling (BACP Accredited)
- Post Qualifying Diploma in Counselling Children & Adolescents
- Tavistock Certificate in Attachments
Geoff is a professionally trained and qualified Integrative Psychotherapist working with adults, children, young people and families. He is a Registered Member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists and is bound by their Professional Code of Ethics and professional practice. He is enhanced DBS checked and sees clients at his SFM offices based in Pewsey, Wiltshire.
Geoff’s Work History
Having had six years of experience working with children, he broadened his area of expertise by working with offenders of all ages, and families going through acrimonious divorce. By 1990, Geoff had accumulated a store of knowledge about human behaviour, personality and the psyche, through his studies and experientially. Working with dysfunctional families, disadvantaged, disaffected and abused children, and offenders of all types.
In 1991 worked as a Counsellor alongside his full-time job as a Social Worker and joined the Child Protection Investigation Team, investigating charges of child abuse and interviewing the victims and the perpetrators. Involved in studies in Child Protection at Leicester University. Since this time, Geoff has spent many years working with children who face difficulties in their lives. These include, Looked After Children (children in care), the Youth Offending Team (YOT), Hospital Schools, Adoption Services and Social Services’ Children & Families Team.
He studied as a Psychotherapist covered such areas as Humanistic, Existential, Psychoanalytic, Behavioral, Cognitive, Eclectic and Integrative Theory and Procedure. This reflected his earlier work, especially in crisis intervention, where a quick response was needed and a comprehensive “tool kit” of skills enabled him to easily meet his clients’ needs.
To support his Psychotherapy training Geoff went on to complete Qualifications in Hypnotherapy and Regression and developed and facilitated workshops and lectures at Bath University, Wiltshire Colleges, the BACP and into the Corporate Market.
In 1996, Geoff set up in Private Practice.
Training & Qualification
- Northwest London Polytechnic Teacher Training
- Southampton University C.Q.S.W
- Home Office Training in:
- Social Skills Life Skills
- Criminal & Family Law
- Leicester University – Child Protection Studies
- Bath – Psychotherapy Diploma
- Leeds – Hypnotherapy Diploma
- Regents College – Regression Therapy Diploma
In 2009 See For Miles Ltd was formed in partnership with Helen Payne-Kumar. Offering a professional counselling, psychotherapy service which encapsulates counselling and therapy for individuals, couples, and families, and professional training for practitioners, supervision and staff support.
Relationship Training – Course Dates 2018
Autumn: 24 Sept – 28 Sept 2018.
Individual Presentation and Feedback within six months from the end of the Course.
“This has to have been one of the best courses that I have been on in my counselling career. I felt that the course facilitators “modelled the model” and this enriched the experience and provided an excellent learning environment where skills could be developed.
Develop your existing counselling skills further in the Couples Counselling Diploma Course. This is an intense, experiential course providing students with a further understanding of issues relating to various couple work scenarios and same sex relationships. This course is recognised by the Couples Counselling Network but is not an accredited BACP or UKCP course as they do not accredit short courses such as this. However, in September 2016, we were asked to speak at the BACP Private Practice Conference, “Relationships … why bother” the content of which is published in their December 2016 publication of Private Practice magazine.
“Regular and ongoing supervision is a distinctive requirement of the counselling professions. Supervision is essential to how practitioners sustain good practice throughout their working lives.” BACP
Geoff Miles is a registered member of the BACP and has been offering supervision to qualified and trainee counsellors and psychotherapists and related mental health professionals for over 20 years. Geoff runs his private practice with Helen Payne-Kumar and has his own client-base of one to one, couple and family work, which he runs from offices based in Pewsey, Wiltshire.
Finding the right supervisor to suit your needs, client-base and methods of working is crucial for any successful working relationship. Contact Geoff to discuss your requirements and we do provide Skype sessions for those further afield;
Geoff has a broad knowledge and experience base working from an integrative framework. Particular specialisms include:
He writes and facilitates Couples Counselling training courses to qualified Counsellors wanting to enter this specialism and supervises qualified and trainee couples counsellors.
He has integrated his extensive work as a Child Protection Investigator and his studies from Leicester University in Child Protection, into his private practice.
He has worked extensively with Army veterans, Air Ambulance personnel and has experience in providing supervision to the SSAFA Counsellor Teams working directly with PTSD.
Supervision in Local Authority
He has supervised within Local Authority and Home Office settings such as Social Services, Probation and Children’s Homes
He is involved in Supervision and Staff Support in various Counselling Organisations in the Private, Corporate, Charitable and Military sector.
“The process of supervision is at the heart of the training and continuing professional development of professional counsellors and therapists. Geoff Miles, as an integrative supervisor, is a key part of my long established private practice.
As an experienced practitioner, it is still essential for me to have regular supervision sessions with Geoff to enjoy a secure frame for thinking and exploration of therapeutic work.
I have found Geoff’s approach supportive, informative and collaborative – a valuable contribution to maintaining professional standards.”
Senior Accred. Psychotherapist and Supervisor
“I enjoy my supervision sessions with Geoff. I find him pragmatic, kind and humorous, with a wealth of experience that he is happy to share”.
“You have been very sensitive to my needs and have provided me with a framework on which I can work to improve my working methods.”
Couples learn how to…
- Listen to and understand more about each other.
- Communicate in an easier and more constructive way.
- Negotiate difficult decisions.
- Recover the love, respect and fun that has previously been enjoyed.
A Comfortable & Safe Environment for You & Your Child
All children’s and young people’s sessions are approached with sensitivity and take place in a non-threatening environment.
Each session would include the presence of an adult (parent, guardian or carer) with whom the child feels comfortable. Older children may opt to receive counselling in confidence on a one to one basis, but this would only be with the consent from a parent, guardian or carer.
Quietly and reassuringly, we work with the child to bring a gentle yet effective resolution to possible issues, concerns or problems that the child is experiencing.
Some of the presenting issues that children may experience are:
- Authority Issues
- Behavioural Difficulties
- Exam Stress
- Sleep Pattern Problems & Nightmares
- Anger Management
- Stress-Associated Bedwetting
- Eating Disorders
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
- Abuse Related Issues
We have considerable experience in writing reports for Court and providing written assessment of cases where legally required. Correct protocols are adhered to.
Both Geoff and Helen are enhanced CRB checked.
What people say about See for Miles training courses.
“The course provided a chance to upgrade my one to one skills to working with couples in an open, accepting environment, and an opportunity to practice in a stimulating and supportive way”
“Thank you to Geoff and Helen [the Trainers] for this fabulous insight into and learning about Couples Counselling. Amazing learning throughout the week. I feel confident and am looking forward to working with couples.”
“I found it stimulating. Great sense of involvement. Having a live enactment was a great benefit”
“An excellent experience. Good presentation combined with experiential learning and essential skills. Would highly recommend this course”
“The See For Miles Couples Counselling Diploma training fully met my perceived need for bespoke training in this specialist area of therapy. I experienced the facilitators as being fully grounded in the subject material and highly ethical in their approach. Their decision to do something new and exciting instead of following traditional role play protocols, where students take on the role of ‘clients’, is both innovative and highly effective. Completion of the Couple’s Counselling Diploma, supported by my existing experience, facilitated seamless entry to the Couple’s Counselling Network. The course has enhanced both my ability to work with couples and my general practice skills. I have no hesitation in recommending this training programme.” G Britton
I think the course was informative and transformational. A unique and invaluable experience which was both enlightening and moving. Thank you. PB
Based from our offices in Pewsey, Wiltshire, we provide one to one counselling & psychotherapy for those who feel that they are treading water and finding it difficult to cope. We work with you to develop new options and turn a perceived crisis into something positive, exciting, evolutionary.
We Can Help With…
- Difficulties Within Relationships
- Hidden or Re-occurring Issues
- Overcome Obstacles In Your Life
- Whatever are Your Presenting Issues
- Anxiety & Phobia
- Eating Disorders
- Sleep & Stress
- Breaking Old Habits & Building Confidence
Psychotherapeutic counselling sessions can help with your mental health needs which require regular maintenance. At See For Miles our sensitive, yet challenging approach to counselling is strengthened through developing a strong working relationship between therapist and client, encouraging those to move from where they are now. Enabling clients to explore their own options, reach their own decisions and to act upon them accordingly, making effective decisions which lead to positive changes in their attitude and/or behavior.
“I recently had four counseling sessions with Geoff Miles and as a result I came away with renewed focus and a positivity that I have not felt in a long time.
Geoff’s strength lies in his ability to listen and to take on board the subtle signals that are revealed through intimate conversation.
His relaxed manner and his keen observation made the whole experience an absolute pleasure.”
You will be guided through the necessary steps to instigate change. Our treatments include:
- Hypnotherapy & Regression
- Counselling & Relationship Counselling
- Children & Adolescents Counselling
- Supervision & Staff Support
- Courses & Workshops
Psychotherapy/Counselling via Skype
We support our international clients and those unable to leave their home via remote consultations.
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