Farrah Collins

Farrah Collins

Training

Farrah is a Chartered Counselling Psychologist and holds a BSc honours degree in Psychology and a doctorate in Counselling Psychology.  

Farrah has a breadth of experience, having worked with adolescents and adults in a variety of settings, both in the public and private sector for nearly a decade. She has worked in sexual health services within the NHS, drug and alcohol services and with those with long term mental health issues.  She has also worked within community based young people's services and women's services. She has spent the last five years implementing, managing and delivering a counselling service within a secondary school and seeing clients in private practice.

Approach

We all experience challenges and difficulties in life. Counselling and psychological therapy can provide an empowering opportunity to manage process and overcome these difficulties.

Farrah’s training means she is well versed in a variety of different therapeutic approaches, including; humanistic, psychodynamic and cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT).  She is an integrative and pluralistic practitioner.

Counselling Psychology

Counselling Psychology allows practitioners to integrate different therapies in collaboration with clients – creating a therapy tailored for you. Farrah offers high-quality one-to-one psychological therapy with the aim of providing her clients with a confidential, non-judgemental space to discuss their thoughts and feelings.   

When engaging in counselling psychological therapy; the aim is to achieve our full potential and gain acceptance of ourselves through self-awareness and evidence based interventions.  Counselling Psychologists are trained to doctoral level and so have robust academic backgrounds as well as vocational experience in an array of settings. 

Adolescent Mental Health

For the best part of a decade Farrah worked in a therapeutic capacity with young people aged 11-20. Farrah has created and delivered a high quality counselling service to adolescents at Varndean Secondary School. She has focused on enabling young people to build resilience, develop healthy coping mechanisms and to support them in achieving their goals.

Other Information

Farrah is registered with both Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC) and the British Psychological Society (BPS).

Farrah's articles in expertise and resources

Available for Appointments

Thursday evenings at Palmeira Square