About Me

Natalie Rossiter, Dip Couns, MBACP Accred

People have always told me their stories; it's just in my nature to listen and care. It wasn't until I was in my early 20s that I realised I could do it for a living!

It is an immense privilege to be let into people's lives and to watch them grow. My clients are my greatest inspiration and ultimate heroes.

The way I work is very relational - I put a lot of myself into what I do.

The work I do is about self awareness, compassion, authenticity and growth.
My career as a wellbeing professional started with my training as a Humanistic and Integrative Counsellor. I had always been interested in psychology and was keen to do work that I found meaningful. 
Humanistic counselling has three core conditions that form the basis of my style: congruence, empathy and unconditional positive regard. The Integrative part means that I have studied lots of theories of human psychology and ways of providing therapy so that I can offer an individual service to my clients. 
The latin root of the word integrate is 'integrare' which means to make whole.
During my training I discovered Mindfulness as a way to support myself through a stressful time. I've been practising ever since and now teach others through workshops, courses and in my counselling work.
 
All my life I have found comfort and awe in nature, and I soon found ways to incorporate this into my work through 'walk and talk' counselling sessions outside, mindful walks and forest bathing sessions.
I'm on a bit of a mission to help as many people as I can improve their quality of life, which is why I also do talks and workshops on the subjects I know best.
I used to worry that I do "too many things" but I now feel that I have many passions and skills to offer. Wellbeing looks and feels different for everyone, so it's important to me that I can offer a variety of ways to improve mental and emotional health.
I am qualified, accredited, insured and in regular supervision.

Training & Qualifications

Shinrin Yoku practitioner training, Nature & Therapy, Aug 2019
Trauma & The Body training, Carolyn SpringJuly 2019
Approved Anxiety UK therapist, Oct 2018
Relationship training - Macclesfield Counselling & Training Centre, April 2018
BACP Accreditation, Aug 2016
Mindfulness for professionals, British Institute of Mindfulness, Oct 2015
Diploma in Humanistic & Integrative Counselling - Bath Centre for Psychotherapy and Counselling, 2013
In addition to the above I have attended many short courses and workshops including - trauma and disassociation, creative therapy, coherence therapy, anxiety and eating disorders. My professional development is always ongoing.

Experience

Counsellor in private practice - part time since October 2013, full time since April 2016
Counsellor at University of Salford - May 2014 to May 2018
Specialist Mentor with Clear Links - September 2016 to present
Specialist TA for children with behavioural and emotional difficulties, 2014 - 2016
Volunteer Play Therapist with Place2Be, 2013
Placement at Focus Counselling in Bath, 2010-2012

BBC Radio Manchester

09/02/19

Joined host Darryl Morris for a conversation on everyday Mindfulness

 

Media &

appearances

 

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Natalie Rossiter Dip Couns, MBACP Accred

 

natalierossiterwellbeing@gmail.com

07986 023 173

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