Kerry Quigley – Founder
Kerry is a fully qualified counsellor with a wealth of clinical and therapeutic experience. She is accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), and you can find her registration details HERE.
Kerry has worked for 18 years in a wide variety of settings within the National Health Service, the charity sector and in schools. She has supported clients as they have worked to understand, address and overcome a broad range of complex issues. These issues have included anxiety, depression, addictive behaviour, stress related difficulties, bereavement and unexpected life changes. She has also had success in addressing issues relating to anger management, difficulties within the work place, relationship problems, divorce, low self-esteem and childhood experiences.
Kerry’s instinctively open, caring nature and her emotional awareness naturally led her to counselling. Her aim is to provide professional counselling for individuals, couples and organisations. Kerry is able to work with elderly people, adults and young people. Kerry offers supervision to new and experienced practitioners and to counsellors in training. The type of work she engages in includes face-to-face and online video counselling, couples counselling, mindfulness therapy, mediation, life coaching, group work and she works with employee assistance providers (EAP). Kerry is also able to provide an employee assistance service.
Kerry’s approach is integrative and humanistic. She has an abundance of experience with Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). Kerry demonstrates a tremendous enthusiasm and passion for her work.
“I couldn’t have done it without you”
Thank you for your help and guidance. I don’t know where I would have been if I hadn’t come to see you. I am now back to the person I was meant to be and I finally feel closer to the light at the end of the tunnel. I couldn’t have done it without you.
“The difference from the first session to the last was vast”
I wanted to thank you for everything you did to help me come to terms with my loss. For being such a personal issue I felt completely relaxed and able to open up. The difference from the first session to the last was vast and didn't go unnoticed by family and friends. Thanks for everything.
“You really are a special person”
Just wanted to say thankyou for all your support, understanding and kind words. You really are a special person x
“You have truly made a difference to me as a person and my outlook on life”
Thank you very much for helping me through this difficult time. You have truly made a difference to me as a person and my outlook on life. Hopefully it’s not too late for Mrs H and myself, but at least now we stand a chance.
“Made me believe in myself again”
I just wanted to say thank you. You have made me think how I can go forward with my life and made me believe in myself again. I can now be honest with my mam about how she speaks to me and I can also hold my head-up and go forward each new day. You are one very special lady with a rare gift.
“I couldn’t have gotten through it without you”
Thank you so much for all the support you have given me. These have been the worst six months of my life and I couldn’t have gotten through it without you there to listen, reassure and help remind me of who I am! I will take what you have ‘taught’ me and use it throughout my future life to come.
“With you it comes with ease”
I would like to thank you for how much you have helped me. I have never felt comfortable talking to anyone about my past or my problems but with you it comes with ease. You made me feel comfortable and normal, thank you.
“Helping me to save my marriage”
Thank you for all your support with helping me to save my marriage and also helping me to get back on track. I do appreciate it.
“You made me understand a lot about myself.”
I would just like to say that I found my counselling very helpful and would recommend Glister and yourself to family and friends if they ever needed your services. I found the surroundings very relaxing and yourself very professional and caring. You made me understand a lot about myself. Thank You
“It’s okay for me to look after myself too”
I would like to say a huge thank you for all of your help and support. You helped me realise that I can’t solve everyone’s problems for them and that it’s okay for me to look after myself too.
“Provided new ways to proceed in both my personal and professional life”
Working with Kerry provided invaluable insights into understanding myself better and provided new ways to proceed in both my personal and professional life.
“I found the counselling to be very helpful”
Thank you for the support through what has been a very challenging time. I found the counselling to be very helpful. Thank you again.
“You have taught me to open up more with my feelings and that it’s ok to cry.”
Kerry, I want to say a big thank you for helping me through such a difficult time in my life. You have taught me to open up more with my feelings and that it’s ok to cry. Thank you.
“Thank you for helping me to put my family situation into perspective.”
Thank you for helping me to put my family situation into perspective. I am now able to cope better and support my sister without feeling frustration. Thank you.
“Thank you so much for all that you have helped me to achieve.”
Thank you so much for all that you have helped me to achieve. I feel as though I have my life in perspective now and you have given me the tools to achieve this. I just want you to know how much I appreciate it.
“She is incredibly compassionate, patient and insightful.”
Kerry and I made amazing progress in just a handful of sessions. She is incredibly compassionate, patient and insightful. She helped me come to terms with the difficulties of the past, and the stresses and strains of the present. I consider myself lucky to have met her, and I will always be grateful for the support and guidance that she gave me.
“Thank you so much.”
Kerry I genuinely want to thank you for the difference you have made to my life. Thank you so much.”
“You have helped me understand more about anxiety.”
I have enjoyed coming to see you. You have helped me understand more about anxiety. I will miss you.
“You have helped by giving me techniques to help me try and cope.”
I would like to thank you Kerry for all your help. You are an absolute godsend. You have been there and you have sat there and listened to everything I have spoken about. You have helped by giving me techniques to help me try and cope. Overall, excellent. Thank-You.
Gateshead - England
“I couldn’t have got this far without you.”
I’d like to thank you for all your help; I couldn’t have got this far without you.
“Could not have come this far without her guidance and support.”
Kerry was an absolute joy to work with and she has provided me with great support and advice, which I will always treasure. She was patient and professional and I always felt valued and understood during our sessions. I would certainly recommend her and could not have come this far without her guidance and support.
Gateshead - England
“She gave me some excellent tools that I can use on an ongoing basis.”
I found Kerry to be caring, understanding and passionate while helping me through a very difficult period and she gave me some excellent tools that I can use on an ongoing basis.
Co. Durham, England
“I now have a couple of new strategies in place for when things go a little bit off track.”
I lost faith in counsellors a couple of years ago, but with patience and understanding, Kerry helped me to find a way back on track. Kerry gave me different ways to explore how I feel in a safe environment. I now have a couple of new strategies in place for when things go a little bit off track. Thank you Kerry.
“Thank you for helping me”
“We both felt your help has made a big difference”
Thank you for all of your help, support and guidance. We both felt your help has made a big difference to giving us ways to understand each other more and move forward in our relationship.
“You have helped me gain more confidence”
“I am feeling much stronger now in making my decisions!”
“Thank you for helping me to believe in myself for once”
“Thank you for your wonderful advice.”
“You have helped me see things from a different view”
“Your help has been invaluable”
“I have really found myself”
“I cannot thank you enough.”
“a big thank you for the help you have given me”
“helping me come to terms with the loss and grief”
“I feel that I can concentrate on work much better than I could before I began seeing you.”
“your patience and kindness helped me to cope and see things in a different light”
“I feel I have benefited greatly from seeing you and taking on board your suggestions”
I feel I have benefited greatly from seeing you and taking on board your suggestions with regards to Headspace and Mindfulness. I also know that is important to be more kind to myself and make more time for me, while still being there for the people I care about as well as work.
“I found your empathic, friendly and non judgmental approach very helpful.”
I heard once that people sometimes think of what their counsellor says when they have problems.
I will do this in future.
“You have been my rock through this hard time!”
“I’d highly recommend her to others looking for an effective and professional counsellor in the Newcastle area”
“your wisdom has been much appreciated”