Cheltenham Counselling Service

CBT Testimonial

I went to see Chris when I was at a low point. I was amazed how quickly I got control of my thoughts. It was all down to the techniques that Chris taught me to apply to my everyday life. In a matter of a few weeks, I had learnt a huge amount about myself and how to deal with stressful and emotionally complex situations.Thanks to the compassionate counselling, I was able to make real changes to my life and I am now really looking forward to everyday.

From my clients

when I first came to my first session I found it very difficult to get out and do things on my own and would end up shying away completely. After my second session I already felt a difference in myself.Testimonial

I decided I needed to make changes to myself and to find a way of stopping my relationship with my 9 year old son deteriorating further and before the damage was too deep. After speaking to a few councillors ITestimonial

I am writing this testimony as an endorsement of Chris Benfield, I was recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. A big part of this is to do with my weight I have always been larger framed however I am relativelyTestimonial from Counselling

Life has a habit of throwing things at you and now I have the tools to deal with it. I have had to face my fears but it is surprising that I can work through them. I never thought ITestimonial

My life was increasingly being dominated by anxiety and negative thoughts that were stopping me from living the life I wanted. By chance I read an article on Low Self Esteem and recognised all of the symptoms that I was feeling. The articleTestimonial

Before coming to see Chris my outlook on myself wasn't good. I didn't realise how clouded my judgement was and how wrong it was. Since coming to see Chris my life has been so much better and I have feltTestimonial

I came to see Christine after I realised that my depression and anxiety had reached a stage where I was feeling completely numb and isolated from the outside world.  I was extremely anxious about my first session however Christine immediatelyTestimonial

I can't believe how much CBT has changed my thinking, I was always over thinking things and feeling stressed in social situations. I am using what Chris has taught me and now when anything comes up that before would haveTestimonial from Counselling

I believe I have suffered Anxiety/depression for most of my 54 years. A lot of challenges in life that I felt I had dealt with, seemed to surface almost 8 weeks ago. I was scared, bewildered, confused, shaking, crying andTestimonial from Counselling

My life had gradually become controlled by anxiety and irrational fears that stopped me doing everyday things and left me feeling like a failure. Chris provided practical and simple to understand techniques that really work, giving me the skills toTestimonial