Sylwia Broom

Sylwia Broom

Counselling, Psychotherapy 30048409

  • Fee assured
Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Counselling


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

I am a Qualified & Experienced Counsellor, Psychotherapist and Registered Nurse.

I have over 22 years combined experience working with addiction both as a Therapist and Addiction Specialist Nurse (RGN) in the NHS leading hospital and abroad.

I have specialist training and experience working as an Addiction Counsellor at Catalyst Drug and Alcohol Addiction Service based in Guildford (formerly known as SAdAS).

I provide support for people dealing with a wide range of addiction (alcohol, drugs, gambling, shopping) and also for their families, carers and concerned friends. I am very experienced in Relapse Prevention, Anxiety & Anger Management.

I have Several years’ experience working for the NHS (IAPT) offering therapy for adults (first point of GP referrals, mental health agencies and self-referrals)
Counselling people suffering from anxiety, panic attacks, depression, anger issues (including aggressive behaviour and offending), low self-esteem, lack of confidence, lack of identity, stress, bereavement, relationship issues, medically unexplained symptoms, Fibromyalgia, Chronic fatigue syndrome, IBS long term illness, sleep disorders and trauma.

I also have experience working with issues surrounding Abuse.

I worked for a local Domestic Abuse Service providing counselling for those suffering from Abuse.

I am experienced working with any type of abuse and coercive behaviour including abuse from a narcissistic parent, partner or child.

I have provided counselling for young homeless females at risk during my employment at a local hostel and I also worked as a counsellor with young
people at the local charity for homeless people.

In my clinical and counselling role, I have experience working with people suffering from Dementia and those in palliative care, providing support for their families and carers. I have an excessive experience in bereavement support.

I have also had experience working with students as a Wellbeing Advisor during my employment at University of Surrey

In addition I have training and experience facilitating therapy group sessions while under the employment at the NHS Detoxification and Therapy Unit covering topics including: Relapse Prevention, Stress Management, Anger Management, Anxiety Management, Self- Awareness, Self-Esteem and Assertiveness.

Areas of interest

Addiction (Drugs, Alcohol, Gambling and more), Relapse Prevention, Abuse, Depression, Anxiety, Anger, Bereavement, Trauma

Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions

  • Psychophysiological disorders
Consultant's practices
Information for healthcare professionals

Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)

Procedures completed

  • AB075

    Psychotherapy session - remote - (5-50)

  • AB073

    Counselling session - remote - (5-50)

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