Integrative Counsellor and Coach

Amanda Salvara

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Welcome to the website.
Find out more about how I work as a counsellor and coach below.

Or feel free to get in contact via email to ask any questions.

My Approach to Therapy

Counselling, psychotherapy and coaching is a unique process for each individual, which is why an integrative approach looks at your preferences and environments to customize a therapeutic framework that work best for you.

When you have an idea of what it is you need but not quite sure of where to start, Integrative therapy looks at;
  • where you are at and where you would like to be,
  • limiting thoughts and behaviour patterns,
  • exploring the ’cause and effect’,
  • collaboratively checking in what’s working or not working,
  • the internal and external environments.

Our work together looks at leaning in with curiosity, and courage. There will more than likely be challenges and resistance to being outside the ‘comfort zone’, so together, we’ll look at what’s coming up for you with integrity and unconditional acceptance.

Whether that is in recovery, growth or maintenance within your life, we look together at the resources available to you and integrate any changes or adaptions, managing challenges along the way.
Open - Integrative Therapy

Areas Covered and Recommended Approach

Stress

Counselling, Psychotherapy
or Coaching

Anxiety

Counselling, Psychotherapy
or Coaching

Depression

Counselling and Psychotherapy

PTSD

Psychotherapy or Coaching

Abuse

Counselling and Psychotherapy

ACE & Trauma

Counselling, Psychotherapy and Coaching

Life Transition

Counselling, Psychotherapy
or Coaching

Identity

Counselling, Psychotherapy
or Coaching

Relationships

Counselling, Psychotherapy
or Coaching

Assertiveness

Psychotherapy or Coaching

Moods

Psychotherapy or Coaching

Grief

Counselling or Psychotherapy

Training and Experience

University of East London
BACP accredited Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy

Centre of Excellence
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) Diploma
Eye Movement Desnsitisation Therapy (EMDR) Diploma

Counselling Tutor
Certificate in Online and Telephone Counselling

NLP World
Master NLP Practioner, Clinical Hypnotherapy and Coach certification

The Coaching Room
NLP, Neuro-Semantic Practitioner and meta-coach certifications

London College of Music and Media
Bachelor of Music in Popular Music Performance

Private 1-to-1 Sessions
Online coaching and face-to-face sessions based in London.

Single Session Counsellor and Coach at Spill.Chat
Providing accessible support for employee wellbeing and mental health over the Slack based app, Spill.Chat.

Music Meetup Facilitator at The Jam
Collaborative music workshops based in Hackney Premises Studios. Moved onto JamKazam app during lockdown months.

Volunteer Counsellor at MOSAC
Person-Centred counselling with carers of abused children. Long-term, face-to-face sessions based in London and over the phone.

Volunteer Counsellor and Therapist at The Mix
Counselling and Psychotherapy over the phone and web chat for young people aged 14-25 with The Mix mental health charity.

Singing and Music Tutor 
Private singing tutor and facilitator for children’s performing art music workshops.

What do Clients Say about our work together?

Hi Amanda

I think that it must be about a year since we spoke for the first time, and maybe 9 months since the last time we spoke.

The reason for this is, that with your help I feel so much better that it is hard to describe most of the time. I can still have a small wobble once or twice a year when things are extra stressful, but the rest of the time  I feel calm, happy and on top of everything that used to make me feel stressed and unhappy.

So thanks for helping me get a new perspective on the world. I couldn’t have done it without you 😊

My coaching experience with Amanda Salvara, has been exemplary. Her calm and patient style helped take me to places that I was uncomfortable to explore on my own and gave me the space to unpack the limiting beliefs that held me back. I would highly recommend Amanda as an integrative therapist using the skills of a developmental coach.
Really great. I felt stressed and anxious going into the session and felt much better after and had specific things I could start doing to help manage my daily stress. Amanda was amazing! It was really easy to set up, the session was great, Amanda was really easy to talk to and made it simple for me to see where my stresses are coming from.

My counsellor was excellent; I was extremely lucky to have her to talk to every week. She was a great listener, framed my thoughts in a way which helped me understand my perspective in different ways, and genuinely made me feel so much happier after each phone call. I found that after the initial session, I was really looking forward to feeding back to her how I had found the week before…
It has really helped me focus on the positive aspects of myself and my life, renewing my gratitude for simple things. The woman who I spoke to (her name was Amanda) was genuinely one of the most helpful, supportive counsellors I have ever met. The whole experience felt very personal and led by me and the goals I wanted to achieve with our time. She was really helpful and I am extremely grateful for all her help.

Thank you so much for the call today it really has helped, Amanda. I haven’t met you, but what you do and how you do it is amazing. Thanks again for the support and the encouragement that everything is and will be okay. Never had help like this before you truly are awesome. Speak next week, many thanks.

Powerful. Insightful. Game changing. My coaching experience with Manda was absolutely eye opening. I was very caught up with what I wanted to do for my next step towards my career and just one session with Manda allowed my to clear all my blocked emotions and allowed me to feel free and empowered! She gave me the tools and techniques that I still use till this day! Highly recommended!

Really good and useful, probably the most understanding therapist I’ve ever spoken to. The therapist was very understanding – really tried to dissect what I was saying so we could both understand it better. I felt very comfortable too. Not the usual ‘I’m sorry you feel that way’ and patronising tone I’ve had with therapy before.

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