Volunteer Counsellor stories

Find out more about volunteering for Place2Be from Sharon, Chris, Steve and Nikki.

 

Sharon Circle         

Read Sharon’s Story

Sharon became a Place2Be counsellor in North West London after seeing an ad in the newspaper. After 9 years, hundreds of counselling sessions and a lot of spilled paint, she’s still learning. 

Chris Plimmer Circle  

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Chris was moved to volunteer for Place2Be after working with struggling families as a community nurse. Nine years later, she explains why she continues to support pupils in County Durham.

Steve Circle  

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62-year-old Steve supported teenagers throughout his working life. Volunteering for Place2Be has given him the opportunity to develop his skills as a counsellor with younger children.

Nikki Circle     

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In her early twenties, Nikki worked in a supermarket and was passionate about psychology but lacked confidence. Volunteering as a counsellor helped her grow and push herself to take on a bigger role with Place2Be.