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I felt comfortable from the start

Working with Gary was so easy, I felt comfortable from the startHe helped me to explore what potential I have and how to move on and leave all the rubbish life throws at you behindI was very impressed with his fee and genuine concern to help you, very rare in a world motivated by £’sIf…
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He has really made things make sense and has shown me a lot of clarity

I have had a couple of meetings so far and he has really made things make sense and he has shown me a lot of clarity within our couple of meetings I would highly recommend him as he is very considerate during this pandemic and also very accommodating as I have 2 little girls
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Now few weeks later, I am back to my old self

I found Gary very easy to talk to, and It did not take him very long to find out what my problem I have. With is help we set out a map, a plan for me. Now few weeks later, I am back to my old self.Thanks again for allYour help
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I feel that I have made huge improvements in a very short time

Gary was fantastic,I spoke to him regarding Anger management and he was very helpful with the questions he used and suggestions he made. I feel that I have made huge improvements in a very short time Thank you Gary
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I would give him 10 out of 10 for his professionalism

Gary was so patient with us, listened to us both and helped us reconcile without arguing. He was non judgemental and very patient. I would give him 10 out of 10 for his professionalism.Thanks Gary.
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Truly glad I found him

Gary is a compassionate listener who asks the right questions. I feel safe talking to him. I trust his process too, like it is been really worth doing the homework he’s assigned. Major breakthroughs there. Plus he is super flexible and accommodating time-wise. Truly glad I found him.
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I feel better in myself, calmer and got more focus

I can’t recommended Garry enough, easy to to talk to and puts you at ease the minute you start talking to him. He has been a massive help in more ways than one I feel better in myself, calmer and got more focus on everything I do.5*
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Every week he listens with great empathy

Gary has been fantastic these last few weeks. He has helped me gain clarity of issues I have dealt with my whole life and was able to really hone into things I need to address. Every week he listens with great empathy and with no judgement. I feel brave enough and comfortable enough to discuss some…
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He created a really comfortable atmosphere

Gary was a brilliant councillor. Me and my partner had relationship councilling and not only has he helped our relationship, he also helped with our individual issues. He was quick to recognise what we needed to work on and had numerous tips and techniques for us. He created a really comfortable atmosphere where we could talk…
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he has probably saved our relationship

I found Gary on Bark. We were looking for someone to guide us through some difficulties my partner and I were having with responses to conflicts within our blended family. We had gotten to a point where situations were quite often escalated into heated arguements & we wanted help to deal with these circumstances in a…
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I would not hesitate to recommend him

I have always found it very difficult to express and talk about myself and yet Gary made me feel totally at ease throughout my sessions with him. He is a great listener and a charming individual. I would not hesitate to recommend him or utilise his services again. Thank you Gary.
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I felt like I mattered

One of the greatest decisions I have ever made was to contact Gary.Every session I felt heard, I felt like I mattered and Gary has gifted me with the strength, determination and courage to continue on my journey. I have never felt so vulnerable but safe at the same. I was able to talk freely and…
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To you the reader, be brave, take the plunge

If you are like me, and have spent a long time contemplating counselling and anxiously looking into who you can trust, then I can confidently say look no more. From the very first welcoming call Gary has been a great support to me offering excellent guidance. I have overcome so much since working with him and…
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He has genuinely had a huge impact on my life

I had known for a very long time that the vast majority of my problems in life stemmed from my anger and resentment. Gary has helped me to see the internal mechanics of how my anger has controlled me, and how to find other ways of dealing with my stronger emotions. He has also worked with…
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Someone I felt comfortable opening up too

Gary is likeable, relatable and someone I felt comfortable opening up too.
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We are forever grateful

Amazing.. couldn’t of picked anyone better.. one of the best decisions we’ve made as a couple.. he is very understanding, feels safe to talk to and gets deep into the root of the problem and then gives u positive feedback and homework. We (as a couple) have come very far in the space of a month…
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I highly recommend him, in only few sessions you’ll see the difference yourself

We have been struggling with our marriage for a long time, when we joined bark and seek couple counselling from Gary Napier, our relationship gets better and better, we have less arguments, even less anger towards each other, He’s a amazing counselor, he actually listens to what we have to say, and then guide us…
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For the first time in my life, I finally feel like I’m getting somewhere

I was a little sceptical at first as I’ve had few counsellors via the NHS that I did not find helpful at all. I’m so happy I took the leap to reach out to Gary. He is a great listener, very understanding, patient and does not rush you at all. I’ve had 4 sessions so far,…
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Highly recommended for couples counselling

Highly recommended for couples counselling – helped talk through and identify root issues. As well as what is important to us both.
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Gary has been amazing to say the least

Gary has been amazing to say the least. He has, in a short space of time really helped me. Gary has always been professional, on time and never missed an opportunity to engage with me, even allowing for last minute requests of mine. Thank you Gary.
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Gary is so calm , friendly and asks the right questions

My husband and I had disconnected and we needed the tools and a safe space to be honest about how we feel. Speaking with Gary was the best thing we could do for our marriage . Gary is so calm , friendly and asks the right questions that helps you to truly dig deep into your…
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Really puts you at ease

Working with Gary has been really easy. Really puts you at ease. I have felt confident in him to be able to really open up and work on some really difficult issues. He is companionate but also moves you forward. He sets home work which really helps. If you do not manage to complete all of…
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I have nothing but amazing things to say

I see Gary as a life saver. He has really transformed who I am for the better and I couldn’t be more thankful. Gary is always smiling and always leaves our sessions on a positive. He has gone above and beyond what my expectations were for a counsellor and it really shows that Gary truly cares…
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I’d highly recommend speaking to Gary if you’re struggling with relationship issues

I began working with Gary a few months ago after the breakdown of a relationship. He has great insight which has been invaluable in helping me navigate my way through a very difficult time. His expert counselling and coaching has allowed me not only to heal emotionally but also to grow in confidence in many other…
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I don’t share this rating lightly

Please note, I don’t share this rating lightly.However, my experience of working with Gary has been both constructive & a pleasure, making this decision straight forward.Gary is an honest and approachable counsellor, with comprehensive skills that most people will benefit from.Quite simply, I recommend Gary without any reservations.
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Gary is a compassionate listener who asks the right questions.

Gary is a compassionate listener who asks the right questions. I feel safe talking to him. I trust his process too, like it is been really worth doing the homework he’s assigned. Major breakthroughs there. Plus he is super flexible and accommodating time-wise. Truly glad I found him.  
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I feel better in myself, calmer

I can’t recommended Garry enough, easy to to talk to and puts you at ease the minute you start talking to him. He has been a massive help in more ways than one I feel better in myself, calmer and got more focus on everything I do.  
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Every week he listens with great empathy and with no judgement.

Gary has been fantastic these last few weeks. He has helped me gain clarity of issues I have dealt with my whole life and was able to really hone into things I need to address. Every week he listens with great empathy and with no judgement. I feel brave enough and comfortable enough to discuss…
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I cannot recommend Gary enough, he has probably saved our relationship.

I found Gary on Bark. We were looking for someone to guide us through some difficulties my partner and I were having with responses to conflicts within our blended family. We had gotten to a point where situations were quite often escalated into heated arguements & we wanted help to deal with these circumstances in…
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It only needed one meeting for me…

I first met Gary the week after my husband died. I was searching for a minister to conduct the memorial service about him and a friend recommended Gary. It only needed one meeting for me to realise this was a man of true empathy and sensibility, who was not judgemental about my non-religious leanings.  He…
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Support through loss

I can wholeheartedly recommend Gary for his counselling services. Not only does he have a calm and reassuring manner which really puts people at ease, but he is supportive without showing any judgment. Having attended a funeral over which Gary presided, I was struck by how he pulled a group of strangers from completely different…
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A safe environment to talk

I have had a unique opportunity of having my 11-year-old son coached and counselled by Gary; this was at a time when he needed to open up with someone and communicate effectively. Gary was always very positive and happy to listen to my son’s needs. He was so supportive of things my sonwas doing, such…
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