120 Vyse Street
My name is Alexandra Groves, I have achieved over 27 years work experience in the social care sector, skilled and training work in various areas such as; mental health, probation bail hostels, children and young people homes, young homelessness,Criminal Justice system,prisons,and community out-reach.
I have been trained as an professional diploma counsellor since 2004, specializing into the pyschodynamic approach, through further training, I work with the tools of being integrative,My beliefs are that everyone has different needs and different circumstances.
I have also achieved the BACP register Certificate Of Proficiency since May 2014
I regard myself as a genuine peoples person, I practice from an professional and compassionate approach allowing individuals to take the lead during process, with the understanding it is about them, enabling them to be empowered and move forward positively. Most importantly confidentiality is very vital, of which the guidelines and framework as an MBACP, to operate in an safe and warm environment with acceptance and respect.
Training, qualifications & experience
- Skills in Counselling - 7 credits pass
- Therapeutic in Counselling - pass
Diploma in counselling - Level 3
Criminal Justice and Psychology Degree 2:1
At present study MSc Forensic Mental Health at University Birmingham 2012/13
Further Training: 2015-2016
Certificate gained Understanding the Narcissistic Web of Deception and CPD 7 Credits
Certificate gained- Ga slighting" The Narcissistic Covert Aggression and CPD 7 credits gained
Certificate gained The Narcissistic Mother and CPD 7 credits gained
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Attachment disorder
- Avoidant personality disorder
- Bipolar disorder/Manic depression
- Child related issues
- Dependent personality disorder
- Domestic violence
- Drug abuse
- Emotional abuse
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Histrionic personality disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Narcissistic personality disorder
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
- Panic disorder
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
Other areas of counselling I deal with
I Alexandra Groves also specialize in Narcissistic personality disorder (NPD). I do a 10 week one to one delivery process, furthermore, I run a 25 week programme called 'Man in the Mirror'. This project is adaptable and able to be delivered to women, children and young people and to give professionals awareness.
My private practice fees are as follows:
First initial consultation is free
£45 for 50 mins process.
Personal therapy for placement counsellors discount of £25 per 50 mins with 20 sessions process with review.
Senior citizen £20 mins 10 weeks Process with review.
Children and young people age between 13 years to 19 years £25 per 50 mins 10 weeks process with review.
My service is provided in an welcoming warm and safe environment that consist of two spacious counselling suites, with the aroma of sweet scented lavender.
I, Alexandra Groves understands that once being a student training as a counsellor, personal therapy could often become a challenge of being expensive, so I would like to offer a discount package of £240 which includes 12 sessions and a review.
48 hour notice of cancellation other wise, maybe charged full fee or if not turned up for process.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
By appointment only.
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|