David Smith MBACP (Snr. Accred)
I am a BACP Senior Accredited Counsellor and Psychotherapist with an established practice in south London.
The foundation of my approach is to listen to you and help you express yourself in a non judgemental environment. This expression can encourage clarity, release any negative feelings that may have been in place and together we can challenge any unrealistic perceptions.
Our work together is then developed to provide you with a better understanding of yourself and your influences. From this you have the potential to sense why you have found yourself in difficulty. This personal understanding has the potential to encourage movement at a deeper level and provide the change that you seek.
A significant aspect of my work as a counsellor and psychotherapist is that I relate to and work with my clients. I interact with them to allow them to be themselves, yet also challenge and empower them to put in place this change.
Working with a counsellor is a very personal experience and one of the major influences in the success of the work is the interaction between client, counsellor and the environment. So if that works there is a reasonable chance that the work will be beneficial. So if you are considering working with me, just telephone me, send me an email or leave a message on my web site. We can then talk to see if there is potential for us to work together to help you with your difficulties.
Training, qualifications & experience
I am a Senior Accredited Member of the BACP and work to their Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy. I am experienced in working with a wide range of issues and people. I work with individuals, providers of Employee Assistant Programmes and take organisational and professional referrals.
I am also a BACP Senior Accredited Supervisor and work within the profession in the supervision of colleagues in the supervision of their practice.
My professional qualifications are:
BACP Senior Accredited Counsellor/Psychotherapist
BACP Senior Accredited Supervisor (Individuals)
BACP Registered Counsellor/Psychotherapist
Diploma in Integrative Counselling
Diploma in Supervision
Certificate in Counselling
Diploma in Life Coaching
Certificate in Life Coaching
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Bipolar disorder
- Career counselling
- Carer support
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Domestic violence
- Drug abuse
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Internet addiction
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship problems
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Sex addiction
- Sex problems
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
Individual - £50 per 50 minute session
Supervision - £55 on a fortnightly basis, £60 on a monthly basis. Sessions 60 minutes
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|
Supervision & training
I am a BACP senior accredited supervisor and a BACP senior accredited counsellor/psychotherapist.