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UKCP Registered Psychotherapist and Outdoor Therapist

About me

During this uncertain time and with the arrival of the Covid-19 virus, I am offering Skype/Zoom/Facetime and telephone counselling.

As a person-centred psychotherapist and counsellor with 15 years of counselling experience, I offer a secure, welcoming and confidential space in which you can be understood and valued, and where you can begin to find your own way towards how you want to be. I will help you to reflect upon and explore your challenges whilst offering an independent, non-judgemental perspective.

I work in a person-centred way with adults with a broad range of experiences including relationship issues, anxiety, depression, panic attacks, phobias, anger management, family issues, addiction(s), separation/divorce, bereavement, eating disorders, abuse, low self-esteem, stress and low self-confidence. I also offer counselling supervision (see supervision profile).

I practice from village of Hayfield in the High Peak (10 miles from Buxton, 5 miles from Glossop) in the Peak District National Park.

Outdoor Therapy Additionally I offer outdoor therapy in Hayfield which lies in the heart of the Peak District and in the foothills of Kinder Scout.

I welcome your contact by phone or email to decide where and when we might meet to work with your particular challenges in person.

Training, qualifications & experience

I trained at The Sherwood Institute in Nottingham and hold a Masters research degree in Humanistic Person-Centred Psychotherapy. I have a Post Graduate Certificate in Supervision and I also hold a BA (Hons) in Philosophy.

I have experience working with adults in a variety of settings and have focused experience working with adult carers and women experiencing distress and challenge. Alongside my private work, I have worked for Breast Cancer Care facilitating a support group for women living with secondary breast cancer and I have both lectured and tutored on the University of Salford's Counselling and Psychotherapy BSc and MSc courses.

I have a particular interest in the experience of 'endings' which may occur due to bereavement, unemployment, the ending of relationships and general life transitions. I welcome supporting clients through these processes. I am also trained in taking therapeutic work outside (in both rural and urban settings) which facilitates a rich exploration process.

I am a UKCP registered psychotherapist and a member of the BACP and as such adhere to associated codes of ethics.

Qualifications and Training

  • Certificate in Other-Centred Environmentally Based Therapies (Tariki Trust)
  • Working Relationally with Trauma (The Sherwood Institute, Nottingham)
  • PG Diploma in Supervision (The Sherwood Institute, Nottingham)
  • MA Humanistic Person-Centred Psychotherapy (The Sherwood Institute, Nottingham)
  • Play Therapy With Children (The Place 2 Be)
  • BA (Hons) Philosophy
  • UKCP Registered
  • Full BACP Member

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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UKCP

UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Outdoor Therapist

Fees

£56.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

£56.00 per 50 min session. Concessions £51.00.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday daytimes

Hayfield, Derbyshire, SK22

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Online platforms

Skype
Zoom
VSee
Whatsapp

Supervision

In person
Online
Phone

Person-Centred Supervision - Online / Outdoors / High Peak

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