MBACP (Accred) PgDip. MSc
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I am currently offering in person sessions in Fulham, as well as telephone and video appointments on various platforms including Skype, Zoom, FaceTime and WhatsApp. I have been used to working online before the pandemic, as I have always had some clients living outside of London or abroad. An hybrid therapy setting (a mix of online and in person) is possible.
Experienced Counsellor & Psychotherapist. Coach. Integrative/Psychodynamic approach. 14 years experience. I previously worked as a diplomat for 20+ years. South West London. Central London. English & French. Warm and very effective style. I am recognised by most health insurance companies.
I see clients privately online, or in Fulham (near Bishop's Park), as well as in " The House Partnership " clinic in Central London (on Wimpole street, near Harley Street). I am used to working remotely, offering telephone or video therapy sessions.
Training, qualifications & experience
I am a fully qualified psychotherapist and an Accredited BACP Member. In this respect, I work within their Ethical Framework.
I am recognised by most health insurance companies.
I have a PgDip from the Psychosynthesis & Education Trust in London Bridge and the University of East London - School of Psychology. I have followed additional training in NLP (Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming, with one of the founders of NLP, Dr. Richard Bandler and CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) at CCPE. I have a Masters of Science in Occupational Psychology / Organizational Behaviour (MSc) from Birkbeck (University of London). I hold French and American qualifications at Masters' level. My practice is also informed by Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) after following a course/retreats with eminent teachers in the field, such as John Peacock (Oxford university) and Christina Feldman (Exeter University).
I previously worked for over 20 years for the French Foreign Office, as a Trade Development Consultant for the French Embassy (with Diplomatic status). I also acted as Human Resource Manager within the same organisation. This profession gave me an in-depth understanding of the corporate environment as well as of cultural diversity. I had the opportunity to travel extensively and to live on a long term basis in various countries in Europe, the Middle East, the Far East and the US.
I speak French (mother tongue), English and Spanish, and I can give therapy equally in English or in French. I mainly studied in the UK where I have been living for many years, and I usually have an equal number of British and French clients. I am both British and French.
I am continuing my professional development on a regular basis (CPD) and I receive ongoing supervision, in accordance with the professional body's Code of Practice.
Registered / Accredited
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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
Accredited Register Scheme
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Areas of counselling I deal with
From £80.00 to £100.00
£ 80 to £ 100 per session, with the possibility to reduce this fee for students and clients on lower income.
Sessions payable in advance by bank transfer.
I am recognised by most health insurance providers.
Skype : vicky.sinclair7
Skype, WhatsApp, Facetime sessions available
When I work
In person sessions, or online: SKYPE: vicky.sinclair7 - Facetime - Whatsapp - Zoom.
Stress - Loss - Grief - Anger - Fears - Divorce - Separation - Anxiety - Phobias - Parenting - Bereavement - Low self-esteem - Family problems - Depression - Relationship problems - Abuse - Addiction - Psychosexual therapy - Co-dependency - Suicidal feelings - Feeling confused - Cultural/Intercultural issues - Dealing with change - Behavioural problems - Compulsive behaviour - Work related problems - Feeling trapped, blocked - Discernment and life choice - etc.
When working in person, my practice in Fulham is also easily accessible from Battersea, Chelsea, Clapham, Chiswick, Earls Court, Wandsworth, Hammersmith, Pimlico, Putney, Southfields, Kensington, South Kensington, West Kensington and South West London.