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Karen Minikin MSc CTA (P) TSTA UKCP Reg

Wellington, Somerset, TA21
07712 896904 Registered / Accredited
Wellington, Somerset, TA21

About me

I am a psychotherapist accredited with UKCP and a visiting trainer of counselling and psychotherapy at a number of training institutes. I provide individual and group supervision for counsellors and psychotherapists.

When clients first come, I focus primarily on understanding what is causing difficulty and seeing if I might be somebody who the client can communicate with and relate to. This is important in building trust between us. In terms of my experience, I work with many conditions, including depression, anxiety, loss, relationship difficulties, trauma and identity such as cultural, racial and sexual identities. In my approach, I draw on transactional analysis and psychoanalytical ideas using them relationally.

Training, qualifications & experience

BA (Hons) in Counselling
MSc in Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy

Diploma in Psychodynamic Supervision
Certified Transactional Analyst (CTA)
Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analyst (TSTA)
UKCP Registered
UKRC Counsellor

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

UKCP

UK Council for Psychotherapy

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.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Therapies offered

  • Couples counselling
  • EMDR
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Psychosexual therapy
  • Transactional analysis

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Further information

I have also worked as an organisational development consultant for fifteen years, prior to that I was a customer and management trainer for an airline and a secondary school teacher. Drawing on this experience means, I have an understanding of the challenges and potential conflicts facing people in organisations that can lead to work related stress and reactive depression.

Wellington
Somerset
TA21

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages None

Accessibility

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access Unspecified

Availability

Wednesdays and Thursdays

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision

I offer psychodynamic, relational and transactional analysis supervision.

Online supervision
Telephone supervision

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