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Carina Scales (UKCP, FPC, BPC)

Rickmansworth, Herts, WD3
07979064386 07979064386 Registered / Accredited

About me

I am a psychotherapist with over 16 years experience. I see people experiencing a wide variety of concerns such as anxiety, panic disorders, anger management, bereavement, family and relationship issues, divorce, anorexia/bulimia. I work both in short and on going therapy.

The decision to embark on seeking a therapist is daunting and anxious making, I aim offer a safe and confidential space to talk and think through together what is troubling you with an aim to understand and enable change.

If you would like to meet for an initial consultation, via Skype, Whattsapp or phone , don’t hesitate to ring or email me to find out if I have a time when we are both available. Please leave a message I will get back to you.

Training, qualifications & experience

I undertook an extensive seven years of training at WPF which is one of the highest regarded organisations in London.

* Psychodynamic Psychotherapist (Licensed in twice weekly work) (additional 2 yr study)
* Advanced / Post-Graduate Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling/Studies.  WPF Kensington/Roehampton University (5 years studying)
* MA in 1997

I work within a strict code of professional and ethical conduct, I am a registered member of the BPC/UKCP and FPC.  All conversations are confidential and discretion guaranteed.  I work to the Ethical Framework for good practice.

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.

BPC

British Psychoanalytic Council

The British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC) is a professional association, representing the profession of psychoanalytic psychotherapy.

The organisation is itself made up of fourteen member organisations and BPC accredits the trainings of its member organisations. An individual who qualifies from one of these trainings is then eligible for entry into the BPC's register.

BPC registrants are governed by a code of ethics, a policy of continuing professional development, a statement on confidentiality and a complaints procedure. The BPC is a Member Society of the European Federation for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in the Public Sector (EFPP). Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

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

British Psychoanalytic Council

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I specialise in the feelings of Panic and Anxiety
Feeling angry
Lack of self esteem/confidence
Black and white thinking ~ Obsessional thinking
Obsessional patterns
Abandonment
Being bullied
Relationship difficulties/betrayal
Loss/bereavement

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Integrative
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy

Fees

My fee is £55 a weekly session.

Concessions are limited but please ask to find out.

Further information

Free and convenient parking.
7 minute walk from Met station
Confidential telephone line with voice mail facility

Rickmansworth
Herts
WD3

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None

Types of client

Adults
Older adults

Supervision

I am a qualified psychodynamic supervisor. I work with both trainee and seasoned counsellors.

Online supervision
Telephone supervision

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Carina Scales (UKCP, FPC, BPC)

Carina Scales (UKCP, FPC, BPC)