Dip Couns, MBACP (Accredited). Dip. Supervision
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Hello, anxieties about world events are common at the moment. I currently offer face-to-face, Skype, WhatsApp, Zoom and phone counselling where you can talk through your concerns with me. Covid secure precautions are in place for face-to-face sessions. I can offer you a safe place to talk where you can be the "real you". It can be daunting contacting a counsellor for the first time but I am here to listen, whatever problems you may have and however you're feeling. For example you may be experiencing anxiety, depression, anger, sadness or panic attacks, and have an underlying feeling that things aren't right. You may feel unhappy in your relationships with others. I am a qualified, BACP accredited, counsellor who offers private and confidential long or short term counselling in Bexhill. A good relationship between client and counsellor is fundamental for developing trust, confidence and growth. I offer therapy, including CBT, in a safe environment where you can develop a greater understanding about yourself with someone who listens, who is non-judgemental and who will encourage the working together aspect that counselling provides. I am also a qualified Supervisor. Sessions can be booked on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. There is ample, free, on road parking.
I offer Skype, WhatsApp, Zoom and phone counselling.
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Training, qualifications & experience
Dip. Counselling; MBACP (Accredited). Dip. Supervision. I am trained in many areas of counselling, which include working with victims of rape and sexual assault, trauma, bereavement, relationship issues, anxiety, OCD, anger and depression. Included in my integrative approach is CBT and Brief Solution Focused Therapy. My training also includes couples counselling. I am a qualified supervisor and offer supervision at a rate of £45 per session.
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
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Person-centred, TA & Gestalt counselling
CBT, Brief Solution Focused Therapy, Couples Counselling
£45.00 per session
Concessions offered for
£45 per hour's session for individual and couples counselling. I am also offering Skype/phone/WhatsApp/Zoom during lockdown. Normal concession of £35 for students, key workers and those on low incomes. Supervision £45 per session.
When I work
My latest session is 6pm.