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Melanie Jones, CBT practitioner, BABCP Accred, BACP Accred

Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4 2JY
01865 980253 07766 708303 Registered / Accredited

About me

I am a BABCP and BACP accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapist and integrative psychotherapist. I have been working for the last 12 years both in private practice and for an Employee Assistance Programme. As well as working with individuals and couples, I do a great deal of post-trauma work with groups and organisations, and also work as a mediator (qualified member of the Professional Mediators' Association).

Though trained integratively (MA and Diploma, Minster Centre), I have subsequently undergone training in CBT at the Oxford Cognitive Therapy Centre and in Evidence-Based Psychological Treatment at Reading University. I am fully accredited by the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy (BABCP). I am currently working almost exclusively with clients seeking CBT for specific issues and disorders, such as OCD, PTSD, Panic, Anxiety and Mood Disorders, addictions and impulse control disorders.

For 15 years I have worked as an executive coach (AC Accredited), for the Civil Service and other public and private sector clients, both in the UK and overseas. Since 2008, I have been a regular Associate Tutor / Coach at Oxford Said Business School on many open and custom programmes in Executive Education. Enquiries are welcome from anyone interested in career development / executive / life coaching.

I believe that the key to a successful therapeutic outcome is a genuine, warm and respectful relationship between client and therapist. I prefer to work collaboratively, tailoring my approach to the needs and objectives of each person. My greatest pleasure is accompanying clients through a challenging period in their lives, offering them appropriate support, and seeing them build strength and confidence in their ability to access and make use of their own resourcefulness.

I speak fluent Spanish and am happy to work with Spanish-speaking clients.

Training, qualifications & experience

MBACP Accred

MBABCP Accred

MA and Diploma Counselling, Minster Centre

BSc Psychology

Graduate Member of the British Psychological Society (MBPsS)

Certificate Counselling (Regent's College)

Introduction to CBT (Oxford Cognitive Therapy Centre)

Certificate in Evidence-Based Psychological Treatment (i.e. CBT), Reading University

Accredited Member of the Association for Coaching

Member of the Professional Mediators' Association

Certificate in Workplace Mediation

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.

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & 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

  • Behavioural therapy
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Couples counselling
  • Integrative

Fees

Couples counselling, £75 per 50 min session

CBT for panic/ anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD and other specific disorders: £75 per session

Further information

I have a welcoming practice room with ample free parking (including designated spaces for clients with a disability directly in front of the building) and easy public transport access via buses along the Cowley Road, about 5 minutes' walk away. The building has a lift and facilities adapted for people with impaired mobility. There is a reception with WIFI access, comfortable seating and a machine offering drinks and snacks.

Suite 25
Oxford House
Parkway Court, John Smith Drive
Oxford Business Park South
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX4 2JY

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages Fluent Spanish

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

08:00-19:30 Mon-Fri; 09:00-12:00 Sat

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Organisations
Melanie Jones, CBT practitioner, BABCP Accred, BACP Accred

Melanie Jones, CBT practitioner, BABCP Accred, BACP Accred

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01865 980253

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