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MSc CTA (P) UKCP Registered MBACP (Accred)

About me

Hello. I'm an experienced therapist working from my home in Charlton, near Andover. I offer both long term and short term support with a wide range of life issues.

I offer an initial half hour meeting which is free from charge. Here you can come and share what has brought you to therapy and we can see if working together feels right.

I feel that the biggest step is acknowledging we need some help and reaching out for that first contact.

My home is situated in a peaceful location and there is parking directly outside.

I welcome enquiries by email, telephone or letter. You may find it helpful to view my website in order to get a more informed picture of the way in which I work.

Training, qualifications & experience

Masters Degree in Psychotherapy
Certified Transactional Analyst with a Psychotherapy speciality
Diploma in Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy
Diploma in Humanistic Counselling based on Transactional Analysis
Diploma in Clinical Supervision

I am an accredited member of the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and I am a UKRCP Registered Independent Counsellor/Psychotherapist.

I am a registered member of the UKCP (United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy) and a member of IARTA (International Association of Relational Transactional Analysis.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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BACP

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

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Coping with life changes
Personal growth and development

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Fees

£55.00 per session
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session

Additional information

£55.00 individual sessions lasting one hour.
Supervision at the cost of £55.00 per hour.


I offer a free thirty minute meeting to discuss the things you wish to explore and to see if working together feels right.

When I work

My hours of work are Mondays to Fridays between 8.30 am and 6.15 pm.

Further information

I believe counselling to be a process by which we can get to know ourselves at a deeper level. This can lead us towards self-acceptance and encourage us to have compassion for ourselves. Sharing thoughts and feelings within a trusting relationship with a therapist can help us to communicate more honestly in our personal worlds. We can then become more fulfilled and satisfied in our relationships, giving us a greater sense of well-being

Snowdrop Cottage, 112 Charlton, Charlton, Andover, Hants, SP10 4AH

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults

Supervision

In person

I offer supervision to qualified and trainee counsellors and psychotherapists.

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