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MBACP (Accred), Counsellor and Supervisor

About me

DUE TO COVID-19, I AM CURRENTLY WORKING ONLINE OR VIA TELEPHONE

I know how hard it can be to ask someone for help, taking the first step in accessing support is a huge achievement. I offer a safe, confidential and non-judgmental counselling and supervision service where I want you to be yourself and use the safe space to explore whatever it is that’s concerning you. Please get in touch if you need me to listen to whatever seems troublesome. I believe there is a solution to every problem and together, we can find it.

I am an Accredited registered member of the BACP (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy), have a specialist Diploma in clinical counselling supervision. and in CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy). I have undertaken several years of experience and training in the field of domestic and sexual violence, with over twelve years of professional experience with both children and adults. My core approach is person centred which enables me to build a great rapport with my clients and empathise with them using a compassionate, nurturing approach. My aim is to bring back the happiness, confidence, normality and strength to the individual concerned.  I have sound knowledge and understanding of ethical boundaries and how to act accordingly in relation to equal opportunities and diversity and I have undertaken safe guarding training with the NSPCC.

Each person is an individual with their own attitudes, beliefs, constructs, behaviours and unique responses to the challenges presented to them. Consequently, I have developed a way of working collaboratively and proactively with each person, inviting them to be actively involved in the selection of counselling strategies and interventions that help facilitate their process. An important part of this journey is empowering individuals to take responsibility for the choices they make when facing life challenges. By identifying and validating their strengths, the therapeutic relationship can contribute positively to transform these challenges into positive outcomes making the impossible possible.

I am compassionate, honest and hardworking individual maintaining professional boundaries and integrity. I am respectful of the autonomy of all people and I strive to create value within my work as well as creating value in others.

Training, qualifications & experience

Accredited Counsellor - BACP

Specialist Diploma in Clinical Supervision

Certificate of Proficiency - BACP

Specialist Diploma in CBT
Diploma in Counselling
Certificate in Counselling Skills & Theory
Certificate in Counselling Skills
Working with Children and Teenagers counselling course (12 months). Content included: Psychoperceptional theory, various types of play therapy, Humanistic theory, family systems theory, Inner child, legal acts & legislation, ethical understanding of counselling children & teenagers. Course also incorporates abuse, bereavement, anger, anxiety counselling.

Child Safeguarding Course Level 1 - (2014)

Child protection – NSPCC Training - (2014)

Foundation in Solution Focused Practice Unit One – (2011)

Workshops/Training Courses Include:

Awareness on rape & sexual abuse
Eating Disorders
Awareness on self injury/self harm
Awareness on Mental health/OCD/PTSD
Inner child
Counsellors & the Law
SFBT
Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault
Child Protection/Child Abuse
Gay/lesbian and Bi-sexual
Relationships
Awareness on Domestic Violence & Sexual Abuse
Teenage Partner Abuse
Domestic Violence, Children & young people level 1 & 2
FGM Female Genital Mutilation

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)

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

Having successfully worked and completing a variety of workshops at Birmingham and Solihull Women's Aid, I have sound knowledge of domestic violence issues, rape & sexual violence, teenage partner abuse, domestic violence (children & young people) and FGM female genital mutilation.

I have also had the opportunity to work with residents that have been victims of domestic/sexual violence within a Birmingham refuge for a period of two years. Each case was a huge success. Each case with the service user was unique. I offered non-judgmental, safe and caring sessions, listening attentively and emotionally supporting women to personally grow and feel empowered.

Fees

£60.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Counselling £60 - for a 50 minute session.

Supervision £75 for 1.5 hours

However, I offer concessions to tailor students and trainee counsellors. Please do not hesitate to contact me regarding prices and I will do my very best to ensure your needs are met.

Please feel free to contact me on 0121 517 0578
or via email on sukiyip888@gmail.com

When I work

Tuesday, Thursday & Fridays 9.30am to 4pm Evenings 5pm-9pm Weekends - upon special request

Further information

HOW I WORK

-              Building a relationship of trust and respect with clients

-              Agreeing a 'counselling contract' to establish what will be covered in sessions

-              Encouraging clients to talk about the feelings that have made them seek counselling

-              Listening carefully, ask questions and clarify my understanding of the client’s situation

-              Empathising with the client’s issues, but challenge them when necessary

-              Helping clients to see things more clearly or from different perspectives

-              Referring clients to other sources of help if appropriate

-              Attending regular supervision and counselling sessions

-              Keeping confidential records

-              Attending continuing professional development courses/workshops    

Birmingham, West Midlands, B13

Type of session

Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults

Additional languages

Punjabi

Supervision

Online
Phone

My name is Suki and I am an Accredited counsellor registered with the BACP and hold a Specialist Diploma in supervision.

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