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Linda Stephenson MA (Psychological Counselling) BA BSc MBPsS MBACP UKCP

Chichester, West Sussex, PO19
07709 761876 07709 761876 Registered / Accredited

About me

Research shows Freud's 'Talking Cure' helps to alleviate all sorts of difficulties including depression, anxiety, stress, life crisis, trauma, eating disorders, self harm and relationship issues. If you are at a point in your life where you are motivated to seek change, are brave enough to articulate this with another, there is every reason to believe that therapy may help you.

As a psychologist specialising in counselling and psychotherapy, I offer a confidential and anonymous space where you are free to discuss whatever is on your mind.

Training, qualifications & experience

British Psychological Society Member
Association of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapists in the NHS Associate Member
Society of Existential Analysis Member
British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy Member
UK Council for Psychotherapy Member

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.

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.

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

UK Council for 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

  • Couples counselling
  • Existential therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy

Fees

Initial Assessment Session £90 for individuals, £110 for couples

There are no obligatory number of sessions you need to attend. It is completely up to you and will depend on the complexity or severity of your difficulties. Some people find one session is sufficient and others benefit from attending regular weekly sessions.

Further information

What is Counselling Psychology?

If you would like some more information about Counselling Psychology, please click the following link to go directly to our Division of the British Psychological Society

BPS Website

Chichester
West Sussex
PO19

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages None

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

Please call to discuss

Availability

I offer online and telephone counselling

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Couples

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Linda Stephenson MA (Psychological Counselling) BA  BSc MBPsS MBACP UKCP

Linda Stephenson MA (Psychological Counselling) BA BSc MBPsS MBACP UKCP