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Annie Fallaize MSc UKCP Couples Counsellor

Leeds LS13 & LS28
01274 086071 01274 086071 Registered / Accredited
Leeds LS13 & LS28

About me

Currently working via Telephone or Zoom video conferencing during Covid19 times. Offering short-term reduced rates for those Self-employed, NHS, during this time.

In a relaxed conversational way, we identify and focus on your concerns. I appreciate your thoughts and feelings alongside you and am attentive to the meaning they hold for you. Our dialogue has a therapeutic effect and this process between us helps facilitate what you want to achieve. Couples Counselling trained and experienced.


How I Practice:
Listening attentively I respond genuinely, accepting what you are struggling with and how you manage that, however you tell me. I offer a warm, non-judgemental and ethical process for reflection on your concerns.

Your response to the process will be unique to you. Many people take to conversation of this nature very easily.  It really helps if you feel comfortable with your therapist. Sometimes however, counselling might feel hard work for you or that you take three steps forward and one back.

Counselling and Psychotherapy Trainees please note I am a Person-centred/Client-centred Psychotherapist, Counsellor and Supervisor.  I am able to work with Integrative practitioners.

You can come for short term solution-focussed counselling or more open-ended counselling and therapy depending on your needs and how you feel.

The content of your session is confidential (except endangering life). I attend regular supervision according to B.A.C.P. best practice.  I am a registered member of the B.A.C.P. and C.R.B. checked.

I can support you in processes such as:

Couple or relationship difficulties;
After bereavement or a loss when grieving becomes a problem in your life;
Resolving relationship issues including couple counselling or workplace relationship difficulties;
Improving well-being by lifting or alleviating depression or anxiety;
Dissolving difficult to manage anger;
Tackling overwhelming stress;
Finding confidence and improving self-esteem;


For more concerns that I can help with, please read the list below.

You can expect:
A comfortable, calm and confidential space for us to relate;
Responsive appointment times - offering either daytime, evening or Saturday morning;
A well-trained, ethical, informed and well-supervised practice;
Accessible fees and when possible low-cost;
An empathic and non-judgemental understanding, reflecting on your concern.


Appointments:  ONLINE OR TELEPHONE ONLY DURING COVID19 LOCKDOWN
These are pre-booked in advance depending on my availability and room availability. Sessions are 50-55 minutes long with payment and any next session booking in the last 5 minutes.

How to Contact me:
If you would like to make a general enquiry please telephone (between 9am - 8.30pm weekdays 9am - 2pm Saturdays) or email using the contact link above and I am happy to respond as soon as possible when I am not with a client. If you have to leave a message, it is left in complete confidence for me. My phone does not take numbers "witheld".  Please note I do not work Sundays.

About This Counsellor:
Became interested in counselling through my own personal therapy journey. Life experiences of bereavement and loss of one form or another led me to retrain in counselling.

Began my working life in the Education sector and have extensive experience working with parents regarding parenting issues and relationship with their children. I also have a good understanding of various educational difficulties.

Professional experience in private sector business environments and the Civil Service in Health System Management. I know what it's like to work in teams and working individually.


Locations: ONLINE OR TELEPHONE ONLY DURING COVID19 LOCKDOWN
Mainly, Bramley LS13, but can offer sessions in Calverley LS28 or Tinshill LS16 subject to room availability.  (For Calverley and Tinshill, we would need to book in advance.)

I welcome clients from anywhere in West Yorkshire especially the Leeds area.  In particular I work with clients from the communities of Bramley, Swinnow, Calverley, Pudsey, Rodley, Armley, Wortley, Farsley, Farnley, Guildersome, Driglington and parts of Bradford.

In LS13 there is roadside parking. In LS28. There is roadside parking. In LS16 there is a car park.

My Bramley location is wheelchair accessible. I will travel to people who are unable to access my practice through reasons of mobility if you have a private and quiet room with no distractions or animals.

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications:

  • MSc Person-Centred Psychotherapy - Temenos Education - Sheffield
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Person-Centred Supervision
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Couples Counselling
  • Post Graduate Diploma Person-Centred Psychotherapy and Counselling - Temenos Education
  • Dip. Theory and Practice of Counselling - Kirklees College
  • Cruse Bereavement Counselling Certificate, Spurr, A. Pontefract & Wakefield
  • Dip. NLP - International Training Association. INLPTA
  • Dip. Francais - Universite de Dijon
  • Cert. Education - St. Mary's University College London
  • Cert. Counselling - Huddersfield Technical College

Core Training:
4 years Post-graduate Person-Centred Psychotherapy.
Post graduate MSc modules:

  • Human Development
  • Advancing Theory
  • Research
  • Psychopathology (mental health)


Professional Development Courses and Conferences:

  • Sex & Sexuality, Self & Relating - NETAC, Leeds, 2019
  • Children & Young People Conference - Association of Christian Counsellors, Leeds 2019
  • Dealing with Distress: Working with Suicide & Self-harm - Carolyn Spring, Leeds, 2019
  • Societal Rape Myths and Traumatic Reaction - Bacp, Leeds 2019
  • Culturally Sensitive Supervision Training - Bacp, Newcastle 2019
  • Heritage Family Histories Research Project - understanding one's roots 2017-19
  • Annual Person-centred Encounter groups 2018 & 2019
  • Post-graduate Supervision training July 2017
  • Three Person-centred Encounter groups 2016
  • Post-graduate Supervision training November 2015
  • B.A.P.C.A. Conference, Aug 2015
  • Post-graduate Couples Counselling March 2015
  • B.A.C.P. Regional Conference - Leeds, March 2014
  • Working with Trauma - A.C.C., Leeds, Nov 2013
  • B.A.C.P. Regional Conference - Leeds, Oct 2013
  • B.A.P.C.A. Conference, Aug 2013
  • "Going Global" Conference Temenos, Sept 2013
  • Safeguarding vulnerable adults, 2013
  • Attachment and working with substance abuse Conference, Onlinevents, 2013
  • Working with Anxiety Conference. Onlinevents, April 2013
  • Transcultural Counselling Conference - Leeds Met, 2012
  • Various evening seminars at Temenos Education, Sheffield, 2012
  • Working with Children Conference. Onlinevents, Edinburgh, Jan 2012
  • Transactional Analysis Core Concepts (101), 2011 Temenos
  • Youth Mental Health First Aid, Dec 2011
  • Working with Dissociative Identity Disorder, P.O.D.S., 2011
  • Understanding Relational Depth, Cooper, 2011
  • Counselling Couples and relationships, Marriage Care, 2009 (not psycho-sexual)
  • Encountering the Authenticity of Intimacy, Proctor & Smith, July 2009
  • Safeguarding children, Education Leeds, Sept 2009
  • Changing Times, Maureen O’Hara Phd, 2008
  • Working with Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services, Leeds, 2008
  • Transactional Analysis Core Concepts (101), Bradford University, 2008
  • Attachment and working with Children, Education Leeds, 2008
  • Trauma & Neuroscience - Louise Embleton-Tudor, April 2007

Experience:
I have 14 years counselling experience of which 9 are in Private Practice.  Established my own practice building on the following experience:

  • 2 years counselling grief and loss issues with a wonderous variety of people at Cruse Bereavement Pontefract & Wakefield.
  • 2 years counselling young adults and staff members in Bradford University Counselling Service.

  • 10 years counselling a variety of client concerns including relationship, identity, issues with food and eating, mental wellness, spiritual issues, bereavement, addiction recovery, trauma, sexuality issues at Dayspring Christian Counselling Service Garforth.
  • 1 year counselling mental health issues and substance addiction at Leeds Well-being Centre
  • 18 months facilitating counselling training.
  • 4 years experience of using creative counselling skills and therapeutic interventions including non-interpretive person-centred therapeutic art and creative interventions with children and parents in a Leeds City primary school and a middle school in Hertfordshire.  Working on removing barriers to learning and emotional resolution work in school.
  • 18 years experience working with young people in schools as a pastoral carer
  • 6 years in health service management
  • 5 years in general business.

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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.

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.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

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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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Working with young people and self-harm.

Unemployment difficulties, redundancy, workplace difficulties, bullying, assertiveness difficulties


Learning difficulties, education problems, parenting issues.

Personal development. Existential dilemmas. Spiritual crisis.

Difficulties stemming from domestic violence.

Therapies offered

  • Couples counselling
  • Person-centred therapy

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Fees

Value the quality of your life by investing in yourself

Adults
Online Session via Zoom or Skype or Telephone Session during Covid19 Lockdown - Short-term 6 sessions at Reduced Rates for Self-employed, NHS workers, Teachers.  Please enquire.

During 'normal times'

Individual £45 per 55 minute session.
Students/counselling trainees £40 per 55 minute session.
Couples £70 per 60 minute session. (£35 each)
Corporate - negotiable to bespoke contract but likely to be as above.

I presently have some availability for those who need a lower fee.

As I am CRB checked, I am experienced and able to work with young people over the age of 14, with parental consent.

I do undertake some corporate work with a clear written contract adhering to BACP guidelines.

Please feel free to make a simple telephone or email enquiry. While you will not be obliged to make an appointment this will not be a telephone counselling session.

Your initial session gives you the opportunity to say what brings you to counselling or if you are unsure, we explore in dialogue if counselling is for you. Also I explain the boundaries necessary for a counselling contract to work safely and therapeutically. We both get a sense of how it feels to work together. This session is often just as therapeutic as those which follow. There is a fee for this first session but you are under no obligation to continue with me if you decide not to follow up.

Further information

I also provide individual supervision for counsellors or Person-centred Group Supervision.

I am a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and working towards accreditation.

There is plenty of on-street parking outside.  I do evening appointments as well as daytime.

Disabled access in Bramley only.

Bramley
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS13

19 Rushton Street
Calverley
Pudsey
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS28 5NJ

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages French, German

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

Availability

My core hours are Monday 11 am - 7 pm, Tues - Thursday 9 am - 8 pm, Friday 10-4, Saturday mornings 9 am - 2 pm. Closed Sundays.

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision

I offer Person-centred Supervision by the hour or 90 minutes to the frequency you wish.

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Annie Fallaize MSc UKCP Couples Counsellor

Annie Fallaize MSc UKCP Couples Counsellor