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MSc UKCP Couples Counsellor

About me

Currently on Annual Leave until Monday 20th June.  Evening work is currently full.

I offer sessions in person and via telephone or video conferencing.

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:
These are pre-booked in advance depending on my availability and room availability. Sessions are 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:
Either, Bramley LS13, or Calverley LS28 or Tinshill LS16 subject to room availability.  All bookings 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 16 years counselling experience of which 12 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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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.

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Fees

£45.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

Invest in the quality of your life.

Initial enquiry is a free, non-committal exploration of 30 minutes by phone or video conferencing,

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 first exploratory 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.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

My core hours are Monday 10 am - 8 pm, Tues - Thursday 9 am - 8 pm, Friday 1-4, Saturday mornings 9 am - 2 pm. Closed Sundays.

Further information

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

I am an accredited member of the UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) and registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).

There is plenty of on-street parking outside.  I do early 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

Types of client

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

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Wheelchair user access

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Supervision

In person
Online
Phone

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