Senior Accreditied and experienced psychotherapist,counsellor,supervisor, life coach and facilitator. 18 years experience in all areas of psycholocial support, treatment and therapy. I offer clients a safe environment to explore issues that are causing distress or concern. I offer clients the 'core conditions' empathy, non-judgemental and honesty. This enables the client to come to new insight and understanding around the issues they are presenting with.
I offer short term work and longer term work as is appropriate, depending on the clients needs.
Shorter term work is useful for exploring stress stratergies, anxiety reduction, anger management & mild depression.
Longer term work may be required for abuse, major depression, general anxiety disorder, OCD, PTSD & trauma.
I offer counselling services within Leicester/Leicestershire.
I work in private practice and for employee assistance programmes. I have aslo worked for one of Leicestershire's emergency services managing all the psychological support services. I have a broad range of experience working in commerce and industry.
My mission statement:
Theraputic support to all sections of the community, irrespective of social class, religion, gender, creed or ethnicity.
I believe in the right of all thise who seek support to be cared for with dignity and respect.
I create and maintain the highest standards of care and theraputic excellence for all my clients.
I work with a variety of issues as listed. I have extensive experience of working with bereavment and loss, anger management, PTSD and trauma related issues, major depression and relationship issues.
Training, qualifications & experience
I have recognised qualifications in Psychotherapy, Counselling, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy ( CBT ), Clinical Supervision & Life Coaching. I am also trained in Critical Incident Stress Management.
MSc. Psychotherapy, PG Clinical Supervision, Diploma in Counselling, Diploma in CBT, Certificate in C.I.S.M., Diploma in Coaching.
I have trained at various universities and colleges over the years, Sheffield University, Derby University, Nottingham University/NHS Trust, Newcastle College and Stonebridge College.
I am a member of the following associations
Member of British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy ( Snr. Accred. ).
Fellow of the Institue of leadership & Management.
United Kingdom Registar of Counsellors & Psychotherapists.
Member of The Chartered Institute of Personal development
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.
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
Accredited Register Scheme
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Areas of counselling I deal with
-£50 per session. Reduced rates for students on counselling/psychotherapy course.
£75 per one& half hour session.
Critical Incident Stress Management
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Daytime & early evenings.
I also offer clinical supervision for counsellors/psychothrapists.
Supervision is also useful for any individual working in areas where psychological impacts can affect their work and wellbeing.
I also on-line counselling through Skype.