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Pat Bullock MBACP (Accred)

Norwich NR13 & NR3
01603 211699 01603 211699 07841 513795 07841 513795 Registered / Accredited

About me

I work from home and have limited access to a room in Norwich (Friars Quay). The sessions are 1 hour long. My main theoretical foundation is Gestalt with some integrated CBT techniques.

I work with clients (individual and couples/groups/families) to help them explore issues such as anxiety, self esteem, depression, relationship and family issues, stress and bereavement, and many others.

I believe talking to someone in therapy offers everyone the chance to discover so much about themselves. How do they currently experience their life? What aspects do they like and what aspects would they want to change? Self exploration may bring a person awareness of inner resources they have previously not been aware of,  which may support them to make healthy changes. Its also possible to discover how they stop themselves from getting what they need.

The invitation from me is to open up to your potential and live in a more nourishing way.

I began my own personal development in earnest in 1995, because of an overwhelming need to understand my life in relationship to everything around me. I found Gestalt supported my understanding and helped me to know more about myself, so decided to train to be a Gestaltist.

I achieved my BACP accreditation in Mar 2010 and abide by their Code of Ethics.

I keep my own self exploration going by regularly attending workshops which capture my curiosity.

Training, qualifications & experience

Trained in Gestalt at Cambridge GATE (Gestalt Awareness Training Experience) for 5 years, graduated in December 2005. Worked for a voluntary counselling service for 8 years until December 2009. Continuing to work privately from home.

I have integrated some of the techniques of CBT into my work.

In March 2010 I am pleased to say I became an accredited counsellor/psychotherapist  with BACP ( British Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapist) and I abide by their Code of Ethics.

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.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & 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

  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Couples counselling
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Play therapy

Fees

£40 per session (negotiable)

Couples £45 per session


Cancellations - Half fee payable when less than 24 hours notice

Further information

Life not going as you might wish? You'd feel happier if there weren't so many problems and issues?

Some you can deal with, some you may feel are impossible to deal with. You may have strong feelings and seem unable to let them go. If only you could understand what is happening then perhaps you could find the resources needed to deal with the problem.

This is where Gestalt therapy can help you.
Gestalt therapy will enhance your life skills by helping you to become aware of how and why you respond to situations/experiences in a particular way.

Increased self-awareness can offer you the chance to discover your inner resources, which in turn can open your eyes to the range of actions and choices available to you. Following this path can bring the harmony you so desire, into your life.

I personally believe we all have within us the ability to heal and live life to our fullest potential. As a Gestalt practitioner I offer you a confidential space to come and explore anything you wish within a supportive therapeutic relationship

A couple of Personal testaments I have received (offered with the person's approval):-
....I just wanted to say how grateful I am to you for steering me through the dark scribble of my past and feelings.... I have emerged into the light of May!
                                                                                    

..... I must say I found the whole experience worthwhile. I discovered aspects of myself that were hidden and managed to confront them with Pat's help. I know that this has given me an assuredness and a certain confidence which was missing. It was one of the best phone calls I made!

Norwich
Norfolk
NR3

Blofield
Norwich
Norfolk
NR13

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
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

Availability

Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesday and some evening sessions (5pm to 8pm).

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Employee Assistance Programme
Pat Bullock MBACP (Accred)

Pat Bullock MBACP (Accred)

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01603 211699 01603 211699

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