Catherine Denise Smith MBACP snr accred
My aim in counselling is to provide a safe space where you can explore the issues you bring. I will work with you without judgement, to facilitate you in gaining awareness of your own processes and insight, in order that you can make informed decisions about your life choices.
I am a BACP senior accredited counsellor. I qualified in 1998 and have worked in the NHS and Further Education as well as in private practice. I work with clients to enable them to develop their own ways of dealing with issues they present. I have experience of working with people from a variety of backgrounds and age ranges.
Training, qualifications & experience
Diploma in Humanistic Counselling 1998
Hypnotherapy Diploma 2002
NLP Practioner Certificate 2002
Advanced Diploma in Person Centred Supervision 2008
EMDR Training Part 1 February 2013
Ongoing training workshops.
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
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).
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Areas of counselling I deal with
£40. Some concessions maybe negotiated.
I offer appointments Monday to Friday between 9am to 6pm.