About me

At various stages in our lives there are times when we struggle to make sense of things, past events may prevent you from coping with day to day life?

Do you need someone to listen without judgement, to assist in your exploration?

A counselling relationship provides a safe environment in which we can establish a secure place to explore issues that may be preventing you from leading a more fulfilling life, support and encouragement whilst exploring ways to facilitate health and growth.

I provide a warm and professional counselling service to individuals, children and young people.

To seek help requires a leap of faith,and I never underestimate the courage it takes to make this leap!


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Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma in Counselling
Member of BACP (Accred)
UKRCP
Experience in Primary Care (GP Practice)
School Counselling
Play Therapy and Creative Therapy
Bereavement Counselling
Vast experience working in alternative educational establishments, residential care homes, secure young people's units
Level 3 Safeguarding
CRB checked and valid
Equine Assisted Therapy ( EAGALA)

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Equine Assisted Therapy
EAGALA

Fees

Additional information

Initial consultation £40
Hourly fee £40
Reduced rates for students and low income
Half day and full day (schools) negotiable

Availability

9am -9pm

Further information

I bring to my work a great deal of life experience and seek to meet my clients with warmth and compassion.

I accept diversity and have worked with ethnic minorities. I adhere to the BACP ethical framework.

Ripon
North Yorks
HG4

Kirkby Malzeard
North Yorks
HG4

Type of session

In person
Phone

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

Free roadside parking, good access to public transport links, bus and train.

Supervision

In person supervision
Online supervision
Telephone supervision

As a BACP Accredited Counsellor I am able to offer supervision to both students and qualified counsellors.

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Angela Hood

Angela Hood