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Callum Baird MBACP (Accred) BA (Hons) BSc (Hons) FdA

Whitchurch RG28 & Yattendon RG18 0843 289 1348 0843 289 1348 Registered / Accredited
Whitchurch RG28 & Yattendon RG18
0843 289 1348 0843 289 1348

About me

I'm an experienced, accredited counsellor offering a calm, quiet, non-judgemental environment. You can use our sessions to offload, for support with an issue that's effecting your life right now, or to explore more long standing issues to help prevent the same negative feelings in the future.

I have a foundation degree in Humanistic Counselling with Transactional Analysis. This means that I am trained in recognising the personal growth potential in all of us, to offer a non-judgmental environment to explore this in and to work with you to explore how your past has influenced the decisions you’ve made and how you interact with others – from your family and partner to your workmates and boss.

I also have experience in using Mindfulness which can be seen as managing overwhelming thoughts and feelings by paying attention to the present moment, and CBT which can be seen as exploring how and why we give particular meanings to events in our lives in order to maintain beliefs about ourselves.

I offer evening and daytime sessions and am based in Whitchurch in Hampshire, less than 10 miles from Basingstoke, Andover, Newbury and Winchester, just 5 minutes from the A34, and Yattendon in Berkshire, less than 10 miles from Newbury and just 10 minutes from J13 of the M4 and the A34.

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications:

BA Hons Communication Studies

BSc Hons Reflective Therapeutic Practice

FdA Humanistic Counselling with Transactional Analysis

Introductory Transactional Analysis 101

Certificate in CBT Skills

Certificate in Grief and Bereavement Counselling Skills

BACP Accreditation

Training:

Fundamentals of Gestalt Therapy Theory

Introduction to Mindfulness

Introducing Mindfulness Skills to Clients

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and Meditation

Experience:

10 years one to one client experience including:  

3 years Senior Associate Counsellor - University of Winchester

1 year Volunteer Counsellor - MIND Andover

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

Male identity

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Mindfulness
  • Solution focused brief therapy
  • Transactional analysis

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Fees

Initial 30 minute assessment session - free.

Individuals - £50 per 50 minute session.

Further information

I am an accredited member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and am on their Register of Counsellors and Psychotherapists. This means that I am bound by, and work within their Ethical Framework - www.bacp.co.uk. I am also registered with the Information Commissioner's Office as part of the Data Protection Act.

Whitchurch
Hampshire
RG28

Yattendon
Berkshire
RG18

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

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme
Callum Baird MBACP (Accred) BA (Hons) BSc (Hons) FdA

Callum Baird MBACP (Accred) BA (Hons) BSc (Hons) FdA

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