Evelyn Bailey

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Saffron Walden, Essex, CB10
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About me

I am a senior accredited counsellor with the British Association for Counselling offering counselling to adults and young people on a wide range of issues including bereavement, relationships, abuse, bullying, self esteem and stress& anxiety. I have over 30 years of experience as a qualified counsellor and have worked in various setting including: the NHS, secondary, further and higher education and the charitable sector. In addition to my private practice I also work part-time at the University of Cambridge as a student counsellor and am a qualified supervisor.

I am able to work short and long term with clients depending on their needs. I use an integrative psychodynamic and humanistic counselling approach and aim to create a  warm, empathic and non-judgemental space for clients to talk about any issues they are facing. These can be related to current difficulties or those that have happened in the past. 

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Diploma in Supervision, Institute for Individual Psychology (ASIIP) Cambridge
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Guidance, University of East London 
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Child Counselling Skills, Centre for Child Mental Health, Islington
  • Registered General Nurse, The Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel

I have over 30 years experience of counselling, adults, young people and children.

I am a Senior Accredited Member of the BACP and UKRCP registered.

As an integrative counsellor I am able to draw on different therapeutic approaches to meet the needs of clients.

I am able to work creatively with clients using art, sand trays, journal and story writing.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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BACP
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

In addition to be a counsellor I am also a qualified supervisor. I have experience of supervising both trainee and qualified/experienced therapists in a variety of settings either 1:1 or in small groups. I also have experience of facilitating long-term Reflective Practice groups for nurses and would be keen to extend my supervisory practice in this area.

Fees

£60.00 per session
Free initial online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

£60.00 per session for individuals-fees can be negotiated.

When I work

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Further information

Coming for counselling can raise all sorts of questions so please call if you would like any further information. I would also be pleased to meet for an introductory session to help you decide whether you would like to proceed with more sessions.

Saffron Walden, Essex, CB10

Type of session

Online

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

DBS check

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Online platforms

Zoom

Supervision

Online

I have a Diploma in Supervision accredited by the Institute for Individual Psychology (ASIIP) with Cambridge Supervision Training (CST).

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