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Wendy Woodcock Registered Counsellor MBACP (Accred).

Peterborough, Cambrideshire, PE1 07961 049353 07961 049353 Registered / Accredited
Peterborough, Cambrideshire, PE1
07961 049353 07961 049353

About me

Hello I am Wendy, I have been counselling in Peterborough since 1998. I am an Registered Accredited member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP).

I have worked in many settings over the years within Peterborough and its surrounding areas,
including

  • Doctors Surgeries,
  • Both primary and secondary schools delivering one to one and group work,
  • Within private agencies,
  • I managed 2 well known Young People's Counselling services respectively at different times.
  • I have counselled for Insight Healthcare (NHS Counselling Service)
  • I was the Peterborough Regional College Counsellor for two years.

I provide a professional, confidential, down to earth, sensitive, collaborative and non judgemental counselling service in central Peterborough or online to individuals.

I offer an Initial Assessment and this is a chance for you to tell me what brings you to counselling, and what you want and need from counselling, you may have questions to ask me, and I will have a few questions for you.

You are under no obligation to continue counselling after the initial assessment, however if we both feel we connect and can work together, then we can arrange weekly sessions (recommended for continuity and consistency).

I offer short, medium or long term counselling.
Sessions are 50 or 25 minutes in duration.
Fees are £50 per 50 minute session  or £25 per 25 minute session (see further down the page for more details)

I work in a very fluid way, getting to know you and tailoring the counselling to your needs. I am trained Integratively and work in a Person Centred way, but I can also help you link to your past, and can help support you with techniques and ways of supporting yourself in the present.
I will encourage you to be aware of how you feel on many levels so you can become holistically self-aware.

I can offer other materials to help you connect and make sense of things, such as painting, drawing, (you do not need to be an artist or feel you have to meet certain levels, just express yourself as you need).

I will help you become aware of how your body responds to your emotions, and how you feel as a whole person.

I will not judge you and will help you to not judge yourself in the process as we are all human.

I attend regular continued professional development. These trainings influence the way I work and further advance my development and update my skills. This all helps creat a richness to what I can offer you.

I am an Accredited member of and work within the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists code of ethics and Framework.

I am fully insured.
I am registered with the Information Registers Office (IRO)
I hold a regularly updated Enhanced DBS certificate.

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications
BACP Accreditation
Certificate Adlerian Supervision (1yr) Cambridge Supervision Training CST.
Higher Diploma Integrative Counselling (2yrs) Huntingdon regional College
Advanced Certificate in Person Centred Counselling (3 yrs) P/boro Regional College
Foundation Certificate in Person Centred Counselling (1yr) P/boro Regional College
Group-work Training with Cambridge Groupwork.
Creative Arts Therapy Training (Accredited by PTUK)

Training and CPD
I have had training in the following areas and many more that are not listed here.

  • Trauma
  • Rape
  • Sexual assault
  • Domestic violence
  • Body Psychotherapy
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Loss
  • Bereavement
  • Depression
  • Gender dysphoria
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Mental health
  • Drugs and Alcohol
  • Creative Arts
  • Forgiveness
  • Spirituality
  • Visualisation
  • Relaxation
  • Mindfulness
  • Supervision
  • Ascension symptoms
  • Wakefulness orientation.


Work Experience

  • 'Mind' Lincoln Road - Support worker
  • Talktime Counselling Service - Child therapist - Individual and Group-work
  • YMCA Young Peoples Counselling Service - Manager of the service
  • Whittlesey Young Peoples Counselling Service - co-ordinated the service
  • Oasis (SARC, Sexual Assault Referral Centre) - Individual and Group-work
  • Private Practice
  • Clinical Supervision
  • NHS Insight counsellor
  • Peterborough Regional College counsellor


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

Feelings of loneliness and worthlessness
Loss and/or bereavement
Attachment issues
Difficulty forming or sustaining Relationships
Childhood issues
Feeling left out and/or abandoned
Fear of any kind.
Lack of purpose

I can also aid you with personal development which may include spiritual development.

Please contact me if you are in any doubt.

Therapies offered

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
  • Behavioural therapy
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Existential therapy
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Human Givens psychotherapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Jungian therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Psychoanalytic therapy
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy
  • Transactional analysis
  • Transpersonal psychology

Fees

£50 per 50 minute session  or  £25 per 25 minute session.

  • I work individually with young people from 16 years and adults of all ages.
  • The Initial Assessment is £50.
  • Payment is required weekly at the beginning of the session. You can pay with cash, or bank transfer, please ask for more details.
  • Please note if you cancel within 48 hours of the arranged session time the full fee applies.
  • We can discuss your thoughts in brief via email or telephone free of charge, before we meet for the assessment.

Further information

Due to Covid 19 I am not working face to face at the moment. I am following government guidelines to keep clients and myself safe. I offer counselling over the phone or over online video call.

Once open again my consulting room is within Simply Chi situated at 81 Lincoln Road in Peterborough town centre and is easily served by all major roads. I have clients from many surrounding areas including Bourne, Spalding, Huntingdon, Stamford, Oundle, Market Deeping and Cambridge.
The city is served by a good bus service to the town centre and Lincoln road is no more than 5 minutes walk from the bus station.

There is free parking at the venue, however in the unlikely event that the carpark is full there is a on road fee paying parking metre road side of the venue.


Peterborough
Cambrideshire
PE1

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

my consulting room is up one flight of stairs, however it may be possible to use a room downstairs if required.

Availability

I offer appointments on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday evenings.

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
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Wendy Woodcock Registered Counsellor MBACP (Accred).

Wendy Woodcock Registered Counsellor MBACP (Accred).

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