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Robert Gussman MBACP

About me

I have over 25 years of pastoral experience, working face to face with people in a wide variety of difficulties. I offer an accepting and confidential space where you can explore your feelings and what is going on in your life. My role is not to offer advice, but to help you understand yourself better, address your needs, identify the choices open to you, and take responsibility for your own life.

What brings people to counselling? Having difficulty in relationships; feeling dissatisfaction with life; anxiety, stress or confusion; struggling with loss or bereavement; or maybe just feeling overwhelmed.

As well as dealing with what is going on for you now, I encourage clients to explore their past, which shapes the way we think, feel and behave today.

I am a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, and qualified with a BACP accredited degree in Counselling. I receive regular clinical supervision for the work I do, in accordance with the requirements of the profession, and I abide by the BACP ethical code of practice.

Training, qualifications & experience

FdA Counselling: Integrative approach
Certificate in Counselling Skills and Theory: Levels 1,2,3
BA (Leeds) MA (Oxford)

Areas I have worked with include:

Relationship difficulties
Eating disorders
Sexual, physical and emotional abuse
Lack of confidence and self-esteem
Bereavement and loss
Sexuality
Feeling depressed
Acute anxiety
Work-related stress
Redundancy
Alcohol abuse
Confusion
Loss of direction

Member organisations

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.

Therapies offered

  • Integrative
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Transpersonal psychology

Fees

£40 per session. A limited number of concessions are available.

Further information

Contact:

You can contact me to make an appointment by calling: 07919051430. Please leave a message and I will return your call as soon as possible. Alternatively you may email me at rwslgussman@hotmail.com

Havant
Hampshire
PO9

Liss
Hampshire
GU33

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 Unspecified

Availability

As well as daytime appointments, I can be flexible in offering some evening sessions.

Robert Gussman MBACP

Robert Gussman MBACP

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