Jenny Edwards MSc. UKCP MBACP
As a fully qualified and Accredited Psychotherapist & UKCP Registered Supervisor & Registered Health Care Professional, my aim is to offer an integrated service for my clients, to enable them to reach their goals & full psychological potential. I work using an integration of the various therapeutic models which I have learned and I integrate these into my work to the benefit of the client.
I work in a relational way; which means that I believe that most difficulties which occur for us during our lives, are a reaction from a relationship between ourselves & the other, who ever or whatever the other might be. I therefore believe that the healing of those issues is most likely to surface through an exploration which happens in a therapeutic relationship which is real, open & honest & is held with compassion & understanding.
My specialism's are trauma, ( both adult & childhood) abuse, work related stress, including bullying; bereavement, health related issues & anxiety & depression. I am experienced in couples counselling, relationship issues, anger management, and I also work with other issues. I also enjoy helping clients in their personal development, such as low self esteem & confidence issues, integrating coaching & therapy. I take referrals from individuals, GP's, EAP's, & various Government bodies. I offer both time limited & longer term therapy. I also offer variations in frequency of sessions, once the therapeutic relationship is established.
I have 10 years experience working in Occupational Health, enabling client's to return to work after long periods of sick leave, often due to work related stress or personal events.
I work with individuals, couples, groups and organisations in a variety of settings. My private practice is in Bromley with clients having direct access to my consulting room & free parking. I also go out to organisations.
Training, qualifications & experience
I am a UKCP Reg. Psychotherapist & Counsellor working integratively from a Gestalt, TA & CBT perspective. I am also a Registered Nurse & Trainer. My MSc is in Gestalt Psychotherapy from Metanoia Institute where I also trained as a Supervisor. I have also trained as a Coach & a Coaching Supervisor and I hold a Certificate in Mediation. I am a UKCP Registered Supervisor
I have an indepth knowledge of & Certificates in Trauma Counselling & Psychological Debriefing, with 15 years working in the field of trauma. I work with the NHS, Banks, Police Services, the retail sectors, and other emergency services as well as individuals & groups who have experienced trauma.
I Supervise individuals & groups in a variety of settings, going out to some organisations such as hospitals & educational establishments. I Clinically Supervise Health Care Professionals as well as offering Therapeutic Supervision for Counsellors & Psychotherapists, as well as Trainees.
Registered / Accredited
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UK Council for Psychotherapy
The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.
As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.
UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
Accredited register membership
Accredited Register Scheme
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Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
work Related sickness/absence, redundancy. Disability issues.
Trauma Counselling; Critical Incident debriefing. ( NICE guidelines)
I believe my fees reflect my qualifications & 40 years of clinical experience working with groups, couples, individuals and organisations. My fees vary accordingly. I am happy to discuss fees upon contact with prospective clients, managers or organisations. Please call me or email for more informtion.
I offer both day time & evening appointments, the first appointment is 9 am and the last appointment is 7.30pm.
I have worked with Supervisees from abroad via Skype video link & I have also worked on line with clients who have had extended periods out of this country.
My CRB check is in date. I am fully insured, abide by several Codes of Ethics & attend regular supervision. I frequently attend extra trainings, conferences & personal development seminars both in the UK & abroad to increase my knowledge & experience, over & above my CPD requirements.