Kevin Ryan MBACP (Accredited)
Do you ever have the feeling that you are incomplete, that some aspect of you is missing or has become misdirected? Has tragedy changed the meaning of your life, and now you’re looking for a way to navigate through this new world? Do you have a desire to reach some form of normality again?
Counselling is a process that can be profoundly transformative, helping to build a more meaningful, creative and fulfilling life.
I am a qualified Integrative counsellor and coach. Each one of us is unique, with diverse requirements from counselling, so I blend elements from different approaches to suit the personal needs of my clients. Some find resolution within a limited number of sessions, while others benefit from a longer-term approach.
How can we work together? Counselling is a journey based upon relationship, so it is vital that you find a counsellor with whom you are compatible. That’s why I offer a free thirty minute foundation session where you can meet me and together we can discuss the counselling approach I offer.
Training, qualifications & experience
I have a Higher Diplomas in Integrative Counselling and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and training in Existential counselling. I have experience in addiction counselling, working with stress, low self-esteem as well as being an accredited Bereavement counsellor and supervisor. In addition, I have a Higher Diploma in Coaching and I am experienced in dealing with issues of career and life change.
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.
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
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.
Areas of counselling I deal with
£35 to £45 per hour.
I offer a limited number of hours at a discounted rate for the unwaged and a 50% discount to counselling students. I also work with clients over the telephone and wit Skype.
More articles by Kevin Ryan
- Relationships: Can they survive bereavement?
- What do I say to those who are grieving?
- The Five Stages of Grief: Why do I find it so confusing?
- Nature verses Nurture
- Why Is My Grief So Embarrassing?
- The Healing Aspects of Grief
- Our Internal Maps
- Blinded by Grief
- The Loss of Your Parents
- A Metaphor To Help Guide You Through Grief
- Are You Being Jugded by Others?
- What Do I Tell The Children? - Explaining Bereavement
- Losing a child - bereavement in the family
- What's in a Mother's Name?