The Albany Centre
The Albany Centre, for personal growth and professional development, is a private, independent counselling and psychotherapy centre in the heart of St Albans, Hertfordshire. We have a range of practitioners with specialisms and theoretical orientations ranging from Person Centred to Gestalt and Psychodynamic to CBT; they work with issues as diverse as relationship and parenting problems, trauma / PTSD, addictions, abuse, LGBTQ, learning disabilities and self harm. Our practitioners work with adults, young adults and children from age 5 years upwards.
Training, qualifications & experience
All of our counsellors / psychotherapists are professionally qualified, fully insured and members of a professional body such as BACP or UKCP
Member organisations *
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 we deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Please see website for the fees of individual practitioners.
We also have consulting and training / meeting rooms for hire and have an extensive program of CPD training and ongoing therapy groups