Registered MBACP Counsellor/Psychotherapist In York
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York based, Accredited and Registered, MBACP Counsellor/Psychotherapist, with over twenty years experience. I offer therapy online via Zoom for individual and couple/relationship counselling.
I believe it is important that you find someone that you feel comfortable and safe enough to work with, therefore our initial session is an opportunity for us to meet and for any questions to be asked. There is no obligation to arrange further sessions.
Experienced in working with a wide range of issues within private practice, PFOA (Police Firearms Officers Association), Her Majesty's Prisons; organisational, educational and workplace settings.
Some of the issues I work with are: Anger Management; Couple/Marriage/Relationships; Anxiety; Depression; Low Self Esteem/Confidence; Child Abuse; Parenting; Parent/Child Relationships; Workplace Issues; Stress Management; Anxiety/Panic Attacks; PTSD.
Qualified and experienced Therapist and Group Work Facilitator
Experienced Workplace and Family Mediator and Motivational Speaker
Training, qualifications & experience
Registered, MBACP Accredited Counsellor/Psychotherapist.
Psychotherapy Diploma in Embodied Relational Therapy
European Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
Advanced Certificate in Therapeutic Counselling
BTEC Weight Management
S.F.S.C. Accredited Group Work Facilitator
Therapeutic Group Work Certificate
Certificate in Teaching Adult learners
Trained Mediator- Conflict Resolution in the Workplace
Anger management Group Facilitator
Self Esteem Group Facilitator.
Weight Management Counsellor
Lecturer - Counselling Training
Theoretical framework: Integrative Gestalt, Person centred, drawing on aspects of CBT and TA.
Registered / Accredited
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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)
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Accredited register membership
Accredited Register Scheme
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Areas of counselling I deal with
£60.00 per session
My fee: £60 per session individuals £70 couples
I am Registered with WPA & WPA Protocol which administers a Health Care Scheme on behalf of Corporate trust customers
When I work
Monday through to Friday morning appointments
The no obligation, first counselling meeting (for which the fee is payable) is an opportunity for us to meet and exchange information. Information can be explored so that you are clear about the contract that will be in place in order for the work to proceed. In this meeting I will ask you about your background and what your expectations are of therapy. This information will be treated as confidential. Decisions to continue or terminate our work can be taken at this stage.
Sessions last for 50 minutes; this is your time to discuss your issues, whatever is worrying you, in your own way. You are free to disclose as little or as much as you feel comfortable with. Ideally we meet once a week, particularly at the start of counselling when we are getting to know each other. At a later stage some clients choose to come fortnightly as they begin to feel the benefit of the therapy.
I offer the opportunity to explore thoughts and feelings in a confidential, non judgmental environment with the aim of helping you to improve the quality of your life and relationships. The therapy I offer enables thoughts, feelings and problematic behaviours to be explored, to help make sense of difficulties so they can be better understood and resolved.
Coaching sessions available-fee to be agreed
I also offer consultancy and training in delivering groupwork programmes.
I deliver training in: Effective Communication; Emotional Wellbeing; Anger Management; Weight Management; Assertive Skills; Managing Conflict; Self Esteem; Stress Management; Parenting Skills.
Fee to be agreed