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Counselling & Psychotherapy Cirencester

About me

Counselling & Psychotherapy can help you to talk about your personal situation, difficulties and life problems in a safe and consistent setting.  By talking about your thoughts, feelings, actions and experiences, you can create a better position to understand what may be undermining your sense of well-being, self-esteem and confidence.

My practice is a professional counselling & psychotherapy service for adults providing:

Therapy for individuals and couples, creating a secure foundation for personal reflection in a contained and confidential setting.

Assistance with personal difficulties, problems and life issues, whilst respecting individual, family and cultural values.

A regard to both the conscious and unconscious processes that may be playing an important dynamic within parts of the self and in relationships with others.      

The basis for someone looking for new meaning, changes to their life and working through present day problems by acquiring insight, options and choices.

A belief in the principle that problems, anxiety and distress in the present, relate and connect to earlier life experiences. 

See my website for more details including my background, how I work and the testimonials I have received.    

Training, qualifications & experience

Experience:

I have been a self-employed private practitioner for the last 16 years.  Altogether I have 23 years experience in the psychotherapeutic profession and working with psychological issues in depth.

Licensed to practice:


Psychodynamic Psychotherapy by Westminster Pastoral Foundation Therapy London (WPF)

Professional Bodies:
   
Registered Member British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) (Accredited)

I comply with and abide by their code of ethics and practice.  

Qualifications:

Roehampton University London / University of Surrey


Master of Arts in Psychoanalytic Studies.

Postgraduate Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling.

Westminster Pastoral Foundation Therapy London

Postgraduate Diploma in Psychodynamic Studies.

Diploma and Advanced Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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.

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

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.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Feeling sad.

The emotional and mental distress arising from family problems and relationship issues, including difficulties with issues of separation, abandonment, abuse, dependency, loss, bereavement and divorce.

Difficulties, stress, anxiety and depression related to personal identity and self-esteem.  This includes generalised anxiety disorder, bipolar disorder, manic depression, panic disorder and addictions.

Fears and phobias.

Problems in relation to childhood.

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Fees

From £55.00 to £75.00

Additional information

My fees for counselling and therapy are from £55 per session for individuals and from £75 per session for couples.
  
There is a fee for the first appointment.


When I work

Monday to Wednesday.

Further information

My Cotswold counselling practice is close to Cirencester and within reach of the surrounding areas of Gloucestershire, the Cotswolds, Cheltenham and Wiltshire. 

My practice is easy to access by car from Cirencester, Gloucester, Cheltenham, Stroud, Kemble, Tetbury, Nailsworth, Minchinhampton, North Cerney, South Cerney, Fairford, Bibury, Ashton Keynes, Northleach, Purton, Siddington, Malmesbury, Royal Wootton Bassett.


Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Couples