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(MBACP) Registered Counsellor & Clinical Supervisor

About me

I offer counselling to adults, children and young people in the Leeds and Batley areas in a confidential and supportive environment. I have experience of working with a wide range of issues and integrate my knowledge and skills to ensure the best results for my clients. I offer short, medium and long term counselling work based on individual needs, allowing clients the space to explore issues at their own pace.

I work out of Leeds and Batley and I am within easy access from Huddersfield and Wakefield

I am a Registered member of the BACP and work within their ethical framework.

I am a Clinical Supervisor with experience of supervising therapists that work with children and young people.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)

I am trained in the Person Centred Approach to counselling, including a Post Graduate Certificate and Advanced Diploma in Person Centred Counselling.

My qualifications include:

Certificate of Registration - BACP
Diploma in Child and Adolescents Counselling
Diploma in the Practice of Supervision
Diploma in Child Behaviours
Diploma in Couples Counselling
Awareness of Child Abuse and Neglect
Levels 2,3 and 4 in Safeguarding of Children.
ASSIST - Applied Suicide Intervention Skills.

My further training includes work around:
Anxiety and Depression, Self Harm, Crisis Interventions, Domestic Abuse, Child sexual exploitation, Bullying, Child Trafficking, Cyber Trauma, Eating Disorders, Online Safety, Parental Substance Misuse.

Member organisations

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

Fees

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Health Assured

Additional information

My fees for Counselling are £40 - £55-per 50 minute sessions.
Student Counsellor rates £35- £45 - per 50 minute Sessions
I offer a free 15 minute Introductory session

Couples Counselling £65 per session. I offer a free 15 minute Introductory session

Supervision fees are:
£55 per hour
£70 per 1.5 hours
I offer a free 15 minute Introductory session
Student rates are negotiable

When I work

Daytime and evening appointments available.

Further information

I also offer telephone and online counselling alongside evening and weekend appointments.

Batley, West Yorkshire, WF17

Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

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You can contact the Counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Supervision

In person
Online
Phone

I am a qualified Supervisor, providing supervision to trainees and qualified counsellors.

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