N. Wendy Jealous - Futureminds Psychology Services Ltd
I am the Director of Futureminds Psychology Services Ltd. I am a Chartered Psychologist and UKCP registered systemic psychotherapist with many years experience of working with children, adolescents, couples, families and individuals for a wide range of emotional issues such as anger, anxiety, stress, phobia's relationship difficulties or parenting problems.
I specialise in attachment and trauma with both adults and children and I am an accredited practitioner in EMDR.
I can offer post adoption support through the ASF following referral from the local authority.
I am registered with BUPA, AVIVA, AXAPPP, HEALIX, VITALITY for working with adults and children with a range of mental health or emotional issues
I work in comfortable counselling rooms in Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire and Alvechurch Birmingham.
Training, qualifications & experience
I hold a Doctoral level qualification in Counselling Psychology, MSc in Systemic Psychotherapy (Family therapy), BSc in Psychology, Accredited Practitioner in EMDR, DDP level 2, Theraplay level 1.
I have worked within CAMHS/NHS prior to starting my private practice in 2007. I have also developed and managed various group work programmes on behalf of Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire County Council for children who have been sexually abused and also developed a group parenting programme. I currently take a national clinical lead for a private fostering agency who have a number of residential homes throughout the UK.
Registered / Accredited
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Health and Care Professions Council
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They keep a register of health professionals who meet their standards, and they take action if registered health professionals fall below those standards. They were created by a piece of legislation called the Health Professions Order 2001.
Registration means that a health professional meets national standards for their professional training, performance and conduct.
UK Council for Psychotherapy
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As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.
UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
Accredited register membership
Accredited Register Scheme
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Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
child and adolescent issues,
I charge £90 for a 55 minute session. Private health insurance is charged at £100 due to additional admin and invoicing time. Work through the ASF is charged at £120 due to additional support and preparation required.
I work with a team of counsellors who have different specialist areas such as psycho sexual counselling and working with survivors of domestic violence.