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BA(Hons), MBACP (Accred), UKRCP Reg

About me

Hi I am James and my aim is to help you actually live and enjoy life. I have over twelve years of successful counselling experience. I know its a big step, it takes courage but at certain times in our life we need help. I have given support to many clients with a wide range of difficulties. Such as anxiety, depression, anger, grief, OCD, relationships issues and trauma. 

Are you experiencing any of these-

  • mind racing, worrying or obsessing about things
  • panic, nightmares
  • feeling overwhelmed
  • lack of motivation, energy, direction
  • Negative thoughts, critical inner voice
  • fear of going out or doing anything
  • loss of a loved one
  • work place bullying, changes
  • Difficult relationships, Family conflict 
  • Sexual or sexuality issues

I will listen carefully in a non-judgmental manner and within a safe environment, in order to trace the links between your past experiences and your current situation. This process will help you to understand your present dilemma and I will show you various tools to increase your personal growth and development. To increase your sense of personal choice and to help you achieve a richer sense of connection with yourself and others. 

I have experience in working many ways from face to face, telephone or on-line Zoom, skype, Whatsapp or Facetime

Over the years I have felt privileged that my clients have shared their difficulties with me and allowed me to help them to achieve their goals. Please see the testimonies on my web site.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me.

  • Over 12 years of experience as a private counsellor
  • Qualified Supervisor
  • Degree in Integrative Counselling BA Hons (2009 Surrey University)
  • Worked on the London Gay Switch board
  • Worked for Bupa EAP as a Trauma Incident Manager
  • Worked in bereavement agency, GP surgery
  • Worked with Everyman Project with violent and abusive men
  • Accredited member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists
  • trained EMDR therapist
  • Fully Insured
  • Continued CPD 

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Over 12 years of experience as a private counsellor
  • Qualified Supervisor
  • Degree in Integrative Counselling BA Hons (2009 Surrey University)
  • Worked for Bupa EAP as a Trauma Incident Manager
  • Worked in bereavement agency, GP surgery
  • Worked with Everyman Project with violent and abusive men
  • Accredited member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists
  • Trained EMDR therapist
  • Fully Insured
  • Continued CPD 

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

Fees

Concessions offered for

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

Health Insurance/EAP

  • BUPA

Additional information


London
£60 The City EC3A - office shut at the moment all work online

Kings Lynn
£60 face to face in Kings Lynn PE30


£60 Skype/ Whatsapp/ Facetime/Zoom


Payment is in advance I take cash or bank transfer.
I can offer some concessions to people on lower incomes or students, please contact me to discuss.

Counselling takes place weekly on a regular day and time.


When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Skype/Whats-app/Zoom/ Face-time or telephone.

Kings Lynn- Monday & Wednesdays day time and early evening

The City EC3A- Office shut at the moment all work now online. 

Further information

The London office is shut at the moment and all work has gone online.

St Ann's House, St Ann's Street, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 1LT

63 St Mary Axe, London, EC3A 8AA

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Couples
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a Counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

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.

Wheelchair access in EC3A and I can make special arrangements in Gaywood PE30.

Online platforms

Skype
Whatsapp
Zoom

Supervision

In person
Online

 “Supervision provides the container that holds the helping relationship within the therapeutic triad” Hawkins and Shohet, 1989 I am a Supervisor and I hope to provide safety, structure and to manage any anxiety.

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