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AG Lifescapes children and adult counselling services

Bishop Auckland DL14 & Darlington DL1 07863 745393 07863 745393
Bishop Auckland DL14 & Darlington DL1
07863 745393 07863 745393

About us

About us.

AG Lifescapes counselling services is a private organisation that offers counselling at affordable prices to children, young people and adults..

When life becomes a struggle we all need someone to talk to and help us to explore our thoughts, feelings and emotions and help us to put life back into perspective.  We are a friendly team of counsellors who work independently yet come together in the best interest of the client.

We have been trained to work integratively which means we can draw on specific models of counselling to whatever fits best with the client and their needs. Everyone is unique and what modality suits one person may not suit another. Whatever your needs are we will be with you every step of the way without judging, and we will provide a safe and confidential space to talk openly and honestly.

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications

Your counsellor will be fully qualified to BA (Hon) degree in counselling.

  • FND in Counselling
  • Counselling skills Levels 1,2 and 3
  • Diploma in Drawing and Talking Therapy
  • Advanced Diploma in Drawing and Talking Therapy
  • Level 3 in Mentall Health Awareness
  • Suicide Prevention certificate
  • Diploma in CBT
  • Advanced Diploma CBT
  • DBS checked for working with adults and children.
  • Level 3 (NNEB) in Childcare

I Completed voluntary counselling training with Place to Be, I have provided Bereavement counselling at a local hospice working with loss, bereavement and end of life where i still am today. I also go into local schools working with primary and senior school children suffering from various issues such as self harm  anxiety depression and relationship issues. I also work on a voluntary basis with Samaritans and working with those who suffer suicide ideation.

As well as my voluntary work I am working in Private Practice with children and adults and specialise in Drawing  and Talking Therapy which is a technique working with the unconscious mind

I have 450 post qualified counselling hours.

Member organisations *

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

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.

We have verified that at least one professional at this organisation is registered with the relevant professional body.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Anger management.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Couples counselling
  • Group therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Play therapy
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic

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Fees

I provide a sliding scale to make therapy affordable to all clients.

Please contact for further information, however the average cost is £40.00

Further information

I provide counselling to clients who self refer

Anyone who is on waiting lists to be seen through the NHS and want to get treatment started.

Those who are referred by other organisations

Employment Assistant Programme

Insurance companies and Healthcare organisations

Market Place
Darlington
Durham
DL1 5RP

26 Unit 34 Innovation House
Longfield Road, South Church Enterprise Park
Bishop Auckland
County Durham
DL14 6XB

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None

Accessibility

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 user access

Availability

Flexible appointments available.

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme
AG Lifescapes children and adult counselling services

AG Lifescapes children and adult counselling services

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