About me

I am a Psychotherapist and EMDR practitioner.

I offer services to children, young people, adults and families.

I am a specialist in child and adolescent emotional and mental health.

As an EMDR practitioner, I treat adults and young people who suffer the consequences of psychological/emotional trauma and other fear and anxiety linked problems.

I am a registered psychotherapy supervisor and offer supervision to psychotherapists and counsellors (please contact me to discuss your requirements)

Please contact me via e-mail or by mobile phone. I will be pleased to discuss your needs and answer any questions you may have about my practice and ways of working before you make a commitment to meet with me.

website: www.alanhudsoncounselling.co.uk

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications:

MSc Family Therapy, Institute of Family Therapy/Univ. London 1996

Diploma in Advanced Psychotherapy Supervision IFT 2008

Accredited Practitioner, EMDR Assn. UK & Ireland, 2016

Experience:

CAMHS Practitioner and Manager:

Kensington & Chelsea 1990 -2004,

Enfield 2004-2016,

Kingston 2016

Professional Advisor, Young Minds Parent Helpline 2000-present

Ratiu Foundation ( Romania) Group Trainer 1999/2000

Family Counselling Trust 2018 -present

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.

UKCP

UK Council for Psychotherapy

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

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.

EMDR Europe

EMDR Europe

EMDR Europe

Accredited register membership

UK Council for 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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Families affected by psychological trauma of one or more members

Therapies offered

  • Couples counselling
  • EMDR
  • Family/systemic therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy

Fees

Additional information

Initial telephone session up to 45 minutes: free

Initial face to face consultation/assessment £70 (90 minutes)

Subsequent treatment £50 per session (1hour)

Concessions available, please contact me to discuss this.

Availability

I am available during weekdays

Swanage
Dorset
BH19

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Couples
Families

Languages offered

none

Supervision

Online supervision
Telephone supervision

I obtained an Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapy Supervision from the Institute of Family Therapy (London) in 2008 I have many years experience of providing managerial and clinical supervision to psychotherapists and other mental health specialists both in the public and private sector.

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Alan Hudson

Alan Hudson