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About me

Hello, my name is Alec and it’s a pleasure to meet you.

I’m a registered BACP Counsellor working in Halesowen and Northfield in the West Midlands. I offer face-to-face Counselling sessions and work remotely via telephone and video calls.

Whilst I believe that the reasons that bring us to Counselling and Therapy are unique and deeply personal, they often share the common theme of acting as barriers that prevent us from living authentically and honestly with ourselves and others. This can often mean we remain in familiar places and situations that feel uncomfortable but predictable, rather than risking changing things in our lives and finding ourselves somewhere that may be new but unknown.

Counselling is regularly considered a treatment for anxiety and depression. However, you may find you need support for something more specific. Although I enjoy working with aspects of low self-esteem and low self-confidence, the door to therapy is open to anyone and doesn’t have any requirements. Maybe you have been through some difficult life events, lost someone important to you, had difficulty in relationships or maybe you're having trouble putting what you are going through into words and you just want to learn more about yourself. Whatever your experience, it is welcome here.    

I have been involved in mental health training and services for the past 5 years and have had the pleasure of supporting a wide and varied range of clients face-to-face before and remotely during the Pandemic, it would be a privilege to offer my support to you now as you explore the difficulties in your life.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have been providing counselling and psychotherapy services since 2019 during this time I have achieved registration with the BACP, becoming a professional counsellor. In addition to this, I have undertaken various training courses to enhance my practise such as working with bereavement, risk management and CBT tools and techniques.

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

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Whilst it is useful to provide a list of areas that I can support you with, I feel it is important to note first of all that my practice is aimed at supporting you as a unique and worthy individual, during our journey in Counselling you may find that your feelings shift and you may work through different feelings and positions, each person's journey is unique and individual.

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Fees

£45.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

When beginning to work together we would work through a few stages. After making initial contact with me I will get back to you and we would:

  • Arrange to have a brief free phone consultation (roughly 15-20 minutes) so that we can ask each other a few questions and so that you can get a feel for who I am.
  • From there it is likely we would have a face-to-face or remote assessment session (50 minutes in length) where I can give you information about our working contract and we can establish the frame for us to work together in. This would be charged at £30.
  • If you felt working with me would be helpful, we would commit to working together each week at the same time each week at £50 per session (50 minutes per session).

When I work

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I am happy to see you for a late session, however, please enquire for further details about your requirements.

Further information

I offer both Face-to-Face and remote Counselling and Therapy sessions from Halesowen and Northfield Therapy Centre (on Wednesday afternoons). In our work together we would commit to sessions each week.    

I am trained as an Integrative therapist, this means I don’t subscribe to one specific method of therapy, instead, I use perspectives from several modalities to consider what is going on for you holistically rather than just focusing on one area.

However, the core of my practice is “Humanistic” and person-centred. This approach places priority on building a supportive and non-judgmental relationship that explores the impacts of our early relationships, the personal learning that has come from those relationships and the cognitive constructs we create as a result, ultimately shedding light on how we relate to ourselves and others.

I also strive to work with people from different backgrounds and cultural experiences, I welcome clients from all walks of life and whilst I am committed to educating and enriching myself I am also open to learning and being taught by your lived experience so that I can better understand and support you.

Office 15, Manor House, Manor Lane, Halesowen, West Midlands, B62 8PY

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults

Key details

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Regrettably, my therapy rooms are located on the upper floor of Manor House and Northfield Therapy Centre. This may prevent access for some clients, if this would be an obstacle, please consider a remote session.

Online platforms

Zoom