Alison Firth

Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 2EZ
07884 964074 07884 964074

About me

Each person’s journey through life is unique. The relationships we experience from birth to present day shape how we perceive our reality and it's different for each of us. Sometimes life can be very confusing and distressing and that can prevent us from living fulfilling lives. Sometimes it can be hard to understand how we feel or why we feel that way. It can be even harder to communicate our worries and vulnerabilities to others.

I am here to listen to you. I offer my clients my genuine warm, empathetic and good humoured personality. I combine this with my professional skills and insight gained from my MSc in Integrative Counselling and my experiences as a working Counsellor.

My aim is to take time and care to build a trusting relationship with my client and work within this relationship to help my client to make sense of what is going on in their life.

Being a qualified Integrative Counsellor means I can incorporate and combine different elements from different counselling theories to individually tailor our work together but my work with clients is predominantly Person Centred.

Please call me to book a a face to face appointment at the Cottage Therapy Centre in Kenilworth or alternatively arrange for telephone counselling appointments or outdoor sessions or we can have combination of these counselling methods.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Training, qualifications & experience

Professional Qualifications;

  • MSc Integrative Counselling
  • Counselling Skills Level 1-3

Continuous Professional Development Courses;

  • Energy Psychotherapy
  • Working Safely with Erotic Transference and Counter Transference
  • Childhood Sexual Abuse
  • Transactional Analysis
  • Surviving and Existential Crisis
  • Telephone Counselling

Professional Experience;

As well as my personal practice I have experience of working with young people and mature students in an educative setting having spent two academic years working in Birmingham at University College Birmingham.

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.

Areas of counselling I deal with

Other areas of counselling I deal with

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Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Existential therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Jungian therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Other therapies
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Transactional analysis
  • Transpersonal psychology

Fees

£55.00 per hour

Concessions offered for

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

12 New Street
Kenilworth
Warwickshire
CV8 2EZ

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
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

Please let me know if you are a wheel chair user as that will determine which room I book for us.

Availability

I am available weekends, evenings and daytimes

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Organisations
Alison Firth

Alison Firth