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MBACP (Accred.) Experienced Adult,Child Counsellor

About me

Hi, Thank you for your interest in my services.

Contacting a Counsellor can be a little nerve wracking, so let me reassure you. I have an approachable friendly, yet professional manner, and offer a safe, non judgemental environment, where we can explore together, issues impacting on your well being, whether it be work/home relationship concerns etc.

I am a qualified, Registered and Accredited BACP Counsellor and abide by their Code of Ethics, working in the best way possible for you, the Client.

I am an Integrative therapist (see below).

I work with Adults and Child/Youth and use a range of Interventions according to your personal needs (see below).

Training, qualifications & experience

MBACP Accredited and Registered and Insured.
ncfe level 5, Diploma in Counselling
ncfe NVQ 2 & 3 Counselling
Also, multiple training Certification for related areas worked in:

Anxiety, Stress, Work / School/College pressure, PTSD, Loss/ Bereavement,  Redundancy and issues,Children/Youth issues

Family and Relationship issues etc.

Experience:
       

  • Trained with CAMHS/NHS/Macmillan. Cruse bereavement
  • Working with Forces,Police and NHS,  as well as EAP Services, Bereavement organisations, and Education/ Social Services, (Parent's, Carer's and Children).
  • Work experience with a wide range of issues including depression and anxiety (NHS training).
  • Experienced in Working with Cancer patients and relatives (Macmillan).
  • Experienced Creative School Counsellor and working within education environments (schools and college) over many years.
  • Risk of Redundancy issues (Employee Assistance Therapist etc.
  • Working with children and Youth experiencing Anger and Loss.
  • Relationship issues affecting school and home relationships.
  • Trainer and Facilitator of Adult/Child/Youth Group work e.g, Vulnerable women, Pregnancy, SEN, Children and Youth working.
  • Person Centred Counselling, long and short term work.
  • Trauma.
  • CBT and SFT
  • Rickter Scale Practitioner Training
  • Palliative Care therapy
  • Holistic Therapist

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

Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • Additional needs: Experienced in work /education e.g : autism, ebd, learning difficulties etc.
  • Trauma i.e experiencing (either recent or historical) e.g Forces experiences/ traumatic experiences/ health changes, that may still impact your life now.
  • Loss- whether of a job, relationship, health or Bereavement which may be historical, or recent, including animal loss etc.

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Fees

From £40.00 to £50.00

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

For NHS employees currently offering reduced session rate of £40 per session, while COVID issue remains. Face to face, online or Phone etc.

From £40 per session for Students
Please enquire.
Contact me by email and I will respond ASAP.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Send email 24-7.

Please email first your enquiry, preferably.
I respond asap, appts can be made at reasonably short notice, do enquire.

Can offer some other times if necessary.

Further information

Session costs : from £45 per session and £35 for NHS staffClient most requested therapy :

Anxiety, Generalised anxiety disorder

Work stress

Relationship issues

Trauma/PTSD

Bereavement

Education, Health, Relationship issues

Youth, Children- school issues and health etc.

Risk/ Redundancy.

Portsmouth, Hants, PO6

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

In England and Wales, the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS, formerly known as CRB) carry out criminal records checks for individuals working with vulnerable groups, such as children. To find out more, visit gov.uk , or contact this professional directly

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.

It is possible to arrange phone or face time sessions, also to enter property, but do have step, if can walk over step from porch door and inner door, can offer counselling on premises,

Alison Green

Alison Green