Alison Malvisi

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ProfDipC (MBACP)
Available for new clients
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Bath BA2
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

My approach is based on the importance of creating a supportive therapeutic relationship where clients feel respected, safe and able to explore their emotions. A holistic approach, exploring the connection between thoughts, feelings and behaviours, allowing a deeper understanding of self, and the ability to navigate life's challenges with new-found resilience.

Although person-centred at heart, I integrate my practice with cognitive behavioural therapy, guiding clients through the process of identifying and challenging unhelpful thought patterns, beliefs and behaviours that can harm emotional well-being. I offer practical tools and coping strategies, that can be applied in daily life to address emotional challenges you may be experiencing that are negatively affecting your mental health, and ability to live your happiest and most fulfilled life.

I understand that every client is a unique individual, and therefore I aim to work collaboratively with you to build a therapeutic approach and relationship that provides a counselling experience that is both positive and transformative.

Training, qualifications & experience

Pearson BTEC Level 5 Professional Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (ProfDipC)

NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Counselling (Dip)

Stonebridge Associated Colleges Level 5 Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (Dip)

Completion of the Samaritan Core Training programme as a volunteer listener.

My clinical placement was with the mental health charity Mind.

Member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (MBACP)

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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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£55.00 per session
Free initial online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Trainee counsellors

Health Insurance/EAP

  • WPA

Additional information

I offer a free online initial consultation session of approximately 20 minutes.

The session fee is £55 for for one hour online or in person

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I try to be flexible on the timing of sessions to suit my clients, so please enquire if you require sessions outside of my regular working hours and I will do my best to accommodate.

Newton St Loe, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset, BA2

Englishcombe, Bath, Somerset, BA2

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Alison Malvisi
Alison Malvisi