About me

I am a Registered Member MBACP, UKCP and UKATA (CTA, MSc Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy). My primary way of working is Transactional Analysis, I also offer EMDR.

Asking for help can be difficult, and so knowing that you will be held in positive regard, without judgement is really important.

I will provide a safe, empathic environment for you to work, and together we will gain understanding of your process and improve your outcomes.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a Certified Transactional Analyst (CTA), MSc Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy.

MBACP Registered Member, UKCP registered member, Diploma in TA Counselling, Advanced Cert Transactional Analysis, PGDip Psychology, BSc(Hons) Community Healthcare, RGN.

I have a wealth of experience both privately and within the NHS, and am also a trained weight management counsellor.

I have particular experience and interest in working with health issues and the impact of autistic spectrum disorder.

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.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Couples counselling
  • EMDR
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Transactional analysis

Fees

From £55.00 to £80.00

Concessions offered for

  • Low income

Additional information

I charge £55 per hour for individuals, some concessions available.
Couples sessions are charged at £75.

Availability

I can offer appointments Mon-Thursday daytime and evenings Mon-Wednesday

Further information

My fees are £55 for one hour of individual psychotherapy and £75 for couples therapy. EMDR is charged differently due to length of appointments.

Taunton
Somerset
TA1

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
Alison O'Dowd

Alison O'Dowd