I’m Amanda welcome to my counselling practice.
I am naturally Empathic, Counselling genuinely from my Heart
The question is...
Could counselling change your life?
What I am offering is counselling of a Person-Centred nature, this is exactly as it sounds, you are at the centre. It is about you and you have the ability to solve your own issues. If you want to be my client, I will sit and listen with the focus on you as a unique individual.
The counselling process, incorporates empathy, genuineness and unconditional positive regard.
These may seem like strange words, they mean I am skilled at listening, I can see the world from your point of view, with no pre-determined judgment or conditions.
I want to offer the right environment, where we can create together a good therapeutic relationship, a confidential safe space for you to feel comfortable to work through whatever you feel is bringing you to counselling.
The counselling journey can help you understand yourself, centring on achievable objectives, instilling hope and enabling you to find the answers to your desired goals. At your pace.
If this resonates with you counselling may be what you need.
I have worked with clients with issues including:
- Anxiety and Stress
- Relationship and Attachment Issues
- Building Confidence and Self Esteem
- Coping with Change and Significant life events
- Loneliness and Isolation
- Loss and Grief
- Recovery from Abuse
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Training, qualifications & experience
I am a professionally qualified counsellor with a Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling.
I am trained in the Person-Centred Approach and believe the core conditions to be essential in developing the therapeutic relationship.
I am also trained in coaching.
I work within the BACP ethical framework. I am registered member 374794 of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (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
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
Initial assessment £25 for 60 Minutes
This is a session to inform you on the process and to evaluate what is bringing you to counselling
After this initial assessment you may feel this is enough or you may decide to enter into counselling
I offer short-term counselling, 6 sessions focusing on a specific issue or problem
or long-term open-ended counselling, this may involve deeper issues layer on layer with the fallout filtering into other aspects of your life.
Sessions last 60 minutes and are priced at £40.
I also offer companion session, this might be to work through problem or issue. Or just a need to share your thoughts. In a confidential, non-judgmental, safe space. Priced at £30 per 60 minutes.