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Post Grad dip. Integrative Counsellor/Psychotherapist MBACP

About me

Hello and thank you for taking the time to look at my profile.

I am not going to bombard you with an essay about myself but I'd like to tell you that I am a warm and empathic counsellor.  20 years ago, I was in need of counselling and it turned my whole world around.  That was the moment that I decided that I wanted to train to be a counsellor.

I will walk beside you every step of the way on your personal journey until we get to your desired destination.  I will, ultimately, give you the tools to become your own therapist.

I have worked with many troubled adults and children with various problems ie., loss, bereavement, anxiety, work issues, divorce, infidelity, domestic abuse, sexual abuse and the list goes on.

It will be my absolute pleasure to work with you safely and securely in a non-judgemental space. Rest-assured, confidentiality is of the utmost importance.

I am fully insured and hold an enhanced DBS.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Accredited CPCAB Diploma L5 CBT Therapist 
  • ABC Awards Diploma L4 Integrative Therapist
  • ABC Awards L2 and L3 Counselling Skills
  • Grosvenor Training and Consultancy - Wrexham Accredited L4 Diploma in Couples Counselling.

I have completed and passed Walk and Talk Therapy, Ambivalence in motherhood, and Outward Bound Therapy for Children and Young People.

Member organisations

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

Fees

£40.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

I offer 15 minutes of a free consultation without any obligation.

For an hour of counselling sessions are £40.

For Trainee counsellors I charge £30 an hour.

For couples counselling I charge £60 for 1.5 hours.

I ask that all fees be paid 48 hours in advance via bank transfer prior to the session.

Cancellations

Please give 24 hrs notice for any cancellations.  If a session is missed without notification or same-day notification the full fee may be charged.

 

When I work

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I will do my utmost to fit the sessions around the hours that you will need.

Further information

I am a qualified Mental Health First Aider.  I am a registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy. (MBACP).

I am available Monday to Saturday (various times to suit you)

Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, CH66

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples

Key details

DBS check

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