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MBACP

About me

People come to therapy for many reasons ... perhaps you are looking for some support and recovery, you may have suffered a bereavement or trauma, or maybe you are looking to gain some self awareness and develop new strategies for living ... I believe that everyone has worth and that we are all capable of change and growing and learning.

I provide a warm, confidential and calm setting to give you an opportunity to process what has brought you for therapy, and to make sense of how you would like your future to look, so that you feel empowered to live the life that you deserve.

My style is warm, non judgemental and supportive. 

I work with individuals who are experiencing anxiety or depression, bereavement, trauma and relationship problems. 

My approach is to work collaboratively with you to understand your unique life circumstances, and offer a bespoke approach to support you in reaching your desired goals. 

If you would like to find out more, I would be delighted to hear from you. 

Training, qualifications & experience

  • BACP Registered Member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). Member number 173744. 
  • Advanced Diploma in Humanistic Counselling (2012-2015)

I practise in accordance with the BACP ethical framework for good practice. A copy of these guidelines are available online at: 
http://www.bacp.co.uk/ethical framework/

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

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Fees

£40.00 per session
Free initial in-person session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Unemployed

Additional information

I am passionate about access to counselling for everyone and I realise that the cost can be a barrier. Please do talk to me about reduced fees as I can work around this in collaboration with you. 

When I work

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I have availability on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. 
I tend to offer you the same time and day each week. 

Beaconhurst, 18 Beaconfields, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 2NH

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults