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MBACP

About me

I offer Person Centered Counselling, an approach ideal for individuals and couples who want to explore areas of self development in their personal lives and their relationships. Counselling is a process of talking about and working through your problems. In the first session i will ask you questions about your life, and what particular issue brought you to therapy.

From time to time we all feel sad, anxious, helpless, irritable, lack motivation and have low self-esteem. When these experiences persist for months and weeks it is a good indication that we are depressed. Without help, our mood can worsen, life becomes joyless and we can lose hope and withdraw from people.

Are you struggling with relationships? You might wish you could feel less needy in your romantic relationships. Trying to move on from abuse? Or dealing with loss? Dealing with conflict at work might be stressful.

If you are experiencing any of the above then you may need help from a therapist. I would like to support you in the process of beginning therapy and making the changes you hope for.

My aim is to understand and connect with your story, asking questions and providing a welcoming and supportive space for you. This philosophical approach is reliant on changing your outlook on life.

I work with individuals and couples delivering face-to-face therapy, both long-term and short-term. My practice is inclusive and welcoming to people of all ethnicity, nationalities, and gender identities.

If you would like to see if the way I work might suit you, I invite you to a free 10/15 min telephone consultation. This is a chance for us to connect and answer any questions you might have. There is no commitment to enter into therapy with me, its an opportunity for you to have a chat about what might be helpful for you.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Bsc Hons degree in Counselling
  • Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • I am a BACP registered therapist

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

Additional information

Individual hourly session £60

Couples hourly session £80

When I work

Monday-Friday; 9am-10pm

Weekends;9am-5pm

Affinity Center, 7A High St, Cheadle, Greater Manchester, SK8 1AX

Affinity Center, 29a Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AR

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Employee Assistance Programme