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MABCP REG HND

About me

Is your life overwhelming and challenging at times?
Do you feel sometimes out of control and lost?
Do you suffer from stress/anxiety?
Do  you have a sense of not belonging ?

I can help you find a place within yourself which is untouched by the chaos. Within our therapeutic  relationship, we explore together how life is for you.

I provide a confidential ,non-judgemental safe space. I will help you develop yourself, to raise your confidence, self-esteem and wellbeing. You are the master of your own ship, I will support you to find your way. 

I offer a free informal 15 minute consultation call to ask any questions , and discuss what has brought you to seek support.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Transpersonal Therapist HND
  • Qualified Reiki Practitioner
  • Certified Life Coach / Empower Women Coach
  • Qualified Yoga Teacher / Meditation Teacher
  • Qualified Practitioner for women that have experienced domestic abuse. 
  • Freedom programme facilitator
  • Qualified practitioner working with young people.
  • 20 years extensive experience supporting women, young people , men, and couples.

Transpersonal means taking a holistic approach aiming to address the clients mental, physical, social, emotional, creative and intellectual needs in order to facilitate healing and growth. My practice emphasises working in attachment, and a exploration of yourself. As well as talking therapy I work in a creative way, using a wide range of techniques including mindfulness, yoga somatic  movement, and creative art, within a person centred approach.

I have worked within charity settings over 10 years  specialising in domestic abuse  supporting women and children.  I have also worked within school settings.

My passion is to help people live the best life they can.

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

£60.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Unemployed

Additional information

£60 per hour individual session 

£80 for couple therapy 75mins

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

I do not see clients face to face after 5pm, after 5pm I see clients online  to 7pm. I do not work bank holidays or weekends.

Further information

As a member  of the BACP I follow their Ethical Framework for the counselling profession. I continue to do professional training to enhance my private practice. 

Bournemouth, Dorset, BH8

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups

Key details

DBS check

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Online platforms

Skype
Whatsapp
Zoom