Andrew Murfin

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Derby, Derbyshire, DE22 2SJ
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Do you suffer Anxiety,  Generalised Anxiety disorder, Depression, Panic Attacks, or just feel Sad? Whatever you come to counselling for; a build up of daily stresses or major life event, I offer a non-judgmental confidential space where you matter and feel valued. I will help you reflect on what you are experiencing and look at ways you might understand your difficulties better. We will work together to help you find your inner resources and strengths, and help with whatever is holding you back from living life to the full.

My varied life experiences and dealing with adversity in my own life help me relate well in an honest and down-to-earth way.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Qualified to CPCAB Level 5 Diploma in Creative Therapeutic Interventions, Person-centred / Client centred Counselling.
  • Please take a look at the person centred counselling approach at the end of this profile.
  • Trained for over 10 years in Counselling skills theory and practice.
  • Foundation Certificate in Bereavement Care Level 3
  • Cruse Bereavement Certificate in Supervision.
  • Cruse Bereavement Certificate in Group work Facilitation.

EMDR Level 1

Member organisations

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

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • Major Life Changes
  • Separation and Divorce
  • Relationship issues / Past or Present
  • Past experiences
  • Low self-Esteem
  • Lacking confidence
  • Exploring who you really are


Also: loneliness, life transitions (such as career change, moving house/area, empty nest, new parenthood), work issues, low mood, bullying, loss, bereavement, spiritual exploration and personal development.


£50.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Appointment times and costs per session.

Individual clients: £50 per session. One hour.

Reduced fees for students requiring counselling as part of their ongoing training requirements.

Daytime and evening appointments are available Friday - Monday.

Weekend appointments are available if required.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

8am to 9pm Mondays & Fridays Last client starts 8pm Weekdays,

8am to 3pm weekends

Further information

Person-Centred Counselling (also known as “Client-Centred” or Rogerian” counselling)

This approach to counselling and psychotherapy sees human beings as having an innate tendency to develop towards their full potential. But this is inevitably blocked or distorted by our life experiences, in particular those who tell us we are only loved or valued if we behave in certain ways and not others, or have certain feelings and not others. As a result, because we have a deep need to feel valued, we tend to distort or deny to our awareness those of our inner experiences that we believe will not be acceptable.

The counsellor or psychotherapist in this approach aims to provide an environment in which the client does not feel under threat or judgement. This enables the client to experience and accept more of who they are as a person, and reconnect with their own values and sense of self-worth. This reconnection with their inner resources enables them to find their own way to move forward.

The counsellor or psychotherapist works to understand the client's experience from the client's point of view, and to positively value the client as a person in all aspects of their humanity, while aiming to be open and genuine as another human being. These attitudes of the therapist towards the client will only be helpful if the client experiences them as real within the relationship, and so the nature of the relationship that the counsellor and client create between themselves is crucial for the success of therapy.

16 Rannoch Close, Allestree, Derby, Derbyshire, DE22 2SJ

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme


In person

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