Andrew Smith BA (hons), MA, DipSW, Dip Psych, PhD (to be awarded)

Andrew Smith BA (hons), MA, DipSW, Dip Psych, PhD (to be awarded)

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Halifax
West Yorkshire
HX1

I am unable to take further enquiries until 31-Aug-2018

07540 171790

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Halifax
West Yorkshire
HX1

07540 171790

About me

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I am a qualified psychotherapist, yoga teacher, and family therapist. I combine all these skills within practice. I also deliver various training programmes, and am a member of:

  • European Society for Psychological Stress Studies
  • BACP
  • Society for Psychotherapy Research
  • European Association for Psychotherapy
  • The International Centre for Therapeutic Care
  • Institute for Recovery from Child Trauma
  • UK Psychological Trauma Society

I am an alumni of Scarborough Psychotherapy Training Institute, the University of York, and about to complete doctoral research at the University of Chester. I have researched extensively the process of effective therapeutic recovery. I have a range of publications, alongside extensive training and lecturing experience.

In terms of practice, I work integratively; I use a wide selection of tools, training, and experience to ensure I help clients as effectively as possible. I have particular experience and expertise around recovery from trauma, gender dysmorphia, addiction, sexuality, loss, identity, and anger. I work with all genders and pronouns, and respect alternative approaches to life and being.

Finally, I am the clinical director of a company that provides psychotherapy, counselling, supervision, and training to individuals, families, and couples. We have a well fitted therapeutic suite based in the centre of Halifax, UK. We support a wide range of clients within the Lancashire, Yorkshire, and humber region. Contact us to see if we can help you.

If you are a therapist, and would benefit working under the umbrella of an organisation such as ours, please also feel free to get in touch and begin dialogue with us.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • MA/Diploma Social Work
  • PG Diploma Psychotherapy
  • Foundation Course Family Therapy
  • Brain Based Parenting
  • Therapeutic Parenting
  • DDP
  • Theraplay
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Systemic Practice
  • I have 20 years experience as a social work, with ten years experience as a qualified psychotherapist.

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • Adoption
  • Identity
  • Care Leaver

Fees

£40 per 50 minutes session for individual therapy.

£60 per supervision session.

Further information

Whilst I don't offer a sliding scale, I am open to a certain level of negotiation, and will support clients where possible, and where they are committed to their own therapeutic journey.

Maps & Directions

Halifax, HX1

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: Italian

Accessibility

Wheelchair access: Yes

Availability

08:00hrs-20:00hrs Monday to Friday 08:00-12:00hrs Saturdays

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision & training

I have supervised in excess of fifty therapists at different times of my career.

Online supervision:Yes
Telephone supervision:No
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