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Hello, my name is Angie Saunders. I'm a BACP accredited Counsellor. I offer long or short term counselling to individual clients depending upon presented issues. As an integrative counsellor I offer various theoretical approaches within my practice; Humanistic, CBT or Psychodynamic.
Each individual client is unique in their own experience, and working holistically allows me to tailor my approach accordingly.
The counselling relationship is built on trust and is fundamental to the counselling process. I offer a non-judgemental and confidential environment. This approach enables us to explore your thoughts and feelings in a safe place.
Finally I adhere to BACP guidelines of good ethical practice, and continue to develop personally/ professionally through ongoing training and regular counselling supervision.
Training, qualifications & experience
Qualifications, Experience, and Training.
I'm a Integrative Counsellor with a Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling.
I use various theoretical approaches within my practice Humanistic, CBT and Psychodynamic.
- Additional Professional Training
- Working with Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse and the impact of Child Sexual Abuse In Adults,
- Trauma and the Body :Somatisation and Dissociation
- Working with Survivors of Domestic Violence/shame.
- Working with Relational Trauma.
- How the Body Keeps the Score in relation to trauma
- Working Safely and Professionally Transference and Countertransference.
- Mindfulness at Work
- Mindfulness and Self Compassion.
- Anxiety/ PTSD
- Inner child work
I began my professional training in 2004 and graduated in 2008. I went on to run my private practice, and taught counselling studies at my local college.I have also worked as a Integrative Counsellor on behalf of Mind Counselling Service.
Prior to this I worked in the Social Care Sector for over 25 years working for various local authorities, as a Care Manager, Senior Day Centre Officer, and a Support worker. Working with various clients groups such as the Elderly, and adults with learning disabilities.
Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.
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
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Areas of counselling I deal with
£45.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session
Concessions offered for
Counselling fee per session £45.00
Concessions available for students and clients on low income.
When I work
When we arrange our first counselling session we will complete an initial assessment. This will give us the opportunity to talk through the difficulties that you are experiencing ,and what to expect when you come into counselling.
It will also give us a chance to decide if wish to book future counselling sessions
Each counselling session will last 50 mins.
There is a 24 hour hr cancellation policy