ANITA G FRANCHI
Are you wondering if therapy's for you? I am an accredited, integrative counsellor and I offer long-term, open-ended and short-term therapy to individuals and couples. I frequently work with individuals experiencing depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties, separation and divorce, bereavement. I have been qualified as a counsellor for 20 years and my experience includes working with voluntary organisations, GP surgeries and private practice. I also work with trainee counsellors and people employed in helping professions. I also work with EAP's. I am currently training to supervise counsellors.
My training was humanistically based, though I used psychodynamic and attachment-based ideas to inform my work. I was awarded accreditation by the BACP in 2005. Currently, I am interested in ideas around Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and connections with Neuroscience. I am finding sharing this knowledge with clients in an educational way to be effective and essentially, my idea of counselling is that it is collaborative.
I am committed to Continuing Professional Development (CPD) in Therapy. I abide by the Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and the Conditions of Registration of the UK Register of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (UKRCP).
Training, qualifications & experience
1995 Social Psychology BA (Hons)
1997 Post-Graduate Diploma in Counselling
2003 Human Attachment & Counselling
2006 Cert Couples Counselling
2008 Introduction to CBT
2010 Teaching Mindfulness Skills to Clients
2014 Mindfulness Teacher Training course 1
Registered / Accredited
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.
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.
Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.
All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
Accredited register membership
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).
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Areas of counselling I deal with
Individuals £45.00 Couples £55.00