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Anne McLain, Dip. Couns., Reg MBACP

About me

With Covid restrictions increasing again and the arrival of autumn, it feels like the next 6 months are going to be difficult. You may be finding old anxieties resurfacing, perhaps mixing with new worries and an increased feeling that you are struggling to cope – life can be overwhelming. Anxiety, anger, depression, loneliness, self-harming, panic attacks – these are all normal reactions to stressful situations. Whatever your reason for clicking on this link, you don’t have to face your feelings alone. I would like to help you discover a more positive future.

My name is Annie and I am not here to judge you. I will listen and hear you. My focus is on being able to build a genuine relationship in which you feel comfortable enough to explore what you want and who you are. I would like to help you figure out a way to make your life better.

I am a fully qualified, person-centred counsellor, which means that you decide what you want to bring to each session, and we move forward together from that point. I have worked with adults, young people and children from a variety of different backgrounds and with a rainbow of individual needs (including SEN). I hope to be able to meet with you soon.

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (2017)

4+ yrs working with adults (1 yr training)

3 years Place2Be (1 yr training)

2+ yrs working with SEN children and young people (ages 7-19)

Member organisations

BACP

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

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.

Therapies offered

  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Play therapy
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Transactional analysis

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Fees

£50 - Adult per hour

£35 - Student/16+ per hour

£25 - Child per hour

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Sidcup
London
DA15

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None

Accessibility

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access

There is a step up to the door. So depends on type of chair.

Availability

Please contact me, I am available for face to face sessions and I am also still working online using Zoom. Email me with your availability and we can work something out.

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Organisations
Anne McLain, Dip. Couns., Reg MBACP

Anne McLain, Dip. Couns., Reg MBACP

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