BSc(Hons) Counselling & Psychotherapy. MBACP
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It takes courage to seek help and I understand how difficult or overwhelming it may feel. If you are feeling stuck, anxious, distressed and unable to move forward then maybe counselling can help. I am an experienced therapist at Nottinghamshire MIND and CASY. I also work with private clients from young children to older adults.
I am a genuine, down to earth therapist able to offer long or short term one to one counselling and psychotherapy.
Offering more than an off-the-shelf solution; I respectfully tailor and integrate a range of therapies to suit your individual needs, as I believe we are all truly unique. At the heart of my practice is the relationship between the therapist and client, encouraging the potential for growth.
Offering a safe, supportive, confidential space with warmth, empathy, and no judgement. Working at your own pace, we can gently explore aspects and issues in your life that may make you feel 'less able'. Encouraging your own strengths and natural abilities to facilitate growth, resilience and self-regulation; enabling you to resolve issues and enjoy a happier, more joyful life.
Training, qualifications & experience
Having trained at the prestigious Sherwood Institute in Nottingham, I have attained a BSc(hons) degree in Humanistic and Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy. Working for a well-known nationwide charity, I have gained extensive experience dealing with a broad spectrum of mental health concerns with adults , young adults and children.
Advanced Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
A Registered Member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) adhering to their ethical framework of practice.
Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service, previously Criminal Records Bureau (DBS) checked.
Regular clinical supervision.
Continued professional development and training.
Full Professional Indemnity Insurance.
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.
Areas of counselling I deal with
Free initial telephone session
Concessions offered for
I offer a free 20 minute telephone call to see how you feel working with me. We can both then decide if my mental health practice is right for you. Offering therapy by Telephone, Zoom, WhatsApp or Face to Face at my office based in Edwinstowe, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire.
I believe therapy should be accessible to all offering a quality service at an affordable price. Session costs start from £45 with concessions for the NHS, Emergency services and Students. A discount is also offered on block bookings.
When I work