Ben Groves

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CTA, MSW, BA(hons), CTF, UKATA Dip
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York YO31
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This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hello, I’m Ben, a psychotherapist based in York, and I support people to resolve life and relationship difficulties. If you’ve ever felt trapped, possibly disliking who you have become and feeling others blaming you too; we can work together to make sense of how you came to be the person that you are today, and how to make positive changes in your life- to make you more you. Often we feel life’s pressures, or that there is some is just ‘wrong’ but we are unsure of what ‘it’ is, we can resolve the it - to make you more you.

I support clients with childhood trauma, complex diagnosis, as well as seemly day to day issues.

In our sessions I tend to work flexibly, drawing on a range of specialisms to relationally explore what makes you, you. We collaborate together at your pace to help you manage what you have been experiencing, and then work together to help you take back control. My passion is to support people to make sense of what they are experiencing, and become free.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have over 10 years of supporting people just like you, my main modality is in TA psychotherapy, but I also have a range of additional qualifications including Systemic Therapy training, MSW, BA(hons), CTF, UKATA Dip.

I am registered with SWE, UKATA, and UKCP.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

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As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

UK Association for Transactional Analysis (UKATA)

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Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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£50.00 - £75.00
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

I believe that money shouldn't stop someone accessing therapy, so I try to keep my prices as low as I can. I also offer concessionary prices for those who are in financial hardship. If you have any questions feel free to get in contact and ask.

When I work

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The best way to get hold of me is via email.

Further information

By coming here, you’ve already taken some really positive and often brave steps- I would encourage you to continue that journey, by either giving me a call or sending me an email for a free discussion. 

York, North Yorkshire, YO31

Flux Therapy, 7-9 East Parade, York, North Yorkshire, YO31 7YB

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)

Key details

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In person

Although my main specialism is in childhood trauma in adults, I have a range of interests usually in research or theory based techniques.

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