Bob Clyde M.A., B.P.C.
Sometimes life can be overwhelming and handling it can often feel like a losing battle. If you are looking for help to manage a specific issue or are feeling generally “all at sea” I offer a safe, completely confidential and private environment where we can think and talk about it together.
I understand taking the first steps can be daunting and making contact a challenge, so I normally suggest that we have a no-obligation initial meeting or meetings to get a feel for how we might be able to work together. I am a psychodynamic therapist. The psychodynamic approach is underpinned by the core concept that our present-day feelings motives and decisions are powerfully influenced by our past experiences. When we remain conflicted about past events that is often when we find ourselves troubled in everyday life. These are the feelings that often lead people to seek help towards understanding and resolving these issues.
Training, qualifications & experience
I trained in the Jungian/post Jungian tradition at the Society of Analytical Psychology (SAP) and am licensed to offer once or twice weekly psychodynamic psychotherapy. I am a registered, accredited member of the BPC (The British Psychoanalytic Council) and of the SAP (Society of Analytical Psychology) as well as the International Association for Analytical Psychology (I.A.A.P.)
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 Psychoanalytic Council
The British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC) is a professional association, representing the profession of psychoanalytic psychotherapy.
The organisation is itself made up of fourteen member organisations and BPC accredits the trainings of its member organisations. An individual who qualifies from one of these trainings is then eligible for entry into the BPC's register.
BPC registrants are governed by a code of ethics, a policy of continuing professional development, a statement on confidentiality and a complaints procedure. The BPC is a Member Society of the European Federation for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in the Public Sector (EFPP). Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
Accredited register membership
Accredited Register Scheme
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Areas of counselling I deal with
I work on a sliding scale and am able to offer a limited number of low fee places.