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(MBACP)

About me

Hello, I’m Bob. I am a qualified Counsellor registered with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy. (MBACP Reg no. 528240). I can offer a safe and confidential space where you can talk about the issues that are affecting you without being judged.

If you are reading this, then you have been brave enough to take the first step. I hope that you will now take the next step in order that we can work through your issues together and I can help you to move forward with your life.

My approach is primarily person-centred which means it is non-directive and led by you. However, I also use other approaches such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Transactional Analysis as appropriate. I have experience of working with a range of personal and emotional issues but have focussed most on career change, relationships, young people, stress, anxiety, and depression.

Reaching out for help can feel scary and overwhelming. I know how this feels as I too have overcome many hurdles in my own life.

I offer a free 20 minute initial telephone meeting, where you will be able to ask me any questions that you may have, and talk about why you feel that you may benefit from counselling.

If you feel comfortable with me and feel I am the right counsellor for you,  we can book a counselling session together.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have over 25 years’ experience working in education, the public sector, and the voluntary sector providing Counselling and Career Counselling. My professional qualifications include:

  • Diploma in Humanistic Counselling
  • Personal Performance Coaching Diploma
  • Diploma in Careers Guidance

Member organisations

BACP

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.

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.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

Additional information

£40 per session. Concession rates are available.

Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
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