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MBACP (accred) Counsellor and Supervisor

About me

Bonnie Wood Counselling 

Counselling and Clinical Supervision.

Canterbury, Whitstable and Online.

Hi, thank you so much for looking at my profile. I am based in Canterbury and I offer counselling to individuals on a short or long term basis. I am happy to work face to face or provide online sessions. I am also offering clinical supervision to counselling professionals.

I am mainly humanistic in approach. I currently work for East Kent College as a team leader, coordinator and clinical supervisor and I have extensive experience and a passion for working with young people as well as adults of all ages and backgrounds.  

I can offer a safe and non - judgemental place for you to explore your thoughts and feelings and support you with any life changes you might wish to make. I will work at your pace and my main aim is to improve your happiness, self acceptance and overall wellbeing.

I have a passion for building self esteem and confidence. I can work with anyone who might need support with a range of issues including anxiety, depression, anger, low mood, loss, relationship issues, bereavement or just those who need to talk and might feel a bit stuck in their life's journey. I can also help with panic attacks, trauma, sexual abuse, gender identity and dysphoria and any pregnancy related issues. 

I understand it can be scary to take the step into counselling and you might be feeling anxious. I will do my best to offer a confidential place in which you can feel comfortable and relaxed and able to freely talk and explore your emotional responses and thoughts. I will listen and be with you every step of the way.

I offer long and short term sessions but I am always happy to be guided by you as to how long you would like to attend. 

On the first session, I will complete a brief well-being assessment and have a chat with you to establish your goals for the sessions. 

Please see below for my fees and concessions and please feel free to contact me for extra information or to arrange a session. 

Training, qualifications & experience

  • BACP Accreditation
  • Level 6 Clinical Supervision
  • Level 5 MBCBT Advanced Diploma (Mindfulness based cognitive behavioural therapy).
  • Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (Humanistic)
  • Level 3 Counselling skills
  • Level 2 Counselling Concepts.

Recent CPD training -

  • Working with Survivors of childhood sexual abuse and Trauma. (The grove practice)
  • Working with individuals from dysfunctional families.
  • Mental health first aid
  • Mental health awareness training

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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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

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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Fees

£60.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

  • Counselling £60 per session (50 minutes).
  • Supervision £60 per hour (£80 per 1.5 hr session)
  • Concessions £45 per hour student rate/low income.

When I work

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Morning
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Further information

I work from Canterbury - Room 321 Lombard House, health&wellbeing Centre in Upper Bridge St  as well as Clinic 124 in Whitstable. 

Bonnie Wood Counselling, Lombard House, Health, Wellbeing & Business Centre, 12-17 Upper Bridge Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2NF

Clinic 124, 124 Middle Wall, Whitstable, Kent, CT5 1BW

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

Wheelchair user access

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.

There is access via lift to my room, please ask for details regarding access.

Supervision

In person
Online
Phone

Hi all, I am able to offer clinical supervision face to face of via zoom. Please see my profile for further information.

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