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Psychotherapist

About me

I am a psychotherapist who is passionate in supporting individuals to find their freedom and to live the lives they deserve.

Do you want to create change, find relief and feel good? If you can say yes, you have come to the right place.

About you

You have worked incredibly hard to get where you are and you refuse to continue putting up with your difficulties. You no longer want to struggle alone, feeling anxious, stressed or overwhelmed on a daily basis.

You want to be you, without anxiety, stress, self doubt or anything else, affecting everything you think, feel, or do, in work, love and life.

How I help

I will support you to find insight into difficulties, find freedom from anxiety, build resilience to stress, change ways of behaving, heal from emotional hurt and increase your overall well-being.

My specialism

I specialise in supporting adults who have experienced emotional or childhood trauma and want help resolving the negative impacts they may have been left with.

My clients usually find they have experienced narcissistic, selfish or emotionally abusive parenting, and reach out for help with (but not limited to):

  • Setting boundaries that meet their needs.
  • Feeling less guilty, sad, anxious or stressed. 
  • Diminishing self blame and self doubt.
  • Addressing self-destructive behaviours. 
  • Critical thoughts.
  • Repressed emotions. 
  • Healing from hurtful experiences.

Does the saying “stop taking paracetamol for other people’s headaches”, resonate with you? 

How I work

I offer weekly sessions, for 50-minutes, via the online platform zoom for both UK and international clients. Sessions are held at the same time each week, with flexibility if needed. All paper work is completed electronically.

What happens next

If you're ready for change, and want to make a start, please contact me today with your enquiry.

I shall respond either to arrange an initial appointment or to discuss your enquiry further. I look forward to hearing from you.

There is no obligation to stay after the initial appointment.

For further information

Please click the above link to access my website www.findingfreedomtherapy.co.uk If you have any further questions, please get in touch.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Advanced Diploma in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy.
  • Diploma In Psychodynamic Psychotherapy.
  • Foundation Certificate in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy.

My private practice is called Finding Freedom Therapy. I have previously worked for a local counselling charity in Bedford and conducted client assessments as part of their intake programme. I have also provided short term therapy sessions for NHS IAPT service.

I am registered with the BACP and became qualified to practice in 2017.

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).

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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Fees

£60.00 per session

When I work

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Tuesday to Thursday daytime and evening.

Wellingborough, NN29

Witney, Oxfordshire, OX28

Type of session

Online

Types of client

Adults