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Brett Garcia MBACP

Sutton, SM2
07528 852831 07528 852831

About me

I'm a Mental Health Clinician and Integrative/Psychodynamic Psychotherapist and am registered member with the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).

For over twenty years I have worked extensively within the professional fields of Social Care; Education; Health and therapy with Children/Adolescent; Adults; Couples and Families.

Therapy:

The therapy room provides a calm, relaxing, confidential and safe environment for clients; which is imperative and essential for therapeutic work. The modalities used in therapeutic work are: Person CentredApproach; Transactional Analysis; Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT); Extentialism; Gestalt; Systemic Therapy; and Psychodynamics.

Location of the practice is 10 minutes walk from Belmont Station, and,15 minutes walk from Cheam station, and has good accessible links to overground line and buses. There is also free parking available.

The duration of each session is 60 minutes and double sessions are available. A 15 minute telephone consultation is scheduled with a client prior to the first session.

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications:

Master Degree: Humanistic Integrative & Psychodynamics Psychotherapy

Degree: Pre-practitioner Course in Counselling skills

Degree: BA Social Care

Training:

Insitute of Leadership and Management (ILM)
Level 7 - Coaching and Mentoring

ADOS Trained in diagnostic assessment  and treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)

Workingwith Couples (Tavistock & Portman)

Mindfulness (Tavistock & Portman)
Working with Children & Young People (BACP)
Working with Addiction & Bereavement (BACP)
Managing children’s sleep disorders in clinical practice (Southampton Children Hospital)

Clinical experience:

Drug and Alcohol misuse
Mental Health (Schizophrenia/Personality Disorder and other associate disorders)
Domestic Violence and all types of abuse
Depression and Anxiety
Confidence and Self-Esteem
Learning Disability and Neuro Developmental Conditions

Member organisations

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I am a qualified Integrative/Psychodynamic Psychotherapist. I am able to provide therapy if you suffer from Depression; Anxiety, help you with your Confidence; Self-esteem; Stress; Relationship difficulties; Sexuality and more. I work with Adults, Couples, Children and Adolescents.

Therapies offered

  • Behavioural therapy
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Couples counselling
  • Existential therapy
  • Family/systemic therapy
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Other therapies
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy
  • Transactional analysis

Fees

Individual session is 60 minutes: £55

Couple session is 60 minutes: £75

Family consultation: £75

Child/Adolescent/Students are charged at a lower rate of £45 for each session.

Further information

I currently work within the NHS setting as a Mental Health Clinician and Psychotherapist in a specialist team working with children and adolescents; who experience a vast range of difficulties and challenges. Part of my role, I complete triage, assessments, and family consultation.

Other part of my role I work with clients who have a diagnoses of Learning and physical Disability and Neurodevelopmental conditions where I complete therapeutic treatment and coordination of their case. I run a Sleep Service where I provide consultation and workshops. I also provide a forum for Dad’s of children who have disabilities. I provide consultations/professional reflective to other professionals. My other clinical experience includes working with adults, couples and families.

The following areas of challenges or difficulties I work with as follows:

Depression
Self-Esteem
Sense of belonging and self-identity
Eating disorder
Confidence
Anxiety
Sexual abuse
Anger Management
Behaviour
OCD
Men's issues
Family issues
Bereavement

I am a strong believer that whatever difficulties or challenges an individual and/or couple are experiencing; therapeutic support and intervention is effective to understanding and notion of change.

I receive regular clinical supervision and attend relevant CPD courses to enhance my professional development and maintain my knowledge within the changing profession of Counselling and Psychotherapy.

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None

Accessibility

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.

Wheelchair user access

Availability

Monday to Friday: 17:00 pm until 22:00 pm.

Saturday and Sunday: 09:00 am until 13:00 pm

* I offer online, Skype, telephone and zoom sessions*

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme
Brett Garcia MBACP

Brett Garcia MBACP