Brett Garcia MBACP
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.
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
Master Degree: Humanistic Integrative & Psychodynamics Psychotherapy
Degree: Pre-practitioner Course in Counselling skills
Degree: BA Social Care
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)
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
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
Accredited Register Scheme
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Areas of counselling I deal with
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.
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.
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:
Sense of belonging and self-identity
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.