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Registered Member MBACP Dip Int Couns

About me

I offer Counselling and Couples Counselling at a private therapy room in Blean near Whitstable in Kent.

My therapy room is a purpose built and is in a country location near the seaside town of Whitstable in Kent. Directions can be found on Google Maps, by searching: Brian Leetham Counselling.

Please see my website for further details about the services I offer. I specialise in relational difficulties and anxieties. Whether you are feeling overcome due to anxiety, feelings of sadness or difficulties in your relationships, counselling can help you move past these issues and live a happier life.

I also enjoy working with other aspects that can act as blocks to allowing ourselves to move forward in out lives.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a Registered Member of the BACP and adhere to their code of ethics.

  • BACP Accredited Diploma in Integrative Counselling Inter-Psyche
  • BACP Accredited Certificate in Counselling Skills Inter-psyche
  • Certificate Counselling Concepts

    Additional Training:
  • Understanding Addiction
  • Relational Depth Certificate
  • Helping Clients Handle Stress
  • Adult Protection Awareness
  • Suicide – Managing Suicidal Behaviour
  • Suicide – Understanding Suicidal Behaviour
  • Hepatitis B,C & HIV Information Certificate
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Clinical Record Keeping NHS
  • Records Management NHS
  • Secure Transfer Personal Data NHS
  • Secure Handling of Confidential Information NHS

I have been counselling clients for over 10 years and have a comprehensive work and training experience. My working experience includes having worked within Structured Residential Settings, Community Mental Health Services and Substance Misuse Teams for over 15 years. I also manage a community based mental health service.

I have a comprehensive field of experience both professionally and personally. All of this allows me a broad spectrum of experience and enhances my ability to work effectively with clients of various social-economic backgrounds.


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

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I offer an integrative service, which means I can use a varied approach to best fit a client's needs. During the first session, we will work on an approach that suits you.

Fees

From £45.00 to £50.00
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

  • £45 Per Session for REMOTE & PHONE ONLY
  • £50 Per Session for Face-2-Face
  • £75 Per Session for Couples Counselling

Limited Concessionary Fees available, including students and those on low incomes including senior clients.

When I work

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Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

I offer day and evening appointments, please call or email me to discuss what suits you.

Wabi Sabi 67 Honey Hill, Blean, Whitstable, Kent, CT5 3BP

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

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Online platforms

Microsoft Spaces
Whatsapp

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