Buckinghamshire Mind is a charity working to support and represent people with Mental Health needs in the local community.
We provide high quality one-to-one counselling to adults with a variety of mental health needs. We can work with people who are experiencing anxiety, depression, loss, relationship issues, difficulties with anger, recovery from traumatic events or are struggling to cope with the pressure of life.
Our core purpose is to provide a confidential counselling service that is available to individuals regardless of age ,gender,sexuality, disability, religion or background.
We are an independent service, operating separately from GPs and other statutory agencies.
Our service is an organisational member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy and all of our counsellors adhere to and work within the BACP Ethical Framework.
Clients will be offered an initial appointment to ascertain that we are the right service for them. Following this, they will be offered 10 sessions of counselling, each taking place with their allocated counsellor at the same time on the same day each week. The duration of each session is 50-60 minutes.
Training, qualifications & experience
Our counselling team comprises of counsellors who are either fully qualified or who are undertaking a placement on the final year of their diploma or equivalent.
Member organisations *
Registered / Accredited
Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.
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
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.
Areas of counselling we deal with
Buckinghamshire Mind adult counselling service is self funding and for the service to run it is necessary to charge a fee.
Fees are discussed at the initial appointment and the amount agreed will be the fee charged for the initial appointment and all ongoing sessions.