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I have experience in the areas of bereavement - both recent or experienced in the past, anxiety, relationships, self-esteem, confidence and purpose Illness, phobias, suicide.
Training, qualifications & experience
Having completed a part-time post-graduate diploma in Psychosynthesis Counselling, which I studied the course at the Psychosynthesis & Education Trust, Tooley Street, London SE1 2TH. The course was approved by the University of East London. and I graduated in 2006.
My first placements was at the Wandsorth Bereavement Centre, Clapham Junction, London; followed by the Mayday University NHS Hospital, East Croydon; Medway Maritime NHS Hospital - Psychological Services, in Gillingham, Kent, and the Mental Health Charity MIND, Dartford, Kent,
I have also taken a CBT course (2009) at the Psychosynthesis & Education Trust; and have been involved with training at the KCA (an Alcohol and Drug Addiction Clinic).
I have sompleted half of the introduction course for the Samaritans while I was based in Gillingham and will complete the training now I am in Shoreham.
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
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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Areas of counselling I deal with
£20 for an introductory first session and £30 thereafter.
I am glad to consider any concessions.
When I work
Mon to Friday - afternoon and evening places available.
I live approximately 15 minutes from Shoreham Station.
I have had M.S. for over thirty years and am constantly engaged with finding out which practical, scientific and spiritual approaches can be of benefit to me or anyone who suffers from illness.