Beacon Psychotherapy & Counselling Cheshire
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A qualified integrative psychotherapist I am the lead therapist at Beacon Psychotherapy and Counselling Cheshire, which is a small organisation dedicated to providing flexible counselling and therapy to people who are struggling to cope with the stresses of daily life, enabling them to improve their mental wellbeing. Offering confidential help with a wide range of emotional difficulties including anxiety, depression, bereavement, relationship difficulties, anger, complex trauma and dissociation.
If you or members of your family are looking to access help with any mental health and wellbeing difficulties please get in touch. I offer a professional service covering Cheshire, North Shropshire, North Staffordshire and North Wales from our offices near Whitchurch. I offer flexible business hours enabling us to serve clients with busy lives and business people.
To find out more about my services or to book an appointment please email me. All enquiries are confidential and I aim to respond as quickly as possible.
Training, qualifications & experience
A member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy I am a qualified integrative psychotherapist, having successfully completed a post-graduate diploma course at the University of Central Lancashire. I have experience of working with anxiety, depression, self-harm, bereavement, relationship difficulties, complex trauma and dissociation.
I have a wealth of experience working with a wide range of clients and offer both short and long term therapy.
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.
Areas of counselling I deal with
When I work
I offer daytime, evening and weekend appointments
In addition to private practice I am a UK member of the European Society for Trauma and Dissociation and am a trustee of First Person Plural an organisation for people with Dissociative Identity Disorder, having gained a wealth of knowledge in the field of complex trauma and dissociation.
I have presented at several conferences both in the UK and internationally on mental health, self harm, complex trauma and dissociation. I have also written for a variety of publications on the subject of mental health and complex trauma.