Hi. My name is Carol.
CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE - I currently have availability for online and telephone therapy sessions, to include the following platforms:- Zoom, Skype, phone, Whatsapp and Facetime. I also have some in-person appointments.
I am a qualified, experienced UKCP registered Psychotherapist, Counsellor and Supervisor.
I am supportive and compassionate and offer you empathy and understanding. I am respectful and have a non-judgemental approach. Counselling and Psychotherapy can help you come to terms with problems and difficulties you are experiencing in life. This could be due to relationship issues, problems at work, experiences from your past, eg. abuse or trauma, or current health related issues, anxiety, depression, sleeping and eating problems. These are just a few examples of difficulties that people come to counselling for help with.
Psychotherapy and Counselling can help you heal and grow, whilst being supported through talking and sharing your inner most thoughts and feelings. I offer you a quiet comfortable space where we can work together confidentially. l am patient and interested in how your life experiences affect your sense of being in the world. I am creative in my style of work and am very committed to finding the best way of working to meet your individual needs. The quality of the relationship between myself and my client is extremely important and I believe this provides the foundation for your personal growth.
Psychotherapy and Counselling can help you express yourself and make sense of your thoughts, feelings and experiences. This can help you make new life choices for yourself and greatly improve your self-esteem and confidence.
I work from my private practice at home, based in Scarborough. Sessions are one hour long and I am available Monday to Friday. I also have some evening appointments available. I offer a long or short term approach.
If you would like to meet me and find out more about what the therapy process involves, I am happy to meet you for an informal initial session. This offers you a chance to talk about what brings you to therapy, ask any questions you may have and to discuss what you would like to gain from the process. You are under no obligation to return after the initial session. If you would like to book an appointment, please email or call me, using the contact details below. (Fees are at the foot of my profile).
Thank you very much for reading my page.
Telephone: 07775 801 487
Training, qualifications & experience
Qualified, UKCP Registered Integrative Psychotherapist and Relational Centred Counsellor - Advanced Diplomas.
Qualified Supervisor at UKCP Diploma level with Scarborough Counselling and Psychotherapy Training Institute.
I have worked as a Counsellor in the NHS and have experience in EAP and Affiliate related work. I have experience working with victims of severe crime referred through the Police.
I was additionally trained and worked at Scarborough Hospice in Bereavement Support.
I have experience in a wide range of issues, a few examples of which are:-
relationship issues, affairs and betrayals, abuse, trauma, anger, acute stress, anxiety including generalised anxiety disorder, illness and infertility including IVF, eating disorders, bereavement and loss.
I have had additional training and experience in the following:-
Pre and Post Natal Depression
Child Sexual Exploitation
Dreams, Nightmares and Sleep Disturbances
Working with Victims of Crime
Accredited and Registered with UKCP
Member of SCPTI
Holder of Enhanced DBS check.
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.
UK Council for Psychotherapy
The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.
As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.
UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. 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 I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
My fee is currently £45 per hour (local rate) - negotiable for those on low income or if you are entering into longer term therapy.
Introductory session £45. This is a one hour session, with no obligation to return. This offers you a chance to talk about what brings you to therapy, ask any questions you may have and to discuss what you would like to gain from the process.
My fee for couples is £60 per hour and 15 minute session.
As well as offering reduced fees to those on low income, this is also available to students in counselling training, where there is a requirement to have weekly therapy.
My current fee is £45 per hour. My student fee is £40 per hour.
Please contact me from the details below if you are interested or if you would like more information.
Telephone: 07775801487 Email: email@example.com
Monday - Friday. Some evening appointments also available.
TRAINING AND ACADEMIC MENTORING
If you are a trainee or a qualified therapist wishing to expand your knowledge and experience of a particular element of counselling theory or need assistance with writing essays, case studies and transcripts, I offer reduced fee academic mentoring and/or short training sessions that may be of assistance to you.
Academic mentoring can be done face to face or on-line and is undertaken by myself.
For mentoring please contact me on 07775801487 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Training for groups is also available and will often be facilitated by two UKCP Accredited Psychotherapists and Counsellors.
Short courses available are:-
- Empathy and the therapeutic relationship - Using Creative Interventions
- Understanding Relationship Dynamics
- Relational approaches to short-term therapy
If you are interested please contact myself (07775801487)
or Phillip Whittington (07837227921).