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Carole Brooks BSc Adv. Dip MBACP (Accred)

Carshalton, Surrey, SM5 1PG
07712812574 07712812574 Registered / Accredited

About me

Working Online

Given the current exceptional circumstances of covid19 I am able to offer the following:

Online therapy with Zoom one of the video communications recommended by BACP. If you choose to work with me online I will use trusted and GDPR compliant technology applications in order to keep our work confidential. If you are feeling isolated or anxious in these times of uncertainty, remember these feelings and times will pass as all things must pass, however if you do feel you need to speak in a live video session please contact me on 07712812574 or e-mail me on carolebrooks.counsellor@hotmail.com

Every so often we can come to a point in our lives when we feel confused or overwhelmed and our choices and options seem non-existent.

Therapy can help us achieve a healthier understanding of our selves and consequently help us to make better or different choices in the future.

By seeking therapy we can identify recurrent or stressful patterns of behaviour. it can also help us to accept who we are and liberate us from damaging and destructive thoughts.

therapy is a passage of elation, self knowledge and discovery, frequently taxing  but constantly rewarding.


As a Humanistic Integrative Counsellor I believe we are all individuals and we can grow, heal and be enlightened in a way and pace we choose.

I work integratively which means I have been trained in different models of therapy which I tailor to each individual client.

I work in a non-judgemental, engaging way building a warm theraputic relationship allowing my clients to work at a speed which is best for them.

Sessions last fifty minutes, normally weekly and are conducted from my purpose built, private, comfortable and peaceful therapy room in Carshalton SM5

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a Humanistic Integrative Counsellor and an accredited member of the BACP [ British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy] I earned my degree in Psychology with the Open University then continued my studies at the CPPD [Center for Professional and Personal Development] in North London obtaining a Certificate, Diploma and Advanced Diploma In Humanistic Integrative Counselling.

Short Course Skills are;

Psychiatry, Psychopathology and Psychodynamics
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Time-Limited Counselling,

Mindfulness

Certificate in CBT with the Grove in London

Bereavement Counselling at the Wimbledon Guild

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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.

BACP

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

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Transactional analysis

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Fees

My fee is £50 payable at the end of each session with a twenty four hour cancellation policy.

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers

28 Bramblewood Close
Carshalton
Surrey
SM5 1PG

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages None

Accessibility

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access

My consulting room is a comfortable purpose built private therapy space with a ramp for access unfortunately I do not have access to disabled toilet facilities.

Availability

I am available for day time and evening appointments Monday and Tuesday with Wednesday and Thursday evening appointments only, my latest is 7pm. with a finish time of 7.50pm

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme
Carole Brooks BSc Adv. Dip MBACP (Accred)

Carole Brooks BSc Adv. Dip MBACP (Accred)