Caroline May Psychotherapist MA (Minster Centre), UKCP accredited and Supervisor
I have worked as a counsellor and psychotherapist in many different settings which include GP surgery, NHS psychotherapy service, schools, university, charities and private practice.
Qualified supervisor for other therapists and counsellors
in addition to counselling and psychotherapy I am now also able to offer supervision to practising counsellors and psychotherapists. I am able to offer both individual and group supervision.
My work has taken me to countries such as Australia and India. I offer one on one sessions of counselling and psychotherapy to individuals - adults as well as children and adolescents. Much of my work is mindfulness based and includes sand play and symbol work, CBT, ACT and other forms of talking therapy.
Sessions last for 50 minutes and are available on the hour from 8am to 5pm inclusive. Some evening and Saturday sessions may also be available.
I am fully accredited with the UKCP and a full clinical member of BACP. I was a fully accredited clinical member of the Australian Counselling Association (ACA)
Training, qualifications & experience
My qualifications include MA in Psychotherapy (Middlesex University)
Diploma in Psychotherapy (The Minster Centre)
Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling (Reading University)
Diploma in the art and craft of individual and group supervision (Cascade)
Diploma in Sandplay Therapy and Symbol Work
MBSR certificate, and ASIST suicide awareness training.
My experience as a counsellor and psychotherapist spans over 20 years working in. variety of settings, here and in Australia. Currently I work in private practice mainly with adults who present with a wide range of issues. I am highly skilled at developing a therapeutic relationship with my clients and offering them a space space in which to unfold and share their concerns. Mindfulness forms a backdrop within which I work, enabling clients to become increasingly aware of themselves and their current difficulties.
In addition to offering counselling and psychotherapy sessions, I am also an experienced supervisor of counsellors and psychotherapists, offering them the opportunity to present their clients' concerns and work through any difficulties emerging through the work.
Registered / Accredited
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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
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Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Supervision offered to individual therapists and groups. My approach is integrative. Fee per 90 minute supervision session is £60
£60 per 50 minute session. Discount for series of 6 sessions, payable in advance of first session. Block of 6 sessions costs £325. Fees may be paid by direct bank transfer, cash or cheque
Sessions are of 50 minutes duration and start at 8am running through to 6pm. Evening and Saturday morning appointments are sometimes available.
My counselling room is located in a convenient location within walking distance of Bracknell town centre and the railway station. There is off road parking. Bracknell is a short drive from Wokingham, Ascot, Sandhurst, Binfield, Windsor, Maidenhead and Reading.