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About me

Hello, I am a qualified Integrative Counsellor and a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).

I will work with you in an integrative way to provide you with the therapy that will meet your individual need in a safe, accepting, and non-judgemental environment. Integrative counselling means I studied different theoretical approaches like Psychodynamic, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Humanistic approaches and other theories. My study of these theories has led me to understand more about human suffering and how to help.

My own difficult experiences in life helps me to understand your life’s difficult experiences and challenges you have been through or may be going through now. I value and accept you as a person without judgement and will create a nurturing space for you to explore the difficult and stressful issues in your life.

Initial session

It can be scary to embark on your first counselling journey. At the initial session, we will discuss your concerns you are bringing to counselling. This first session will help us both discuss how we will work together and helps start our trusting and understanding counselling relationship which will help us work better together.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • BA (Hons) Counselling (Integrative).
  • Level 2 Certificate in Counselling  Skills.
  • Introduction to Counselling Skills

Other Training undertaken

  • How to do counselling online
  • What every psychological therapist should know about working with psychiatric drugs
  • Safeguarding Adults

  • Safeguarding Children

  • Autism Awareness

Experience

I support individuals dealing with stress, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, work stress, various diagnosed disorders and more. I will be there for you, whatever you want to talk about when working with you.

I work with people of various age-group with diverse issues. I have experience of working with individuals who are struggling with mental wellbeing and various  mental health issues and disorders. I provide counselling support to assist individuals reach and achieve a more manageable mental health and wellbeing for a better and fulfilling life.

Mental health and wellbeing concerns everyone. If you are looking for someone who will support you while you explore any of the following, I am available.

  • Anger management         
  • Anxiety management           
  • Stress management 
  • Work-related and Social stress         
  • Depression         
  • Relationship issues
  • Psychiatric drugs and Antidepressant drug withdrawal effects
  • Loss, Bereavement and Grief                     
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing Issues
  • Self-harm and Suicidal ideation   

Please scroll down towards the end of the page to see more description of the areas I work in or visit my website by clicking the 'visit website' button on the right, or contact me to discuss your problem.

Psychiatric prescribed drugs and antidepressants withdrawal effects

I understand the concern and worry about side-effects when deciding to go on antidepressant, and the worries about side effects when coming off them. If you are considering going on antidepressants, I can support you to explore and understand drug side effects so that you can make the right choice for you with the help of your GP.

If you are considering coming off psychiatric prescribed drugs and antidepressants or suffering withdrawal effects of psychiatric drugs and antidepressants; I can help you to explore and understand the withdrawal symptoms you may be experiencing.

Whatever you are going through, we can work it out together for you to find a resolution.

Member organisations

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

  • Behavioural therapy
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Existential therapy
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Transactional analysis

Fees

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

£40 per session

£40 for the initial consultation

Sessions:

Sessions last 50 minutes per session

£45 for out-of-hours, applicable to late sessions after 6 pm

Concessions are available for those with low income or in part time jobs. Please contact me to discuss.

Availability

Monday to Friday including evenings

I am available to take on new clients.

Please message me to discuss available and convenient time for you.

Thetford
Norfolk
IP24

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

Parking is available for you.

Caroline Robinson, Integrative Counsellor in Suffolk, Norfolk & Cambridgeshire

Caroline Robinson, Integrative Counsellor in Suffolk, Norfolk & Cambridgeshire