Caroline Stretch BSc (Hons) Counselling, MBACP
Are you struggling to cope, feel vulnerable, lost, suffering from anxiety, depression? Feeling like this can be overwhelming, impacting your health, relationships, and work life. I can help you explore issues which may be affecting your well-being.
I offer affordable counselling in a safe, confidential space where you will be supported as you work through your difficulties. I will listen, without judging, analysing you or telling you what to do. Working together, at your pace, with my support and encouragement, I aim to help you understand your difficulties more clearly, or from a different perspective. This process can involve acceptance of what you cannot change in your life, and discovering what positive changes you can make. Helping you to decide, with confidence, how best to move forward with your life.
Training, qualifications & experience
I am a Person Centred Counsellor, a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). I have worked with clients with a wide range of issues such as depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, and those experiencing significant life issues such as bereavement and loss, bullying, relationship breakdowns, and work-related stress.
- BSc (Hons) Counselling
- Advanced Diploma in Theory & Practice of Counselling
- Certificate in Understanding Children & Young Peoples Mental Health
- Certificate in Youth Work Practice
- Certificate in Counselling Skills
- Certificate in Counselling Concepts
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
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
I charge £30 for a 50 minute counselling session. Discounted fee for Students & Carers please see website for details.