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About me

I am a BACP accredited Counsellor working with both individual clients and couples. I am happy to offer Counselling or Supervision online via Zoom, or by telephone until it is safe to return to Face to Face Counselling following Government guidelines. I am experienced in helping people who are facing difficulties such as anxiety, depression, bereavement, health problems, low self esteem, relationship issues, stress and many others. I integrate aspects of psychodynamic, person-centred and cognitive approaches into my work, in order to provide the most helpful approach for each client.

You may be thinking about having counselling for a variety of reasons: Perhaps you are feeling depressed, anxious, confused or lost, or maybe you are struggling with low self esteem? Perhaps you are struggling to live with grief, or you may beexperiencing difficulties in your relationships with friends or family, or problems at work? May be you are facing a difficult decision or choice. Or are you simply feeling that you would like to take time to reflect on your life, to understand yourself better and to make some changes?

My training and experience enables me to help you to work through some of the areas which concern you now, as well as understanding the impact which previous relationships and life experiences may be having. I believe in counselling as a collaborative process where each client is the "expert" on their own life, and where together we can makes sense of your feelings and thoughts, which in turn can help you to bring about change.

I provide a safe and therapeutic environment where you can explore the issues that concern you in a non-judgemental atmosphere of support, compassion and confidentiality.

I am also able to offer Supervision to fellow Counsellors on an Individual or Group basis.

Training, qualifications & experience

Advanced Diploma in Integrative Counselling (2007)

Diploma in Pastoral Counselling (2005)

B.A. Honours Degree in Psychology (1980)

Diploma in Individual and Group Supervision (2012)

Post-Qualification Certificate in Couples Therapy (2014)

Certificate in Online and Telephone Counselling (2020)

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Supervision

Fees

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

The first 50 minute appointment has a charge of £25. This session gives the opportunity for us to meet, and for you to find out a bit more about counselling with me. If you then decide you feel comfortable and wish to pursue counselling with me subsequent sessions last for 50 minutes and are charged at a rate of £45 for individual clients and £55 for a 1 hour session for couples.

Availability

I am available from 8am to 8pm on Monday to Thursday, and from 8am to 5pm on Fridays.

Further information

I have a background of many years' experience in pastoral work. Counselling takes place in a relaxed, confidential environment, and I am easily accessible to clients from Fleet, Farnborough, Farnham, Basingstoke and Camberley.
Counselling may last for a few sessions or be longer term, and this is something we can discuss at the initial appointment.

Hartley Wintney
Hampshire
RG27 8QG

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Couples

Supervision

In person supervision
Online supervision
Telephone supervision

As an experienced Supervisor I offer a safe space to reflect on your practice and to explore together the best way forward with clients.

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Carolyn Marshall

Carolyn Marshall