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About us

NEED SOMEONE TO TALK TO?

We are a not for profit social enterprise and counselling practice, offering affordable talking therapies for adults and couples aged 17 and upwards. We have been providing high quality counselling for over twenty five years with sessions available at a number of venues in the Waveney and Great Yarmouth areas. People feedback that their lives have been transformed by the counselling they have received......

"the support was crucial and gave me the space to reflect on challenging situations".....

"has opened my eyes to myself, I understand why I am the person I am and why I react the way I do”........

We provide a number of options for counselling, and aim to carefully match your counsellor to your particular needs based upon their individual experiences, areas of expertise and wider professional backgrounds. Our options include:

Open-Ended Counselling
(for as long as you feel you need)
Time-Limited Counselling
(usually 6-12 sessions)
Couples Counselling
Critical Incident Stress Debriefing

And in addition to above:
Supervision, Staff Support and Coaching for Clinicians and Other Professionals



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Training, qualifications & experience

An organisational member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), all our counsellors are supported and appraised by CATALYST which works within the BACP's "Ethical Framework for Counselling Professions".

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)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

We have verified that at least one professional at this organisation is registered with the relevant professional body.

Other areas of counselling we deal with

We also offer a number of part-time training and professional courses:

Introduction to Listening Skills (6 weeks)
Certificate in Psychodynamic Counselling Skills (12 Months)
Clinical Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling (36 Months)

Advanced Certificate in Psychodynamic Theory and Practice
CPD Workshops

And in addition to above:
"Well Being at Work" Assessments and Seminars

Fees

Concessions offered for

  • Low income

Additional information

Initial assessment appointment: £40 (waged) / £25 (unwaged)

On-going weekly sessions thereafter: £20 - £45 (dependent upon what you can realistically afford)

NB. The amount per session you are able to pay will be discussed and agreed at the initial assessment appointment.

When we work

Sessions available Monday to Thursday between  9am - 7pm. We use a number of venues in Waveney and Great Yarmouth areas - currently Lowestoft and north of Great Yarmouth.

44 Alexandra Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1PJ

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

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