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BSc Counselling NCS Accredited

About me

Are you feeling depressed, anxious, lost, confused? Are difficult thoughts and emotions having a negative impact on your life? 

I am an experienced, compassionate counsellor and I am committed to helping my clients find their way through challenging times. 

I provide a safe, confidential, non judgemental space,  and will help you through the difficulties that you are facing.  At your own pace, with my support, we can work together to untangle confused feelings, face disruptive thoughts and find your way to a happier, clearer life.

Feel free to get in touch to arrange a reduced fee initial session to see how you feel about working with me.

Training, qualifications & experience

BSc Therapeutic Counselling
Advanced Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies
Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Studies
Introduction to Counselling Skills

I have experience working with clients from a variety of backgrounds and with many different issues.

I am an accredited member of the National Counselling Society and work according to their ethics and principles.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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NCS

National Counselling Society (NCS)

The National Counselling Society

This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.

In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

National Counselling Society

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.

National Counselling Society

Fees

£45.00 per session

Additional information

Initial session £20.00 (50 minutes)

Further sessions £45.00 (50 minutes)

The number of sessions required varies greatly from client to client and is also dependent on the issue/issues involved and the pace in which you feel comfortable to progress.

Sometimes a few sessions are enough to enable you to see things more clearly or you may wish to work with me for a lot longer. With this in mind, I tend not to agree on a certain number of sessions from the outset, but allow you to decide this as we work together to resolve your difficulties.

When I work

My working hours are 9am to 8pm Monday - Friday

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults