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BSC(hons), MBACP

About me

​Hi i'm Charlotte and I'm a disabled counsellor for disabled people. Not only have I studied disability and how it intersects with counselling, my own lived experience adds a further level of understanding to the issues my clients bring.  

I specialize in working with people who have disabilities and chronic illnesses. I primarily work online via zoom but I do have some limited spaces available for in person sessions at the LIFE-FORCE centre in Colchester, Essex as my other specialist area is working with children using theraputic creative play.

My other areas of expertise are working with anxiety, ​confidence, ​depression, difficult life events, ​LGBTQ+, ​​self-esteem, ​ and stress. 

Training, qualifications & experience

I have a 1st Class (Hons) BSc Counselling degree and I am a integrative practitioner. ​This means I use aspects from different types of counselling to create a tailor made counselling experience.  I am a registered member of the BACP (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy)

​​I use areas of Person-centred counselling, CBT, and Psychodynamic counselling as well as drawing on other techniques from other counselling theories.
Counselling can have a positive impact in your life allowing you to grow as a person and process difficult emotions.

Member organisations

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.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Chronic Illness

Ehlers- Danlos Syndrome

Hypermobilty Spectrum Disorders

Fibromyalgia

Fees

From £50.00 to £60.00

Additional information

My session Fees:

Online Zoom Sessions: £50 

In person Sessions: £60

(I offer a limited amount of concessionary fees on a case by case basis.)

Further information

If you are interested in having counselling with me, you will be offered a free 15 minute telephone consultation where I will ask you what you hope for by having counselling. Please send me a message with any questions you may have.

Please contact me for any access needs when booking in a session so I can make the session as accessible for you as possible. 

Colchester, Essex, CO1

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults

Key details

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a Counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the Counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

For in-person sessions please note that the LIFE-FORCE Centre only has access for most standard manual wheelchairs.  Please contact me for any access needs when booking in a session so I can make the session as accessible for you as possible. 

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