Hello and welcome to CM Counselling & Psychotherapy, I am Charlotte.
I offer an integrated person-centred therapeutic approach which is a 1-2-1 talking therapy service, you can expect to talk through your issues in a safe, non-judgemental environment at your own pace. I believe that each client experience is unique to them so an initial consultation will help to establish what will happen in your counselling sessions, the length of sessions you require and answer any queries you may have.
A little bit about me...
My interest in helping others began in my early career supporting disabled people to live independently. I went on to study BSc (Hons) Counselling Studies along with Therapeutic Skills enabling me to deliver relaxation training through the use of breathing relaxation and progressive muscle relaxation to help with the management of stress related issues.
Moving forward with my career and education, I have worked as a mental health support worker and mental health and wellbeing officer supporting clients experiencing difficulties using counselling related skills and mindfulness practice. I went on to complete my post graduate diploma and MSc in Counselling and Psychotherapy and began practising as a Counsellor in 2015.
My work as a counsellor has seen me work with clients experiencing anxiety, depression, bereavement and loss, domestic and sexual abuse, relationship and family issues, work-related stress and childhood difficulties and/or traumas. In my work it is important to put the client at the centre of their feelings and emotions so I am not there to fix the issues as such but to be there alongside the client on their journey to discovering their own answers and potential.
Getting in touch
Seeking therapy can be a daunting and uncertain process for a client which is why I'd like to offer you a safe, non-judgemental environment to explore your thoughts and feelings that you may not be able to with those closest to you.
If you would like further information or an informal chat about the services I offer please email firstname.lastname@example.org. I will reply to you as soon as I can. *PLEASE CHECK YOUR JUNK MAIL FOR MY REPLY*
Training, qualifications & experience
I am a registered member of the BACP, in accordance with their guidelines I engage in monthly supervision and continuous professional development in the form of attending conferences, online courses and keeping training up to date.
- BSc (Hons) Counselling Studies with Therapeutic Skills
- Certificate; Stress Management Training
- PGDip Counselling and Psychotherapy (Professional Training)
- MSc Counselling and Psychotherapy (Professional Training)
I also have a full enhanced Disclosure and Barring check.
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
Other areas of counselling I deal with
I can offer relaxation training using breathing relaxation and progressive muscle relaxation to help with stress management.
I offer an initial consultation which lasts for 30 minutes chargeable at £20. This is to ensure you have a chance to make a fully informed decision as to whether you'd like counselling, what it entails and a chance to meet face to face/virtually.
Each counselling session lasts 50 minutes and is chargeable at £45.
Flexible sessions are offered.
Cancellation policy applies.
Monday to Thursday evening appointments and Friday day time