Hi, my name is Cheryl, I'm a fully qualified and insured Person-centred counsellor. I'm also a member of the BACP counselling association. As well as being a counsellor, I worked as an NHS nurse for the past 16 years.
I believe that counselling can change lives and should be something that is accessible to all. Many people are nervous about starting a counselling journey, that's why I strive to support and reassure all clients. The main values I hold are acceptance, equality & care.
Counselling sessions will take place in a calm, relaxed and welcoming atmosphere, in a comfy garden cabin. Or if you prefer, telephone or online sessions can be arranged instead. All sessions are confidential and day and evening appointments are available.
All clients will be welcomed warmly and will be able to discuss whatever issues they wish to bring to sessions. These might include:
Stress, anxiety, depression, abuse, self-esteem, bereavement, grief, trauma, relationship issues, addiction, sexuality, work issues, bullying, domestic abuse or confidence issues.
Training, qualifications & experience
- Level 4 diploma in Counselling
- Diploma in Bereavement Counselling
- Domestic abuse course
- Trauma course
- Safeguarding training
- Registered Nurse
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.
Areas of counselling I deal with
£25 per hour session