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Registered Member MBACP (Accred). Clinical Supervisor

About me

Hello, my name is Cheryl Taylor, and I am an experienced counsellor working with adults and young people, in the Lincoln area.

I offer short and long term counselling to people from all walks of life. I work with adults and young people (age 12+), and practice from a comfortable and accessible consulting room based in Scampton, 5 miles north of Lincoln.

I also offer Clinical Supervision to counsellors, in training and qualified, as well as other professionals.

Person Centred counselling embodies the qualities of empathy, honesty and absolute respect towards clients. I hugely value the individuality of each one of us and believe that the relationship between the client and counsellor is the most important aspect of our work.

Together we will explore whatever is going on for you and I will seek to gain your perspective, and to be there with you, accepting you in your own experience.

I welcome whatever the client wishes to bring to sessions and offer a space for us to work together to bring real change to your life.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a registered, Accredited member of the BACP (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy) and have been practising as a counsellor for 18+ years. I am fully qualified, and have a wide range of experience:

*Certificate: beginners and advanced in Counselling (1996/7)
*MA degree in Counselling studies (University of Nottingham) (1999)
*Post Graduate Certificate in Counselling for children and young people (2006)

Further training through the NHS IAPT service:
*Counselling for Depression (official IAPT service training)

I am currently in private practice, having worked for the NHS for 10 years.

Prior to this, I worked in a rape and sexual abuse agency, working with women, men, young people and refugees/asylum seekers.

Further previous experience includes working in all kinds of educational settings; within schools, a further education college, and the University of Lincoln. In addition, working for Relate – specialising with children and young people whose families were experiencing break-ups or difficulties.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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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


Additional information

£40 (concessions available).

When I work

Daytime & evening appointments available. Assessments only at weekends.

Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN1

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

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