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Chris Faulkner MBACP Counsellor and Psychotherapist

Farnham GU9 & Guildford GU2
07799 697952 07799 697952

About me

Hello and a warm welcome. My name is Chris and I am a fully qualified Counsellor and Psychotherapist offering face to face and online therapy to adults who may be experiencing trauma, bereavement, and stress-related problems.

I offer a warm, empathic, and judgment-free space from which you can begin to express feelings around what's bothering you. A single event or a number of small regular events in life can affect your internal equilibrium and provoke feelings of confusion, anger, sadness, or loneliness to name but a few.

I have experience in working with individuals in the armed forces, civil servants, and people working and living in high-stress environments. By forming a trusting therapeutic relationship, which is both gentle and challenging, I walk alongside you and help you to try and make sense of feelings and help identify any issues that could be preventing you from living life with maximum potential.

My clients often say that I really 'get them' and they feel comfortable expressing their true thoughts and feelings during our sessions. I believe this is because I truly care about the wellbeing of my clients, tailoring our sessions to each individual and their specific needs.

Getting in touch…

If you have any questions about therapy with me and how I may be able to help you, then I would like to invite you to get in touch with me today. You can call or text me on 07799 697952 or click here to send me an email.

I look forward to hearing from you soon.

Training, qualifications & experience

FdSc Counselling (University of Greenwich)

NCFE Levels 1, 2 and 3 Counselling (Guildford College)

Extensive experience working with a range of clients from 18 to 90+ at a local hospice. Issues experienced vary from the bereaved to carers and also those with life-limiting or terminal diagnoses.

I also have many years of experience supporting people through redundancy, disciplinary, workplace bullying, and a host of other workplace issues in a corporate setting.

Bi-Lingual in English and Spanish.

Member organisations

BACP

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

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

With a background in Senior Management and HR, I also specialise in supporting client's work through workplace issues, which can include bullying, harassment, redundancy, and disciplinary issues, to name but a few.

Fees

Initial Session £40.00; Subsequent sessions £50.00 for a 50 minute session.

If cost is holding you back from engaging with therapy, I do have limited places for those on a low income. Please contact me for details.

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Students

Further information

As a native speaker of Spanish, I also offer Spanish speaking therapy to the Hispanic community.

Soy un psicólogo de nacionalidad española que ofrece terápia en Surrey y Hampshire para toda la comunidad hispanoparlante.

Farnham
Surrey
GU9

Railton Road
Guildford
GU2

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages Spanish

Accessibility

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.

Wheelchair user access

Types of client

Adults
Organisations
Chris Faulkner MBACP Counsellor and Psychotherapist

Chris Faulkner MBACP Counsellor and Psychotherapist