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MBACP, UKCP Psychotherapist/Counsellor. On-line offered

About me

I am passionate about improving the lives of the people I work with through listening, raising awareness and exploring different aspects of themselves in order to bring about positive change. Through deepening your understanding of how you relate to yourself and the world around you, you will discover new ways of living your life, feel less overwhelmed and overcome your challenges.

By keeping an open mind, providing a safe space for you to explore and talk about your struggles, I will support you to reach your personal goals. I have worked with clients from different cultural, ethnic and social backgrounds and I am understanding and open to individual difference and diversity. I provide a safe and secure environment for you to talk to me in confidence about issues and feelings which are preoccupying your mind and are affecting your ability to function day to day. Therapy sessions can be face to face, on line or telephone.

My approach in sessions is centred on you, focusing on the here and now, current situations and difficulties you are experiencing. How you are feeling and behaving at present is often linked to past experiences which remain unresolved and continue to impact on your health and well-being today. Our sessions are based on respect, compassion, empathy and honesty. I will support you in exploring your reasons for wanting therapy, within a non-judgmental environment. By creating a safe, open and genuine relationship with you, we can together find ways to deal with the difficulties you are experiencing. This can help you develop the tools to find clarity and become more confident, empowered and self-fulfilled when dealing with life's challenges.

My purpose as a psychotherapist is to raise your self-awareness and how unresolved situations affect your behaviour, day to day functioning as well as your relationship with others.

My aim is to support you through your journey to discover more about yourself, your feelings and explore how you react to challenging or difficult situations, both past and present. Life experiences trigger emotions and reactions in you which leaves you feeling a mixture of emotions such as confused, stuck, numb, worried, anxious, fearful and angry. As your self-awareness increases, you become more confident and accepting of yourself and in a better position to change behaviours in yourself that have been holding you back from progressing.

Training, qualifications & experience

I completed my training at The Gestalt Centre which is one of London's leading providers of counselling and psychotherapy training.​​ I am an accredited registered clinical member with UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) and a registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).

I have a bachelors degree in Social Work from Kingston University and Masters degree in Psychotherapy from London Metropolitan University.

I have been offering counselling to individuals and couple for over 15 years.

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

Fees

From £60.00 to £100.00
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Health Insurance/EAP

  • BUPA
  • AXA PPP
  • Health Assured
  • Aviva
  • Saga
  • Vitality
  • WPA

Additional information

Individual Therapy Sessions:

  • Online sessions - £60
  • Face to face on-going sessions - £60

When I work

During Covid-19, I am able to provide on-line and telephone therapy. 

Hallow, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR2

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults

Key details

DBS check

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Online platforms

Zoom