Christine Elizabeth Costidell, B.A. (Hons), MBACP (Reg)
I am qualified as a humanistic counsellor based on the model of Transactional Analysis and I now incorporate other models within my work.
I believe that a good relationship between client and counsellor promotes successful therapy.
I have helped clients with a wide range of problems and what I have learnt is that no two experiences are ever the same. What is important is the individual’s experience and working with that.
Clients say it’s a relief to be able to have objectivity and a space for them. Therapy provides a place for you away from the business of life
and its many demands.
Counselling can also provide valuable support when there is a crisis and there doesn’t seem to be a way forward.
Training, qualifications & experience
I have the following qualifications:
- BA (Hons) in Humanistic Counselling with Transactional Analysis – September 2012
- Diploma in Humanistic Counselling with Transactional Analysis. BACP accredited course – July 2009
- Level 3 Counselling Skills – passed – July 2006
- Introduction to Counselling Skills – December 2005
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
Individual therapy sessions - £40.00 per hour
Monday and Friday. Some evening availability.
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