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Christine Kingsley-Mills - UKCP reg; MSc. Psychotherapy; MEd.Human Relations

Leicester, Leicestershire, LE2 9JT
01162789598 Registered / Accredited
Leicester, Leicestershire, LE2 9JT

About me

Hello. I am a professional Gestalt Psychotherapist and trainer registered with UKCP (United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy). Established since 1993, I work in private practice in Glen Parva, Leicester.

I work with individuals, couples and groups. Dealing with a full range of issues such as relationship difficulties, anxiety, depression, abuse, trauma, illness, bereavement and loss, I like to work face-to-face and relationally with people as equals, and to encourage the development of self-esteem and self respect. My work is aimed at helping people see their own way, their own patterns and to explore their inner selves to discover what makes them a unique individual with unique responses to life developments, situations, events, crises, confusion or unhappiness. I use primarily Gestalt approaches, although other models of therapy, together with current research, are used as appropriate.

Attending to here-and-now experiences are central to the therapeutic process. I believe that increased awareness of our bodily responses, symptoms, illnesses, dreams and fantasies, thoughts, feelings and behaviour can lead to more conscious choices and to a release of creative energy. This process can empower us to fulfil more of our potential and lead more satisfying lives.

In Gestalt therapy the main concern is with your responses in the present .This might involve looking at your past and how it affects you here and now. The main aim is to aid understanding and awareness in a non-judgmental manner.

From this supportive relationship we are often able to move towards constructive ways of being and changing.

What now? You can Email: kingsleymills@outlook.com or Telephone: 01162789598

Ample free parking;

Direct bus route and frequent service (84; 85) from centre of Leicester

Training, qualifications & experience

I have a range of experience working in various settings with individuals and groups mainly within the Education and Health Services. I gained my therapeutic skills over many years of training, study, personal development and supervised practice, including:

- Registration as Gestalt Psychotherapist with UKCP
- Supervised private clinical practice since 1993
- Five years training for the Master of Science in Gestalt Psychotherapy (UKCP)
- Four years training as a teacher leading to a Bachelor of Education degree
- A further year training for the Master of Education degree in Human Relations
- Trainer and consultant in organisational and personal development since 1989
- Twenty years experience as a teacher, including managerial roles
- Five years experience in the Education Advisory Service
- Two years as a trainer in Child Protection and Safeguarding
- Personal and clinical experience of individual, couples, family and group psychotherapy        since 1991
- Ongoing supervision of clinical practice
- Ongoing continued personal development

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

UKCP

UK Council for Psychotherapy

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for 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.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Couples counselling
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychodrama
  • Transpersonal psychology

Fees

£50 per hourly session (Some concessions available)

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers

Further information

Ample free parking.

Direct bus route and frequent service (84; 85) from centre of Leicester

26 West View Avenue
Glen Parva
Leicester
Leicestershire
LE2 9JT

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None

Availability

Generally weekdays 09.00hrs - 17.00hrs Please contact to discuss

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

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