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About me

At our initial meeting lasting 50 minutes we can think together about what it is that bringing you to counselling at this time. From there we can agree on how to proceed and establish a way of working together.

During my counselling career, I have worked with clients with a variety of issues including anxiety and depression. I have seen how these issues are experienced by individuals in a unique way.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Advanced Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling
  • Certificate in Solution Focused Counselling
  • Certificate in working with Eating Disorders
  • Certificate in CBT
  • MBACP Accredited member
  • Member of the British Association for Psychoanalytic and Psychodynamic Supervision

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.

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

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.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Perinatal issues

Fees

From £30.00 to £40.00
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

A counselling session fee is £30 per hour

A supervision session fee is £40 per hour

Some concessions are available.

When I work

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Daytime and evening appointments available. Flexibility for those who work shifts.

Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, AL7

Type of session

Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Employee Assistance Programme