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Christine Wicks

Croydon, CR0 1EY 07895 056473 07895 056473
Croydon, CR0 1EY
07895 056473 07895 056473

About me

Life can be challenging at times, and therefore I offer a confidential, supportive service to those that feel they would like support and help in dealing with issues they might be facing. I appreciate it takes a lot of courage to take the step of seeking a counsellor and building up a relationship of trust in order to work through the difficulties people might face. I offer an ethical, and safe service, suited to the needs of the client and work at their pace.

I am registered with the BACP and am trained in psychodynamic and systemic therapy.  I am a Relate trained Relationship Counsellor, trained in working with domestic abuse, as well as all aspects of relationship breakdown.

I work with survivors of sexual abuse, relationship counselling and one to one personal counselling.  This involves exploring the past as well as the present, in order to make sense of why a person is where they are at the point of when they come to counselling, why they have made the choices and decisions in their lives that they have made and where they would like to be in the future either in their relationship or within themselves, and  how this can hopefully be achieved.  This will either involve a period of weeks as in marital counselling, or months /years with personal  counselling depending on the issues involved and the commitment to working through them with support.

I am  happy to be contacted to discuss my service beforehand at no initial cost before proceeding with a face to face initial consultation should you find my services to be suitable for your needs.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • HE Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling awarded by the University of Surrey.
  • Registered member of the BACP (British Associatiion for Counselling and Psychotherapy)
  • Couples counselling -  CPCAB Relate trained and qualified
  • One in Four, and organisation specifically for adult survivors of sexual abuse

I am experienced in dealing with a variety of issues that people may face such as:-

  • relationship breakdown and difficulties
  • anxiety, stress and depression
  • body dismorphia
  • anorexia
  • sexual and domestic abuse

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.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Couples counselling
  • Family/systemic therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Other therapies
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy

Fees

Initial consultation £40

Individual sessions £45

Couples £50

Further information

I am available  mornings, afternoons and early evening.

33A Heathfield Road
Croydon
CR0 1EY

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages None

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

Availability

South croydon, Tuesday,  Thursday

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
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