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Christopher Wilkinson

Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 1FR 07922281853 07922281853 07922281853 07922281853

About me

I am a fully qualified and experienced Counsellor and Integrative Psychotherapist. That means I have training and experience in different kinds of therapy and theories to help individuals work through their difficulties. I am qualified and experienced in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Person Centred Therapy and Attachment Theory. I am also a Qualified Mental Heath Nurse, with nearly 20 years experience in the NHS.

Life can be really difficult and challenging and for many of us, things that happen throughout can cause pressure to build and patterns to form. Sometimes, this may be due to our experiences growing up and developing in our world and sometimes it's the things that happen to us as adults. Sometimes we might not have a clue why, or where the issues started! Counselling and therapy is an opportunity to explore all of this with somebody qualified and experienced, but most of all human!

Training, qualifications & experience

2018 - 2019: MSc Integrative Psychotherapy: Derby University.                                                         2015 - 2017: Post Grad Diploma in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy: Derby University.
2015 – 2016: Certificate in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy: Derby University.
2011 – 2012: Postgrad Diploma in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Complex Care: University of Sussex.
2005 - 2006: BSc modules in Professional Education in Practice: Leicester De Montfort University.
2005 – 2006: Bsc module in The Reduction of Violence and Aggression: Leicester De Montfort.
2000-2003: Diploma in Mental Health Nursing, University of Nottingham.

  • Registered Mental Health Nurse, practising since 2000.
  • Experience as a Community Psychiatric Nurse.
  • Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist in secondary mental health service.
  • Drug/alcohol Nurse.
  • Person centred therapist for youth service.
  • Sub contracted therapist for sexual violence and assault counselling service.
  • Private therapist.

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

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy

Fees

I charge £40 per session.

Vernon House
2 Vernon Street
Derby
Derbyshire
DE1 1FR

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
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

1st floor office

Availability

Weekends, some evenings.

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Families
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme
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