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About me

Hi there, nice to meet you. My name is Clare Kupfer. I am primarily a Person Centred Counsellor with a strong foundation in Carl Rogers approach. I qualified as a Counsellor in 2005. I have since worked as a therapist first in a bereavement service, MIND and for the past 15 years for the NHS.

I qualified in Creative Clinical Supervision in 2016 with Jenni Biancardi Consultancy. This confirmed an interest in working Creatively with clients and for personal development. Following this I attended Jungian SoulCollage workshops and trained in Expressive Art Therapy with Dinah Brown and also Creative Connections Cumbria.

Expressive Art Therapy was created by Natalie Rogers, Carl Rogers' daughter.  I have found working creatively helps you access unexpressed emotion and a deeper understanding of Self. So I may tentatively offer creative ways of working with you.

My strengths are in building self-acceptance and self-esteem. Helping you to release pain and difficulty from the past, to increase awareness of what you want and to reach for your most authentic You.

Training, qualifications & experience

Training and Relevant Education:

  • Expressive Art Therapy - Dinah Brown and also Creative Connections Cumbria
  • Creative Supervision - Jenny Biancardi Consultancy
  • Echoism: The Silenced Response to Narcissism - Workshop
  • Living with Hoarding Behaviours - Recovery Academy
  • Creative Facilitation Skills - Recovery Academy
  • Introduction to Gestalt
  • Gestalt Chairwork Workshop
  • Inner Child in Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • An Experiential Exploration of Existential Psychotherapy
  • Primary Care Mental Health Post Graduate Certificate
  • Diploma Person Centred Counselling
  • BA (Hons) Applied Social Studies
  • Diploma in Aromatherapy Massage
  • Certificate in Person Centred Counselling
  • Reiki Master
  • University Diploma in Higher Education Philosophy and Visual Art
  • 20 years experience as Therapist

Member organisations

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

Additional information

One to phone Telephone and Video Counselling £60 per session. Sessions are 50 minutes long.

Counselling Supervision Offered at £90 per 1.5 hour session.

Further information

At present offering telephone and video Counselling and Supervision.

My Interest are around knowing the self, the Law of Attraction (Abraham-Hicks), The work of Deepak Chopra. I am studying a little astrology. I feel strongly about the importance of physical activity and good nutrition and can direct you towards support in this area. I believe staying connected to nature supports mental health. I love to paint, work with clay and generally be creative.

Please feel free to get in touch on the listed number and have a brief chat to assess your needs and whether working together would be useful.

Birmingham, B32

Type of session

In person
Clare Kupfer

Clare Kupfer