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About me

I am an integrative counsellor that uses a combination of methods and approaches to inform the work we do together keeping the primary focus on what works best for the issues you bring into the counselling room.

My experience spans over 8 years of working with children, young people and adults, predominately in a school setting with issues ranging from anxiety, self-esteem, depression, grief and bereavement, self-harm and suicidal thoughts.  This work takes the form of short-term CBT informed practice over 6-12 sessions or longer-term work involving a wider mix of approaches but all these ways of working with someone is driven by the individual, putting them at the centre of the process and providing a review at regular intervals.

I recommend an initial telephone/zoom conversation and then to schedule an in-person meeting where we can explore what therapy may feel like and then you are free to decide if I am the right counsellor for you without any obligation.

 Fully insured, DBS checked.

Please do get in touch to discuss our next steps;

Clare Sampson - Prof.Dip Psy C. MNCS          

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Level 5 Professional Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling Practice
  • 2:1 BA Hons in Business and Social studies
  • PGCE Post 16 education
  • Mental Health First Aid trained for adults and children
  • Safeguarding Lead trained with NSPCC

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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NCS

National Counselling Society (NCS)

The National Counselling Society

This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.

In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

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

National Counselling Society

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).

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National Counselling Society

Areas of counselling I deal with

Other areas of counselling I deal with

School/education refusal

Integration in education

Transition anxiety in education

Fees

£50.00 per session
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Students

Additional information

My sessions fees start at £50 for a 50-minute session which can either be booked per session or in a 6-session block.  Please note the initial consultation session is free of charge as it is important that what I offer is right for you.

When I work

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In person sessions can be booked from 8am Saturday until 6pm - after this time sessions can be booked for either the telephone or via zoom.

Windsor, Berkshire, SL4

Egham, Surrey, TW20

Type of session

In person
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