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Clare Wilkins Oak Tree Therapy

Weston-super-mare, North Somerset, BS22 8EF
07375647623 07375647623
Weston-super-mare, North Somerset, BS22 8EF

About me

Hello and welcome to my Profile. You may be wondering is counselling for me? It may have been suggested to you that you need to get some counselling but you're unsure what it is and if it will work for me?! To begin with I always say to my clients 'for counselling to work you need to find the right counsellor for you. It's like finding your favourite chocolate bar, you may have to try a few before you find the one you like!' Are you someone who is feeling they are struggling with day to day living but not sure why, is it hard to talk about, are you confused or are you embarrassed or ashamed to talk about it even to loved ones.


Does any of that sound familiar to you, if so I can help. I am a humanistic counsellor and a MBACP, I am also IDVA trained through Savelives. I volunteered for a mental health charity for 4 years offering low-cost counselling to those trying to manage complex mental health. I have 6 years experience working with Domestic Abuse survivors and their families

I know it can be terrifying making that first step to reach out for help. I offer a free 15 minute telephone consultation to reassure you, to make sure you are ready to begin the process of therapy. Because it is a process, a journey of self- discovery and at times this can be difficult. I will work with what you bring to the session and feel safe to share.

Training, qualifications & experience

CPCAB -  Level 4 & level 5 Psychotherapeutic Counselling - 2014

FdSc- Foundation Degree Counselling and Psychotherapy
Certificate: Safelives - IDVA - 2019

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I specialise in the recovery from Domestic Abuse and all this entails. I have spent the past 8 years working in this field. Domestic Abuse is not always physical and the psychological effects this has on the individual and their families is often not recognised.

Therapies offered

  • Gestalt therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy
  • Transactional analysis

Fees

£40 per session

1st Introductory session £20

Concessions offered for

  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

193 Milton Road
Room 6
Weston-super-Mare
North Somerset
BS22 8EF

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 Unspecified

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples

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Clare Wilkins Oak Tree Therapy

Clare Wilkins Oak Tree Therapy