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About me

Sometimes we need a space to think out loud, together with another person. A space that feels safe, where we’ve built a foundation, and can allow ourselves to be challenged.

It could be you are looking to make some changes but are feeling fearful and need the courage to take a step anyway. Maybe life has left you feeling marginalised and you are looking for a sense of belonging.

Perhaps you are just looking for some space to explore, but you can't put your finger on exactly what, or perhaps you know exactly what you want to talk about.

There are many different reasons why people come to therapy, whatever your reason for taking this decision, the first steps can feel a little daunting.

I offer a space that is safe and supportive, where curiosity and empathy replace assumption and judgement. Together we can begin to explore what’s going on and how you may be feeling.

How I work
I am an integrative therapist who draws on the approaches of psychodynamic and humanistic theories. This means we are able to explore patterns of behaviour that may have possible links to the past alongside what is happening in life in the here and now.

Starting point
The first session is an opportunity for us to talk about what has brought you to therapy along with any concerns and expectations you might have.
It also helps you to decide if I am the right person for you.

Continuing on
Sessions last 50mins and we would meet at the same time each week. There is no limit on the number of sessions offered. We would review this, together, periodically.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a registered member of the BACP and hold an MA in Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy.

I also have an MPhil in Conflict Management.

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

  • Integrative
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy

Fees

£70

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 Unspecified

Availability

During this time all sessions will take place online.

I have some availability on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Cora Beattie MBACP, MA

Cora Beattie MBACP, MA