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About us

About us

Welcome to our profile and well done for taking that brave, first initial step and reaching out for support.

You maybe struggling with relationships, feel depressed or suffer from anxiety, or you maybe struggling with a bereavement or just don't feel yourself.

As your counsellor, we will provide a safe and confidential space to enable you to explore your thoughts and feelings. We can either work with you in a person centred way or use a technique which we specialise in known as drawing and talking therapy. This technique works with the unconscious mind in a creative way. This technique is ideal for when you have difficulty in putting words to your thoughts & feelings. It is especially good for children who have additional needs, e.g. ASD, OCD, anxiety and other issues.

As well as being friendly and a supportive practitioners, we work ethically within the BACP guidelines and we will always have your best interests at the heart of all therapy sessions. We both work in an integrative way as every client is unique, We adapt our therapy style to what will best suit the client.

Training, qualifications & experience

We hold a BA (Hons)in Counselling and have been trained to work has an integrative counsellor, which means we adapt our way of working with what suits the client and their needs. This maybe CBT, Person Centred, using Drawing and Talking Therapy to name a few.

We have additional training in the form of CPD, in working with fears, anxiety, depression, safeguarding children and vulnerable adults, play therapy, sand play and hold the advanced diploma in Drawing and Talking Therapy.

We have experience working with bereavement and end of life where we both volunteer in a local hospice. We have both worked in school environments with primary and senior school children. I also volunteer for Samaritans as a listener and have carried out face to face work with clients.

Member organisations *

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.

We have verified that at least one professional at this organisation is registered with the relevant professional body.

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Fees

Additional information

A 50 minute counselling session costs £40

Drawing &Talking fees are £25 for an individual or £15 for group sessions.

Please contact for further information or to make an appointment.

When we work

Flexible days and times to suit the client

Further information

For further details on our services please contact me on 07812053231

26 Longfield Road, Bishop Auckland, Durham, DL14

Market Place, Darlington, Durham, DL1 5RP

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Groups
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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