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About me

At my counselling and psychotherapy practice in Carlisle, I offer you the opportunity to talk about things that you find difficult in life and in relationships. I offer affordable emotional support and practical help to enable you to understand and, as a result, overcome some of life’s difficulties.

I work both long and short term with adult and adolescent men, women and couples. My main training is in Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy, but I have also trained in counselling for children and adolescents. Also I am trained in working with severe and complex traumas and suicide.

My Therapy room is a comfortable, private, confidential, safe and supportive space. You can bring any issues, worries, concerns here. Only you know what life is like for you. However, If you choose to come to therapy, I will work empathically alongside you. As a result, I will help you make a space in which you can explore the changes you would like to make. Following this you will be able to put change into action at a pace that is right for you.

If you would like to book a half price consultation, get in touch.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • BACP registered member (MBACP)
  • UKATA Diploma in Transactional Analysis (TA) Practice
  • Advanced Clinical Training in Transactional Analysis
  • Foundation Certificate in Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy
  • Diploma level training in Severe and Complex Trauma and Recovery
  • Certificate training in Trauma Treatment
  • Certificate training in working with children and young people
  • UKATA TA101 Introductory Course
  • Continued professional training towards my CTA (Certified Transactional Analyst) qualification.

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.

UKATA

UK Association for Transactional Analysis (UKATA)

UKATA (formally the Institute of Transactional Analysis) is the national UK Transactional Analysis organisation representing all fields of TA theory and practice. TA can be used as an effective tool in a wide range of contexts such as: personal development, management, coaching, counselling, psychotherapy, teaching, education, parenting and more.

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).

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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Fees

Additional information

  • £50.00 for individuals either in my office or online for a full 60 minute hour.
  • £75.00 for couples seen in my office. I do not do couples counselling online. Couples counselling sessions are 90 minutes in length.
  • I have some sessions available on Fridays at £25.00 for individuals on a reduced income and may agree a further reduced rate for those on very limited incomes, please enquire.
  • I accept cash, cheques and debit cards and online banking payments.
  • Fees are payable immediately at the end of each session or in advance for a set number of sessions.
  • I can provide statements and receipts if you are reclaiming your therapy costs from an insurance company or your employer.

When I work

Appointments Tuesday - 10:00 - 19:00 Wednesday - 9:00-18:00 Thursday- 9:00-18:00 Friday - 9:00-18:00

24 St. Aidans Road, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 1LS

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families

Key details

Single 80mm step from pavement. One internal door measuring 750mm at right angle to small internal porch.