MBACP - Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy
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I am a qualified integrative therapist and registered MBACP based in Barnsley/Sheffield, working face-to-face and online.
A naturally relaxed, warm, and reflective individual, I aim to provide non-judgemental, encouraging support, and to assist in exploring and moving forward with issues causing you difficulty.
I use an integrative approach that is predominantly relational and person-centred, and that draws from a range of theories, specialist skills, knowledge, and techniques, in an effort to be as flexible as possible to the needs of each particular individual, and which is expressed in a distinctly empathic, genuine, non-directive way of working.
I have worked as a counsellor for organisations within the charity sector, including Pathways Family Support, Sheffield Carers Centre, and Humankind Umbrella Early Intervention & Prevention Service. I have worked with clients experiencing issues including anxiety, depression, relationship issues, domestic violence and abuse, anger, bullying, stress, unpaid carer support, low confidence/self-esteem, chronic illness/health-related issues.
There are many reasons why a person may seek counselling/therapy. In my experience, both personally and as a practitioner, I understand it isn’t always easy to take the first step or find the right therapist for your needs, so feel free to get in touch for an informal conversation where we can discuss any questions you may have, if counselling might be helpful for you, and to decide if we feel we can work together.
Training, qualifications & experience
Professional Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy (The Academy: SPACE, Sheffield) 2021
E-Counselling using telephone and Zoom 'Making the Transition to working online and via telephone' (The Academy: SPACE) 2020
Foundations of Counselling (The Academy: SPACE, Sheffield) 2017
Certificate of Proficiency (MBACP) 2021
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
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.
Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Chronic illness/autoimmune disorders
£40.00 per session
Concessions offered for
£40 (per 50 minute session)
Concessions for low income/unemployed/student counsellors can be discussed.
When I work
I am currently working in-person and remotely, with availability Tuesday evenings, Wednesday evenings, and Thursday afternoon/evenings.
Remote sessions are hosted via Zoom. In-person sessions are currently held at Whet Wellbeing in Hoyland, Barnsley (close to J36 M1).
For further information, please feel free to get in touch with me via email or telephone and I'll get back to you as soon as possible.