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Registered MBACP

About me

I am a Person Centred Therapist by training, I also manage a Computerised Cognitive Behavioural Therapy programme, addressing Anxiety Stress and Depression, deliver training on the Solution Focused approach and many specialist counselling subjects and promote healthy living. I provide support to clients in relationship difficulties, workplace concerns, grief and loss, emotional distress and helping clients to deal with change, transition and trauma.

It’s a very personal decision but you will know when things are not right in your life. It may be that you feel that you cannot share things with friend’s family or work colleagues. Counselling gives a confidential safe space to be able to explore your thoughts and difficulties.

Working globally has given me a very broad experience of working with a wide range of issues across the world and in the UK, in-person face to face, via Zoom video or over the telephone. I am passionate about providing confidential help and support for adult clients who recognise they need assistance, to talk through worries and concerns and provide support to help move to a more balanced and purposeful lifestyle. It’s good to talk! Counselling Helps!

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a Registered Member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy with 10 years post qualification experience.

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.

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.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

From £20.00 to £30.00
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income

Additional information

I offer counselling sessions at a low rate to make counselling more accessible during the pandemic.  During the Pandemic period I offer Zoom Video Counselling at £30 and Telephone appointments at £20 per 50 minutes session. I offer these rates because I do not believe that cost should be a barrier to access counselling at a very difficult time.  I have concessionary rates for two clients in my weekly counselling schedule which are both currently taken, but I still have capacity at a standard rate . Owing to the pandemic I have suspended face to face sessions to maintain client safety.  

When I work

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I can make exception to these times and occasionally schedule sessions on a Friday or weekend.

Further information

In additional to my low and affordable rates you can expect a robust, thorough and efficient intake process, and on going support where you can see your own progress.  I am firmly committed to providing evidence based counselling to ensure the effectiveness of my service and support to my clients.

Type of session

Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults

Key details

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

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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.