Having trained as a integrative counsellor I mainly work in a person centred way, which means I listen to you and help to guide you, exploring your emotions and past experiences. However, if you feel stuck or have so much going on for you, you don’t know where to start, I may use more creative methods. Each session will be tailored towards your needs.
I fully believe in positive psychology and will help you focus on the positives aspects of your life, and less on the negatives. It has been proven that thinking positively improves your happiness, wellbeing, health and can enhance your personal strengths. I will help guide you to think more positively whilst still exploring your worries, traumas and issues.
Training, qualifications & experience
I am a qualified counsellor with a Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling. and currently studying for an Msc. I am registered with the BACP and I have vast experience of working within a college environment dealing with young people. I have previously worked with Cancer Support helping clients deal with either Cancer themselves or helping their families. I am currently working with Staffordshire Bereavement and Loss, and also Re-Solv, a solvent abuse charity. I am also currently working with a large organisation to help counsel their staff during this particularly stressful time.
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
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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Areas of counselling I deal with
From £40.00 to £70.00
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session
£45 per session for individual face to face sessions and £70 for couples
I also offer telephone and online counselling at £40 per session
Home visits can also be arranged upon request
I am flexible in availability and am able so see clients most evenings and daytimes.
I have full professional insurance.
I have Enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) clearance.