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Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Clinical Supervisor

About me

Are you feeling overwhelmed, not able to think clearly, feeling like something isn't right, or feeling stressed or out of control? Counselling can help you have a greater awareness about yourself, talking about the things in your life that don't make sense or what makes you angry, sad or afraid. We can look at your emotions, feelings & behaviours together & find the way forward for you.

I am a Counsellor Psychotherapist & a clinical supervisor, qualified in face to face, online & telephone counselling & Supervision, based in a rural location

I can offer therapy sessions in a rural location of Great Wenham, with parking and disability access or I am trained in Online and telephone counselling and can offer sessions online or on the telephone.

My approach is humanistic and integrative. using the principles of positive psychology with a person centred-approach. In essence, this means that I draw from my experience and training to provide a quality, individually tailored counselling service to achieve the best outcome for you. I consider each client to be individual and what you are experiencing is unique to you.

My experience: I worked with people in the community for over fifteen years and seen many people of different ages, cultures and backgrounds and have assisted people to get to where they wanted to be.

I have worked with anxiety, depression, transgender, gender dysphoria, panic, relationships, age, addiction, suicidal thoughts, trauma, abuse, I am BACP Registered and have a Ba Hons in Counselling and Psychotherapy.

I am fully insured and BACP registered. My practice is in a rural setting with parking and disability access, in a confidential setting. 9 miles from Ipswich, 8 miles from Colchester, 4 miles from Hadleigh, 2 miles from Capel St Mary

The first session is £15.00 and will last about 45-60 minutes. It will be an initial assessment to get to know each other, tell me about what is going on for you and see if you are happy to carry on working together.

Training, qualifications & experience

Ba Hons Degree in Person-Centred Counselling (University of Essex) BACP accredited

Advanced certificate in Online and telephone Counselling

Advanced certificate in Clinical Supervision including online and telephone

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

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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Fees

£35.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Students

Additional information

£35 per session

£50 per session for couples

I offer concessionary rates

When I work

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Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Day times, some evenings but not Tuesdays or Sundays.

Further information

I am qualified in face to face, online & telephone counselling & Supervision.

Based in a rural location. I am humanistic & integrative, using the principles of positive psychology with a person-centred approach to provide a unique individually tailored counselling service, to achieve the best outcome for you.

Great Wenham, Colchester, Essex, CO7

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a Counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

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.

parking at the rear of the property

Online platforms

Skype
VSee
Zoom

Supervision

In person
Online
Phone

I am qualified in face to face, online & telephone counselling & Supervision, based in a rural location. I am humanistic & integrative.

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