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COUNSELLOR BACP couples/adults/teens & Mindfulness teacher

About me

I'm very approachable fully qualified and accredited, a highly experienced counsellor with over 25 years clinical experience.

I trained with Relate since 1997 and my specialty is relationship counselling with couples and individuals and counselling teenagers.

 I am a Mindfulness teacher having  trained with Bangor University, Centre of Mindfulness Research and Practice (CMRP)

In addition I have over 15 years experience as an EAP counsellor with organisations such as Nottinghamshire County Council and Nottinghamshire Police, working with employees around life events, the effects of workplace stress, personal and workplace dynamics and relationships.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Trained and qualified as a relationship counsellor with Relate since 1997.
  • Advanced certificate Systemic Practice with families and couples.
  • Accredited counsellor with the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).
  • 15 years experience as an EAP counsellor for local employees.
  • Mindfulness Teacher offering 8 week Stress Reduction Courses
  • Eco Therapist offering walk and talk sessions in nature

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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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

Other areas of counselling I deal with

As a mindfulness teacher I also integrate mindfulness concepts into my therapeutic interventions, such as self care, relaxation, compassion and meditation.

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Fees

From £60.00 to £90.00

Additional information

  • £60 per hour for individuals
  • £90 per hour for couples
  • £60 per hour for individual online/telephone counselling
  • £90 per hour for couple online/telephone counselling

When I work

Weekdays and some evenings and occasional Saturdays

West Bridgford Acupuncture & Counselling Clinic, 53 Bridgford Road, West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire, NG2 6AU

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

Our clinic is on the first floor up some stairs so may not be accessible to wheelchair users