Elizabeth Bennett RegMBACP BA (Hons) Degree Integrative-Relational Counselling
Counselling can be very daunting especially if this is your first time. We will have an initial assessment to talk about the problems and issues affecting you and see if this works for you. There is no pressure to commit to counselling at this stage.
Counselling is a talking process to enable you to speak about the difficulties in your life and discover ways to manage and reduce them.
I appreciate that many of you may be feeling isolated, lonely, shielding and cut off from your family, friends and loved ones and may be experiencing family difficulties due to the Corona virus. Many of you may also be experiencing anxiety, loneliness, financial difficulties, isolation and depression in these unprecedented times.
Training, qualifications & experience
I hold a BA (Hons) Degree in Integrative - Relational Counselling from Kingston College/ Middlesex University. Level 2 &3 in Counselling Skills & Theory from Kingston University.
I have a private practice in Surbiton which offers affordable counselling for individuals age 16 years and above.
I work with such issues as Anxiety, Depression, Isolation, loss and bereavement, Domestic Violence, Sexual Abuse, Physical Abuse, Emotional Abuse, Anger - Management and Pure "O".
I worked at the Release/YMCA agency for three and a half years, working with such issues as homelessness, addiction and trauma.
I also offered Brief Therapy of six to twelve weeks at Canbury Medical Centre with such issues as depression and anxiety for two years.
I am a Registered Member of BACP, adhering to their code of ethics and my work is regularly supervised by an Accredited Counsellor.
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).
This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.
Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Addiction: The Kindness Method.
Safe Guarding Adults
Narrative and Systemic Approaches to working with people.
From £35.00 to £50.00
I am offering a reduced initial assessment on Skype for £35
Thereafter, I work on a sliding scale of income.
Concessions offered for
Monday - Friday 8 am - 8 pm Saturday - 12 - 6 pm