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Elizabeth Smith B.Sc.(Hons.) Adv. Dip Humanistic Counselling MBACP (Accred).

About me

I am an experienced Registered and BACP Accredited counsellor and supervisor offering professional counselling online via Zoom, telephone or face to face.

I am trained in Humanistic Counselling which is especially suited to anyone feeling lost, struggling with low self-esteem or looking to improve well-being, or when  struggling with a condition such as anxiety, panic disorders, addiction, depression and bi-polar disorder.  Counselling can help when we go through the pain of loss through bereavement, divorce or separation, or face the challenges of chronic or life limiting illness. I aim to provide a non-judgemental therapeutic relationship where we can explore the challenges that face you and find a way forward for you. Please feel free to contact me if you would like to know more or discuss your concerns with me.

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualified 2011, Registered Accredited Member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy

Advanced Diploma in Humanistic Counselling (BACP Accredited).

BSc Hons. Biological Sciences.

Counsellor at The Hospice in the Weald for 5 years, and at Burrswood Hospital working with patients with life limiting diagnoses or long term conditions, their families, and those experiencing bereavement,

Extensive experience working with anxiety and depression.

Training in counselling couples.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

BACP

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

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Anxiety

Stress

Long term health issues and life limiting conditions.

Relationship issues, including family relationships.

Counselling supervision

Therapies offered

  • Couples counselling
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Transactional analysis

Fees

£50.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information


Daytime appointments: individuals £50 per hour, couples £60.

Concessions are available for students and those on benefits or low income.


Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Monday - Thursday 8.00-8.00pm. Saturdays 9.00-12.00

Further information

I work in a quiet area close to The Pantiles, 5 mins walk from Tunbridge Wells train station and within easy reach of car parks and bus routes.

Home visits can sometimes be arranged if you have limited mobility

Tunbridge Wells
Kent
TN1

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples

Key details

Home visits available for those with limited mobility.

Elizabeth Smith B.Sc.(Hons.) Adv. Dip Humanistic Counselling MBACP (Accred).

Elizabeth Smith B.Sc.(Hons.) Adv. Dip Humanistic Counselling MBACP (Accred).