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MBACP (Accredited) Registered Counselling & Psychotherapy

About me

Hello, I am Emma. Therapists are all different, have a read below to see whether I offer something that feels right for you.

I work face to face and can also offer zoom online consultations if you prefer.

I offer couples counselling. This supports you both, as you learn to relate to each other differently, by breaking cycles of communication and reactivity. 

I work with anyone feeling life is not working out as they hoped. I will help explore thoughts, beliefs and expectations and using some Buddhist ideas offer a way to view these differently.  

I have experience working with anxiety. I have an understanding of the biology of stress which you might find helpful, knowing your anxiety is natural, and shared by others.

I can incorporate Buddhist ideas and mindfulness in to much of my work, I am not a Buddhist and welcome anyone from any faith. 

There are different therapeutic techniques that I use, and I  base this on your preference, making use of how you understand your problems and their cause.
As well as anxiety, I specialise in eating disorders, depression, mindfulness and self esteem issues. I have additional training to help adult survivors of childhood abuse.

I have received training in dissociative disorders.
I offer Mindfulness workshops for 4-6 people, these can be an introduction to Mindfulness,  Mindful eating, or understanding stress and anxiety or bespoke for your friends, business or employees.

I am trained to teach MBSR

Key areas -

  • Anxiety and stress
  • Panic attacks
  • Depression
  • Anger
  • Gambling addiction
  • The emotional fallout of physical and emotional abuse
  • Self esteem
  • Over and under eating
  • Feeling 'lost' and without purpose

Counselling can be for anyone who wants space to think and reflect, it can provide a non-judgemental opportunity to work through problems and decisions. I do not think of mental health as an illness, I believe our choices and behaviours are a reflection of who we are, this might be because of our genes and because of our experiences of life. Counselling helps us look at this openly and without judgement, and to see if we can perhaps make different choices based on new experiences.

My website will provide you with more information, or ring for a chat.

My privacy policy is also available on my website.

Training, qualifications & experience

M.A Psychotherapy and Counselling
University of Bangor-CMRP Mindfulness, Teacher Training level 1
Certificate in Counselling Skills
B.Sc. Nutrition and Dietetics
Behaviour Change Training
Post natal exercise trainer
Transactional analysis- Introduction TA101
Therapeutic use of Mindfulness- British Mindfulness Institute
Mindfulness Instructor- diploma

Moving your Practice online-In times of crisis CPD

I have experience within the voluntary sector including young adults and sexual abuse.

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

I am experienced in working with issues related to spirituality, mindfulness and related topics.

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Fees

From £35.00 to £70.00

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

Sessions 60 minutes for individuals 

Assessment £35,  Appointment £55

Sessions 75 minutes for couples 

Appointment £70.

Trainee counsellors/concessions £35

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday  9.00 am-5.00 pm Wednesday 4.30-8.00 pm 

Further information

My office is on the lower ground floor, access is through a door directly into my rooms.

I am able to offer bespoke On-line Mindfulness courses, including ones for Mindful eating.

Published articles

Brighouse, Yorkshire, HD6

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Groups
Organisations

Key details

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

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My office is on the ground floor, no steps and will accommodate a wheelchair with prior notification.

Additional languages

No

Online platforms

Whatsapp
Zoom

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