Emma Edwards-King

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Ruthin, Denbighshire, LL15
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About me

My name is Emma and I work with children, teenagers and adults through creativity and playfulness to help work through issues and build confidence and self-esteem. I have been working with children and young people with social, emotional, behaviour and mental health problems for over 20 years and in 2015 began offering creative therapy for adults also.

I am a qualified, registered and accredited Creative Arts & Play Therapist. Besides using creativity to connect with and help clients to express themselves and find solutions, I also use the Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) and mindfulness based techniques in an integrative way matching your needs or those of your child.

Come and be creative! Creativity and playfulness are ageless, and this unique form of therapy is suitable for all ages. As well as verbal communication, this form of therapy uses sand tray therapy, small world figures, art, drama and music, meaning that things too painful or complicated to put into words can also be expressed, explored and solutions found.

Whether working with children, teens, or adults, I have a client-led approach. This means that you (or your child) lead and I follow, supporting you through your therapeutic journey. This is gentle (and sometimes even enjoyable!) approach to connecting with our emotions can have deep and meaningful changes. I am a caring, approachable therapist who likes to bring laughter, and light-hearted humour into the serious business of healing, growth and well-being.

I am able to offer therapy sessions in Welsh or English. Contact me by telephone 07810737059 or email emmakingcounselling@icloud.com. I am available 9am-5pm during the week, but can be flexible for evening or weekends.

Training, qualifications & experience

My Specialisms;

Attachment Difficulties (Parent/child and individual work)
Complex needs
Autistic Spectrum Disorders
Post-Natal Depression

ADHD and Hyper-vigilant Behaviour
Substance misuse
Adult survivors of childhood neglect/abuse
Sexual exploitation
Developmental delay - Children
Selective mutism / non-verbal Clients

My Training and Qualifications;

Professional Certificate in Therapeutic Life Story Work
ISST Approved Certification In Schema Therapy
Approved Clinical Supervisor Training (PTUK)

Clinical Supervisors Training (BAPT)
MA Play & Creative Arts Therapy
PG Dip Play Therapy
PG Cert Therapeutic Play
Dip HE Youth & Community Studies
Level 3 Counselling & Interpersonal Skills
Solution Focused Therapy Training
Emotional Freedom Technique Training
Professional Certificate in Advocacy 

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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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£50.00 - £90.00
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

Free 15 minute telephone consultation. 

£50 - £90 per session at bespoke therapy space in Ruthin, Denbighshire for face to face sessions. Telephone and online sessions also available. Reduced price sessions available for people experiencing financial hardship. 

Home visits available in exceptional circumstances, fee negotiated dependent on distance from my base.

When I work

Mainly 9-5 Monday -Friday, but flexibility if required.

Further information

I am registered as an Accredited Therapist on the United Kingdom Register of Play Therapists (PTUK). This register is accredited by the Professional Standards Authority. This means that I adhere to high quality clinical standards for safe and effective practice, and provides clients and commissioners with additional assurance when placing contracts for services for working with children's social, emotional, behaviour and mental health problems.

I am also available for clinical supervision of therapists and those working with vulnerable client groups - please contact me for more details.

Ruthin, Denbighshire, LL15

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Employee Assistance Programme

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Emma Edwards-King
Emma Edwards-King