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Counsellor MBACP (Accred)

About me

My emphasis is on how we work together to find the right way forward for you as an individual. I offer support in facing life's difficulties, particularly working with anxiety, loss, bereavement, self-esteem, workplace stress and pre/post-natal issues.

I will help you navigate your way through the changes you would like to make. Central to the way I work, is you as an individual and the therapy is tailored to your particular needs.

I am an integrative, humanistic counsellor with over 15 years experience, based in Boston Spa. Having originally trained with CRUSE, the bereavement care charity, I have done a great deal of work helping clients with loss (including the death of someone close, miscarriage, the end of a relationship, the end of working life). I also have wide experience working with anxiety, post-natal difficulties, depression, self-esteem issues, workplace stress, anger management, family issues and relationship problems.

I have many years experience of working on the telephone/videocall to provide counselling.

Contact me, by email, text or phone call, and we will be able to talk about what you need at the moment, how I might be able to help and find a time to book in a first session.

Training, qualifications & experience

MA in Counselling from York St John University (2004)

PG Diploma in Counselling from York St John University (2002) (BACP Accredited Course)

Accredited & Registered Member of the BACP (British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy)

I've been accredited to the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy since 2013 and am bound by their code of ethics.

PhD in Biochemistry

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)

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

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.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Genetic counselling

Pre-natal testing

Fees

£50.00 per session

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Daytime and evening appointments available

Further information

If you wish to get in touch to talk about what to expect, what it is that you want from counselling and to set up a first session, then please get in touch.

In the first session, we can explore together the reasons you have decided to come to counselling, and if we both agree that we can work together, we can continue and book a second and on-going sessions that would usually be weekly to begin with.

Wetherby, LS23

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

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You can contact the Counsellor to discuss the options available.

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Online platforms

Skype
Whatsapp
Zoom