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Registered MBACP

About me

A warm welcome.   Anxiety is the main cause of restlessness, worry and fear about everyday situations.  I guess if you are reading this, you may be feeling overwhelmed, lost, confused and in need of some support.  I can offer you a warm spiritual approach, with an empathetic listening ear and a confidential, non-judgemental space to work within.  The counselling journey can be a catalyst for positive change and improved relationships.  I am passionate about helping people reach their potential, so they can feel valued and understood, finding the courage to become the best version of themselves.

I am a fully Qualified Psychodynamic Counsellor and a Registered Member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP) offering daytime or evening counselling sessions.  I work mindfully and professionally within the BACP Ethical Framework for Counselling and Psychotherapy and attend regular clinical supervision and am committed to continued professional development. 

My counselling experience includes working with a range of clients including Adults, Older Adults and Young People in Private Practice.   I am also a qualified Life coach.

I have experience working with Young People at Youth Talk (13-25 yrs) and University Students.  I have worked as a Volunteer Mentor for Herts County Council working with young people and as a Volunteer Support Worker, helping victims of crime and trauma.  I am currently working as a Volunteer Mentor for the Counselling Foundation working with Students.  

I offer short-term or long-term individual therapy face to face, by telephone or Online (zoom).  Once initial contact has been made, we can arrange a convenient time to set up an Initial Consultation to explore the reasons that brought you to counselling and your expectations of how we may work together.  

Training, qualifications & experience

Training/Qualifications

  • Advanced Diploma – Psychodynamic Counselling
  • Diploma - Psychodynamic Counselling
  • Certificate - Psychodynamic Counselling
  • Diploma (Distinction) - Life Coaching (The Coaching Academy)
  • Foundation Certificate  in Metaphysical & Spiritual Studies
  • Certificate in Metaphysical/Spiritual  Facilitation
  • Victim Support – Certificate of Accreditation
  • Victim Support Mental Health Training
  • Safeguarding Level 3 Certificate

Member organisations

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).

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

Additional information

Initial Consultation fee - £55 (Session lasts up to an hour). 

Weekly daytime or evening session costs: £50 (sessions last 50 minutes).

Further information

I hold an Enhanced DBS Certificate (online)

I hold Professional Indemnity Insurance

My Contact Details

By email

Mobile number: 0796 2202277

Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults

Key details

DBS check

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