Erika Whitehouse

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Dip. Counselling MBACP Registered Member
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

Dudley, West Midlands, DY3 1JD
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hello, my name is Erika and I am a qualified Counsellor who is passionate about helping and supporting people to find solutions for their individual issues and areas of concern.

Life can be difficult and overwhelming at times and we can feel unable to deal with the challenges faced alone.  This is where Counselling can be very beneficial, as it can really help to talk things through with a qualified professional in a confidential space without judgement.

I am foremost a Person Centred therapist who will also integrate other modalities where necessary such as; Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Psychodynamic or gestalt in order to help you find your best way forward at your own pace. Whether its getting your life back on track or simply feeling more in control of your life’s direction. 

I initially offer a free 15/ 20 minute introductory chat online or by phone to learn your individual counselling needs and desired outcomes.  Along with deciding if working with me feels the right fit, if so you can then arrange your session at a time to suit you.  I offer day and evening appointments which can be 'in person', 'online' and 'by phone' and can work short term or longer term with adults of all ages and backgrounds, cultures and identities.

Thank you for taking the time.

Training, qualifications & experience

Pearson - Btec/EDEXCEL, Level 5 Diploma Therapeutic Counselling.

As an MBACP (Registered Member of the British Association of Counsellors & Psychotherapists) I am committed to work safely in accordance with their ethical framework.  

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

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Fees

£40.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

I charge £40.00 per 50 minute counselling session. 

I offer concessions on multiple bookings e.g. 3 sessions at £35.00 per session at one bulk payment of £105.00.

I also offer reduced student and trainee counsellor fees of £35.00 per session.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

I currently work;

Monday to Friday - All evenings

Wednesday - Afternoons (& evening)

Thursdays & Fridays - Throughout the day, afternoons (& evenings)

Further information

My therapy room is a peaceful, private space within an area of my property and the entrance is via a rear electric door. Not currently suitable for disabled/ wheelchair access due to a small number of steps into the therapy area.

Dormston Drive, Sedgley, Dudley, West Midlands, DY3 1JD

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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Online platforms

Microsoft Teams
Zoom
Whatsapp

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Erika Whitehouse
Erika Whitehouse