Fay Apps BA(hons) MBACP

Fay Apps BA(hons) MBACP

Romford
Essex
RM3

07494 041367

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About me

I am passionate that counselling should be available for everyone and not a barrier to those with a disability. That is why I have British Sign Language NVQ level 6 and have been trained by the RNIB to work with visually impaired clients.

I recognise that for people with a disability and their families/carers that the challenges of life can seem very overwhelming and having a safe and confidential space to talk is really valuable. Disability and being a carer is an area that I have particular interest in but I value all clients and we can meet for a first assessment to see if we would like to work together. It's important that you find the right counsellor for you.

I have a private and comforting summer house that I use for clients at my home or for those clients that may have mobility or other challenges that make travel difficult. I can do home visits within the local area if needed.

I reserve a number of sessions for those on a low income and offer a discount rate for counselling students.

How Counselling can help you

Starting counselling can seem scary or you may feel anxious about what it will be like but it will be your time for you to talk freely and openly without judgement. Family and friends mean well when they listen but they maybe quick to offer advice or judgement. Counselling allows you to explore your feelings and find your own answers.

I offer Person-Centred counselling to individuals and I look forward to meeting you and working with you.

I have a driveway for parking or plenty of free parking nearby plus near to local bus routes (174,496).

Training, qualifications & experience

My qualifications:

  • Advanced Diploma in Person Centred Counselling
  • BA(hons) Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • Certificate Person Centred Art Therapy
  • NVQ level 6 BSL
  • Level One DeafBlind Training
  • RNIB trained to support Visually Impaired Clients
  • Trained to Sight Guide Visually Impaired people
  • Various training in Diversity, Identity, Bereavement

I am currently studying for an MA in Critical Studies and Education.

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • Deaf and Hearing Impaired
  • Visually Impaired

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  • Therapy Room

Fees

Individuals £40.00 per session

Counselling Students £25.00 per session

Low Income £25.00 per session

A mileage fee will be charged for home visits.

Further information

Evening and weekend appointments available.

Maps & Directions

Romford, RM3

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: Yes
Other languages: BSL level 6

Accessibility

Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Unspecified

No steps to climb.

Availability

I am available evenings and weekends as well as offering daytime appointments.

Types of client

Adults
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