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About me

Working collaboratively with you, I ensure to use a range of skills and approaches which may best suit your needs. You may be coming to therapy at a point in your life where you are on the cusp of change yet are unsure of how to begin the process in a safe way. I work alongside you, offering a safe and non-judgmental space where you can explore your thoughts and feelings.

Do you feel you're struggling controlling your emotions? Are past events making it hard for you to move forward in life? Do you feel anxious and worried more often than you used to? Sometimes we don't know why we feel or behave a certain way and we might need a different perspective to help us understand and change it so that we can live the life we want to lead.

Taking the first step towards help can often be scary, daunting and overwhelming especially if we are unsure as to why we feel a certain way. There is no shame in mental health and it's something which we all have, now and then we just need a bit more support with it. I will work at your pace and ensure that you feel heard and understood placing your needs at the core of the therapy.

Training, qualifications & experience

Leeds Beckett University: Counselling and Therapeutic Studies - 3 years: under graduate degree.

Leeds Beckett University: Counselling and Psychotherapy - 2 years: post graduate Diploma

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).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

£40.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

When I work

Daytime and evening slots available please ask upon request

Stalybridge, Greater Manchester, SK15

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme