Frances Friswell, Counsellor, Psychotherapist and Supervisor, UKCP Reg
During the current pandemic, I am offering online Zoom video link sessions or FaceTime contact.
I am a registered BUPA healthcare provider which enables you to use your policy allowance for therapy sessions.
I have over 25 years experience, working with young people and adults working with a wide range of issues ie. anxiety, panic attacks, depression, transitional difficulties, anger, gender, relationship issues, bereavement and loss.
In addition to this I offer clinical supervision to counsellors, psychotherapists and health related professionals.
Training, qualifications & experience
MA Integrative Psychotherapist IATE / London Metropolitan University
Diploma in 1:1 and Group Clinical Supervision
Diploma in Counselling
Diploma in the Therapeutic application of the Arts
Diploma in Group Dynamics
Diploma Working with Adolescence
Post graduate member of Institute of Arts and Therapy in Education London
UKCP registered Psychotherapist
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.
UK Council for Psychotherapy
The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.
As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.
UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
Accredited register membership
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.
Areas of counselling I deal with
Discussed in first session.
BUPA approved and registered.