Francesca Manzi

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General Counselling and Grief / Bereavement Support
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Bromley, BR1
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hello, I am an experienced counsellor offering a safe haven where you will be met with warmth and empathy.

A place where laughter and tears are equally valued.

A place where there is no need for you to censor thoughts, language or emotions.

Having trained in counselling both in the UK and the USA, I work using a variety of gentle techniques to help you feel less overwhelmed, less desperate and altogether more at peace with whatever you may be dealing with.

Following a background in nursing and midwifery, I became interested in mental health.

In my later work as a GP practice nurse, I developed a scheme for community mental health support for the elderly.

I have a depth of experience working with a variety of issues.

I have a special interest in grief and loss, including recovery from narcissistic abuse.

During my counselling training and for a subsequent five years, I worked as a bereavement support volunteer for Cruse (bereavement support charity).

Please feel free to contact me by email if you would like any further information before booking a session.

I aim to respond to all enquiries within 24 hrs.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (CPCAB UK)
  • Awareness in Bereavement Care (Cruse UK)
  • Comprehensive Bereavement Skills Training (Center for Loss and Life Transition, Colorado USA)
  • Reconnective Healing  (USA)

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

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Narcissistic Abuse Recovery

Fees

£65.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

On request, I offer a free initial telephone or online chat (up to 15 mins) for anyone who wishes to get a feel for the way I work before booking a full session.

When I work

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Further information

All sessions are currently online.

Type of session

Online

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Francesca Manzi
Francesca Manzi