George Maller

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BSc, Dip. HIC, CPCAB, MBACP (Accred)
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Coleford, Gloucestershire, GL16 7QD
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This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Life events and experiences can sometimes create pain, confusion and sadness in our lives which can feel unbearable, leading to us struggling in everyday life. Often this can present as one issue e.g. Stress, Anxiety, Depression/Low-mood or Trauma, but sometimes it may just be that you recognise your are overwhelmed by everything. Sharing what troubles you, in a professional, safe and confidential setting, is a positive step towards improving your life. This could be something that is a new issue, or challenges that have bothered you for most of your life.  As a counsellor/psychotherapist, my role is to help you explore any thoughts, feelings or behaviours that are impacting you and your life; and to support you to make positive changes to work through these difficulties, in a way that suits you. 

My integrative training and clinical experience enables me to work with adults and young people (15+) within a safe and ethical framework. This is in line with the BACP governing body and my accredited training. 

Working as a Specialist Mentor, I support those with Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, AD(H)D and ASD. Together we can explore your neurodiversity, how your diagnosis impacts you, identify goals and areas of your life you want to improve or change. My role is to help you identify any barriers that stop you from achieving your goals; establishing management strategies and developing skills to support you to make the changes you want in your life. 

"We are all in this together and there is no therapist and no person immune to the inherent tragedies of existence." - Yalom

Training, qualifications & experience

  • BSc (Hons) Degree in Counselling Psychology
  • Postgraduate level Diploma in Humanistic and Integrative Counselling (Dip HIC - accredited BACP training) 
  • CPCAB Children and Young People's Counsellor Training
  • MBACP (Accred)

I have been counselling since 2016 and have worked with both adults and young people. During that time, I have accrued a wide range of experience working face to face and remotely. Previously worked as part of the safeguarding and allocation team and as a counsellor for a local charity called TIC+ based in Gloucestershire, supporting children and young people ages 9 - 21. My current work roles involve Private Practice as a Counsellor/Psychotherapist and working as a Specialist Mentor at Hartpury University.

Other Training: 

  • The Power of Engaging with Race by Nic Ferguson - November 2022
  • BACP Private Practice Conference 2022 - September 2022
  • Life Lines (1 Day Masterclass) with Bernie Wright - May 2022
  • Dissociation Training with Tanya Orr - March 2022
  • Cyber Security Training - November 2021
  • Assessing Risk by Tricia Leonard - November 2021
  • Safeguarding Children and Young People - September 2021
  • BRIEF by Evan George - September 2021
  • Solution Focused Training (2 Day Workshop) by Evan George - June 2021
  • Working with Transgender Children and Young People by Sarah Bolton-Locke - May 2021
  • Pre-Trial Therapy by Liz Willows April 2021

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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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

Areas of counselling I deal with

Fees

£50.00 per session

Additional information

£50 per Therapy session or Specialist Mentoring session (50 minutes)

When I work

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Further information

  • DBS Certified
  • Short or open-ended work

I am happy to discuss any questions or concerns that you have in an email prior to meeting so that you can make an informed decision as to whether I am the right person to work with you. 

Innovation Spaces, Little Follies, Mile End Road, Coleford, Gloucestershire, GL16 7QD

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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George Maller
George Maller