George Myburgh

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BA(Hons), PgDip, SP Lvl 1
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK15
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About me

Hi and thank you for visiting my page.

Taking the first step into having counselling can be difficult and so I offer a free 20-minute telephone consultation to chat about what you need. If easier for you, we can communicate via email or video. If we agree that we may be a suitable fit, we will arrange an appointment at a convenient time to meet. We will have a discussion about the best way to move forward including whether you'd like to undertake short- or long-term counselling.   

How Counselling Works

So what’s in it for you? For starters you will have someone to talk to. You will also have someone help you regain some direction and control which will lead to positive personal growth. You will get the support you may need to help you let go of fears and anxieties which are getting you down. Counselling offers a safe and confidential space in which we can explore and foster a sense of curiosity about your processes and their consequences. I do not give advice or provide answers but I do help you find new perspectives on how to manage your life. We might look at practical strategies to help you cope with issues such as Excessive Worry, Anxiety and Stress or to gain an understanding of Depression.
Every person is different and therefore requires a unique approach to resolving concerns. Counselling can help you find your footing and build you Self-Esteem to aid you in making better choices now and in the future. My job is teach you to become your own therapist and to help you realise your own power in finding the answers you need.

About me:

I offer individual counselling to adults and am experienced in working with the issues named above but also:

  • Generalized Depression
  • Excessive worry
  • PTSD
  • Shame and Guilt
  • Illness Anxiety
  • Social Anxiety
  • Panic Attacks
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Trauma
  • Agoraphobia
  • Relationship issues
  • Redundancy / Retirement
  • Acute Male Depression
  • Bereavement and Loss
  • Thoughts of Suicide / Self-Harm
  • Sexuality / Coming Out

I am currently working online via video or telephone with some face to face appointments available on Fridays. If you want to know more about  my counselling style, please read on:

I am an Integrative counsellor which means that I am trained in different approaches to the work. I use aspects of Sensorimotor Psychotherapy which maintains a gentle curiosity about your processes and how your body responds to them, Psychodynamic theory which explores the impact your childhood experiences has on your adult life, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) to help you identify negative thought patterns and how they influence your behaviour and also aspects of Transactional Analysis to help you understand relationships with yourself and others differently. Sessions are led by you and we work at your speed so you are in control at all times. We strive to promote collaboration at every turn.

If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact me.

Training, qualifications & experience

    • Foundation Degree in Integrative Counselling
    • BA (Hons) in Integrative Counselling
    • Post-grad Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
    • Certificate in Mindfulness and Contented Living
    • Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Level I

CPD certificates:

      • Virtual Reality CT forMental Health Conditions - Daniel Freeman, 2022
      • Queering Therapy Spaces and Working with Gender 
        Diverse Clients - BACP, 2022
      • Evidence Based High Intensity CBT for Long Term Health Conditions - UEA 2020/21
      • Supercharge Social Anxiety - Bespoke Mental Health, 2021
      • Overcoming Addiction with CT - Frank Ryan, 2021
      • CBT for OCD - Roz Shafran, 2021
      • CBT for Panic Disorder - Bespoke Mental Healht, 2021
      • OCD: Assessment and Treatment - Dr Fiona Challacombe, 2020
      • Working with Substance Misuse - Dr Tamara Morrison, 2019
      • Adverse Childhood Experiences Training - Hertfordshire Safeguarding Children Board, 2019
      • PREVENT (Radicalisation detection and prevention) - HPFT, 2019
      • PTSD: Diagnosis and Treatment - Yvonne Fewtrell, 2019
      • Working with Gender Dysphoric Children, Adolescents and their Parents - Dr Vic Holt, 2017
      • EMDR: The Elevator Pitch Essentials - Mark Brayne, 2017
      • Narcissism in Clients,Psychotherapists and Society - Dr Phil Mollon, 2016
      • Managing the Erotic Transference - Dawn Devereux, 2016
      • The Healing Power of Therapeutic Repair – Dr Janina Fisher, 2016
      • Transgender Awareness Training – Ipswich LGBT Network, 2015
      • The Place of Sexuality in the approaches of Klein and Bion – University of Essex CPS, 2015
      • Mental Health Awareness – Open Road, 2015
      • First Aid (including Ambulance Patient Transfers) Certificate - EDMS
      • Working therapeutically with Personality Disorders – Anna Vizor, 2014
      • Substance Abuse and Legal Highs – Open Road, 2014
      • LGBT Helpline Training – Outhouse East, 2014
      • Knowing and not knowing in the consulting room – Patrick Casement, 2013
      • Safeguarding Adults – British Red Cross, 2012
      • Safeguarding Children & Young Adults – British Red Cross, 2012 and UCS, 2015

Member organisations

BABCP
British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP)

The BABCP is the lead organisation for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in the UK. Membership is open to anyone with an interest in the practice, theory or development of CBT. BABCP also provides accreditation for CBT therapists. BABCP accredited members adhere to the Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics in the Practice of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies, and are willing to be scrutinised in this adherence as required.

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 Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies
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).

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Family issues, anxiety, trauma, affairs and betrayals, separation and divorce, low self-esteem, low self-confidence,  mental health, transitions, counselling

Fees

£60.00 per session

Health Insurance/EAP

  • BUPA

Additional information

Counselling sessions are offered on long or short term basis which will be discussed prior to the beginning of the work.

A free 20 minute confidential telephone consultation or we can have a conversation via email prior to us meeting for the first time which will give you the opportunity to ask me questions about the therapy, my fees or any concerns you may have about the counselling process.

My fee is £60 per hour for individuals.

I currently have limited availability for remote working. No face to face appointments available at present. 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

I currently have limited in-person availability on Friday afternoons.

Other times are available for remote appointments. 

Further information

The therapy room I usually use is currently not available so sessions are conducted remotely via video / telephone. 

Downhead Park, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK15

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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There is parking for cars and locking space for bicycles.

Additional languages

Afrikaans

Online platforms

Zoom
George Myburgh
George Myburgh