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About me

Welcome, how can I help? Maybe it’s a need to share a trouble or worry from daily life, deal with stress, anxiety, trauma or even consider anger management for example. Maybe it’s a case of just making sense of who you are or what you need from a deeper place within your being.

I offer a calm, safe and confidential space to explore and unfold your life experiences and relationships, seeing you as a unique individual with meaning, purpose and potential. We can explore the possibilities, goals and aspirations as well as everyday struggles, blocks, defences and difficult feelings and emotions which, may be part of you.

Often counselling and therapy is sought at a crisis point in life or when times present themselves as confused uncertain or just difficult. I would be happy to have a conversation with you to initially explore whether we could work together and if I could offer the support and help your looking for. This might be on a short or longer term basis.

I currently work with individual people, aged 16+, either by telephone, remote video platforms such as “Zoom” and face to face (subject to Covid-19 government and BACP guidelines). I also offer walk and talk therapy starting at my home location.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a qualified integrative counsellor and therapist registered as a full member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP), having trained at the Psychosynthesis Trust in London.  I am in my third year of private practice, working from Chilton in South Oxon (Near Didcot) and from the market town of Wantage, at the Wantage Counselling and Training Centre, where I am also a member of the counselling diploma training team.

Member organisations

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

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.

Fees

From £45.00 to £50.00
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

My fees are £45 to £50 per 50 minute session based upon personal circumstances and disposable income...concessions available please enquire.

BACS transfer, cash or cheques in advance monthly or weekly before or at the beginning of each session.

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Unemployed

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Please check for evening sessions as these booked quickly.

Further information

Subject to Government and BACP guidelines for face to face counselling, the services I will offer may change. Please ask when making your enquiry and I will accommodate as best I am able.

94 Chilton Field Way
Chilton
Didcot
Oxfordshire
OX11 0SZ

Key details

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Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair access only available at the Wantage Training and Counselling centre site

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults

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Graham Francis (MBACP)

Graham Francis (MBACP)