BA (Hons), MBACP, & EMDR- Counsellor with CBT Core Modality
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Welcome to my profile. My name is Heather and I am trained as an integrative counsellor with a CBT modality. Plus EMDR qualified. I am a member of BACP and the NCS. I offer short and long term therapy for children, adolescents and adults with a variety of conditions such as anxiety, depression, bullying, low self-esteem, bereavement, trauma as well as many other issues.
The clients I work with have brought many challenges to the session, including relationship problems, feeling depressed or suffering with anxiety. I also have experience helping people who are struggling after a bereavement or just don't feel themselves.
As your counsellor, I will provide a safe and confidential space to enable you to explore your thoughts and feelings. I will be with you every step of the way as you begin to understand and perhaps accept what is going on for you, and finding the courage to move on past your issues and make changes to move you forward into a better place.
I tailor the therapy to suit the individuals needs of my client, as everyone is unique - so working together we can develop coping strategies and access the tools to help you manage whatever is occurring in your life.
If you would like to find out more about the services I offer or to arrange a consultation, get in touch with me today. All enquiries are treated confidentially and I will happily answer any questions you may have. You can call me on 07863 745393 or click here to send me an email.
I look forward to hearing from you.
Training, qualifications & experience
- EMDR Advanced qualification
- BA Hons Degree in Counselling.
- Diploma in Counselling Skills.
- Bereavement and Loss
- Working with trauma and phobia
- Advanced Diploma in Drawing and Talking Therapy.
I hold a full DBS certificate for working with children and vulnerable people.
I started working as a counsellor in a local hospice specializing in bereavement for children as well as adults. Bereavement affects the family as a whole and I am still with them today. I have experience of working within Samaritans as a listener as well as working face to face with clients who walk through the doors of Samaritans.
I am also working for anxiety UK, providing support for sufferers of anxiety. I am currently working within school environments with children who has suffered from bereavement, stress, self harm, bullying to name a few. I offer short term and long term therapy depending on the client and the issues that they bring.
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)
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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
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Areas of counselling I deal with
£40.00 per session
Concessions offered for
I offer fees on a sliding scale which ranges anywhere from £30 - 50 depending on individual circumstances.
When I work
Flexible, I work around days and times to suit the client
Whatever your situation, you maybe need a little extra help to sort out your thoughts and feelings from someone who is impartial to your situation and will listen without judging and can remain neutral, then I can help you.
As well as being friendly and a supportive practitioner, I work ethically within the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) guidelines and I will always have your best interests at the heart of all therapy sessions.
Types of therapies I use:
- Play therapy
- Drawing and talking
- Working creatively
- Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT)
- I work with children and adults autism/ aspergers.