MBACP (Snr Accred), UKCP
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I have been working with clients since 1989. I am committed to providing counselling and psychotherapy in a safe, confidential and non-judgemental environment. My aim is to enable you to enhance your life and to live it more fully.
Talking to a therapist gives you the opportunity to explore your concerns and can lead the way to you discovering creative solutions to your problems. You may realise that you have more choices in life than you thought. Sometimes people come to see me because they need to resolve some unfinished business from their past that is holding them back.
People come to see me for many different reasons. Here are some examples: relationship problems, stress, depression, anxiety, loss, bereavement, low self-esteem, experiences of abuse, anger, work problems, addictions and sexual issues. Clients also come for personal development, to get to know themselves better or because they feel dissatisfied with their lives.
Training, qualifications & experience
Senior Accredited Counsellor, British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.
Registered Psychotherapist, UK Council for Psychotherapy.
Senior Accredited Supervisor, BACP.
Advanced Diploma in Counselling and Therapy.
MA in Counselling.
Certificate and Diploma in Supervision.
Certificates in CBT Skills.
Certificate in Groupwork.
Loss and Bereavement Training.
Registered / Accredited
Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.
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.
United Kingdom Register of Counsellors / Psychotherapists (UKRCP) (UKRCP)
The UKRCP is a voluntary register of Counsellors / Psychotherapists held by BACP. A condition of registration is accreditation with either BACP, COSCA, UKAHPP or FDAP.
Registered practitioners are entitled to be known as a UKRCP Registered Independent Counsellor / Psychotherapist.
UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)
The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.
As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.
UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
Accredited register membership
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.
Areas of counselling I deal with
Counselling - £60-80 per 50 minute session
Supervision - £55 per 50 minute session. Longer sessions charged pro rata.