MA, DipHe Integrative Counselling, MBACP (Accred.)
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I am an experienced BACP accredited counsellor with a particular interest in mindfulness-based approaches and Compassion Focused Therapy. As an integrative practitioner, I draw on a range of approaches and will work in a way that respects your individual needs and preferences. I have experience of working with adults and young people in a variety of settings, including palliative care. I seek to offer a reflective, compassionate space for enquiry and exploration of whatever matters most to you.
Training, qualifications & experience
- MA, DipHE (Integrative Counselling)
- Certificate in Therapeutic Play (PTUK)
- Compassion Focused Therapy (Advanced Clinical Skills)
- Mindfulness practitioner for over 25 years
Registered / Accredited
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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
Accredited Register Scheme
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Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Chronic pain and illness