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Psychotherapeutic Counselling Suffolk - Registered MBACP

About me

Covid 19: Socially distanced, sanitised indoor room (day and evenings), Skype, Zoom and WhatsApp video call sessions, and telephone counselling.

Counselling/psychotherapy gives you the time and space to explore your feelings in a safe, non-judgmental, friendly environment. You will be encouraged to talk openly and freely about any issues which are causing disruptions in your life and I will support you until you find resolution or acceptance. I have a private treatment room just outside Ipswich as well as providing a mobile counselling service across Suffolk. I am qualified in Psychotherapeutic counselling and I am a registered member of the BACP and The National Counselling Society and The National Hypnotherapy Society.

I am fully insured and hold a current CRB/DBS certificate. I offer individual as well as couple's counselling covering a full range of issues including depression, anxiety, bereavement and relationships, however, I specialise in counselling adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Advanced Professional Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling
  • Diploma in Hypnotherapy and Counselling Skills
  • Registered Member of BACP
  • Accredited Member of The National Counselling Society
  • Member of The National Hypnotherapy Society

Volunteer work at Survivors in Transition and Suffolk Family Carers
I have been a therapist for more than 30 years, covering complementary and alternative therapies, and more recently psychotherapy and hypnotherapy.

In the past I have been a volunteer worker at The iceni Project; the Alzheimers Society and St Elizabeth Hospice.

Other qualifications include Diploma in Swedish massage; Indian head massage; Reiki Healing; City and Guilds Beauty therapy and hairdressing; Drug and Alcohol Action Team certificates; Listening Skills and Bereavement and Loss Certificates; Couples' counselling and psychosexual issues Certificates.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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.

NCS

National Counselling Society (NCS)

The National Counselling Society

This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.

In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

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

National Counselling Society

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.

National Counselling Society
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.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

From £50.00 to £70.00

Health Insurance/EAP

  • BUPA

Additional information

  • Individual counselling £50.
  • Health Services/Insurance £70.
  • Couple counselling £70.
  • Sessions are One Hour.

When I work

8.30am to 8.30pm Monday to Thursday available for face-to-face sessions. Available via text, phone and email all other times

Ipswich, Suffolk, IP5

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families

Key details

DBS check

In England and Wales, the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS, formerly known as CRB) carry out criminal records checks for individuals working with vulnerable groups, such as children. To find out more, visit gov.uk , or contact this professional directly

Online platforms

Skype
Whatsapp
Zoom

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