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MBACP (registered member)

About me

Do you feel depressed, anxious, confused, hurt, unable to cope or just not sure what to do? Sometimes talking to someone who is not a friend or family member, in confidence, can be really helpful to unravel difficult and complicated feelings.

I was initially trained as a person-centred counsellor. I now, through experience and training, integrate some aspects of other modalities. I aim to provide a counselling relationship which is safe, non-judgemental and empathic.Together we can explore your concerns to hopefully reach a better understanding or different perspective or even examine how to cope with what might not be possible to change.

I work in a holistic way because I believe that everything a client brings to therapy is important and relevant and so I follow my clients and ask relevant questions in a non-threatening and calm manner, I work at the clients pace.

I have experience of many different issues, and have worked with people from a wide range of ages. I am an Independent practitioner offering counselling to individuals. As a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, I can offer brief and longer term counselling with the flexibility of day or evening appointments. The initial assessment provides an opportunity for you to ask any questions you may have so that you can decide if you want to continue.

Training, qualifications & experience

Counselling Diploma Level 4
Training and experience in working with depression and anxiety
Cruse trained Bereavement Counsellor
Pre-bereavement training and experience
Co-facilitated a group for people affected by others addictions
Worked with students and young people
I have an understanding of age related problems and terminal illness

Member organisations

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

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 £40.00 to £50.00
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

£40 to £50 per 50 minutes depending on ability to pay. We can discuss this at the first appointment. (no proof necessary)
Payment by cash or cheque or bank transfer

When I work

Daytime and evenings. Not weekends

Further information

I work from a lovely therapy room in the centre of Daventry some weekdays and evenings with a possibility of weekend appointments. There is plenty of free parking.

7 Bishops Court, Daventry, Northants, NN11 4NP

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme