Dip Integrative Counselling Registered MBACP
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Are you experiencing difficulties individually or as a couple which you feel unable to work through personally? Perhaps you feel stuck?
Counselling offers a confidential setting in which to bring any difficulties you face.
I am an Integrative Counsellor working from both the outskirts and centre of Truro, Cornwall. I offer an empathic, non-judgemental approach and am passionate about the counselling process. I believe in the power of the therapeutic relationship to bring about empowerment and change and will work with you to facilitate this.
Counselling has inspired me to reflect on my own life and to help others do the same and I believe the change brought about from therapy can be profoundly life changing.
I work with individuals over the age of 12, couples and have experience of working with a range of issues including:
Anxiety, depression, affairs, separation and divorce, phobias, family issues, panic attacks, GAD, sex issues, psychosis, dissociation, abortion, OCD, PTSD, anger management, sexuality, self esteem issues, unresolved childhood, relationship and marriage difficulties, family issues, spirituality, personality disorder, suicidal thoughts, physical and sexual abuse, bereavement and loss, stress, self harm, trauma and bullying.
I have a particular interest in mental health and relationship issues and adhere to the BACP Ethical Framework.
Working as an Integrative counsellor I use my humanistic core to build a strong base of trust in the relationship then draw on ideas from other approaches depending on what best suits the individual's needs. I enjoy working existentially, looking at the meaning we each give to our lives and psychodynamically, linking past events and exploring their effect on the present.
I offer face to face, online, telephone and walk and talk therapy depending on the client's needs.
Having completed level 1,2,3 and Master Practitioner in Mindfulness, I apply the main principles into my therapeutic approach where appropriate.
mindfulness can help with many things- there are huge benefits to living in a more mindful way, reduces anxiety by simply staying grounded and learning to live in the present.
I have also completed CPD in level 4 Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and achieved higher distinction and most recently completed ABC certified Diploma in DBT
Training, qualifications & experience
I trained at Life-Force, Colchester which is a BACP gold standard accredited course.
I hold a diploma in Integrative Counselling and have DBS.
I have attended Couples Counselling training.
Level l 1,2, 3 and Master Practitioner in Mindfulness Course
CPD in Level 4 Cognitive Behavioural Therapy with higher distinction.
My professional development is ongoing.
ABC awards certified Diploma in DBT
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.
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Accredited register membership
Accredited Register Scheme
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Areas of counselling I deal with
£50.00 per session
Concessions offered for
£50 per 50 minute session
Couples counselling £60 per hour.
When I work
Sessions available daytime and evenings Monday-Friday