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MBACP

About me

There are many reasons you may seek counselling and taking the first step can be daunting.

I aim to provide a safe, non judgemental space where we can explore any difficulties you are having in your life right now. We will also look back into your past, to try to understand patterns of behaviour that might be impacting your current life. By exploring feelings and experiences and building self-awareness, we will work together to move towards a positive change for your future.

I have worked with people experiencing issues such as; anxiety, depression, bereavement, relationship difficulties, sexual abuse, eating difficulties, low self-esteem, work related difficulties, self harm and suicidal thoughts.

I also work with those experiencing difficulties during and after pregnancy including anxiety and depression, miscarriage and reproductive loss, attachment issues, re-emergence of childhood issues and changes in the relationship as new parents. Counselling and psychotherapy offer you the opportunity to talk about how you feel, look at the underlying factors that have contributed to how you are feeling, as well as helping you to change the way you feel and start to enjoy motherhood.

I offer both open-ended, long-term counselling and short-term counselling all in person, online or on the telephone. During our initial meeting, we would decide together what the best approach might be for you.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) which means I adhere to their Ethical Framework for Good Practice.

I hold a post graduate diploma in psychodynamic counselling which is accredited by the BACP.

I am a registered member of the British Infertility Counselling Association (BICA).

I hold an up to date DBS certificate and am fully insured.

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

Additional information

My fee is £55 per 50 minute session.

Concessionary rates are available which can be discussed at our initial appointment.

When I work

Daytime and evening appointments available

Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, EN6

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
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