Honor Allen

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MBACP (Accred); B.Ed (Hons); Dip. Therapeutic Counselling
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Liverpool, Merseyside, L17 2AB
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This professional is currently not accepting new clients and may not respond to general enquiries at this time.

About me

As a Person Centred counsellor, I offer a confidential counselling service that is empathetic, non-judgmental and tailored to each client’s need. This gives my clients the opportunity to reflect on their experiences in a peaceful environment in the Sefton Park area of Liverpool and to explore possible ways forward for personal growth and future emotional health.

There are many situations in life when we might seek the support of a counsellor. It may be that we are facing challenges that we feel overwhelmed by or issues that we have not been able to resolve alone. We can face times of significant change when we look for outside help.

Counselling offers individual time with a qualified and experienced professional in a calm and supportive environment to consider the issues that are creating challenges or distress. By working with a counsellor it is possible to gain a greater understanding of those issues and discover ways that lead to positive change in our lives.

Training, qualifications & experience

 Registered MBACP (Accred); B.Ed (Hons); Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling; CSAccred.(AAC)

Prior to training as a counsellor I was a teacher with a particular interest in children with special needs.  My own personal experience as a carer of people with learning disabilities, mental health difficulties and the elderly has given me an appreciation of the pressures experienced by families in these situations. I have experience of working with a diagnosis with Autism and/or ADHD and the effect on the individual and family relationships. 

I worked for a number of years in pastoral care, supporting people of all ages through difficult times in their lives, including relationship breakdown, low self-esteem, bereavement, physical illness, depression and anxiety. This has increased my understanding of how these issues can deeply affect a person’s quality of life and emotional wellbeing.

Other previous work experiences have included working for Merseycare as a co-facilitator for psychological self-management groups, helping clients with mental health challenges to manage their conditions on a daily basis in order to have a better quality of life. I have also worked as a counsellor in a pregnancy crisis centre, supporting clients through the challenges of difficult pregnancies, miscarriages, childlessness and post-abortion counselling.

I have trained in bereavement, grief and loss and counselled at a bereavement service in Liverpool for several years. Bereavement does not only apply to the death of someone close but also to other losses we experience in life, such as loss of relationships, jobs, status, finance and pets.

I can support clients to transition through different seasons of life, dealing with the gains and losses experienced as life changes. This can include moving from adolescence to adulthood, from education to work, from not having children to parenthood, from work to retirement and beyond.

I am a registered and accredited member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy, working according to their Ethical Framework for Counsellors and Psychotherapists. I am fully insured, have an Enhanced DBS and receive regular supervision to ensure good practice. 

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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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

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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Fees

£55.00 per session

Additional information

Fee: £55.00 per one hour session

Payment at session or before by cash or BACS.

When I work

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Night

Mondays 9.00am-3.00pm

Saturdays 9.00am-12.30pm

Further information

Please email me with a brief summary of the issues that you require counselling for and your availability.

Alternatively you can leave a voicemail on my work phone and I will contact you as soon as I am able to.

Ullet Road Eco Offices, 125a Ullet Road, Liverpool, Merseyside, L17 2AB

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

DBS check

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Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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You can contact the Counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

All rooms are on ground floor of building. Disabled toilet available. Parking spaces can be reserved in advance for disabled clients.

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Honor Allen
Honor Allen