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Ian Kirkpatrick - Online Therapy Available

Hereford, Herefordshire, HR1
07980 293271 07980 293271 Registered / Accredited

About me

Do you need to talk to someone about what is happening in your life? Someone who will listen carefully and respectfully; who can accompany you and offer support and facilitation in finding a way through? Someone who has long-term experience and qualification and who practices this as their life work?

Therapy can, at times, be felt as many things; difficult, emotional, joyous, insightful, hopeless and hopeful. It is aimed at not giving advice, but helping you to find your own way through life. I, as therapist act as facilitator utilising gained experience and integrative approaches including, when appropriate, psychodrama to assist the process. The strictly confidential environment allows for the expression of emotions and thoughts and over time, with the developing therapeutic relationship may provide understanding and new ways of approaching life issues. Of course, entering 'unknown territory' can be, for some, daunting, but by doing so may lead to 'mapping' out of one's own ground and path and ways of navigating through it.

An initial meeting which might last for up to ninety minutes is the first step of the therapeutic path, to talk about what has brought you to seeking support and to establish a way ahead. Phone, email or text to make arrangements to meet, talk and explore.

Training, qualifications & experience

Counsellor and Psychotherapist

Adv. Dip. Psychodrama Psychotherapy

Registered with the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

Member British Psychodrama Association

BSc (Hons) Psychology

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.

UKCP

UK Council for Psychotherapy

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for 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.

Fees

Initial meeting £70 (Up to 90 minutes)
Sessions £50 (50 minutes)

Further information

I have extensive experience of working with serving members and veterans of the armed forces.

Hereford
Herefordshire
HR1

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages None

Accessibility

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

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.

Wheelchair user access Unspecified

Availability

Monday - Thursday

Types of client

Adults
Organisations
Ian Kirkpatrick - Online Therapy Available

Ian Kirkpatrick - Online Therapy Available