Ian Smith

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MBACP
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Liverpool, Lancashire, L24
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

An experienced counsellor, helping people with mental health issues, I work with all types of clients. I have worked as an addictions counsellor I also have experience working with different Mental health issues such as Depression, anxiety and self harm.

I work with children and teenagers at present within the education system to help them with the pressures of school and home life.

I offer 1:1 counselling via Skype or over the phone. The main theories i work from are CBT and DBT, I can also utilise other models of counselling in each session with a client to tailor make each session to your needs/requirements.

I can provide some meditation in sessions to help with relaxation and be present in the moment.

With my experience help those with Anxiety/ADHD/Depression/Addiction/Stress/Executive dysfunction. - I have worked in many fields of mental health either here in the UK or the US. 

Please get in touch and we can have a talk about your current situation...

Training, qualifications & experience

From depression, anxiety to addiction I've worked in many areas and worked positively with people who have sorted change through ongoing struggles.

  • Counselling Diploma Level 4
  • CBT training
  • DBT training
  • Family Counselling
  • Couple Counselling
  • Addiction counselling

- Experience; DepressionStress and AnxietyCoping with addictions, Relationship issues, Concentration, memory and focus (ADHD)

LGBTQ+ related issues Family conflicts Trauma and abuse Coping with grief and loss Intimacy related issues Eating disorders Sleeping disorders Parenting issues Motivation, self esteem, and confidence Anger management Career difficulties Bipolar disorder Coping with life changes Executive and professional coaching Compassion fatigue

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

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

£20.00 - £50.00
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

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

Additional information

1:1 counselling - £20 - £50 per 50 Mins

Couple counselling - £60 Per 50 Mins

DBT counselling - £50 Per 50 Mins

CBT counselling £45 Per 50 Mins

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Monday to Friday 9am till 9pm

Further information

Sliding scale depending on your situation. £20 an hour is the minimum.

I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where issues, thoughts, and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment.

I believe that beginning where the client is at in the treatment process is key to a successful and beneficial therapeutic experience. My goal is to build upon what is working in the client's life and collaborate with my clients to address the needs that they feel should be addressed in a way that they feel comfortable with.

I look forward to working with you!

Liverpool, Lancashire, L24

Type of session

Online
Phone
Home visits

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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Online platforms

Google Meet
Skype
Whatsapp
Zoom
Microsoft Spaces

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