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BA (Hons) MBACP

About me

I am a fully trained and qualified Psychotherapeutic Counsellor (BA Hons in Integrative-Relational Counselling) and a registered member of British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP), working with adults and young people. I have experience working both short-term and long-term in a wide range of difficulties, specialising in trauma, depression and PTSD.  

My goal is to support you in understanding yourself better and help you to move forward. Talking to someone can be the first step to a more fulfilling and satisfying life. Our first session will be an opportunity for you to see if we are suited to work together.

Training, qualifications & experience

My way of working is ‘ Integrative-relational’ which means that I draw on different approaches to support my work that is tailored to individual needs.

My aim is to create a safe space where you can feel comfortable talking about what might be troubling you. I have experience in working with anxiety, low mood and depression. Other areas I am able to help include panic attacks, relationship difficulties, low self-esteem, bereavement, trauma, stress, anger and work/school related issues.

Together we can explore and find ways to improve your emotional well-being.

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

From £60.00 to £70.00

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students

Additional information

Sessions usually take place at the same time and day of the week and run for 50 minutes. Sessions are available during the week, day or evening as well as Saturday morning.

My current fee based on a 50 min session :  £60-£70

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults