Jackie Blower MBACP, BA (Hons) - Experienced Counsellor
Are you looking for someone to listen, to share the difficulties you are experiencing at the moment? Do you feel anxious, lonely, depressed, overwhelmed by emotions? Perhaps you can't put your finger on exactly what you feel. Talking to a counsellor and being listened to can help. I am a qualified counsellor and a registered member of BACP, working in central Petersfield with adults of all ages. I can also offer online and/or telephone sessions both locally and further afield. I can provide general support or we can focus on specific issues such as anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, bereavement, loss, or relationship issues.
As a Humanistic counsellor I work predominantly with a Person-Centred approach, offering a warm, caring, empathic, genuine, safe and non-judgemental space for you to talk and be heard.
I believe the therapeutic relationship is key to effective counselling and therefore I offer an introductory session at a reduced rate so that you can see if you are comfortable with my approach.
Training, qualifications & experience
- BA(Hons) (1st class) Humanistic Counselling
- Diploma (distinction) Humanistic Counselling
- Certificate in Humanistic Counselling
- Certificate in Online and Telephone Counselling
- BSc (Hons) (1st class) Mathematics and Business Studies
- PGCE (Secondary)
- Workshops: Expressive Arts; Trauma; Shame
- Bereavement training
- Suicide Awareness Training
- DBS Enhanced Certificates for Child/Adult Workforce
- Volunteer counselling - Bereavement Counselling Charity and a Local Counselling Service
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.
Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.
All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
Accredited register membership
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.
Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Life stages/transitions, for example 'empty-nest', retirement
Concessions offered for
Introductory session: £15 for 50 minutes
Counselling session: £45 for 50 minutes
Concessions may be available - please phone to discuss
I am happy to discuss any initial questions you might have by phone, or alternatively you can email me.