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Jamie Lickfold MBPsS MNCS Accred BSc (Hons)

Nottingham, Notts, NG5 7EY 07986 965827 07986 965827 Registered / Accredited
Nottingham, Notts, NG5 7EY
07986 965827 07986 965827

About me

Hi, I’m Jamie, thanks for visiting my profile, I know it can be hard to get to this stage. You might be here because you feel something’s not right or you might know exactly what you want to work on. Either way counselling can help.

I have 20 years of training and experience in psychology, mental health, and counselling and I have a good understanding of how therapy works. I’ll provide a safe haven where you have my complete attention. I will listen without judgment and strive to understand your experience as fully as I can. The more you explore what’s troubling you the more you can come to terms with the past, accept where you are, who you are, and move forwards with life.

I welcome your feedback; if something’s not helping please let me know. I continue to work on my personal development and read new research in order to further develop my acceptance, empathy and understanding.

I want to do what I can to reduce the stigma of mental health. We all have the capacity to suffer and to be overwhelmed by distress. I am saddened that in our society there is still such shame attached to mental health issues. I have respect and compassion for people regardless of what they are struggling with.

It can be difficult to find the right counsellor which is why I offer a half price introductory session. This will give you the opportunity to see whether you’ll be comfortable working with me and ask any questions that you need to. Please contact me if you have any initial questions (by phone, email, or text: whichever you prefer). I look forward to meeting you.

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications

  • Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • BSc (Hons.) Psychology (University of Nottingham)
  • Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies
  • Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills
  • Level 2 Award in Counselling Concepts
  • A-level Psychology

Types of Therapy

  • Person-centred Psychotherapy
  • Humanistic Psychotherapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Brief Therapy
  • Music / Creative Counselling

Sometimes people prefer to use counselling creatively. It can be easier to express yourself through art or music. I have a variety of art materials and musical instruments if this appeals; but it's up to you how you want to use counselling: if you're more comfortable talking things through, then that's fine.

I've been a mindfulness practitioner for 15 years. Meditation can be incorporated into counselling as a way of finding inner peace and resolve, but again only if it's something that appeals to you.

My practice is also informed by social-constructionism, feminism, queer theory, deconstructionism, and existentialism.

Memberships

  • Graduate member of the British Psychological Society (BPS)
  • Accredited member of the National Counselling Society (NCS)
  • Member of the World Association for Person Centered & Experiential Psychotherapy (WAPCEPC)


Experience

As well as involvement in the areas of counselling listed below, I have substantial experience in mental health working with individuals suffering with drug addiction, alcoholism, autism, ADHD, depression, anxiety and other issues.

Ethics

I follow the BACP Ethical Framework (https://www.bacp.co.uk/ethics/)

The NCS Code of Ethics (https://www.nationalcounsellingsociety.org/about-us/code-of-ethics/)

And the BPS Code of Ethics & Conduct (https://www.bps.org.uk/news-and-policy/bps-code-ethics-and-conduct).

These ensure that I offer you a professional, safe, and consistent service.

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.

NCS

National Counselling Society

The National Counselling Society

This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.

In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

National Counselling Society

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • Brain Injury
  • Identity / Personality Issues
  • Employment Difficulties
  • Race Issues
  • Discrimination

Therapies offered

  • Humanistic therapies
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy

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Fees

I try to keep my fees as low as possible, while still providing a high quality service. I believe everyone should have access to therapy.

£20 introductory session

£40 for 1 hour daytime session

£45 for evening session (from 5pm onward)

I also have some reduced-rate spaces in the daytime available for students / pensioners / low-waged clients / unemployed / other concessions (£35).
If you really can't afford this please get in touch as I may be able to suggest lower cost alternatives.

I accept cash at the end of each session; alternatively you can pay via bank transfer prior to the session.

Further information

My counselling room is on a quiet road a few minutes walk from Arnold town centre (down the road from Costa). There's plenty of buses from central Nottingham. I'm close to Sherwood, Mapperley, Calverton and Basford.

If you're coming by car there's off-road parking and parking spaces on the street too.

The room is on the 1st floor and is peaceful and comfortable. I offer a variety of complementary hot drinks and I accommodate vegans.

15 Bentwell Avenue
Arnold
Nottingham
Notts
NG5 7EY

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

The counselling room is on the first floor up a flight of stairs. There are grab-rails by the front door.

Availability

Monday: 10:00-18:00. Tuesday - Thursday: 11:00-20:00. Friday: 10:00-17:00. Please feel free to contact me out of hours. If you need me to respond quickly please send me an email.

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

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