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BA(hons), AdvDip. (accred), MBACP

About me

I am a BACP registered, experienced counsellor & psychotherapist. I offer a professional and confidential space specialising in working with people suffering from a wide range of psychological difficulties including depression, anxiety, family and relationship problems, trauma, low self esteem, abuse and work related issues.

I offer both face to face short-term counselling and long-term psychotherapy dependent on need, and I can also provide telephone/Zoom/Skype counselling if required.

We would meet for an initial consultation assessment to discuss what you would be looking for and allow time to explore if the counselling I am able to offer would be useful to you. If it feels right for you then we would arrange a suitable time to proceed. The counselling I offer is on a weekly basis, at the same place and time and sessions are 50 minutes long.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Foundation Skills Certificate in Psychodynamic Counselling
  • Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling
  • Advanced Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling
  • BA(hons) English & Cultural Studies
  • First Aider

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).

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

£50 for 50 minutes. Sessions are held a regular time slot each week. Weekly attendance is important for the work to progress. Missed and cancelled sessions are payable in full if less that 48 hours notice has been given by email or text.

Payment is taken at the end of each session by cash or bank transfer in advance.

When I work

Please email for availability.

Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

Wheelchair user access

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