Jennifer Derose

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MSc. Counselling and Psychotherapy MBACP (Registered)
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Ellesmere SY12 & Oswestry SY11
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

If you are concerned that you are often distressed or overwhelmed, find it difficult to make decisions or face challenges – counselling or psychotherapy may be able to help you to find some clarity amongst what can sometimes feel like daily confusion. You may be struggling with a particular situation which is causing you anxiety, or you might be looking for general changes in your life.

As a qualified person-centred therapist, I primarily work alongside you – following your lead but gradually encouraging you to explore ideas and emotions that you might not have had the chance to identify or discuss in the past. This can result in focusing on your current situation and  finding what you want for your future.

You may be surprised at what comes to mind and that our discussions can sometimes be more positive and light-hearted than you might imagine. But my priority is always what will be of  benefit to you.   I want you to feel you are heard, so  always aim to listen and speak with sensitivity and empathy.  

While I have experience  of working with clients who have had a formal diagnosis of  ADHD or Autism (and you are perhaps considering if you want an assessment) the most important part of our conversations will always be your personal view and the changes you would like in your life. 

Professionalism is a very important part of my practice and I want you to be happy with the service that you receive. Your feedback and comments are very important to me and I will ask for your opinion on our work together and if you would like any changes as your counselling continues.

We can work together in person, online (via video or just audio) or by phone.  I will provide you with a contract outlining the terms we have agreed at the start of your counselling.

Training, qualifications & experience

MSc. in Counselling and Psychotherapy ( University of Keele ) 

MSc. Psychoanalytic Developmental Psychology (UCL/Anna Freud Centre)

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

£45.00 per session

Additional information

Introductory 30 minutes online or telephone meeting - No charge

Session of 50 minutes -  £45 (In person, online or by phone). 

When I work

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 Appointments available  Saturdays (day) and weekdays (day or evening) in the Ellesmere area. Also  phone/online sessions available with some additional flexibility. 

Lyneal, Ellesmere, Shropshire, SY12

Garrison Avenue, Park Hall, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Organisations

Key details

Wheelchair user access
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Online platforms

Zoom
Microsoft Teams
Jennifer Derose
Jennifer Derose