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About me

I have availability, currently providing ONLINE counselling/psychotherapy and supervision.

Individual and Couples Counselling/Psychotherapy and Supervision. Flexible appointments day time and evenings.

I am a BACP accredited Counsellor, Psychotherapist and Supervisor with extensive experience of over 11 years working with individuals and couples with a wide range of issues. I also have specialist advanced training in working with couples. My experience enables me to provide a warm, confidential and supportive approach in helping you to work through your difficulties.

I am an accredited member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and am committed to ethical practice.

How Counselling/Psychotherapy can help you

I offer you a safe and confidential relationship without judgement, supporting you in discussing your concerns which may be difficult to share with friends and family.

I can help you to see things more clearly enabling you to explore your own choices. This will allow you to make changes in your life or come to terms with difficult experiences.

I can also help you manage issues such as depression, anxiety, stress, relationship problems, bereavement, anger, work or health problems.

I also have extensive experience of working with anxiety, binge eating and complex and long standing phobias.

The way I work

My approach is integrative enabling me to offer a range of therapeutic approaches to meet your individual needs. I place importance on developing a trusting relationship enabling you to work through your issues, regularly reviewing our work together to help you to achieve your full potential.

I offer Short term, long term, time limited and intensive crisis therapy to suit your requirements.

I work with individuals and couples over 18 at my private practice.

Working with couples

I provide counselling to couples in heterosexual, same sex relationships and blended families. I also work with couples in crisis requiring a more intensive therapy. If required I am able to provide counselling with a sexual emphasis.

My work with couples allows you both space to share your feelings without fear of judgement. I provide a supportive relationship in which you can feel safe to work through your difficulties. This will increase your awareness of how you relate to each other to improve your communication and resolve conflict, helping you to form a new and more positive relationship for the future.

If you feel you no longer want to stay in the relationship I can help you to explore your own choices and to find a way of moving forwards. I can also help you to work through difficult decisions concerning any children you may have and to manage the transition to parenting as separated parents.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling Supervision
  • BA Honours Degree in Counselling (University of Greenwich)
  • Certificate in Advanced Couples Counselling and Psychotherapy (endorsed by COSRT The College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists.)
  • Certificate in online and telephone counselling Level 1 Acto accredited
  • BACP Accreditation
  • BACP Certificate of Proficiency Registration.
  • Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling CPCAB
  • Certificate in Counselling Studies CPCAB
  • Certificate in Counselling Skills CPCAB

In addition to my private practice, I have worked in a counselling Agency where I have experienced working with a range of issues.

I have also had many years experience of being a care assistant within the NHS and private sector. I have run a support group for the British Lung Foundation for 14 years before training as a counsellor. My experience of supporting people in both a professional and voluntary capacity has enabled me to provide an empathic and non-judgmental approach in helping clients to work through their difficulties.

Continuing professional development

  • Mixed Anxiety and Depression: A Cognitive Behavioural Approach
  • Introduction to Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Mindfulness - Working Mindfully with Complex Trauma
  • Therapeutic Approach to Suicide
  • Loss, Bereavement and Complicated Grief
  • Dealing with Anger
  • Understanding Autism
  • Childhood Sexual Abuse
  • Working with Addictions
  • Attachment and Relationships
  • Disordered Eating and Binge Eating

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.

BACP

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

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I am a qualified supervisor, please see my supervision profile. I am also experienced in working with clients who have chronic health issues including Bipolar disorder, chronic lung disease, and ME/CFS.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Couples counselling
  • Existential therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy

Fees

Additional information

Fees: Counselling/Psychotherapy £55 per session for individuals and £65 for couples.

Please contact me confidentially to discuss any concerns you may have and to arrange an appointment.

My private practice is conveniently located in Wokingham, with accessible parking.


Further information

Wokingham
Berkshire
RG41

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Couples
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision

Online supervision
Telephone supervision

Currently offering online supervision only due to coronavirus.

View supervision profile

Jenny Anderson BA MBACP (Accred) Counsellor/Psychotherapist & Supervisor

Jenny Anderson BA MBACP (Accred) Counsellor/Psychotherapist & Supervisor