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About me

Hi I’m Jess

I am a person centred counsellor and CBT therapist based in Liverpool. I offer a safe, supportive and nonjudgemental space to facilitate growth and self development.

I work from the foundation of the philosophy of Carl Rogers’ person-centred approach. It is non-directive, believing you are the expert. Focusing on how you perceive yourself, in contrast to the counsellor knowing what is best for you. Believing you have the potential and ability to make the right choices for yourself, regardless of the therapist's personal values and beliefs.

As a Person-Centred counsellor, I offer an empathic, non-judgemental environment in which you can feel safe to explore problems you are experiencing, leading to self-awareness and new perspectives. I understand how difficult the counselling process can be, I am here to provide a safe place to understand your experiences, with a genuine passion to support you through your journey, helping to facilitate positive changes in your life. 

I also offer Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. This is a talking therapy that focuses on current issues. We will work collaboratively to help to resolve issues by changing the way you think and behave.  

We can tailor the therapeutic approach around you and your needs. 

I am a member of the BACP and adhere to their ethical framework. 

Why do people come for counselling?

Coping with our thought and emotions can be a daily challenge, whether you are feeling overwhelmed, angry, lost or stuck in a place where you don’t know how to move forward.  

During times of mental distress, thoughts can be extreme and damaging. People can often think differently about themselves and the situation they find themselves in. This may result in behaviour that prolongs their distress and unhappiness.

How could Counselling help you?

At times in life, it can feel that people don't understand us, like we are being judged for the way we feel. It can be helpful to communicate these thoughts and emotions to gain a clarity and understanding to help you find a more fulfilling way of living. 

From personal experience, I understand that counselling and psychotherapy can help people make profound changes in their lives and relationships. These changes happen through a greater understanding and acceptance of ourselves and why we think, feel, and behave in certain ways.

I believe the relationship between the client and counsellor is hugely important. I am a warm and approachable person, focused on putting you at ease.

I offer a free introductory call/ video call where you can ask any questions you may have about counselling, as well as understand how counselling could help you.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Level 5 Diploma Cognitive Behavioural Therapeutic skills and theory
  • Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling 
  • Level 3 Counselling Skills
  • Loss and Bereavement 
  • Dialectical Behavioural Therapy 
  • ADHD and other neurodiverse conditions 

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.

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Fees

£70.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

£70 per session 

I offer a free introductory call/ video call where you can ask any questions you may have about counselling, as well as understand how counselling could help you.

When I work

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Liverpool, L3 9HF

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Adults
Older adults

Key details

DBS check

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