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Jessica Seaton BSc (Hons), MBACP, MUPCA UKCP Reg and Accred. Supervisor Dip.

Leeds, LS17 07795 253457 07795 253457 Registered / Accredited
Leeds, LS17
07795 253457 07795 253457

About me

As a qualified and registered counsellor and psychotherapist, I provide counselling to individuals and couples. Over the past several years I developed my practice and gained experience working within the NHS, MIND, Victim Support, The Wandsworth Association of Psychotherapists and The Awareness Centre. I am a UKCP and BACP registered integrative counsellor/therapist. The way I practice incorporates and includes the Psychodynamic, CBT and Existential approach.

I work and tailor counselling, therapy and CBT according to your needs, so I provide both short and long term counselling and psychotherapy. I work with a broad range of people with wide variety of issues and have experience in the different ways life can be difficult, confusing, distressing, challenging, as well as how we can feel or get stuck, thus preventing or frustrating us from reaching our full potential.

In a safe and confidential space, my job providing counselling in Leeds is to support you in discovering both what you want and what you need. I will work with you to find ways to become unstuck, break patterns and move forward so that you may get the most out of your life. Together we’ll identify the issues which are causing problems and work towards freeing you from them. In my experience this process can be difficult but also very fulfilling and rewarding, additionally by working with me you’ll be working with somebody who understands this. As I also understand that your successful outcome will be as unique as you are, your choices will be explored and respected to help you understand yourself and them better.

Training, qualifications & experience

Training and Qualification:

I qualified as a therapist after achieving a BSc in Integrative Counselling from Roehampton University, London. Prior to this in my aims to qualify as a counsellor/psychotherapist I had been in training to learn as much as I could about counselling and psychotherapy and how to use the knowledge and skills I attained to help people achieve wellbeing and understand themselves better. My training therefore include studying at Esher College in Surrey, where I achieved an Advanced Certificate in Counselling - AQA and before this Richmond College in Surrey, where I achieved an Intermediate Certificate in Counselling, AQA.

I am a registered member of the BACP and UKCP - this essentially means you will be working with a safe and qualified therapist that abides to their ethical guidelines - here are the links to my profile for both these registers.
BACP - http://itsgoodtotalk.org.uk/therapists/in/799cd7/yorks-west/leeds/jessica-seaton.
UKCP - http://members.psychotherapy.org.uk/member/2011164300/map.

I am integrative counsellor and psychotherapist, this integration enables me to tailor therapy to suit your needs. First and foremost you and I work together to understand you and your life, later weaving theories and understanding of counselling and therapy to help you make sense of you and your world and to help you get the most out of life.

Experience:

I have worked in private practice for the past several years, and gained experience for my work within the NHS as well as the voluntary and private sectors. Before relocating to Leeds, I began private practice in London following my qualification and training in GP surgeries and the private sector. From this early stage I worked with women and men of varying ages dealing with wide ranging issues such as:

  • Anxiety and depression
  • Work related
  • Eating disorders
  • Sex and sex addiction for individuals and couples
  • Alcohol, food and drug addiction
  • Stress
  • Bereavement
  • Career or big life decisions
  • Relationships - this is brief range of issues I work with, please scroll down for fuller range of issues.

Some issues were particular to a stage of life or situation whilst others were more general. I learnt that issues are as individual as the person and to respect how situations or how feeling/being stuck can develop.


Other supporting experience included working within Victim Support and Mind.

I currently work mainly with adults over the age of 18, although at times I will consider assessing to work with those under 18 - contact me for more information on this.

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.

UKCP

UK Council for Psychotherapy

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

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.

UK Council for 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

To further support my work with clients dealing with particular issues such as food for instance, I embarked on additional training and qualified as a nutritional advisor. I did this further professional development to help me gain further and in-depth understanding to support my work helping clients understand their relationship with food and any eating disorders that they are working to overcome.
Similarly with depression and anxiety, as well as self esteem, confidence, work place issues, and addictions; including alcohol addiction, sex addiction and food addiction. I have additional interest and professional development in these areas.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Couples counselling
  • Existential therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Transactional analysis

Fees

Individual counselling:

Appointments in the day for 50 minutes, from £50. Evening (5pm onwards) from £55.

Couple counselling:

Appointments in the day for 50 minutes, from £60. Evening (5pm onwards) from £65.

For clients needing more time, longer sessions are available at different rates, please call to discuss.

For more general information and the next steps to finding out how we can work together you are welcome to email jessica@rightinsightcounselling.co.uk or call me on 07795 253457.

Further information

FURTHER PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

  • Couples and Sex Addiction Training
  • Sex and Porn Addiction Training
  • Couple and Relationship Therapy
  • CBT for Depression and Suicide
  • Therapeutic Coaching
  • Mindfulness Training
  • Supervision
  • Couples counselling training
  • Eating disorders training
  • Nutrition training
  • Mental health awareness training
  • Rape and sexual abuse training
  • Trauma training
  • Working with attachment training
  • Working with anger training
  • Personal development training
  • Diversity training
  • Assessment training
  • Victim support training

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
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

Availability

I work and have both weekday and evening availability.

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision

I am a qualified supervisor and offer supervision to both trainee and qualified counsellors and psychotherapists.

Online supervision
Telephone supervision

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Jessica Seaton BSc (Hons), MBACP, MUPCA UKCP Reg and Accred. Supervisor Dip.

Jessica Seaton BSc (Hons), MBACP, MUPCA UKCP Reg and Accred. Supervisor Dip.

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