Jill Bradford

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M.A. Counsellor/Psychotherapist, MBACP (Accred)
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Mansfield NG21 & NG18
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I am an experienced Accredited Integrative Counsellor/Psychotherapist with over 10 years’ experience. I have worked in the NHS, Children’s Centres, the Voluntary Sector and private practice. I work with people with a range of difficulties, including anxiety, depression, perinatal illness, bereavement, relationship problems, domestic and childhood abuse.

I see people of all age groups, from teenagers to older people. I usually work with clients on an individual basis but also offer group work when sufficient referrals allow.

As an Integrative Therapist I am able to offer a variety of psychological therapies dependent on client need. Both brief and longer-term therapies are offered, with long-term person-centred work being available for those who have complex and enduring needs. Cognitive behavioural therapy is used either as a shorter intervention, if appropriate, or as part of longer-term work.

I aim to provide a safe space where individuals can be deeply heard, understood and valued. Under these conditions, clients can start to explore and understand themselves better, which in turn provides insights into how they might make positive changes in their lives.

I offer a high quality, flexible and confidential service which people can use without fear of stigma and judgement. I adhere to the principles, aims and ethics of my profession and my professional body.

Training, qualifications & experience

I initially trained as a Registered Nurse, then worked as a Paediatric Nurse before training to be a Health Visitor and working as a Specialist Nurse for Safeguarding Children and Young People.

I have developed a specific interest in Perinatal Mental Health and did further training in this field. Following completion of my Postgraduate Diploma in Integrative Counselling Practice in 2005 and my Master’s Degree in 2006, I have worked as a counsellor in a Women’s Centre, a local voluntary counselling agency, Children’s Centres and private practice.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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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

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Perinatal Anxiety

Fees

Additional information

My fee is £50 per hour

When I work

I offer daytime, evening and weekend sessions to suit your needs

Blidworth, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG21

Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG18

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision

In person
Phone

I have had many years experience supervising a wide range of staff within the NHS and Children's Centres.

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Jill Bradford
Jill Bradford