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About me

I am an Integrative Counsellor combining different therapeutic tools and approaches to fit the needs of the client.

I worked as a Senior Counsellor and Supervisor for many years at a Community Interest Company in Plymouth. I am a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.

Counselling is my passion and I feel privileged to have worked with a diverse range of clients over the years. I offer a safe, warm and supportive environment and my natural intuitive ability and creativity serve the therapeutic process.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • Trauma, Disassociation and Recovery, Positive outcomes for Disassociated Survivors PODS
  • Suicide and Self Harm PODS
  • Substance Abuse, Harbour Drug and Alcohol Service, Plymouth
  • Total Communication, South Devon Heath Care Trust
  • Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults, Devon and Cornwall Counselling Hub

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

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).

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

£45.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

I work from my therapy room in Buckfastleigh, which has easy access to Plymouth and Exeter via the A38. Sessions are 60 minutes long.

  • Session cost £45.00
  • First session introductory offer £35.00
  • Concessions available.

When I work

Practice hours are Monday to Friday 9.00am to 6.00pm - evenings by negotiation.

Buckfastleigh, Devon, TQ11

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults