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Master in Counselling, BACP (Registered Member), APACS (Accredited)
Please note: I am unable to take general enquiries until 4th September 2022

About me

Caring and Inclusive Counselling for Young People and Adults in the Bath area.

I am an integrative counsellor, accredited by the Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists Singapore (APACS) and a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). I use a range of therapeutic models in my work including cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), specialist forms of CBT such as ERP for OCD and CBT-E for eating disorders, as well as IPSRT for Depression, and Person Centred counselling for those looking for a less structured approach. My experience has been gained at a counselling agency in Singapore, where I worked with teenagers and adults from low income families, an international school in Singapore and in private practice in Bath (UK). I have also supported children in a Bath secondary school on site.

I am available for counselling in Bath and the surrounding area, for adults and teenagers. I can help with a range of issues including anxiety, depression, mood disorders, stress (including exam stress), self-esteem, trauma, relationship, communication and social skills problems.

What to do next

If you are thinking about counselling, please message me via text, voice mail or email.  I will then contact you to discuss your requirements and talk about the best way forward.  If you are happy to continue we will schedule a weekly session.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Master in Counselling (Monash University, Australia) specialising in CBT

  • Foundation in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy (Bath Centre for Psychotherapy and Counselling)

  • Certificate in Counselling (Bath College)


Professional Development

Time Limited Psychodynamic Psychotherapy for Adolescents (TAPP) introduction
Asian Vs Western Counselling Practices (APACS)
Relationship Counselling (BACP)
Child and Youth Counselling (BACP)
Child Sexual Abuse (PODS)
Eating Disorders - children and young people (BACP)
Self Harm - children and young people (BACP)
Interpersonal and Social Rhythm Therapy (IPSRT) for Bipolar and Unipolar Depression
LGBT in Therapy (BACP)

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

All Anxiety Related Problems
Multicultural Issues
Adapting to a new culture
Home sickness
Students away from home
Transgender
Exam Stress
Grief
Third Culture Kids

Fees

Additional information

50 pounds per 50 minute session (limited number of discounts available for students in further education and low income households - please enquire).

When I work

Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm

Further information

Why go to counselling? Problems come in all shapes and sizes. For some people there is a clear reason to see a counsellor. Others have a vague feeling of sadness, disquiet or unease from time to time. As a first step, contact me to discuss your needs.

5 Argyle Street, Bath, Somerset, BA2 4BA

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Young people
Adults