John Goss

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MNCS (Accred)
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Milton Keynes, MK3 7DZ
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About me

Hello, i'm John, an experienced Counsellor based at West Bletchley Wellbeing Centre (MK3 7DZ) for individuals and couples Counselling.

For those who prefer to work online, or might not be based in or near Milton Keynes, I am also able to offer sessions over the phone or via Zoom.

I am an affiliate Counsellor for a couple of Employee Assistance Programmes (EAP's), which often means working with clients on a short term basis around issues such as: Self confidence, Bereavement, Depression or Anxiety.

I'm registered with the National Counselling Society as a Membership Body, and am also on the 'Children and Young Peoples' register, sometimes working with people from the age of 11+.

I have a keen interest in working with sexual issues, and am currently at the tail end of a Diploma focusing on working with Compulsive Sexual Behaviour. This is a longer term plan to start formal Psychosexual Counselling training in 2024.

My work areas are diverse, and often involve working with clients who are Neuro Diverse, as well as members of the LGBT+ communities.

I work with both individuals and couples, as well as those who might be in Poly relationships, or exploring other apsects of a relationship - such as Open Relationships.

Outside of my Counselling work, I work in a non Therapy role within a Sexual Health Clinic.

People come to Counselling for all different reasons, and I see it as being my role to make the sessions as comfortable as possible while we explore aspects of yourself in an open and constructive way.

If you think I might be the right Counsellor for you, feel free to get in touch.

Training, qualifications & experience

CICS Online Diploma in Compulsive Sexual Behaviour (Oct 2022 - April 2023)

CPCAB Level 6 Diploma in Clinical Supervision (Langley Training, 2022)

CPCAB Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (Bedford College, 2015)

Level 3 Diploma in Developing Counselling Skills (Milton Keynes College, 2014)

Since qualifying in 2015, I have, and continue to undertake various Continuing Professional Development (CPD) training, as I believe this is an important aspect of my work.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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NCPS
National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

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In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society
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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Compulsive Sexual Behaviours

Sexual Offending

Fees

£40.00 - £60.00
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Health Assured

Additional information

Individuals

Face to Face Counselling (Bletchley) £50.00 per session.

Zoom/Phone Counselling £40.00 per session.

Relationship Counselling (Couples/Poly)

Face to Face Counselling Session (Bletchley): £60.00 per session

Trainee Counsellors

Face to face Counselling (Bletchley) £40.00 per session

Zoom/Phone Counselling £30.00 per session

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

My availability is generally focused around weekday afternoons and evenings. Please contact me to discuss availability.

Further information

Organisations I am associated with, or have been associated with.

StopSO UK

Q:alliance

West Bletchley Wellbeing & Counselling Service

YiS Youth Counselling Service

West Bletchley Counselling Centre, 221 Whaddon Way, Bletchley, Milton Keynes, MK3 7DZ

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples

Key details

DBS check

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Wheelchair user access
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Online platforms

Skype
Whatsapp
Zoom

Supervision

In person
Online
Phone

Qualified Supervisor for Face to Face and Zoom Supervision

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