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MBACP, FdSc Counselling & Psychotherapy
Please note: I am unable to take general enquiries until 9th July 2022

About me

Hi, my name is Josie and I’m a Psychotherapeutic Counsellor who works with adults and young people (aged 16+, or 13+ on a case-by-case basis) online, by phone, in person (in a counselling room in central Worcester) and/or by home visit.

I offer a flexible service combining face-to-face, online, home visit and phone appointments, and no requirement for appointments to be set times/days. This flexibility can therefore work around you: perfect if you work long hours, juggle family commitments or work shifts.

Home appointments can be helpful for those with limited mobility, those who experience anxiety when leaving the home, those with very young children, or those who just prefer the idea of receiving counselling in the comfort of your own environment. Phone and online appointments offer the most flexibility. And I have a counselling room in central Worcester, very close to Foregate Street station.

I provide an impartial and outside perspective on your experiences in a way that's not possible with family or friends.

Together we can:

  • Make sense of what’s going on
  • Process difficult emotions
  • Look for patterns
  • Break down problems
  • Look at how your past impacts the present
  • Find solutions
  • Set goals

How I can help

Maybe your life has changed significantly, and you're struggling to adapt?

Maybe you have a dilemma and you don’t know what to do?

Maybe you want to improve your life or relationships but don’t know where to start?

Maybe you struggle with a mental health issue, and you’ve heard counselling could help?

Let's talk

If you think I could be the person to help, get in touch! We can then arrange a free 15-minute phone or zoom call to have a quick chat about what you’re looking for and whether I’m the right person for you. I aim to reply to any contact within 24 hours. 

Training, qualifications & experience

Training and Qualifications

  • I have an FdSc in Person-Centred Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • I am a registered member of the BACP (British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists
  • I have a Certificate in Online and Telephone Counselling
  • I am qualified to work with adults, adolescents and children

Experience

  • I have worked as a counsellor in various agencies and settings, including children, teenagers and the elderly.
  • I have several years experience of working in mental health in other capacities, including support work, youth work and advocacy. I have worked with clients, including looked-after children, care leavers, teenage parents, homelessness-experienced individuals, carers and families.

Specialist training:

  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Working with neurodiversity
  • Loss and bereavement
  • Alcohol dependency
  • Domestic abuse
  • Adolescent development
  • Creative counselling techniques
  • Solution-focused strategies
  • CBT

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).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

From £40.00

Additional information

All appointments are 50 minutes long.

Online or Phone
£40 before 6pm Monday to Friday
£45 after 6pm Monday to Friday
£45 Weekends

At My Office
£50 before 6pm Monday to Friday
£55 after 6pm Monday to Friday
£55 Weekends

Home Visits
£45 plus travel costs

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Further information

LGBT+ friendly. Trans-affirmative.

Worcester, Worcestershire, WR1

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults

Key details

DBS check

In England and Wales, the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS, formerly known as CRB) carry out criminal records checks for individuals working with vulnerable groups, such as children. To find out more, visit gov.uk , or contact this professional directly

Ground floor office.

Online platforms

Whatsapp
Zoom