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MA Counselling, Registered Member BACP
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Norwich, Norfolk, NR12
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About me

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I am a BACP registered Person-Centred Counsellor and Counselling Supervisor. I work with young people aged 11 years and up and adults.

I have over 20 years’ experience of counselling young people aged between 11-25 years, firstly working for the Norfolk County Council and then for MAP, a Norwich-based charity organisation.

My own personal experience of having counselling with a person-centred counsellor was so positive it propelled me into wanting to offer it to others, particularly young people who may not have access to an independent adult that they talk to confidentially.

How counselling can help:

My aim is to offer a confidential, safe space and non-judgemental supportive relationship, hopefully helping you to begin exploring and gain understanding of why you feel the way you do. This sometimes can mean reviewing and working through past influences and life events and how they may be affecting you in the present.

Working through how we think and feel with someone independent can really be helpful. This self-exploration can be an opportunity for personal development and growth, bringing about positive changes in how we feel about ourselves and others.

Working with young people:

I am able to work in more flexible, creative ways with all ages but especially where young people may find self-expression and just talking difficult.

To make contact:

You can contact me without obligation by email or on my mobile; please leave a voice message or send a text and I will contact you as soon as I can.

I would be happy to talk to you and answer any questions you have and explain a bit more about how I work.

What to expect in your first session:

I am happy to arrange a first session at a lower rate of £25.  This will give you an opportunity to meet me and for me to hear about what has brought you to counselling.  You can then see if what I am offering is right for you and decide how we might work together.

For the younger ones, it may feel appropriate to have a first meeting with a parent or carer, which is fine too.

Sessions:

Sessions are usually 50 mins often on a weekly basis at the same time, but this can be negotiated.

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma in Person-Centred Counselling -UEA 2004

Masters in Counselling -UEA 2005

And many one day /two day training courses informing my practice in the areas below.

I have had 20 years experience counselling young people aged between 11-25 yrs.

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

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

£45.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

£45.00 - per 60 minute session

Further information

I am working online via Zoom or on the telephone due to the corona virus.

Wroxham, Norwich, Norfolk, NR12

Type of session

Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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Online platforms

Zoom

Supervision

Online
Phone

I am a BACP registered Person-Centred Counsellor and Counselling Supervisor. i have 20 yrs experience counselling young people aged 11-25 years

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