Judy Jacobs - Prof.Dip Psy C. MNCS (Accred) MCMA Ad Dip PC
I am a Psychotherapeutic counsellor with experience working with adults and 11-18 year olds with a wide range of issues. I am a member of National Counselling Society (NCS) and adhere to their code of ethical practice, a member of Individual member of BACP and a member of The Complimentary Medical Association (CMA).
Deciding that you need professional help to work through the issues you have is the first step, and I appreciate that it is not always easy. We all have paths in life that we do our best to navigate through, but sometimes this does not always go as planned. This may cause stress, anxiety, low self-esteem and confidence, relationship issues, addictions, compulsions, loneliness, isolation, self-harming behaviours, eating disorders and feeling very overwhelmed, to name just a few.
Communicating thoughts and feelings with family and friends can be difficult for fear of being judged or thinking others will not understand your struggles which can be common, and can leave you feeling isolated, vulnerable and a burden to others. This is the reason people turn to counselling and the next step is finding a counsellor you feel comfortable with which can seem a daunting prospect at times as counsellors have different approaches.
My approach is one that is based on a good therapeutic relationship between us, offering you a casual, warm, comfortable, confidential and non-judgemental space for us to explore your difficulties and issues together.
As a counsellor I appreciate that sharing your problems with me can be painful at times so we will work together at a pace you feel comfortable with. Besides person-centred therapy, we can draw from other therapeutic styles to provide you with a wider range of options to use. The work we do will not be to a set agenda but rather just a deep level of acceptance and respect for you as a fellow human being, with my aim to gain a full understanding of what it is like in your world.
Through our sessions I will help you find the right path to a happier, more fulfilled life and for you to have a better understanding of yourself by finding the right strategies and tools to put in place and feel more in control of your life.
Training, qualifications & experience
- Anxiety Management Diploma
- TQUK Understanding Behaviour that Challenges
- Holistic Health Practitioner Course
- Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Diploma
- Meditation Teacher Diploma
- Relationship Psychology Diploma
- Couples and Family Therapy Diploma
- TQUK Understanding Autism
- Insomnia Practitioner Course
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness
- Advanced CBT Diploma Level 4
- Advanced Autism Awareness Diploma Level 4
- EMDR Therapy Diploma
- Eating Psychology Coach Diploma
- NLP Master Practitioner Course Level 4
- NLP Practitioner course Level 3
- EFT: Emotional Freedom Technique
- Diploma Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) Diploma
Registered / Accredited
Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.
Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.
All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
National Counselling Society
The National Counselling Society
This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.
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
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.
Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
- Couples Counselling
- Family Counselling
- Physical abuse
- Sexual Identity and Gender Dysphoria
- Shame and Guilt
- Stress management
- Teenager and young adult support
I am available for sessions via Zoom or telephone. I am also available Thursday mornings in Godalming, all other days in Guildford or Farnham practices at The Eaves.