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Julie Best-Clark MBACP Reg, MA, Adv Dip Psych/Couns

Totnes TQ9 & Kingsbridge TQ7
07904 148013 07904 148013

About me

My aim is to bring together effective approaches incorporating a variety of therapeutic models such as relational therapy, humanistic, psychodynamic, attachment theory, person centred and neuroscience. This will also depend on your individual needs. My experience also covers body psychotherapy and energy work.

I offer both short and long term therapy and the length of therapy will depend upon the presenting issues and your wishes. I can also bring in a creative element by offering the use of drawing, sand tray and figures to help the unconscious mind uncover the hidden truths.

Is there a particular problem you would like to talk through and explore? This could be to do with a relationship, work related or a repeating pattern that you are aware of or has been pointed out to you.

There may be deep seated issues relating to your history and your sense of belonging such as with adoption.

Health problems and chronic pain may also be causing stress and anxiety and we can use techniques to aid with the healing process. I have researched a great deal around neuroscience and pain and how these issues affect the brain chemistry.

I believe the relationship between therapist and client to be very important where we explore issues together and with this I offer an empathic, supportive, safe and confidential space.

My contact details are:- 07904148013 or juliebesttherapy@gmail.com

Training, qualifications & experience

I am an Integrative Counsellor and Psychotherapist following an Intensive 6 year Master’s degree course in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy at the Minster Centre in London.

I have been working with people therapeutically for 20 years both in private practice and for the NHS, covering a number of issues including bereavement, depression, anxiety, work related issues, relationship breakdown, addiction, trauma, abuse, chronic pain, adoption, domestic abuse and pre/post natal depression.

I have worked with all age groups including working in a children’s therapy centre.

I also worked for many years as a Reiki healer and teacher and the combination of both Psychotherapy and energy work lends itself to a very effective, holistic and lasting treatment.

My background started off with training to be a homeopath and naturopath whilst living overseas. I helped many people over the years with their health issues and it was during this time that I realised often people came to me to talk about what was going on in their lives, as a homeopathic consultation involves a vast amount of getting to the bottom of what is going on for a person. It was then I decided to train to be a psychotherapist to improve my understanding and delve deeper.

My experience also covers 12 years of working with women and children who have been affected by domestic abuse where I worked as a manager in a women’s centre and supervising a children’s therapeutic service.

Member organisations

BACP

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.

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.

Fees

My fees are £50.00 for a 50 minute session.

I offer spaces for those on a low income or who are in receipt of benefits.

Further information

I also offer Telephone counselling, skype sessions or facetime - these would also be for 50 minutes.

Areas of specialism include:-

domestic abuse
anxiety and depression
children and young people
addiction
trauma
adoption
bereavement
post natal depression
chronic pain
abuse
relationship breakdown
work related issues
redundancy

The Forge Annexe
Collins Road
Totnes
Devon
TQ9 5PJ

Kingsbridge
Devon
TQ7

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None

Accessibility

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access Unspecified

Availability

I offer daytime and evening appointments.

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Groups
Employee Assistance Programme
Julie Best-Clark MBACP Reg, MA, Adv Dip Psych/Couns

Julie Best-Clark MBACP Reg, MA, Adv Dip Psych/Couns