Justin Clark

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UKCP, MBACP (Snr Accred)
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 2NS
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About me

Building unique relationships to support and enable you through change, recovery, and growth.

I am the Clinical Lead at the Therapy Nottingham service, where I provide counselling and psychotherapy in Nottingham for adults and young people working with various issues and problems.
I also provide supervision and deliver training and workshops covering various psychotherapeutic topics and issues.

How I work

I am an integrative therapist working within a humanistic, relational, and developmental framework.
That doesn’t mean very much for most people, so here's a brief explanation.

Integrative

Humanistic therapies are all based on the beliefs above, and many theories and ways of understanding people have stemmed from this.
But there are also lots of other ways to approach this. I don’t stick rigidly to ‘a way to do therapy’ but incorporate aspects of many different theories, including some of the ‘non-humanistic’ ones. I do this because I believe that they are valuable and helpful to the work of therapy.

Humanistic

My fundamental beliefs about people:

  • everyone has essential worth
  • people are not 'good' or 'bad' – we all have the potential for both
  • we all have the capacity to choose
  • people are responsible for themselves
  • people have the power to change and grow
  • we exist in relationship with the world around us
  • the truth about people is more than the sum of all the parts

Relational

I place particular importance and value on my relationship with the client. I believe that we all exist in relationship with the world around us, and so when we are trying to make changes, solve problems, or make sense of our experiences, we also do that in relationships. Therapy is very different from most other relationships you may have – that’s part of its value, but it is still a relationship.

Developmental

I believe that we form fundamental beliefs about ourselves and others from the very beginning of our lives. As such, I pay attention to the developmental processes that were (or were not) formative in the individual's experience, which can then guide future therapeutic work.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have a wide range of experience of working with people who are in need of support or experiencing difficulty. I have previously worked in mental health, supported housing, and alternative education. In 2007 I started my journey to being a therapist, completing a Counselling Concepts course.

In 2013 I gained a BSc (Hons) degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy with the Sherwood Institute in Nottingham. Whilst managing a school counselling service in 2016 I completed a Certificate in Therapeutic Counselling Supervision. In 2019 I chose to extend my academic experience, returning to The Sherwood Institute to commence an MSc in Integrative Psychotherapy.

I have also previously managed therapeutic services for Place2Be and The Children's Society, before choosing to focus solely on private practice.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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.

UKCP
UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

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

UK Council for 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.

UK Council for Psychotherapy
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

Areas of counselling I deal with

Other areas of counselling I deal with

LGBT, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans related issues.

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Fees

£65.00 per session

Additional information

£65 per session (including assessments)
Electronic invoicing following your appointment, payment online or by Direct Debit.

When I work

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Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 8.00pm, appointments only.
Some evening and daytime sessions are currently available for therapy and supervision.

Therapy Nottingham, 8 Eldon Chambers, Wheeler Gate, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 2NS

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Organisations

Key details

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My office in on the first floor, there is no lift available.

Supervision

In person

I am a psychotherapist and supervisor, working within an integrative framework that informs my relational, developmental, and humanistic stance.

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