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FdA, MBACP

About me

Experienced and qualified counsellor working with adults, adolescents and young people, helping them through many different issues such as anxiety, depression, disorganised thinking and more: I am available to work face to face, online or telephone offering therapy to help people via the platform most suitable to them.

There are times when we can become confused and overwhelmed with things in our life. This can make us feel unmotivated, anxious and depressed. We can even look to other areas to numb these feelings, such as disorders and addictions.

It can be difficult to find someone who will listen without making judgement on your feelings, thoughts and behaviours. As your therapist, I can offer you a safe and confidential place to explore your issues and concerns. I can also help you gain a better understanding of yourself and others by discussing your emotions and behaviours. This can help find the right solution for you to make change or cope with your worries.

I aim to create a therapeutic relationship where you can feel able to explore issues which have brought you to counselling.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have experience in various settings, including Private Practice, NHS, Education and Schools and the voluntary sector; working with a wide variety of issues and age-ranges.  Registered member of the BACP and I hold an enhanced DBS certificate.

  • FdA Degree in Counselling
  • HE Diploma in Counselling Skills (Level 2-3)
  • Certificate in Counselling Skills

Additional short courses have been taken to enhance my counselling skills and knowledge.

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

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Fees

Additional information

£40.00 per 50 minute session (face to face or 'walk & talk')

£30.00 per 50 minute session (online or telephone)

Concessions may be available - please ask for more information.

When I work

Weekday, Evening and Saturday

Further information

I am empathic, non-judgemental and we will work with a genuine relationship, in a safe space for you to feel comfortable exploring your concerns and developing insights. Whatever your issues or needs, you can be confident that I will work with you and support you in your counselling journey and goals.

If you want to know more about how I work, you can contact me via email or telephone, or look at my website for more information. We can then set up an initial session to discuss your needs/goals. If you then wish to continue - further sessions can be organised.

Berkeley, Gloucestershire, GL13

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Children
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

There is a gravel area and a small step into the therapy room. Please contact me regarding support or access adjustments.

Online platforms

Zoom
Whatsapp