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Counsellor and Psychotherapist - BACP Accredited

About me

I am a professional BACP accredited Counsellor and Psychotherapist with 18 years experience. I am also an accredited workplace mediator.

I provide a safe, neutral space for you to explore the difficulties and issues that bring you to counselling with the aim of helping you to gain a deeper and clearer awareness, insight and understanding of anything that is distressing, concerning or restricting you.

It may be one particular issue that needs addressing and/or a closer look at ways in which lifestyle, values and beliefs no longer serve you. With this in mind, I offer longer term, open ended therapy or short term focused therapy, with specific issues to address. (solution focused/CBT)

In my work I help individuals to improve quality of life, address a particular issue and build better personal and professional relationships.

I specialise in helping people with anxiety, stress, anger management, depression, accidents, chronic illness, accidents, relationship issues, work related issues, victims of crime, sexuality, bereavement and loss, trauma and PTSD.

Getting started

Getting started is probably the hardest step. Contact me in confidence by telephone, email or via my website with any questions or to arrange a meeting.

During our initial contact we shall discuss what your initial needs and requirements are. It may be you have a specific issue which you would like to explore, or a general sense that something is missing from your life or you are not living life in a way that you want to.

To book your first session please call me on 07887748666 or email me here

Training, qualifications & experience

Experience

Alongside private practice I work for Crisis Management Response Ltd dealing with workplace trauma, risk prevention, recovery and resilience planning and posts crisis support counselling. Companies affected by traumatic events such accidents and violent crime.

I also work for MS-UK with Clients who have Multiple Sclerosis. I am currently researching the psychological aspect of MS and the links with anxiety, depression and stress.

I have worked as a Psychotherapist within the NHS, Psychological services (with inpatients/outpatients and staff) working with patients with cancer, neurological illnesses and disease, stroke and MS (Multiple Sclerosis)
Transport for London as a staff counsellor
St Luke’s hospice working with cancer patients and their families
Victim Support working long term with families affected by homicide, domestic violence, sexual assaults, emotional and physical abuse.

Education and qualifications

  • 2014 - Accredited Mediator – London School of Mediation
  • 2010 -  Post Graduate Diploma in Gestalt Psychotherapy – London Met University
  • 2007 -  Post Graduate Certificate in Gestalt Psychotherapy – London Met University
  • 2006 -  Advanced Diploma in Professional Development – London Met University
  • 2004 -  Advanced Diploma in Integrative Counselling – Basildon College
  • 2002 -  Advanced Diploma in Counselling Theory and skills – Basildon College

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.

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

Areas of counselling I deal with

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Sexuality

Fees

Additional information

£55 for 50 minute – individual

£75 for 60 minute – couples

I have some concessionary places. Please contact me to discuss this further if you feel this applies to you.

Payment by cash, cheque, or bank transfer.

When I work

I am available: Tuesday 12-8pm Wednesday 9am-9pm, Thursday 3.30-9pm Friday 9am - 7pm

Maldon, Essex, CM9

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Groups

Key details

Therapy room and toilet facilities are situated on the ground floor.