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MA MBACP (Accred.)

About me

I am a warm and creative BACP accredited psychotherapist who offers 1:1 therapy to adults in distress or who are actively seeking change. I have experience of working with a wide range of presenting problems from relationship difficulties, health-related issues and loss to anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, PTSD and borderline personality disorder, as well as neurodiversity in all its forms. Careful listening within a warm, supportive, respectful relationship can help us feel safe enough to reflect. I think that reflection can help us heal.

I use an integrative, relational approach, mixed with some coaching and creative methods. I believe that being honest, non-judgmental and accepting creates a space where growth and change can take place and that drawing on a range of different theories can help fit my approach around you.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am an accredited BACP psychotherapist (2021) who trained at the University of Leeds (2015-18). I have experience of working with a number of counselling services in the north and south of England and extended my training to include art psychotherapy last year (2021). 

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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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

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Therapies offered

Fees

From £50.00 to £60.00

Additional information

Pre-therapy appointment
face-to-face, online or telephone, up to an hour, payment by BACS
£50

Therapy appointment
face-to-face, online or telephone, 50 minutes, payment by BACS
9 - 4 pm Mon-Sat £50 
​After 4 pm and Sun £60

Cancellation fee
I charge the full fee for a booked session if you give less than a weeks notice.

Estuary Counselling and Psychotherapy, Pure Offices, Harbour Road, Portishead, North Somerset, BS20 7AN

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults