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Dipl. Couns. MBACP

About me

“Where talk exits, so does hope” - Matt Haig

Do you want to talk to someone about generalised anxiety disorder or any of the related disorders, depression, relationship issues, couples or family issues or any other concerns in an open, confidential and welcoming atmosphere without any judgements or criticism, to explore your feelings and the challenges you are facing.

I am here to listen, explore and find the meanings behind the feelings that are arising in you, so you can make an informed choice on how to move forward and collaboratively work with strategies.

I have extensive experience in grief/bereavement counselling should you want to talk to someone about your loss or someone close to you.

I work from my home in Haslington near Crewe and can also make home visits by prior arrangement. I have worked as a practicing counsellor since 2010, registered with the British Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP) and carry full insurance.

My background is in the engineering section of the lift industry,which I have been involved in for over 40 years and currently run my own Lift Consultancy company as well as my own private counselling practice.

You will be taking to a practical man who has lived and worked in the commercial world and also works in a therapeutic environment, understands the world of work and life balance and the associated personal concerns and issues this may raise for you.

Training, qualifications & experience

ABC Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling from Stockport College.

NOCN Level 1 Introduction to Counselling Skills
ABC Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills

Couples and Relationship Counselling Certificate

Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) Certified Practitioner Level

Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) Certified Coach

Hypnosis Certified Practitioner

Courses attended-

Couples and Relationship counselling
Spirituality in Counselling and Psychotherapy
Therapeutic Use of CORE
CBT Bootcamp
Transactional Analysis TA101
Brief Therapy Skills for Stopping Addictions
Cultures of Grief: Bereavement in young peoples worlds
Attachment Theory: Into the future
Existential Psychotherapy
Pluralistic Counselling
Focusing : Accessing you inner knowing
Understanding and recognising sex addiction
Creativity, Spirituality and Hypnotherapy
Introduction to Gestalt
Mindfulness and compassion in counselling
Introduction to Psychosynthesis
Nature based Therapeutic practices Eco Therapy

and ongoing CPD.

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

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I also work with clients on a spiritual level if that assists and aids with the counselling process, as I live and work a spiritual life.

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Fees

£35.00 per session
Free initial in-person or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

Initial 30 minute session free

£35 per 50 minute session - Individuals

£45 per 50 minute session - Couples

Payable in cash, cheque or internet banking.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Prior arrangement

Crewe, Cheshire, CW1

Type of session

In person
Online
Home visits

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

Wheelchair user access

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.

Online platforms

Skype
Zoom

Supervision

In person
Online

Hello and welcome. I offer supportive coaching and reflective supervision sessions based on the Seven Eye model of supervision.

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