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Karolina Standing MBACP Dip.Couns

Redditch B98 & Birmingham/ Smethwick B66
07928 469646 07928 469646
Redditch B98 & Birmingham/ Smethwick B66

About me


I OFFER ONLINE COUNSELLING.

I work in an integrative way that draws on a range of theoretical approaches and skills to work with your individual needs and tailor the therapy to you.  I place emphasis on a safe, empathic and collaborative therapeutic space, valuing the unique therapeutic relationship that can develop with each individual.

I do not believe that one type of person or life is less important or valid than another, and I do not sit in judgement according to race, gender, sexuality, dis/ability or other beliefs.

Why choose therapy?

Sometimes we encounter problems that can feel insurmountable and we find ourselves suffering and feeling stuck or overwhelmed. For some, the cause may be a specific event or transition in life. At other times, the roots of our struggles may seem vague, experienced through repeating patterns in our lives, depression, anxiety, unhealthy relationships or addictions.

Such experiences can be a call for us to look within, to expand our level of awareness and enable new modes of being that allow us to build deeper, more meaningful relationships with ourselves and others.

Counselling is a relational journey in which client and therapist work together to foster insight and understanding, to ease suffering and to recover a life of meaning, authenticity and connection. Often people find that simply being able to speak of something in complete confidence for the first time results in a considerable lessening of anxiety.

I am a fully qualified Integrative Counsellor. I am also a member of the BACP.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Level 5 Diploma in Counselling Children and Adolescence (current)
  • Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies
  • Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills

I have also completed courses in:

  • Substance Misuse
  • Working with Loss and Bereavement
  • Understanding Anxiety
  • Understanding Depression
  • Understanding Stress

Member organisations

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Existential therapy
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy
  • Transactional analysis

Fees

  • Adult Sessions 50 mins - £45
  • Children and Young people sessions are 30 - 50 mins -£30-£40
  • Counselling Students session £30

Sandon Road
Birmingham/ Smethwick
West Midlands
B66 4AB

Redditch
Worcestershire
B98

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None

Accessibility

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.

Wheelchair user access

Availability

Monday-Saturday

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Employee Assistance Programme

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Karolina Standing MBACP Dip.Couns

Karolina Standing MBACP Dip.Couns