Katy Plowright - Counselling & Psychotherapy, FdSc.Couns, Dip.Couns, Reg. MBACP

Katy Plowright - Counselling & Psychotherapy, FdSc.Couns, Dip.Couns, Reg. MBACP

Forest Gate
Office 2 The Old Farmhouse
Pewsham
Chippenham
Wiltshire
SN15 3RS

Green Park Natural Health Clinic
18B Charles Street
Bath
Somerset
BA1 1HX

07788 644333 (confidential voicemail)

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About me

I am an experienced, warm and approachable Psychotherapeutic Counsellor running a successful busy private practice in both central Bath & Chippenham.

I provide a professional & confidential counselling service for individual adults, both male & female 18+ years, to promote and improve individual mental health and well being.

Registered Practitioner:

I am a fully qualified counsellor (FdSc.Couns) and a registered practitioner (MBACP) holding registered membership of The British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) and a current Certificate of Proficiency.

I am included on the BACP Register of Counsellors & Psychotherapists, the first psychological register to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care, demonstrating I meet the required high standards of proficiency, professionalism and good practice.

I am regulated by the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP) & adhere to their Ethical Framework for Good Practice (www.bacp.co.uk).

How I Work:

I provide an objective, empathic & non-judgemental approach, underpinned by a psychological evidence based framework, to help you gain better understanding of yourself & your life. I offer both short term and long term psychotherapeutic counselling.

Short term counselling is typically around 6 - 12 sessions, but can be more or less than this depending on individual needs. It usually focuses on a specific emotional issue such as a bereavement, a relationship issue, low mood, feeling anxious etc.

Long term counselling/psychotherapy can be open ended and is suitable for a deeper exploration and more thorough review of your life. It helps individuals with psychological problems that have built up over the course of a long period of time through understanding their feelings, thoughts and actions more clearly and discovering the background to problems and difficulties.

I work in an Integrative Humanistic way, acknowledging all clients have different needs, so therapy looks different for each person and no one single approach is sufficient.

I can draw on theories from:

  • Humanistic and Existential Psychology
  • Phenomenological Therapy
  • Person Centred approach
  • Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
  • Transpersonal Psychology
  • Solution Focused Counselling
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
  • Mindfulness based practice

I view counselling as an investment in yourself - it is time taken out of very busy lives to focus on YOU. It can be used for working through specific current difficulties or issues; personal development; or aligning yourself back to who you’re meant to be when life has gone off track, allowing a more rewarding and healthy way of living. Counselling doesn't just have to happen when we are in crisis.

Appointments:

  • Initial counselling assessment - 1 hour
  • All subsequent appointments - 50 minutes
  • All appointments (including assessment) are £45.00

Initial Assessment:

The initial assessment session lasts for 1 hour and allows between us to understand what your needs are, whether counselling is the right option for you at this time, identify if I'm the right practitioner for you & how we might work together.

It is also an opportunity for you to ask any questions you may have.

There is no obligation to continue counselling after this if you don't want to.

If you do, we would look to book in an initial 6 sessions and review progress after this.

What To Do Next:

Please email, text or call to book in for an initial counselling assessment.

I offer an initial free 20 minute confidential consultation on the phone first, if this is something you'd like to do.

For others, this can be too daunting and increase their levels of anxiety, so booking in for an initial face to face counselling assessment might suit you better.

Mobile: 07788 644333 (confidential voicemail)

Email: katy@thebcp.co.uk

Website: www.thebcp.co.uk

Location:

  • Chippenham Clinic Appointments - Mon, Tues, Wed & Thurs 9am - 5pm
  • Bath Clinic Appointments - Fridays 9am - 5pm

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications:

  • Foundation Degree in Humanistic Counselling (Bath Spa University).
  • Level 5 Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling (CPCAB).
  • Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (CPCAB).
  • Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies (CPCAB).
  • Certificate in Counselling Theory (CSCT).
  • Certificate in Counselling Skills (CSCT).
  • Accredited Bereavement Worker.
  • Certificate in Safeguarding Children & Vulnerable Adults.
  • ASIST Certificate in Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training.
  • Certificate in Training Practice.
  • Certificate in HR Practice
  • Member of The British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) - membership number 00727799.
  • Registrant on the BACP Register of Counsellors & Psychotherapists - Registration number 130318.
  • Hold a current Certificate of Proficiency from the BACP.
  • Committed to ongoing professional development in accordance with BACP regulations.
  • I am fully insured.


Experience & Background:

  • Counsellor / Psychotherapist working in private practice.
  • Counselling provider for Employee Assistance Programmes (EAP) - including Dorset County Council.
  • Accredited Bereavement Counsellor within a Bereavement Agency.
  • Drugs & Alcohol Counsellor within an Addictions, Homelessness & Social Exclusion Service.
  • 10 years’ experience in HR, Training & Development Management roles in large corporate environment, providing a Health & Wellbeing Service for all employees.
  • 6 years’ experience in Sales Management.

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

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Fees

Free initial 20 minute confidential telephone consultation to discuss your needs.

£45.00 for a 50 minute therapy session.

Further information

Please call, text or email me for further information or to arrange an initial confidential discussion regarding your needs.

I have full professional indemnity insurance.

Clinics in central Bath and Chippenham.

Maps & Directions

Chippenham, SN15 3RS
Bath, BA1 1HX

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Accessibility

Wheelchair access: Yes

Availability

Chippenham Clinic: Mon, Tues, Wed & Thurs daytime 9.00am to 5.00pm appointments . Bath Clinic: Friday daytime appointments available.

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme