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Katy Tucker MBACP Dip. Couns.

Farnham GU9 & Godalming GU7
07572 268034 07572 268034

About me

During the Covid-19 pandemic, I am able to support you face to face via secure video link or phone, from the comfort of your own home, at a mutually convenient time.

Feel free to call or email me to book a free 20 minute consultation.

I am a qualified and professionally trained counsellor with a warm and caring approach. I am based in Farnham town centre and am available for daytime and limited evening appointments as well as online counselling. I offer individual therapy to adults and teenagers aged 16 and over.

I have experience of working with issues such as stress, anxiety, panic attacks, depression, loss and family issues. I can offer you a calm space in a comfortable environment, where you may explore your feelings and emotions.

How Can Counseling Help?

Sometimes we can feel sad, confused, anxious, angry, stuck or isolated. It takes courage to make the first step to start counselling, but often it is helpful to talk to a trained professional who has no emotional connection to you and who can offer you an objective perspective. Does it feel as if things are spinning round in your head and it's hard to make sense of them? I see my role as helping you join the dots in your life.

I can offer you the private space to reflect on your emotional struggles, and I can support you in understanding yourself and those around you better.

What Can I Expect in a First Session?

I would like to offer you a free 20 minute consultation so that we can look at what has brought you to counselling and whether I am best suited to support your needs. You can choose whether you would like to book a first session.

In our first 50 minute session I may talk more than usual, I may ask a number of questions; this is so I can best understand where you are now and how you got to be there. I will also give you the opportunity to ask me any questions. This is your counselling journey but I will be beside you on it.

I offer individual, face to face counselling to adults and teenagers aged 16 and over.

If you are looking for warm and professional counselling support I am available for daytime and limited evening appointments. Email, Text or call for a free telephone consultation so we can see if we feel comfortable working together.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications

  • CPCAB Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • NCFE Level 3 Counselling Skills and Theory
  • NCFE Level 2 Helping Skills
  • BA (Hons) Psychology, Sociology, English

I am a member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychology (BACP) and I adhere to their Ethical Framework.

Training

  • Meeting the needs of Learners with ASD conditions
  • Supporting Learners with ASD Conditions and PDA
  • GDPR Awareness
  • Data protection
  • Epilepsy Awareness
  • Safeguarding and child protection
  • Disability equality training
  • How to do Counselling online: a coronavirus primer

Experience

  • I have recently been a volunteer counsellor at a local hospice and have experience of supporting family members who have lost a loved one and those living with a family member with a terminal illness.
  • I have counselled young people (16+) at a local sixth form college supporting with anxiety, depression, low self esteem, family dynamics, suicidal thoughts, autism and Asperger's.
  • I have a background in a higher educational setting and a wealth of experience in Special Educational Needs, including Autism and Asperger Syndrome.

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.

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • Grief
  • Loss
  • Exam related stress
  • Family dynamics

Therapies offered

  • Existential therapy
  • Person-centred therapy

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Fees

  • I offer a free 20 minute telephone consultation so we can decide if we would like to work together and to provide an opportunity for you to ask any questions you may have.
  • £50 per 50 minute face to face, £40 for online sessions, payable by cash or card within each session or by bank transfer in advance.
  • Less than 24 hours notice of cancellation will incur the full fee.

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Low income

Further information

My counselling practice is based at 'The Eaves' in Farnham town centre, above Robert Dyas; walking distance from the train station and accessible from Aldershot, Godalming, Guildford, Farnborough and Fleet.

I look forward to hearing from you.

The Eaves
43 Downing Street
Farnham
Surrey
GU9 7PH

The Eaves
Lodge House
Catteshall Mill
Catteshall Road
Godalming
Surrey
GU7 1NJ

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

  • I can offer you online counselling via secure video link or phone from the comfort of your own home, at a mutually convenient time.

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults

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Katy Tucker MBACP Dip. Couns.

Katy Tucker MBACP Dip. Couns.