Kelly Butterworth

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BA(Hons) ~ Reg. MBACP ~ Counselling & Psychotherapy
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Burnley, Lancashire, BB10 1PD
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This professional is accepting new clients but may have a waitlist. Please enquire with them directly to discuss availability.

About me

I am a registered member of the BACP with a BA (Hons) in Counselling & Psychotherapy. I have 13+ years of experience working with children & families, beginning my journey to support individuals with their mental health in 2019. I currently support children, teens & adults with trauma, anxiety, depression & domestic abuse, amongst other difficulties. I hold a focus on neurodiversities with training, professional experience & lived experience of the difficulties that individuals with ASD & ADHD can face.

My practice 'Locus Amoenus Counselling & Therapy Services' is highly focused on supporting you as an individual, I therefore work from an integrative approach, adapting sessions to suit your needs. I am passionate about working with individuals to help them understand themselves further & improve their well-being & quality of life. 

Training, qualifications & experience

BA (Hons) Counselling & Psychotherapy

Diploma in Childcare & Education

Continuous professional development is a high priority in my practice & I participate in courses & further learning on a regular basis to ensure my support & knowledge are to a high standard.

I hold further training in:

*Anxiety disorders *ASD *ADHD *Suicide & self-harm *Children & teens therapy *Specialisation Certificate in CBT for OCD *Trauma *Shame *Diversity *Equality & Inclusion *Creative therapy *Safeguarding *E-safety *Chronic illnesses *Domestic violence *Sensory integration *CBT *Child abuse *GDPR *Early help assessment plans *FGM *Prevent duty 

All CPD is available on request.

Member organisations

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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£50.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

I am unable to offer concessions - I choose to work with a local charity on a continuous basis, offering free counselling sessions to an individual who otherwise could not access long-term mental health support. 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

* Saturday sessions are set aside for individuals who will benefit from a weekend session 

Further information

Get in touch for a chat - An initial assessment will give you a chance to understand how I work & ask any further questions. If you're unsure about your needs I'm happy to discuss this further & help you to access the right support.

Take a look at my website:

A12 Locus Amoenus Counselling & Therapy Services, Northbridge House, Elm Street, Burnley, Lancashire, BB10 1PD

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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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.

Saturday sessions are in place to benefit those who may find weekdays too busy, which may be a barrier to accessing therapy. Weekend sessions can be helpful, especially for children/individuals with neuro-diversities, additional needs & disabilities.

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