Located in comfortable offices in central Newcastle, we work confidentially with men and women of all ages and from all walks of life. We support clients with a wide range of emotional struggles including: bereavement, anxiety, depression, anger management, abuse, low self-esteem, work-stress, relationship difficulties, divorce and separation, bereavement, addictions, social isolation and ageing and many more.
Our way of working is warm and positive. We will work collaboratively with you to assist you to move forward in your life. Call us now to get started.
Training, qualifications & experience
Ken holds an MSc in Integrative Psychotherapy, a Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling and Post Graduate Diplomas Psychotherapy and Psychology. In addition he holds degree level qualifications in four other areas including an MBA and am MSc (Sports Psychology specialisation). Holding a Cert. Ed. he has lectured extensively in counselling, psychology andsports and exercise psychology.
He is a member of the UKCP (United Kingdon Council for Psychotherapy), and the British Psychological Society (BPS).
His wide training allows him to practice an integrative approach to treatment. The purpose of treatment is to facilitate lasting, positive change. Treatment methodologies include Cognitive Behavioural Therapies, Solution Focussed work, Transactional Analysis, Guided Imagery and others.
In the past ten years, Ken has been involved in clinical work, teaching and academic practice within private, public, education and healthcare sectors.
He enjoys spending time with his family and sea kayaking.
Registered / Accredited
Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.
UK Council for Psychotherapy
The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.
As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.
UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
Accredited register membership
Accredited Register Scheme
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Areas of counselling I deal with
The standard fee is £60 per session of 50 minutes. To make the service accessible for all some lower fee sessions times are available. Please enquire.
7:00am to 8:30pm (last appointment) Monday to Friday. 7:00am to 4:00pm Saturday