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Hello and welcome to my profile page. I am a qualified and registered counsellor and have a private practice in Sidcup Kent. I have been practicing for 10 years and offer Face to Face, Telephone & Zoom and Walk & Talk sessions.
I offer a free initial assessment which gives us a chance to talk through what support you need before making the commitment to start counselling sessions.
Counselling can be short or long term depending on the situation and I work with issues which include stress, anxiety, depression, feeling sad, separation and divorce, family issues, job related problems and different types of abuse.
I am an Integrative Counsellor. This means that I work using different approaches to suit the needs of the person. We are all different and each of us needs individual support. Some people want to talk through how they are feeling. Other people may want to learn more practical strategies to tackle their concerns. We will talk through your needs and how we can work together to help you achieve your desired outcome. Counselling is a way to work through how you are feeling. I can support you to explore how you are feeling and identify any changes that you may need to make.
I am a registered member of the BACP which ensures that i am regulated and work within their ethical framework.
I have day and evening sessions available. Counselling sessions are £40 per 50 minute session.
Deciding to have counselling is a huge step and can be very daunting. Please feel free to contact me regarding the service. I will talk you through the process and try to put your mind at ease.
Training, qualifications & experience
- NCFE Diploma in Counselling
- NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Counselling
- City and Guilds level 3 Certificate for Health Trainers
- NCFE level 2 certificate in Counselling Skills
- NCFE level 2 certificate in Mental Health Awareness
I currently work at my private practice supporting clients. Some of the most common issues are anxiety, low mood, feeling overwhelmed, lack of motivation, addictions, abuse and relationship and work problems.
I work for a Community organisation who support parents and carers of children with disabilities and additional needs. I have been supporting parents since 2013. Being a parent can be hard work and having a child with a disability can some times be challenging and stressful.
I also work for a local college supporting students.
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
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.
Areas of counselling I deal with
£40.00 per session
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session
Counselling sessions - £40
Sessions 50 minutes
I offer a free 30 minute initial consultation to discuss your needs and how I can support you.
When I work
I am based in Sidcup and live close to the 286 and B13 bus stops. Both have links to Sidcup St, New Eltham St and Eltham St all of which are a short bus ride away. There is also off street parking.