Kim Abercromby Dip.Counselling, MBACP (Registered)
Welcome, I am here to offer you a warm, understanding and compassionate counselling service. I work from a dedicated therapy room, where together we can discuss some of the reasons why you want to have counselling and explore what you feel may be holding you back in your life, even if your challenges feel overwhelming.
I believe that the trust and safety in our therapeutic relationship is fundamental to you feeling that you can open up and allow the process of change to unfold. I am deeply committed to providing you with a non-judgemental and holding space to assist you in your journey.
This may be the first time you have considered counselling, which I understand can often be a daunting experience. I am happy to talk through any concerns and answer any questions you may have to make the experience as comfortable as possible for you. You are welcome to call me for a free no obligation 20 minute discussion to see if you feel I can offer you what you need.
I work with adults and young people and I can offer you my experience in working with, but not limited to issues such as such as anxiety, depression, panic attacks, bereavement, low self-esteem and PTSD and body dysmorphia.
I can work with you either short term for an agreed number of sessions, or open ended where we can assess your progress over time. I am a fully qualified and register member of the BACP and use their ethics to underpin my counselling practise at all times.
Training, qualifications & experience
- Level 2 Integrative Counselling
- Level 3 Integrative Counselling
- Level 4 Diploma Person Centred Counselling
Over 18 months of experience working as a school counsellor with the age group 13-18-year-old. During this time I have worked with many of the issues that young people face such as anxiety, , low self esteem,depression, OCD, insomnia, self-harming, eating disorders and bullying.
Herts Mind Network 2018 – currently
I have been working at Herts Mind for over 2 years counselling adults; I have had a lot of experience during this time working with, but not limited to, bereavement, trauma, PTSD, anxiety, depression, panic attacks, addiction and abuse.
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
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
£50.00 an hour