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About me

Hello and welcome to all of you who are taking the courageous step to find a therapist to help you.  My clients have often commented on how relaxed and empowered they feel when working with me.  This enables the exploration of feelings, behaviour and thought processes to help clients overcome their concerns and issues.

I work in partnership with my clients, in a collaborative manner to help them to get the very best out of their therapy.  My work ethos is that successful counselling comes from a safe and trusting relationship guided by professional principles.  Your self-care starts here.  You have nothing to lose by contacting me because I believe you are worth investing in.

Are you having difficult or toxic relationships and would like to make positive changes  and develop healthier relationships?   Is your anxiety impacting your life?  I can help you to find coping mechanisms so you can live your life to the full.  Would you like to have a deeper understanding of past trauma and learn how to reconcile your past?  Have recent life events left you feeling low or unable to cope?  I can offer you the support you need to get your life back on track.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Post-graduate diploma in Integrative Counselling
  • Certificate in Counselling skills.
  • Advanced diploma in Health and Social care.
  • Certificate in NHS care

I have 15 years of experience working in Mental Health settings, both in acute hospital wards and the community. (NHS Trusts). I have also worked with vulnerable adults with Dementia, end of life care and young adults with Learning Disabilities, namely Autism.

Member organisations

BACP

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

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).

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • Mental-health management
  • Weight-loss management

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Fees

From £40.00 to £45.00
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students

Additional information

  • I charge £40.00 upwards
  • I offer discounts to healthcare workers,  students, those on low-incomes and those on pensions.
  • I offer out of hours sessions on Saturday's and charge £45.00 per session/

When I work

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Further information

I am a strong advocate for equality and diversity and welcome all.

Please visit my website for more details or email me.

Bizniz Point, Crown House, Home Gardens, Dartford, Kent, DA1 1DZ

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults

Key details

DBS check

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Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

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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.

My therapy room is on the 1st floor and can be accessible by a lift and there is a ramp for wheelchair users.

Additional languages

I speak and understand Punjabi, but am not able to read or right Punjabi.

Online platforms

Zoom
Whatsapp