Kristina Dobbs

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BA (Hons), MBACP, Counselling & Psychotherapy
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Caterham, Surrey, CR3
No current availability
No current availability

This professional is currently not accepting new clients and may not respond to general enquiries at this time.

About me

MY PRACTICE IS CURRENTLY FULL UNTIL SEPTEMBER 2024. 

I am a fully qualified counselling professional who is passionate about talking therapy. I offer a down to earth approach, with genuine support and warmth, as you explore your issues and concerns in a safe and confidential space.

There are times in life when many of us feel overwhelmed, stuck, or face difficult choices; for many different reasons. It is in how we meet these challenges and work through them, that enables us to live life to our full potential. Many clients feel a sense of relief in sharing their concerns, where the whole self can be expressed and experienced fully in a non-judgemental environment. The decision to enter therapy and face your issues takes courage and I will support you through the process.

My integrative approach draws on the valuable contributions of Existential therapy, Gestalt therapy, Person-Centred therapy and Mindfulness, which enables me to tailor my approach to suit individual needs.

I offer open ended, long-term therapy as well as time-limited therapy. Sessions are held in my private practice in Caterham. 

Training, qualifications & experience

I have a First Class BA (Hons) Degree in Counselling, with Greenwich University. My training has been accredited by the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy. 

In the past, I have worked as a mental health counsellor at Mind, as well as with bereaved clients at Cruse Bereavement Care.

I am a member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy and work within its ethical guidelines and code of practice.

I regularly attend specialist training workshops and continued professional development (CPD) courses.

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

Fees

£85.00 per session

Further information

If you have any questions about my practice or would like to arrange an initial appointment, please feel free to contact me. I currently have limited day time availability. 

Caterham, Surrey, CR3

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Kristina Dobbs
Kristina Dobbs