Kristine Sampson

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MBACP (Accred)
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Uxbridge, UB8
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I qualified as a counsellor in 2003, and now find that I have a wealth of experiential insight and learning to draw on in my  practice. As important, I believe, is the endless curiosity I have about the inner world of my clients. I bring: intuition, compassion and an unflinching focus on each client's potential for growth and  alignment with their true value. 

For my master’s research, I focused on the relational dynamics which create a a sense of safety for counselling clients.  My findings pointed to the phenomenal potential for self-exploration and change created when this sense of safety is achieved in therapy. I work really hard at my job of creating this climate for safe relating, attuning with sensitivity to the needs and fears of my clients in order to facilitate the freedom of expression which allows clients to bring more aspects of themselves into the therapeutic space. The words, the gesture, the emphasis are all important. Through accurate empathic reflection, and responsive attunement, I am always trying to get a sense of how you are feeling and what you are experiencing.

We are working at building trust, confidence; a safe, robust space. And once in the flow of this empathic understanding new insights and perspectives begin to emerge.  The space is important, unique and co-created. The words and the dialogue also do something important.  When the right, sometimes challenging, questions, are asked at the right time, limitations in your thinking can be unblocked, gaps bridged and new connections and pathways for change created. 

My specialist area is 'worthiness' and I facilitate a process by which you come to appreciate, embrace and explore more of your true value  with greater confidence and power. My approach sits well with people wanting to look inwards at depth and ask those big existential questions about life and purpose and meaning...

I mainly work online and have flexible availability for remote and telephone sessions, including evenings and Saturday mornings.  I also have some availability for face-to-face appointments on Thursdays in Uxbridge. Please do contact me for an initial consultation where we can discuss the specifics of my availability and fee structure. 

Training, qualifications & experience

  • MA in Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • Advanced Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (Humanistic)
  • BA (Hons) Sociology Psychology

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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BACP
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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Fees

£65.00 - £85.00
Free initial telephone session

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Aviva

Additional information






When I work

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Flexible availability for telephone/on-line sessions. Some face-to-face availability. 

Type of session

Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
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Kristine Sampson
Kristine Sampson