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Dip Couns MBACP

About me

A place with no judgement or expectations, a safe space for you to speak your mind openly and honestly.  It’s here in this space that you can explore the feelings that are causing you pain, distress, anxiety or a desire for change.

Please read on for further details if you are ready to take the next step.

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma level 2 Therapeutic Counselling

Diploma level 3 Therapeutic Counselling

Diploma level 4 Therapeutic Counselling (2 years)

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).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

£45.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

When I work

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Further information

If you are thinking about booking a session with me, I offer a free initial telephone call so that we can get to know each other a little bit before hand. This call would be around 15 minutes at a time that suits you best. 

Sheerness, ME12

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults

Key details

DBS check

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