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MBACP - Psychotherapy, Counselling and Supervision

About me

Sometimes experiences can wobble us and just feel too much.  For many reasons we don't want to talk to friends or family which can feel isolating and make us feel worse, often affecting us physically.

We often just keep going, trying to bracket things and push them from our thoughts.  These can then jump forwards again affecting our daily lives, our relationships with others and performance at work.  We can feel paralysed by them with the physical feelings of anxiety and depression preventing us from engaging fully with our lives.

My time is yours,  where I can offer a space where you are able to take a moment to reflect upon what is happening for you and to consider what you need in order to enjoy a fulfilling, meaningful life.

I can help you with this process - you are not alone.  I have experience of working with a wide range of issues.  Nothing is too shocking, too much or too small.  Talking with someone who is trained to listen to you and your needs, in confidence, can be hugely beneficial and may only need a couple of sessions.

My experience is working as a counsellor and psychotherapist supporting adults, young people and children through a whole variety of challenges, each unique to their own experience.  Please feel welcome to contact me and chat through how I may be able to help you.

I also offer Clinical supervision to qualified Counsellors and Counsellors still in training.

Training, qualifications & experience

BSc (Hons) with QTS.  PG Cert Counselling skills.  PG Diploma Integrative Psychotherapy and Counselling. Certificate in Supervision. MBACP

I am fully trained and aware of safeguarding issues with adults and children and hold an up to date enhanced DBS check.

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

Additional information

Counselling and Psychotherapy £45 per hour.

Supervision £45 per hour £60 for 1 1/2 hours.

When I work

I am available weekdays, evenings and Saturdays.

Further information

As an integrative therapist I also offer mindfulness techniques, play and creative therapies.

Leyland, Lancashire, PR26

Parbold, Wigan, Lancashire, WN8

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
Organisations

Key details

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.

Supervision

In person
Online
Phone

Supervision for me has always been multifaceted in that I have needed different things at different times and have been able to access and take what I needed from each sessions at the time I needed it.

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