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About me

Hello, my name is Leigh Loveday. I know it's really difficult, not only finding the right therapist for you, but to also find the courage to go for it in the first place. I am easy going and friendly and hope to put you at ease straight away.  I am a fully qualified person-centred counsellor and I view every human experience as unique and it is my aim as your therapist, to view your life through your eyes and to feel what you feel. I believe that when a client feels genuine, non-judgemental love and care from the counsellor and feels deeply listened to and empathised with, a natural healing begins to take place. I will journey alongside you, as you discover your own innate wisdom.

The quality of the relationship between therapist and client is the key to a successful therapeutic outcome.  I welcome you as you are and look forward to meeting you.

How to get started with counselling

We begin by having an initial conversation, in person or on the phone, whatever suits you. This is usually around half an hour, is free of charge and with no further obligation. It is a chance for us to engage with each other and to chat about your reasons for seeking therapy and what you hope to achieve. I will also answer any of your questions or concerns. This initial consultation offers us the space to get to know each other before you embark upon your healing journey with me, if that is what you choose to do.

Our sessions are a collaboration and a relationship whereby we work together at your pace to meet your specific goals. My aim for you is that you begin to feel a sense of personal empowerment, develop self-awareness and live a more satisfying, confident and autonomous life.

Training, qualifications & experience

I offer counselling for adults only on a one-to-one basis. This is face to face in my therapy room, via video on WhatsApp or by telephone call.

I have a Level 5 Diploma in Person-centred Counselling and Therapy and I am a registered member of the BACP,  who's ethical framework I strictly adhere to.

In order to support you to the best of my abilities, I attend monthly supervision sessions with a BACP accredited supervisor.

To continue to maintain high professional standards I also undertake continual professional development (CPD) in line with the BACP rules and regulations.

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

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Fees

£50.00 per session
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Unemployed

Additional information

Sessions last 50 minutes and are £50. I will email an invoice to you after your session for payment.

Loveday Therapy, Mount Pleasant Ecological Park, Porthtowan, Truro, Cornwall, TR4 8HL

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults

Key details

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