Leonie Steele

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PG Dip CBT, PG Cert, Couns Dip, BSc (Hons)
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Coalville & surrounding areas. Online work. Telephone., LE67
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About me

** Unfortunately due to nuisance calls I will only accept enquires via email.** Thank you for your understanding.

I believe emotional health matters and I hope the information about me helps you to make an informed decision.

I am an ethical therapist who is registered with the British Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP). I also hold registration with the British Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP). I abide by their code of ethics. I also hold a current enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS) and all relevant insurance.  

Therapy is about change and I facilitate an empathic confidential space for you to explore how you feel about your difficulties. Working with you I support the time needed to voice your feelings and thoughts openly without judgement. My role is to be respectful and mindful of your focus for therapy. Ensuring that I work alongside you in our sessions. 

I am trained in using Person Centred Counselling and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy to help my clients. This training allows me to adapt to your individual needs, working short or long-term.

I work with adults 18yrs+ on a one-to-one basis by telephone, online or face-to-face.

Sessions that are face-to-face are from a safe and confidential environment where there are stairs and parking facilities. For those who are unable to attend face-to-face appointments or live out of the area, I can work via telephone or online e.g. Zoom.

I have worked with a wide variety of difficulties/issues, some of which are the following:

  • Low Mood/Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Attachment
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Historical sexual abuse, including historical childhood sexual abuse
  • General Counselling
  • Self-Esteem
  • Loss- in its many forms such as Bereavement, Job Loss, Physical Health changes and adjustment to this.

Long-term or short-term work.

First Session:

We will go through contracting & confidentiality. This will provide information on our mutually agreed expectations, and also provide information on your rights. Once this is agreed upon, you can start the session from where you feel you are able.

We will review regularly to ensure sessions are helpful usually at session 4 and again at session 8 and so on. There are no limits to sessions, however, you can choose to stop at any point.

I have regular supervision to ensure best practice is maintained and that I continue to work ethically. 

Training, qualifications & experience

Current qualifications:

  • Post Graduate DIP in CBT. With the University of Lincoln. 2023. 
  • Person-Centred Experiential Counselling for Depression (PCE-CFD)-   completed with the University of Nottingham 2022.
  • Attachment Certificate from the Bowlby Centre.
  • Level 4 Diploma  in Person-Centred Counselling
  • Level 3 Certificate in Person-Centred Counselling.
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Low Intensity Cognitive Behavioural Approaches.
  • BSc Hons in Psychology.

I attend Continued Professional Development (CPD) throughout the year. This is via NHS as well as independent learning.

I currently work in the NHS as a CBT Therapist. Prior to this, I worked as a Counsellor for the NHS.

I have worked for R.O.S.A (Rape or Sexual Assault charity) for 2 years.

Previously worked as a Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner in the NHS for 3 years and before this gained a wide experience of working within a community setting for mental health charities.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP)

The BABCP is the lead organisation for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in the UK. Membership is open to anyone with an interest in the practice, theory or development of CBT. BABCP also provides accreditation for CBT therapists. BABCP accredited members adhere to the Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics in the Practice of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies, and are willing to be scrutinised in this adherence as required.

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 Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies

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£50.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

We can have a free initial 30-minute consultation, for us to get an idea if we are compatible, and from there, we can discuss further appointments. 

Each session is 1 hour and costs £50.00.

Sessions are usually weekly or fortnightly depending on what you require.

Online working requires advanced BACS payments.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I may not be able to respond to enquires due to work commitments, but I will try to reply within 24 hours. 

Further information

I'm aware making contact with someone you don't know can be anxiety-provoking. Please contact me via e-mail to arrange an informal chat. If you have any questions about how I work or availability please ask.

When you leave a message with contact details I will try to respond within 24 hours but this may not always be possible due to work commitments. However, I will respond to inquiries promptly. 

Coalville & surrounding areas. Online work. Telephone., LE67

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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Leonie Steele
Leonie Steele