Linda Gillham

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MBACP (Snr Accred), SNCPS Acc. PTSTA (C)
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Kennington OX1 & Abingdon OX14
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hi, my name is Linda. Thank you for taking the time to view my page.

I have over 15 years of experience in a range of areas. My background is working in mental health settings. I work with people who are experiencing anxiety, anger, depression, stress, low self-esteem, separation and divorce, behavioural problems, relationship difficulties and employment issues. I specialise in people experiencing menopause symptoms, struggling with fertility and men's mental health.

I am a BACP and NCPS Senior Accredited Counsellor offering short and long term counselling to support both individuals and couples to make the changes they want in their lives. All sessions are held online. I currently have sessions available.

My approach

I offer a warm, non-judgmental, empathic approach. I work primarily using transactional analysis which is one of the most accessible types of counselling, offering a space to promote personal growth and change. You can read more about transactional analysis here: https://www.counselling-directory.org.uk/transactional-analysis.html

How can counselling help?

We can work together, at your own pace to think about how you can deal with the issues you are facing in a different way and help you to understand what is happening, why it is happening and the changes you could make.

What happens next?

I offer a free 15-30 minute Zoom call, this allows us to discuss in a little more detail what you hope to gain from counselling and helps to clarify whether you feel I'm the right counsellor for you - vital for building a trusting relationship. I welcome you to contact me via email.

If we decide to work together we will then find a convenient slot to begin (this doesn't have to be the same time or day each week).

Training, qualifications & experience

Certified Transactional Analyst in the counselling field (European Association of Transactional Analysts) and a Senior Accredited Professional Member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP) and the National Counselling Society (NCPS).

I adhere to the BACP ethical framework and attend regular supervision to support my work.

I have a BSc (Hons) in Psychology, a CTA(C), a Diploma in Transactional Analysis Counselling, a Certificate in Couples Counselling and a Certificate in Counselling Children and Young People. I have completed the BICA Foundation in Fertility Counselling.

I am a Supervisor and Trainer PTSTA (C)

Member Organisations

  • National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)
  • British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP)
  • European Association of Transactional Analysts (EATA)
  • International Association of Transactional Analysts (ITAA)
  • United Kingdom Association of Transactional Analysts (UKATA)
  • British Infertility Counselling Association (BICA)

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

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.

NCPS
National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

The National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society

This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.

In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

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
National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society
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.

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society

Fees

£60.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Vitality
  • Axa Health
  • Aviva

Additional information

Fees:

  • Individual counselling sessions are £40-60 per 50 minute session. Concessions available.
  • Couples counselling sessions are £90 for 90 minutes
  • Supervision £60 for 60 minutes.

I offer a free initial 15-30 minute Zoom or telephone consultation.

Payment is accepted by bank transfer and will be requested upfront prior to each session.

Please note I require 24 hours notice for cancellations. Missed appointments will be charged for at the full rate.

When I work

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Morning
Afternoon
Evening
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Kennington, Oxford, OX1

Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14

Type of session

Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Couples
Groups
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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Online platforms

Whatsapp
Zoom
Google Meet
Microsoft Teams
FaceTime

Supervision

Online

I am a Supervisor and Trainer practising Transactional Analysis PTSTA (C) and offer both individual and group supervision.

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