Lisa Smith

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BSc (Hons), FETC (Dip)
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Oldbury, West Midlands, B68 9HE
Limited availability
Limited availability

This professional is accepting new clients but may have a waitlist. Please enquire with them directly to discuss availability.

About me

I am a humanistic and integrative psychotherapist working within Birmingham and surrounding areas.  

I aim to meet each person as an individual and where they are in life. Exploring with you what is happening, your feelings and emotions, which are stopping you from achieving all your hopes and dreams.

I believe that under the right circumstances, we all can grow and flourish and I aim to walk alongside you, supporting you to a greater understanding of yourself.

Face-to-face sessions are held at my centre on Pottery Road, online sessions are carried out through Cliniko Telehealth.

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma in Emotional Therapeutic Counselling 

BSc (Hons) in Humanistic and Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy. 

I have experience working with Anxiety & Panic Attacks, Depression, Relationship Problems, Addiction, Fertility/Health, Self-Harm, Bereavement, Anger, Eating Disorders, Domestic Violence, Childhood Trauma, PTSD, Work Related Stress, Personality Development/ Character Styles, Separation & Divorce, Suicidal ideation, Physical & Mental Abuse, Attachment, Retirement, Redundancy, Bullying/Harassment.

I have a commitment to ongoing professional development and regularly attend courses to ensure that I am kept up to date with the latest developments in counselling and psychotherapy

I am registered and accredited with The National Counselling Society and a member of the British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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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

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society
Accredited Register Scheme

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

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society
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

Additional information

My fees are £50 for individual therapy,  I believe therapy should be accessible to everyone, regardless of their financial situation and have made available some daytime appointments to offer slightly reduced rate sessions (spaces limited).

I take cash or card payments, at the start of the session. I also offer invoices and bank transfers (payable in advance).

Fees and payment methods can be discussed as part of an initial assessment.



When I work

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Although my regular availability is above, I can offer weekly or fortnightly appointments and I can also accommodate shift working patterns.

Further information

You are welcome to call or send a text message/email. Whilst you can contact me at any time, I may be in a session with a client, and I ask that you leave me a message with your preferred contact number, your name and a short message.

I will return your call, text message and emails as soon as possible, usually within 24-48 hours depending on the time of contact.  If I haven't contacted you within this time frame I may be on annual leave or my response may have gone to your spam/junk file.

Phoenix Counselling, 129 Pottery Road, Oldbury, West Midlands, B68 9HE

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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