Registered MBACP Dip Integrative Counselling
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I offer a counselling service which can give you a safe space for yourself to work with whatever you wish to bring to counselling in an empowering way from looking at feelings and emotions to self development to longer term in depth work for on insight deeper issues. I am here to listen to you and I will listen in an empathic and non-judgemental way, giving you space and time to support you and focus on your needs. I practice from Life Force Counselling Centre in Colchester. However due to the Coronavirus pandemic I am now also offering telephone and video appointments.
If you are interested in coming for counselling please contact me by phone, text message or email and I will respond as soon as I can. At the initial appointment, we will meet to see how we can work together, and if so, we will contract to further work. I can offer short or longer term counselling in a warm and safe environment.
I practice integrative counselling which means the focus is on your individual needs. I deal with relationship issues, anxiety, depression, addictions and trauma. I have experience of working with a wide variety of different issues in my clinical practice. I am a registered BACP counsellor with over 5 years' experience of counselling a wide variety of clients in private practice which I am endlessly passionate about. I also enjoy working creatively with clients as I feel this is a great way of exploring and developing a client's potential for growth in many areas.
Training, qualifications & experience
I qualified as an integrative counsellor at Life-Force Counselling Centre in Colchester in February 2016. I am a registered counsellor and member of BACP and I adhere to their ethical framework for good practice. I studied counselling and creative therapies for my degree studies at the University of East London and more recently became a Mental Health First Aider.
I have a work background in the NHS and private sector.
I have experience of dealing with issues such as:
Abuse, anger, alcohol & drug addictions, bullying, bereavement, grief, loss, separation and divorce, domestic violence, rape and sexual abuse, including historic abuse, suicidal ideation.
Anxiety, depression, stress and mental health issues, eating disorders, low self esteem, trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, physical health issues, work related issues including workplace stress and bullying, toxic work environments and redundancy.
Reproductive issues such as infertility, miscarriage, abortion, stillbirth.
Cultural difference, sexuality, discrimination and refugee issues.
Special Educational Needs issues including Asperger's Syndrome, ADHD, dyspraxia, dyslexia.
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
Accredited Register Scheme
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Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
I have a very good knowledge of working with fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, orthopaedic trauma, post traumatic stress related to refugees from war zones as well as usual issues which present in counselling. I am very interested in the connection between mind and body and working therapeutically with this.
£40.00 per session
Concessions offered for
My standard rate is £40 per session with a sliding scale for concessions. Please do ask as I have a compassionate and inclusive approach.
Please contact me to discuss. My phone no is 07787447010 or email: email@example.com
I look forward to hearing from you
With best wishes
When I work
I offer evening appointments from 6pm onwards
I practise counselling at:
Life-Force Counselling Centre, 3 East Hill Colchester Essex CO1 2QL
Town centre location easily accessible by public transport and town centre car parking is available at Priory Street and Greyfriars Carparks