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About me

Hello I am Louise. If your looking on this site you've already making the first step towards making positive changes. I offer you a warm, friendly and safe non judgmental space in which you can explore issues that are preventing you from living towards your full potential.

The foundation of my work is in Personal Centred Counselling, blending other theories.
That mainly means you talk about what you want to bring. We work together with what you feel is important. I use these theories as tools, to be along side you; helping you explore, reflect and untangle the knot of your issues and needs, allowing you to move forward.

As well as talking therapy I can offer a creative approach working with art, visualisation, creative writing and sand tray to suit individual needs.

I offer a free half hour introduction session to see if I am the therapist for you.

Other services include:
Group work
Menopause Support Group
Art Expression Group
Community Groups

Workshops in:
Trust and team building
Behind the mask
Finding the play

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a qualified to level 4 Therapeutic Counselling (cpcad) 2012
A registered member of the BACP and work to their ethical framework
Professional Diploma Children and Young People , Professional Diploma in Supervision , Art in Mental Health Foundation Course in Art Thearpy , Trauma Awareness Training
Safeguarding Training

Experience
Senior Counsellor at Clarity:  Facilitator of Art Expression and Women Support Groups, Mentoring.
The Ilfracombe Academy: School Counsellor. 
Community Action South West: Intervention and support worker for young people and their families.




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

Fees

Additional information

£40 a 60 minute session .
Concessions available to students and unwaged

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When I work

Monday to Friday (9:30am to 6pm)

Tarka Clinic, Paige's Lane, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 1EF

4 Orchard Road, Ilfracombe, North Devon, EX34 9JY

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Groups
Organisations

Key details

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

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You can contact the Counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Supervision

In person
Online
Phone

Professional Supervison for One to One or Group Supervison I offer is seated in the is Shohet and Hawkins 7 eyed model .

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