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Mandy Allsop, Registered Member MBACP

Dunstable, Beds, LU5
07872818880
Dunstable, Beds, LU5

About me

Sometimes we need a little help to navigate difficulties that can feel overwhelming. We may have unhelpful thoughts, be struggling with tough decisions, have suffered a loss or have relationship issues.

I am a Person-Centred Counsellor offering a welcoming, non-judgmental, calm space to explore what life challenges you are experiencing enabling you to gain a clearer perspective and make any changes that you feel are necessary to enable you to lead a more fulfilling life.

I offer short, medium on long-term counselling depending on your needs and circumstances.

Training, qualifications & experience


I am a registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy and work in accordance with their Ethical Framework.

I am fully insured.

As a professional counsellor I make a comittment to my continuing professional development and I am in regular supervision.

I studied at the Metanoia Institute in London and hold the following qualifications:

B A (Hons) Person-Centred Counselling
Diploma Person-Centred Counselling
Foundation Certificate in Psychodynamic Counselling Skills - Herts and Beds Counselling Foundation

Cruse Bereavement Care - Level 2 Awareness in Bereavement Care : Foundation Course


I have experience of working with clients in a variety of different settings that include Cruse Bereavement Care, St Joseph's Hospice Bereavement Service, MIND Mental health charity and a College of Further Education.

Member organisations

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. 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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I have particular experience of working with bereaved clients having volunteered for Cruse Bereavement Care and St Joseph's Hospice, Hackney, London

Fees

£40.00 per hour
I offer concessions in certain circumstances, for example if you are a student in training or are on a low income.

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Further information


I am able to offer daytime and evening appointments between 8.00am - 8.00pm Monday to Friday.

I am located within walking distance of Dunstable Town Centre, with easy access to public transport, the M1 and A5. Parking available.

If you are interesting in exploring what it might be like to work with me as your counsellor please do get in touch by emailing or calling the number provided.

We can arrange an initial session to get to know each other and find out if the support I offer would be useful to you.

Due to the current crisis I am currently offering online counselling via Zoom.

Church Street
Dunstable
Beds
LU5

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages None

Accessibility

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

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.

Wheelchair user access

My counselling room is fully accessible to wheelchair users and disabled toilets are available.

Availability

8.00 am - 8.00 pm Monday - Friday

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Mandy Allsop, Registered Member MBACP

Mandy Allsop, Registered Member MBACP

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