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M.A.(Psych), Dip. Psych. UKCP BACP - Individuals and Couples

About me

*Coronavirus safe therapy online*

Hello, I am Mandy, a fully qualified and registered Integrative Psychotherapist and Counsellor working with individuals and couples. I offer a safe place to talk through and explore different options, helping you to move forward. This space allows you to gain clarity of your situation so you can work towards making the changes you would like to, and give you peace of mind.

How Psychotherapy Can Help

Life today is often busy, and it can be difficult to take time to have a greater understanding of what is happening. Challenging life situations, anxiety, relationship issues, depression, self-esteem issues, losing someone we love or generally feeling sad can take its toll. By exploring and understanding feelings, beliefs, thoughts and behaviours, as well as identifying your strengths and resources, psychotherapy can assist you to gain insight and awareness into the difficulties that are currently being experienced. Psychotherapy can unlock your potential,  help you understand who you truly are, and assist you to bring about change to make significant and lasting improvement.

How I Work

I work from the heart and often with humour, which has a great capacity to heal.  As an Integrative therapist, I draw upon several modalities, including Psychodynamic (early life experiences and development), Humanistic (person centred and self-actualisation), Existential (the human condition with aspirations and limitations) and the Transpersonal (focusing on growth and potential). This allows me to tailor each session to your individual requirements and support you to improve your wellbeing.

I work narratively and sometimes creatively through dreams, bodywork or art, as this can be an influential means of guidance and transformation.

Sessions

As research consistently shows, the most important part of any therapy is the relationship with the therapist. Each session is as unique and individual as my client, and how I work is determined by what is presented, and the desired outcome. There is a period of getting to know each other where there is an initial assessment and we discuss what you would like to get out of the sessions. Generally, we will discuss your background, where you are now and where you would like to be.  You may choose to work short or long term and we can discuss this at the assessment.

Special Expertise

I am a researcher and therapist for adults who have experienced early life bereavement and lead @abcgrief to facilitate understanding of the long term implications in this area.  I work with individuals and couples who have experienced loss in early life and who struggle with relationships, self esteem, anxiety, feeling alone/stuck, historical grief and trauma responses.  I run workshops/retreats periodically that further facilitate the healing process.

Call to talk through anything not covered here, and answer any questions you may have.

Training, qualifications & experience

My professional education was undertaken at the Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy Education in London, where I completed a four year postgraduate Diploma and a two year Masters research programme. My registered qualifications are:

  • M.A. in Transpersonal Counselling & Psychotherapy (Distinction)
  • Diploma in Counselling & Psychotherapy
  • Certificate in Counselling
  • Diploma in Transpersonal Couple Counselling & Psychotherapy
  • UKCP BACP
  • AXA PPP & Aviva Registered
  • I adhere to the UKCP and BACP code of ethics

The practice of psychotherapy is continually developing and I expand my education through self-learning and training courses.  I have an interest in neuroscience, trauma and growth through Transpersonal Psychology.

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.

UKCP

UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

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

UK Council for 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).

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UK Council for Psychotherapy
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

Fees in High Wycombe: Individuals £55 and Couples £75

Fees in London: Individuals £70 and Couples £90

Please do not hesitate to make contact for an informal chat to see if you would like to work with me.

Centre For Counselling & Psychotherapy Education, Beauchamp Lodge, 2 Warwick Crescent, London, W2 6NE

Cherry Orchard House, Speen Road, North Dean, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP14 4NN

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples

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