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At different times: You may want to feel different, be different, do different, say different, hear different and or experience different.
My name is Marcia: I have a natural curiosity to understand people, the way they think, what they do, why and how they behave and I am naturally drawn to try and understand individuals from this point.
I offer a confidential, non-judgemental space where together we can work through difficult thoughts and feelings that you may be experiencing, through this process it is hoped that one will begin to see hope and aspirations where perhaps you felt that there were no options.
For me, one of the most important aspects of the therapy is to establish a therapeutic working relationship with my client. I am happy to engage in an initial conversation with you before we actually meet as this may assist you in any decisions that you want to make as part of your decision to engage in therapy. As a therapist, I understand that it can be quite a challenge to seek out therapy and I take this into account in my knowledge and understanding. I would say if you are feeling that talking to someone may help just try if not me then someone else, Therapists are generally interested in their clients.
As we grow and develop we will find a mutually emotionally safe place to work from.
I offer an integrative model that is influenced by the person-centered Model.
I am able to work with children, young people, and or adults, who present with substance misuse, anxiety, low mood, depression, uncertainty about their lives, self-harming, trauma, families, Domestic violence, abuse, family issues, attachment, child on adult abuse, hearing voices and self-confidence.
Training, qualifications & experience
I have the following qualifications:
Certificate in Therapeutic Child Care
Domestic Abuse and Its Effect on Children.
Training to work with Parents for Professionals and Volunteers.
Professional Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling. Edexcel Level 5 BTEC.
Certificate In Person-Centred Art Therapy Skills.
Impact of abuse and neglect on the development of children and Young People.
Applying Systemic Theory to child protection and multi- agency working.
Advocating on Behalf of Children and Young People.
Fast (Families and Schools Together) Trainers of Trainers Course .
Postgraduate Certificate (PGC) in Evidence Based Parenting Programmes Supervision and Leadership.
The service I provide acknowledges that there are different people in the word, therefore, it stands that there will be different issues and different ways of managing them.
I am open to work with either children, young people, individuals or couples.
I can offer both Short and long-term therapy.
In terms of experience, I have worked with children young people and families for over 15 years.
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
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.
Areas of counselling I deal with
Student/unemployed and young people £35.00
Marcia is able to offer parenting support and supervision to parenting practitioners.
Marcia is able to work with children and families who maybe experiencing issues, by way of providing advice, information and support.