Margaret McGregor

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DIP COUNS. MBACP (Accred)
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Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG3
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About me

Hi my name is Margaret I am a 'Person Centred' therapeutic counsellor. My aim is to provide you with a safe, confidential, and non-judgemental space to explore your concerns. To offer you the opportunity to move into state in which feelings can be fully felt, accepted and expressed appropriately, combined with trust and acceptance of self.

You may have specific needs such as help with distressing life events such as bereavement, loss, addictions or help with conditions such as anxiety or depression.  Perhaps you need to explore personal experiences or you would like to enhance your personal effectiveness.

I am a registered and Accredited member Of The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (registration number 381134)  This means that I adhere to the highest standards of Professional and Ethical practice. So you can be assured that you are in 'safe hands'.

Training, qualifications & experience

I currently see clients for a psychotherapy provider in Leeds in addition to my Private Practice.  I have been a Counsellor for St Michaels Hospice in Harrogate which includes 'Just B' and 'talking spaces' clients.  In addition to this I have seen clients in Leeds for 'Phoenix Health and Wellbeing'

I am experienced in counselling clients with bereavement issues, Loss, Anxiety and Depression, Addiction, Chronic pain, Personal historical issues, Trauma, Sexual abuse, Domestic abuse, Low Self-esteem, Anger issues and general Psychological Distress.

  • Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • Levels 2 and 3 in counselling skills (CPCAB)
  • OU Counselling and psychotherapy D171
  • Certificate in Trauma treatment
  • Adult Grief training
  • 'Lets talk Suicide' training
  • Child protection training
  • Recognising Depression in children training
  • Attachment Theory training
  • Autism training
  • Eating disorders training
  • Safegaurding training
  • Domestic abuse training
  • Information Governance training

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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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

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

£45.00 per session
Free initial online session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

60 minute counselling session £45

concessions £40

30 minute Initial consultation free of charge (this is to ensure that we are a good fit and that you are comfortable before continuing)

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

I can offer flexible session times including some evenings. 

Further information

The duration of the counselling will ultimately be your choice.  It would, in most cases normally be beneficial to commit to at least 6 sessions.  Usually this would be a weekly session but if you should feel that fortnightly would suit you better then in most instances this can be flexible.

I hold an Enhanced Disclosure Certificate from the Disclosure Barring service.

I have Professional liability Insurance with Zurich Insurance Company.

Pannal, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG3

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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Online platforms

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Margaret McGregor
Margaret McGregor