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About me

I provide counselling help and support to both adults and young people; a confidential, safe place to talk, to explore your thoughts and emotional reactions to events - past and present. Counselling provides an opportunity to find peace, or perhaps clarity, to understand and potentially make sense of hard to handle feelings such as sadness, guilt, shame, anger or vulnerability; feelings that may be dominating, overwhelming and stopping you moving forward and getting the most out of life.

​I run my private therapy practice, Elloe Counselling from home to provide bespoke therapy sessions.

As a professionally qualified experienced counsellor I am here to listen and really hear your story, from your perspective; support you and help you manage the present, reflect on the past and move forward from some of the many debilitating effects of anxiety, depression, grief loss and trauma.

You and your life events are what makes you unique so each session has you at its core, your needs - and each session is structured to help self-discovery and understanding of the person you are and offers a way to move forward with guidance for growth and potentially the opportunity for change and acceptance.

Training, qualifications & experience

Fully qualified and accredited counsellor, I have also been a voluntary counsellor with St. Barnabas for the past 3 years.

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.

NCS

National Counselling Society (NCS)

The National Counselling Society

This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.

In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. 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

National Counselling Society

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.

National Counselling Society

Fees

£45.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

Initial 20 minute telephone session is free of charge then
£45 per 50 minute session.

When I work

I am flexible with appointment timings, and this can be discussed on an individual basis

Spalding, Lincolnshire, PE11

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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