Mark Thomas

Mark Thomas

Shefford
Bedfordshire
SG17

Bedford
Bedfordshire
MK40

07368 160822

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About me

I am a Person Centred Counsellor with extensive experience of working with children and young people along with adults in a counselling agency and other social care settings.

I am working from a room in Shefford and also the possibility to work in Bedford also.

I can also offer online counselling via WhatsApp and Facetime.

I an employed by 2 Secondary schools and support students from school years 7 to 13 with experience of working with year school years 5 and 6. Being creative and empowering children and young people is a recognised approach and can really help express feelings and thoughts.

I work with Young Carers.

I am Enhanced DBS checked.
I have Professional Indemnity Insurance.

Counselling is a personal journey of exploration and self discovery. For whatever reasons you are looking at coming to counselling, I can provide you with a confidential and safe space for you to explore your feelings and inner self. We can work together within an emphatic, trusting, non-judgmental relationship to help you find a way through life's challenges.  Counselling can assist you in understanding yourself better and deciding on choices that work for you.

I can offer sessions that suit you; long or short term - you decide; whatever suits your needs. I can offer various times, please get in touch with any questions.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a member of the BACP and work within their Ethical Framework to ensure safe practice.

Level 2 and 3 Certificate in Counselling studies (cpcab)

Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (cpcab)

I have experience of working with children/young people struggling with mental health issues; anxiety, loss and additional needs. Prior to starting my Counselling journey, I have worked with children and young people supporting their emotional needs within various social care settings and schools.

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I have worked with children and young people who have been in local authority care.

Photos & videos

  • My counselling room
  • Core conditions
  • BACP Registered Member

Fees

I am offering affordable counselling for young people and adults whilst reflecting my experience and skills with counselling and social care settings.

£35 for under 18's

£40 fo over 18's

Cancellations made within a 24 hour period will still incur my session charge. This can be discussed in person once counselling has started.

If you feel the cost of counselling is a barrier please get in touch as I may be able to help still.

Maps & Directions

Shefford, SG17
Bedford, MK40

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None

Accessibility

Accessibility information
Wheelchair user access: Yes

Toilet on site.

Availability

Week days and weekends.

Please ask for a time that suits your needs and I will be in touch.

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Families
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme