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Bsc hons Psychology, Msc Counselling & Psychotherapy, BACP
Manchester, Greater Manchester, M30

About me

I'm not your typical therapist, I won't stare at you with a concerned expression and constantly ask you "How did that make you feel?". I won't set you homework or tell you what to do, even when you ask me to!

I will however help you explore what's on your mind, understand your emotions and work with you to start building the life you want.

I believe YOU are the expert on you.

I'm just here to help you make sense of the noise in your head. If you're looking for honesty, non-judgement and a space to share your story.

I am here to listen.

So if you are ready to make change happen. In choosing me, you can feel confident that you're working with a therapist who actually knows how to work with a range of life's challenges such as stress, work dissatisfaction, relationship issues, family conflict and bereavement.

I want you to be able to feel like yourself again, I'm ready when you are.

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications

  • BSc (hons) Psychology
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • Masters in Counselling and Psychotherapy

Experience

I've worked with clients with lots of different experiences, everyone is unique and individual but below are some of the areas I've supported;

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Communication Issues
  • Relationship Issues
  • Family conflict
  • Family carers
  • Work related Issues
  • Life coaching
  • Childhood trauma

Member organisations

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

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

£45.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Students
  • Unemployed

Additional information

All my services are delivered online or over the telephone with or without video. It is completely up to you, how you would like your session delivered makes no difference to the price you pay.

  • £45 a session
  • £40 a session for a block of 6 bookings

Finding a therapist who best fits your needs is priceless, therefore I offer a 30 minute consultation prior to deciding whether I'm the right therapist for you.

When I work

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Further information

Free 30 minute consultation call

You've probably googled lots of therapists by now, contacted a few but still not found the right one. Leaving you frustrated and considering giving up. This call will give you the opportunity to ask me any questions and I'll explain how my approach to therapy works.

It's really important you are comfortable with your therapist, you may feel ready to share personal experiences and thoughts you've never said out loud before or just want to sit in silence. No matter where you are, this call will help you decide whether I'm the therapist for you. If at the end of the call you don't think I'm the one, that's ok. I want you to find the person for you, that's why I will also let you know if I think another therapist would be better for you.

Your first session

It's all about getting to know each other. You may have wanted to start therapy for a specific reason or just sick of feeling how you feel.

Talking to a stranger can feel daunting at first, we go entirely at your pace. We only discuss what you want to talk about, I won't ask you lots of questions.

We'll complete a simple contract together including some formalities, confidentiality and safeguarding.

Hopefully, at the end of the session, you will want to continue your journey with me however there is no pressure to book another session unless you want to.

Manchester, Greater Manchester, M30

Type of session

Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Organisations

Social

Maxine Grundy

Maxine Grundy