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About me

Talking and expressing one's feelings openly can be difficult and overwhelming at the same time. As challenging as it sounds, talking to a counsellor will help you in taking the steps towards understanding how you are feeling as well as moving forward to make the change within you. I will strive to provide a safe space to explore your thoughts in depth allowing you to understand your inner self within a non-judgemental and confidential environment.

Empathy and Congruence play a significant role within the counselling relationship, which is what I exactly endeavour to offer to my clients to feel safe and to be understood.

I offer support in coping with Anxiety, Anger management, stress, lack of confidence, low self-esteem and Depression.  I have experience working with people who have been victims of Rape or Sexual Abuse along with Domestic Violence.

It is important for the client and counsellor to build a good relationship to see the effective of counselling. Therefore, I will walk along with you through this journey where you will embark on finding your inner self. If you feel that I can help you in difficult times, please call or send me an email.

I offer initial free phone consultation where we can discuss about what your understanding of counselling is and the goals you have in mind to achieve at the end of this process.

On the first session of counselling, we can agree on the frequency of the sessions to suit your requirements.

Training, qualifications & experience

Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling

Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills

Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Studies

BA Honours in Psychology

I currently volunteer with ROSA - Rape or Sexual Abuse charity based in Rugby. I have been volunteering with ROSA over 4 and half years now. I support clients who may have experienced sexual abuse as a child, teenager or as an adult. I use varied interventions to support my clients understand the abuse and the emotions they are experiencing.

I have also volunteered at Coventry Haven, supporting women who have been victims of Domestic Violence.

I do work with couples in exploring their relationships and what might be hindering it.

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.

BACP

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.

NCS

National Counselling Society

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.

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.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Couples counselling
  • Existential therapy
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Integrative
  • Jungian therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy
  • Transactional analysis

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Fees

From £30.00 to £40.00
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Individual therapy £40.00 per session

Couple therapy £55.00 per session

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

I work all day Monday and Friday between 10 am to late evening, and Saturday until 12pm.

Further information

As a qualified counsellor, I practice integrative counselling using interventions to suit your needs. We can jointly identify what you to want gain from counselling and how that might help your wellbeing. I will support you to explore your feelings, thoughts and also determine why you are feeling in a certain manner.

My working hours are Monday & Fridays 10 am to late evening and on Saturday until 12pm.

2 Bruces Way
Stratford-upon-Avon
Warwickshire
CV37 9JH

Lifeways Centre
30 Albany Road
Stratford-upon-Avon
CV37 6PG

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples

Key details

DBS checked

Additional languages

Hindi and Kannada

Online platforms

Skype
Zoom

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Meghana Badami, MBACP & NCS Member - Integrative Therapist

Meghana Badami, MBACP & NCS Member - Integrative Therapist