About me

I specialise in working with anxiety, depression, low self esteem,grief, low mood, sadness, stress and relationship issues . I am a qualified counsellor ,registered with the BACP and offer friendly professional support to help you through difficult or troubling times.

I am kind, caring and friendly with the goal of offering you a space where you can explore your feelings in safety and confidence without the fear of judgement. Whether it is to simply  'get things off your chest' or  talk more deeply about what is troubling you, I believe being listened to and heard is a really powerful   experience and can really make a positive difference to your overall health and well being. it could be a past event or something that happened yesterday., it might be that you are not sure why you feel how you feel ,do what you do. counselling offers a time and place for just YOU  to explore and find answers, 

I am an integrative practitioner and use CBT ,transactional analysis and psychodynamic approaches to meet your individual needs. I will talk to you about what you would like to gain from counselling and support you to achieve your personal goals.

I often use mindfulness, nature based creative interventions and walking therapy and client preferences will be discussed at the first session. .

I have previous  experience of working with children and young people as a secondary school counsellor supporting young people in particular to overcome the ever growing pressures of school life; exam nerves, stress, anxiety and panic.

I am a registered member of the British association for counselling and psychotherapy (BACP) and abide by their Ethical Framework for good practice. I attend monthly clinical supervision and regularly up date my therapeutic knowledge and skills through a programme of continuous professional development.

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling  Level 5

Certificate in Online and Telephone Counselling

BACP Certificate of Proficiency, Accredited Voluntary Register
Diploma in Integrative Therapeutic Counselling CPCAB Level 4
Certificate in Counselling Studies CPCAB Level 3
Certificate in Counselling Skills CPCAB
Certificate in Bereavement Care (Cruse)
BA (Hons) Sociology, 

I now work  run a small private practice near Kimbolton in Cambridgeshire. i have been in private practise for 5 years. I previously worked as secondary school counsellor supporting pupils and staff and volunteered for a national bereavement charity.

Prior to counselling I worked for many years  in  Social care and Education where I have had experience working with children, young people and adults in both individual and group settings. 

Member organisations

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.

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Nature therapy- I offer individual outdoor walking therapy and small group well- being sessions, if you would like further information ,please get in touch.

Fees

£45.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

My fees are £45 per 50 minute session. I offer an initial 20 minute phone or online introductory call.

Limited  Concessions are  available - please ask, I am very approachable.

Availability

I work Monday to Thursdays daytime and evening. 9.30am - 7.15pm ( last appointment)

Further information

My private practice is based in a quiet location near Kimbolton in Cambridgeshire. I am able to offer daytime, evening and Saturday appointments and times are staggered to ensure full discretion. There is free off road parking.

If you feel I may be able to help you please call for a friendly chat or please feel free to email me in confidence without obligation.

St. Neots
Cambridgeshire
PE19

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a Counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the Counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Online platforms

Whatsapp
Zoom