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Melisa Griffiths (Adv.dip.CST, Cert.HYP CS) Accredited Registrant

Sleaford, Lincolnshire, NG34 7RG
07305 481681 07305 481681 Registered / Accredited
Sleaford, Lincolnshire, NG34 7RG

About me

Inclusive Counselling & Psychotherapy is a private counselling service, offering personal care that is individually tailored for you, located in Sleaford, with easy public transport access and public car parking opposite the premises.

I am a qualified, registered and insured counsellor, who can offer face to face, short or long term care for adults. Our sessions together will be confidential and ethically safe.

I consider myself a professional, approachable and warm person, who can empathise and deeply understand the complexities of another's world, whilst offering acceptance, calm, support and wisdom in times of turmoil, confusion, loneliness and searching.

As so many people find, there can be many up’s and down’s in life, some positive and straight forward, others more difficult and emotionally exhausting, isolating and complicated. Managing alone in these times of crisis and distress can prove frightening and overwhelming, and seeking support in these times can also feel like a big step forward. Allow me to assure you that once you have decided to work with me, you will be offered a safe, calm, non-judgemental and supportive environment to freely explore your thoughts, emotions and physical experiencing, and all at a pace that you feel is comfortable. My aim is to support you in developing a deeper understanding of how previous life experiences (or relationships) have consciously or subconsciously influenced choices made in the past, and affected your life in the present. I will support you on your journey, during the highs and the lows, and encourage you as you explore and discover more positive and rewarding strategies for living a more happy, balanced and contented life. My style of working helps to build a trusting relationship where clients can be honest and open and supports a depth of work where lasting change can be found. Whether you are 18 or 80 it is never too late to invite change or create a different life story.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a fully trained Integrative Psychotherapeutic Counsellor, meaning that I am qualified, experienced and can deliver a collaboration of existing psychotherapeutic models of work to ensure that you receive a professional and ethical service of care, that will consistently provide you with a warm and personal therapy that is as individual as you are. The fluidity of this approach can develop and adapt in accordance with your personal development, goals and needs.

Accredited Registrant member. The National Counselling Society, membership-NCS16-03837.

AIM Awards Level 3 Certificate in Hypnotherapy and Counselling skills (Cert.HYP CS).

AIM Awards Level 4 Diploma in Counselling Skills and Theory (Adv.dip.CST).

Safeguarding Vulnerable Children - C.A.S.Y Training.

S.O.V.A Certificate Level 1 - Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults.

Dealing with Distress - Working with Suicide and Self Harm - P.O.D.S Training.

Working with Relational Trauma: Dealing with Disorganised Attachment. - P.O.D.S Training.

Trauma and the Body: Dissociation and Somatisation - P.O.D.S Training.

Treating Intrusive Thoughts and the Inner Critical voice. - MindBody Breakthrough Training.

Working with Shame. - P.O.D.S Training.

Currently working towards :

AIM Awards Level 5 Diploma in Therapeutic Practice (Prof. Dip PSY C.)

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

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 and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT)
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Transactional analysis

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Fees

Your Initial Assessment is offered to you free of charge.

Thereafter the cost of a 50 minute session is priced at £45.00

Unit 6
Sleaford Station Business Centre
Station Road
Sleaford
Lincolnshire
NG34 7RG

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages None

Accessibility

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.

Wheelchair user access

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Melisa Griffiths (Adv.dip.CST, Cert.HYP CS)   Accredited Registrant

Melisa Griffiths (Adv.dip.CST, Cert.HYP CS) Accredited Registrant