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Mia Lake MBACP. Tele/video session. Individual/couples Leeds/UK

Leeds LS7 & LS26
07479 071079 07479 071079

About me

Hello and welcome to MindMove Counselling.

Due to Coronavirus & social distancing my work with you is being carried out via telephone and video. I am skilful in working this way having previously done so for a number of years.

I am a Registered member of the British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) and work with adult men, women & couples.

It's a troubling and difficult time for all at present, which has meant a great deal of change to our lifestyles. You may be feeling worried, anxious, lonely and scared and I hope to support you and offer you a safe space to talk.

There can be many reasons for seeking professional counselling - you may feel stuck, lost and unable to see how you can move forward in your life. Having a safe space with the right therapist, can help you and I am here to support you with that 'move'.

I am here to work with you to help you discover some of the underlying problems behind the difficulties you are experiencing.

HOW COUNSELLING CAN HELP...

For many reasons it can be difficult to speak with family, friends or others you might normally talk to or confide in. People you know may offer advice or pass judgment; our counselling sessions will be free of judgement & strictly confidential.

Being able to speak, without judgement, may provide you with a freedom you are unlikely to have in other relationships. In our sessions together, I support you, I listen to you and we work together to help you make the changes you wish to see.

I will provide time and space for you, in counselling, when you need to be listened to.

When you make contact we can arrange a free 10 minute telephone consultation, where you can ask any questions you have.

My fee's are competitive and can be discussed at point of contact.

Please take a look at my website www.mindmovecounselling.co.uk

Training, qualifications & experience

The areas of counselling I work in are wide ranging and include suicidal thoughts, self-harm, self-worth/esteem, depression, general anxiety, PTSD, post natal depression, issues with sleep, work problems, bereavement, domestic abuse, attachment, addiction, bipolar, terminal/chronic illness diagnosis, relationship issues, infidelity, sexual abuse/assault, menopause, low mood, and weight anxiety, sex related issues. This list is not exhaustive.


Qualifications & some of work & my training:

Registered Member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP)

BACP Certificate of Profficiency

HE (Dip) in Therapeutic Counselling.

Therapeautic Counselling Level 1 & 2.

Couples Counselling Cert.

Open University -  How to do Counselling online

Safeguarding

BACP training: Self-Harm, Eating Disorders, LGBT

Sexual Exploitation

Suicide Bereavement

Gambling

Domestic Abuse

Working with Children, using Person Centred approach

Transitional Analysis - Intro (UKATA)

Online sessions via Zoom

Exploring relationships

Experience of working for a charity offering low cost counselling

Experience working in a Secondary School

Experience working supporting staff in schools, throughout the UK.

I am committed to Continued Professional Development & I receive regular clinical supervision.
I am DBS checked and have professional indemnity insurance. I am registered with ICO.

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

Anxiety, Depression, Panic, Anger, Feelings of sadness, Self-harm, Bipolar, Borderline Personality Disorder, PTSD, Self Image, Low self-esteem & worth, Chronic illness. Relationship/marriage issues, Mid-life crisis, Bereavement, eating disorders, Addiction to gambling, Alcohol, Food, Stress, Post natal depression, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/M.E, Cancer, Separation and divorce, Affairs, Family issues, Bullying, Infertility, Abortion, Abuse, Domestic Abuse, Attachment, Phobias, Aspergers, Sexual abuse, Exam stress, Sexuality, Transitioning, LBGT.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Other therapies
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Play therapy
  • Psychosexual therapy
  • Reality therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy
  • Transactional analysis

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Fees

My fees are competitively priced.

I offer concessions to people on lower incomes, OAP's, unemployed, Frontline workers and to students at college/University and those on apprencticeships. Please contact me to discuss.

Unlike the NHS counselling services, that have very long waiting lists; I am usally able to offer you a session quickly. Assessment  session- usually within a few days.

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Further information

Please contact me to arrange a free 5/10 minute telephone consultation.

I follow the guidelines of the British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) and by doing so, I offer an, ethical, confidential & professional service to my clients.

Free parking is available at the therapy rooms in Chapel Allerton LS7 and Colton/Whitkirk LS15) and at Oulton near Rothwell (LS26). My rooms are on a bus route with regular bus services from the City Centre and other areas. Parking onsite.

Chapel Allerton
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS7

Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS26

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
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

The therapy rooms I work from are not accessible for wheelcahir users or those less mobile. Both have a flight of stairs. I do however offer telephone & video counselling sessions.

Availability

Mon-Fri 9am -7pm

Sat 9am -12pm

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

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