Michelle Kalam

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Wickford, SS11
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About me

I am a qualified counsellor and a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.  

Before training to be a counsellor I worked as a Communications Officer for 15 years dealing with different situations which could range from people being in mental health crisis to individuals in severe distress. My love for wanting to help others and finding depth beyond my work limitations was the reason I chose to train to be a counsellor,  and now I can offer full support to individuals in need. 

​I work as a Bereavement Counsellor at a hospice and I also work at a primary and secondary school counselling children through art, play and sand tray therapy. I am trained in multiple therapeutic approaches and can apply the method that suits the client best.  Everyone is different and I look to provide a bespoke service tailored to the individuals needs.

Training, qualifications & experience

- Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling

- Safeguarding Training

- Attachment Styles Training

I am fully insured and regularly attend ongoing professional development courses.

Member organisations

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.


£50.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Initial consultation (30 minutes) - £35

50 minute session - £50

I offer concessions for trainee counsellors and emergency service workers.

Wickford, SS11

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Michelle Kalam
Michelle Kalam