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About me

As a Registered BACP integrative counsellor I don’t believe in ‘One size fits all’. Rather than struggle through difficult times on your own, don’t hesitate to call me. I provide the time, place, space, and pace for you to feel safe in a therapeutic environment. I will attempt to build our relationship on respect, openness, and trust, with a robust adherence to confidentiality.

Our first session is an attempt to build this therapeutic alliance as well as to discuss whether counselling will be right for you.

A Client Counselling experience: How counselling helped me?

"Counselling has enabled me to look at life differently and slowly develop my understanding about issues in my life relating to studies, work, home and family. It has allowed me to have space to explore my thoughts and feelings in area I have not been able to talk about before or may not have considered before. I am now starting to feel good about myself, more confident and have more belief in who I am as a person. I am able to use the sessions to work on developing certain areas in my life and take action rather than just worry. So far it has been a challenging yet eye-opening experience"

My Approaches

We are living in a time of uncertainty due to the wide spread virus that causing disruption in everyone's life. People are increasingly affected by loneliness, isolation, neglect and rejection, conditions that can lead to mental health issues. I am open to viewing everyone free of judgment and will take on board the perception they bring to the therapy. I offer Person Centred Therapy which provides an atmosphere of acceptance and respect so that you can have a deep understanding of your self and a good climate in which to achieve personal growth.

However, if during this therapeutic process you feel stuck, other interventions can be integrated such as CBT, psych-education and motivational interviewing. Whether it's through one or a combination of these processes, a way will be provided for you to see the light at the end of your journey. I strongly believe that everyone copes on a different level and as such we draw from a variety of skills, knowledge and experience to best suit your specific needs and provide the appropriate environment for building the therapeutic alliance by which you will progress towards recovery.

Training, qualifications & experience

-       Psychology and Criminology Bsc. (Hons)

-       Psychotherapeutic Counselling Adv/Higher Dip. (MNCS) (ACC)

-       Introduction to Counselling (Level 6)

-       Psychiatric and Mental Illness (Diploma)

-       Mental Health Nursing background  (working with a range of acute mental health problems, such as depression, suicide and self-harm, as well as facilitating clients who experience dementia coupled with other psychological problems in a therapeutic setting) and two and half years in a placement at Drug and Alcohol services.

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

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.

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Individual Counselling:

* For carers of people with dementia or other long term conditions.  
* Issues related to ageing (pre/post retirement counselling and/or support with planning).
* Adjustment issues, such as with managing sudden changes.

  • Understanding depression
  • Understanding anxiety
  • Working with Older people
  • Loss and grief


Therapies offered

  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Other therapies
  • Person-centred therapy

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Fees

Concessions offered for

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

Additional information

Initial telephone consultation: Free

I offer concessions for low income group

I offers a sliding scale payment system. Please call directly to discuss your individual circumstances.

Individual phone session: £35.00

Group counselling: £25.00

Availability

Daytime: Monday- Friday: 10:00-17:00. Weekends: Every other Saturday 10:00 -15:00. Flexible hours also available.

Further information

Short term and long term therapy offered
Short term = six to twelve weeks

Flexible and Affordable counselling

Some people are increasingly at risk of loneliness, isolation, neglect and rejection. We recognised the importance of counselling and the financial constraints within their families during the pandemic. We will be offering an ongoing fixed term contract of six flexible counselling hours or longer depending on the individual presenting issues.

Face to Face or online; An initial assessment that will help you decide if RTCS approach is suitable for your needs, at a one off cost. Consideration will be given based on the individual circumstances (Client pay for the first 3 sessions followed by three no charge sessions.

My place of practice is easily accessible by bus, tube, train, and parking facilities. can be easily found in the vicinity.

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Groups

Key details

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.

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Millicent Martin-Lebert (Adv/Higher Dip.CP, MNCS ACC, Dip.MHpsych, Bsc. Hons psy

Millicent Martin-Lebert (Adv/Higher Dip.CP, MNCS ACC, Dip.MHpsych, Bsc. Hons psy