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I offer a respectful, non judgmental service. I am caring, passionate and enthusiastic.
What is Counselling:
Counselling is not advice giving but being heard helps us to clarify situations that are difficult or painful. Our issues often have their roots in the past and can affect our current relationships. By exploring past trauma, these can lose their effect over us. I use various approaches (TA, CBT, Person-Centred, Systemic) and you guide the process. Generally a minimum of six sessions weekly or fortnightly are needed to effect any change.
Training, qualifications & experience
Certificate in Humanistic Counselling - Unicorn Centre Walsall
Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling - Thanet Centre - Tony Tilney (Transactional Analysis)
Licence Es Lettres - Orleans University
PGCE - West Midlands College of Higher Education
Diploma in Counselling Keele University (Person Centred )
Certificate in couple Counselling (Macclesfield Counselling Centre )
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.
Accredited register membership
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).
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Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
I have experience of working with couples dealing with coercive control , toxic relationships , survivors of sexual abuse as well as clients with weight issues, low moods, stress, relationships difficulties and trauma .
£45.00 - £60.00
Free initial in-person session
Concessions offered for
Sessions and Charge:
The first half an hour of the first session is free of charge. Sessions last 55 mins normally but the first is always an hour and a half.
Charges are on a sliding scale.
Payments are made by cash or cheque or bank transfers
Free parking is available and there is a bus stop nearby. Bus N0 17 from the Town centre runs every half an hour.
When I work
I am available Tuesday from 11.00 am till 8 .30 pm Wednesday from 11 30 am till 8.30 pm and Thursday from 11 30 am till 8.30 pm
I am a member of BACP qualified counsellor/therapist working with adults, couples and individuals. I work integratively with a core Transactional analysis approach, as well as Gestalt and Systemic. We work together in individual sessions or in groups.
I aim to provide you with a safe setting in which to explore what is important to you. You lead the process.
A qualified TSTA supervises my work.
I am bound and work to the code of ITA and BACP ethics. I have 30 years of ongoing professional training. I am in private practice offering daytime and evening appointments.