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About me

You are your own expert, yet at times, life can feel difficult, challenging or confusing, and you may feel stuck or overwhelmed. I support people in finding clarity and strength with which to go forward. My counselling approach is to provide a safe, non-judgemental space to help you look at your unique needs and circumstances.

I understand that it can feel awkward or strange to open up to someone new, and I respect your individual pace, while encouraging your self-awareness and self-empowerment.

I currently offer sessions via Zoom, WhatsApp and phone. 

Training, qualifications & experience

  • I work as a GP surgery practice counsellor.
  • Level 4 Advanced Diploma in Counselling (NCS Accred)
  • Relate Diploma in Relationship Counselling (CPCAB)
  • I am a Member of NFSH The Healing Trust (MNFSH)

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.

Fees

£45.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

I offer an optional, free initial 30 minute phone session.

For subsequent sessions, I charge:

£45 per one hour session by phone, Zoom or WhatsApp.

or

I am currently not offering face to face sessions, and will be regularly reviewing this.

Availability

Please contact me for details of availability.

Tavistock
PL19

Type of session

Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Couples
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

In England and Wales, the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS, formerly known as CRB) carry out criminal records checks for individuals working with vulnerable groups, such as children. To find out more, visit gov.uk , or contact this professional directly

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.

Online platforms

Skype
Whatsapp
Zoom
Natasha Bainbridge

Natasha Bainbridge