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BACP Accred. UKCP Accred.

About me

I am an integrative counsellor and psychotherapist, which means that I combine ideas and techniques from a number of psychotherapeutic models.  At the core of my model is the relationship between the client and the therapist – you and I. In my experience, the relationship proves to be the single most important factor to a successful outcome, and research confirms this. I offer a safe, confidential and non-judgemental environment with space and time to fully explore your choices, opportunities, issues, fears and difficulties, working together to achieve your goals.

My working model includes CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy), EMDR, TF CBT (Trauma Focussed CBT) and my specialisms include Trauma, Addiction, Mental Health, including anxiety, and Relationships, including self-worth and self value issues, working with individuals, couples and families.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have a MSc in Integrative Psychotherapy and I have been working in this field for over 20 years. I also hold a Diploma in Group and Individual Supervision and a Certificate in Group work.

I qualified as an EMDR therapist and am working towards my accreditation.

I continue to be committed to a regular programme of continued professional development to increase my skills and knowledge. I undertake a minimum of 30 hours of additional Continuous Professional Development (CPD) annually to keep updated on the latest research results as well as new information in the field and current topics.

I am an accredited member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy, the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP), and previously the Federation of Drug and Alcohol Professionals (FDAP).

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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UKCP

UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

BACP

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.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

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UK Council for Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I use EMDR for trauma, PTSD, stuck beliefs, and to help with anxiety.

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Fees

£55.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Aviva
  • Axa Health
  • Vitality

Additional information

Fees for 50 minute sessions are:

  • For individuals - £55
  • For Couples - £65
  • For Families - £75
  • Blocks of 6 CBT sessions - £315

Further information

I offer client session face-to-face, via Zoom or Skype or on the phone.

Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN4

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Couples
Families
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision

In person
Online
Phone

I am a fully trained Clinical Supervisor working intergratively alongside other counsellors, psychotherapists, social workers, family workers and more

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