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MBACP (Accredited)

About me

I am a Person-centred counsellor with over fifteen years of experience working with adults, couples and children. I have mostly worked in a school setting helping children and young people, aged between five and eighteen by using my play therapy and art therapy skills. In the past, I have been a counselling tutor and am now a qualified supervisor. My approach is warm and non-directive and focused on the healing power of the therapeutic relationship. The first meeting we have will be a free assessment when we can discuss your needs and going forward with the counselling in terms of session times and frequency. Entering into counselling can be a big commitment of time and money and so I try to find the best fit for each person. I look forward to meeting with you.

Training, qualifications & experience

Advanced diploma in therapeutic counselling.

Advanced certificate in clinical supervision.

Certificate in play therapy skills.

Foundation in Art therapy.

Registered and accredited member of the BACP (MBACP Accred.)

Member organisations

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

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).

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

£40.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Additional information

My fee for the session will be £40 for the counselling hour (normally 50 minutes) and can be paid by cheque or transferred via the bank.

Further information

I am only able to provide online or telephone counselling

71 Stevenage Road, Stevenage Road, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 9DN

Type of session

Online
Phone
Home visits

Supervision

Online
Phone

I am a Person-centred supervisor and have helped trainee counsellors in my past work as a counselling tutor and have especially good knowledge of working with children in the school environment.

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