Nicki Richardson

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BSc (Hons) Psychology, BACP Accred, GBPsS
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Woodstock, Oxfordshire, OX20
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I use an Integrative approach to counselling for couples and individuals. I believe that the relationship between myself and my client is intrinsic to the process of therapy. Beginning therapy can be nerve wracking so I am happy to answer any questions over the phone and to answer even more in the first session when we can decide if we want to work together.

I specialise in post abortion and pregnancy loss counselling. I can also help with a wide variety of issues including generalised anxiety, bereavement, relationship problems and work related issues.

Knowing that everybody is unique I am flexible in my approach and am happy to offer a set number of sessions or for therapy to be open ended.

Face-to-face sessions will be at least weekly and will last for fifty minutes.

I also offer professional supervision to counselling trainees and practitioners.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a Diploma qualified psychotherapist and I have an MSc (Hons.) in psychology. I have been in private practice for over twenty years counselling couples and adult individuals for a wide variety of issues both short and long term.

In my capacity as a counselling trainer I have taught students from basic listening skills through to Diploma level. I also deliver workshops for continuing professional development.

I am a qualified supervisor to counselling trainees and practitioners.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Supervision for counselling practitioners.

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£60.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Counselling: £60.00 per 50 minute session for individuals, £80.00 per 60 minute session for couples.

Supervision: £60.00 per hour for qualified practitioners, £50 per hour for students.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Monday to Friday daytimes.

Further information

I can usually offer an appointment within three days. Sessions can be arranged Monday to Friday daytime or evening. Weekend sessions may be available for one off appointments.

Woodstock, Oxfordshire, OX20

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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In person

I aim to offer supervision which encourages and supports practitioners to an offer an ethical, compassionate and professional service to their clients.

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