MBACP, HE Dip, BA (Hons)
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Hello and welcome,
My name is Nicola. I am a qualified and experienced psychotherapist and relationship counsellor. I support and work with individuals and couples who are experiencing a wide range of issues from, anxiety, depression, addictions, relationship issues, separation, divorce, low self-esteem, anger and bereavement.
I have worked in a variety of settings including the Relate institute, counselling agencies, and as part of a mental health team. I now work mainly in private practice.
My practices are situated in Coulsdon and Purley in Surrey CR5
Balham.and Tooting London SW17.
I use a psychodynamic approach which recognises that current difficulties can be linked to earlier life experiences. I also work within an integrative model which includes aspects of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), systemic and humanistic. This means I use different theoretical models as appropriate to each person's individual issues, to help them to explore and work through their difficulties.
As a therapist I aim to.provide a secure, welcoming, and confidential space to help you make sense of your thoughts and emotions from your unique perspective.
Choosing the right therapist is an important process, and I understand that taking the first steps to seek counselling can feel a daunting experience and because of this, I offer an initial 30 minute consultation for £30.00 to give you the chance to meet with me and see if you feel comfortable with me and the way in which I work.
For further information about my practice and background please feel free to visit my website, http://www.nicolafarrowcounsellor.co.uk
Training, qualifications & experience
BA (Hons) in Counselling
HE Diploma in Psychoynamic Counselling
Diploma in Couple Counselling
Certificate in CBT
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
Accredited Register Scheme
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Areas of counselling I deal with
Concessions offered for
I offer a initial 30 minute consultation for £30.00
Daytime individual sessions from £45.00
Evening individual sessions from £50.00
Couples daytime sessions from £60.00
Couples evening sessions from £70.00
A discount can be offered to those on a low income
When I work
Please contact me to find out my availability and I will do what I can to accommodate your needs.
I am a member of the B.A.C.P. and abide by its code of ethics.
In addition to private practice I also work in a low cost counselling service as a volunteer.
I believe in the importance of continual professional development and regularly attend workshops and training events.