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Nicola Fraser BA (Hons), MBACP

Claygate, Surrey, KT10
07908 350521 07908 350521
Claygate, Surrey, KT10

About me

Sometimes we struggle with what life throws at us and it can feel confusing and overwhelming. Counselling can provide the support and space to help you explore what may be troubling you. I aim to provide a warm, confidential and non-judgmental environment where you can feel safe to share what has brought you to counselling; this can also provide the opportunity for you to express genuine feelings and to be who you really are without being criticised.

How I work

I believe that the counselling relationship is an important aspect of healing where you can be reflective, feel cared for and listened to. Together, we can work towards helping you to gain insight and awareness into yourself and your relationships, and to gain an understanding of the patterns of your life. Making links to the past and coming to terms with what may be troubling you can provide the opportunity for our natural ability for growth and development.

I offer both short-term and longer term open-ended counselling depending on what you might need. I offer regular reviews; usually every 6 weeks to reassess where we are and also the way forward

Training, qualifications & experience

I work in my private practice in Claygate.  Alongside my private practice, I manage and provide counselling to Students at a London University.  I have experience working with vulnerable young Mums, supporting them through their difficulties and struggles of everyday life, along with mentoring disadvantaged young people.

I have a BA Hons degree in Integrative Relational Counselling which means that I draw on a variety of theories to support my work. I am a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), and am guided by the BACP Code of Ethics.

To ensure that I am doing the best I can to support you, I am committed to ongoing professional development, and receive regular supervision from a senior practitioner.

Member organisations

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

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).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

online dating

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Psychodynamic therapy

Further information

Any enquiries about counselling are dealt with in confidence by e-mail and by phone. If you decide that you want to have an initial meeting, I can arrange a session where we can look at what has brought you to seek counselling and what it might involve.

Claygate
Surrey
KT10

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None

Accessibility

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.

Wheelchair user access

Availability

Evening appointments and Saturday mornings

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Nicola Fraser BA (Hons), MBACP

Nicola Fraser BA (Hons), MBACP