Dip C, MBACP, Person Centred Counsellor
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Hello, I am Niki, I have a warm, caring, genuine and honest personality. I am a people person, who has a passion for helping others improve their current situation to have a more fulfilled and meaningful life. I believe counselling needs to be a down to earth experience, I believe in an equal relationship between client and counsellor. I will not judge, place my opinions or beliefs on you, but walk beside you in your journey in therapy. I offer a professional service and am flexible in my way of working, adapting the work to meet your needs.
I am a person-centred counsellor which means the therapy is led by you at your pace. The relationship we build is important to make you feel safe, listened to and able to explore what is troubling you so you can identify changes that can improve your situation. I am interested in Abuse and Trauma and carry out pre-trial work, as well as many other issues.
My practice is based in Tickton, just outside Beverley. I offer face-face, telephone and online therapy as I appreciate life can be busy. I offer a free 15minute initial telephone consultation to see if we can work together. I am a member of the BACP and work within their Ethical Framework. I am fully insured and DBS checked.
Training, qualifications & experience
- Diploma in therapeutic counselling
- Certificate in Equality and diversity
- Certificate in Children's and young peoples mental health
Further training in
- Working with sexual abuse
- PTSD and Dissociation
- Working with complex grief
- Trauma reactions and trauma treatments
- Trauma and attachment
- Working with depression in a mindfulness way
- Narcissism and Echoism
I have worked for the DWP offering counselling to help individuals feel confident and comfortable to access work when they have suffered from various mental health issues.
I have worked for a charity for the past 5 years for clients who have been affected by childhood trauma and abuse. This can include areas such as loss, being "stuck" in the current situation, and not knowing how to move on. Domestic and sexual abuse can lead to low self-esteem/ confidence/self-harm/dissociation/ PTSD/suicidal thoughts/ drugs and alcohol abuse amongst many other things.
I have spent 30 years of my career working in a nurturing and supporting role. I am a people person who genuinely endeavours to help anyone to achieve their full potential.
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
Accredited Register Scheme
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Areas of counselling I deal with
Sessions are £45 per 50 minutes with a reduced rate for students.