MBACP, Msc, MCSP
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I am a fully qualified BACP registered Counsellor and have been a health care professional for over 20 years. You will find my approach warm, friendly and down to earth, making it easier for you to experience emotional safety, kindness towards yourself and to explore your concerns in a helpful and constructive way. I use skills and techniques which have been shown to be effective through scientific research, client experience and my own personal practice.
As well as traditional counselling and psychotherapy, I offer specialist help for recovery from trauma. Trauma is the impact on the mind and body of things like divorce, bereavement, bullying, miscarriage, giving birth and redundancy, as well as sexual, physical or emotional abuse. I am an experienced EFT practitioner (a specialist in trauma therapy and phobias) and a specialist breathing physiotherapist. (Trauma impacts the way we breathe. It can result in generalised anxiety and panic attacks. ‘Treating’ the breathing can help with the anxiety.)
My aim is to support you as you work to resolve your challenges so that you can experience increasing levels of calm, happiness and relief.
It's important that you find the best therapist for you so a free 20 min consultation is available - please contact me to arrange.
Training, qualifications & experience
Main therapy qualifications:
MSc in Counselling and Psychotherapy (with distinction), EFT Advanced Practitioner (Emotional Freedom Technique), Chartered Physiotherapist, Breathwork teacher.
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
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.
Areas of counselling I deal with
£55.00 per session