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MBACP (Acc) Pyschotherapist/ EMDR Counsellor & Supervisor

About me

Welcome... I am a BACP registered and Accredited integrative counsellor/psychotherapist offering short or long term therapy to individuals and couples.

I am a certified psychotherapist for AXA healthcare, Aviva, Nuffield health and Healix.

clinical supervisor and EMDR therapist.

WHAT TO EXPECT:

I provide a comfortable, non-judgemental and confidential space for you to explore at your own pace, feelings and thoughts you may be struggling with.

My aim is to help individuals gain emotional strength and a greater sense of self in a safe and supportive environment where you are heard, understood and fully accepted for who you are.

I believe you are the expert on yourself, there are no expectations to be anybody other than you!

I will help gently guide you to create the changes you wish, for your own wellbeing.

I value Honesty, integrity and connection, I believe people can be encouraged to find their own answers.

I am comfortable tolerating others distress, fears and silences.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a qualified Integrative Psychotherapist and accredited member of the BACP with over  years experience

Qualified EMDR therapist working with Trauma related issues. 

Accredited Clinical supervision training, British Psychological Society approved

Certificate in working with Eating Disorders.

I adhere to the BACP (British association of counselling and psychotherapy) ethics and code of practice.

I currently work for the Priory hospital and NHS alongside my own private practice with adults, young children and adolescents 

I specialise in EMDR, Trauma based issues.

please enquire for availability if you are looking to start some therapy or whether you are seeking Supervision as a therapist.

Member organisations

BACP

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

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.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I am also a Nutritionist and specialise in Eating Disorders and changes for health.

I have a special interest in working with women's health, whether it be self esteem issues, fertility and in particular, abusive relationships including narcissistic experiences.

I have experience working with Trauma related issues which include EMDR

I am a Clinical supervisor 

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Fees

From £65.00 to £85.00
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Aviva
  • Axa Health
  • BUPA

Additional information

My fees are:

Counselling - £65.00 per therapeutic hour (50mins)

EMDR - £85.00

CBT - £75.00

Couples - £85.00

I offer concessions for students or low incomes.

Availability for therapy can be flexible.

I work in Sevenoaks Kent and offer remote sessions via zoom or other platforms Monday to Friday With some evening appointments during the week and occasional weekend appointments if necessary.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

I will do my best to accommodate the most suitable appointment times  for my clients

Further information

My work involves practice in psychotherapy, Counselling CBT EMDR therapy and clinical supervision

In addition my continued professional development includes:

  • Trauma and recovery
  • Loss and bereavement
  • Disassociation and attachment.
  • Mental health awareness
  • Working with dreams
  • Mindfulness
  • Narcissism
  • Inner child work
  • Relationship issues

Sevenoaks, Kent, TN14

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Groups
Organisations

Key details

DBS check

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Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

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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 accessible

Online platforms

Skype
Whatsapp
Zoom

Supervision

In person
Online
Phone

I work as a qualified and accredited clinical supervisor following the seven eyed model of supervision. My training is

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