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Nicola Potter MBACP (Accredited) Pyschotherapist/ EMDR Counselor

Sevenoaks TN14 & Sidcup DA14
01732 464705 01732 464705 07989 431313 07989 431313

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 fully qualified 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.

ME:

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.. I am confident sitting with emotions and not afraid to feel and challenge them.

Training, qualifications & experience

Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Integrative Counselling.

Qualified EMDR therapist working with Trauma related issues.

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 mental health charity MIND with adults where I have several years experience. I have also worked in both primary and secondary school settings Working with young children and adolescents.

I also regularly host a Relationships and Communications Group based on both clients wanting to improve their communications and relationship skills, but also as CPD for practiotioners.

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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

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

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Fees

My fees are:

Counselling - £60.00 per therapeutic hour (50mins)

EMDR - £85.00

CBT - £70.00

Couples - £80.00

I offer concessions for students or low incomes.

Availability for therapy can be flexible.

I can offer Fridays. Some afternoon and evening appointments during the week and occasional weekend appointments if necessary.


I work mainly in Sevenoaks with limited availability in Sidcup.

Concessions offered for

  • Low income

Further information

My work involves practice in CBT And EMDR therapy.


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

Sevenoaks
Kent
TN14

Sidcup
DA14

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

Fridays and weekday afternoon/evenings with occasional Saturday appointments offered.

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Groups
Nicola Potter MBACP (Accredited) Pyschotherapist/ EMDR Counselor

Nicola Potter MBACP (Accredited) Pyschotherapist/ EMDR Counselor

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01732 464705 01732 464705

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07989 431313 07989 431313
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