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BA MBACP (Accred)

About me

I am a qualified Person - Centred counsellor, in which I have extensive experience in a wide range of issues including; anxiety, depression, self-esteem, bereavement and relationships to name a few. Counselling is about you and supporting you along your journey, to explore in a safe confidential environment without judgement.

I believe that our work together will provide you both the space that is needed to explore feelings and emotions, through my empathic listening. My work has been with both young and older adults. I work ethically and comply with the BACP Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy.

Please contact me for a no obligation introduction session which will be discounted to £25 for the first session. Here we can discuss your counselling needs.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am an accredited member of the British Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapy (BACP) of which I am also a registered member. My counselling training has allowed me to work with many age groups from 5 year old children through to 90 year old clients. I have worked with many charities and organisations including ADAS, Enfield Parent and Children, Mind and Age UK as well as working in Private Practice for a number of years.

Training Qualifications

  • BA Degree in Counselling
  • Foundation Degree in Counselling
  • Diploma in Counselling - BACP Accredited
  • CPCAB Certificate in Counselling Skills and Studies Level 2 & 3
  • Certificate in Working with the Couple in Mind
  • Certificate in Counselling for Depression (CfD)

I also have obtained training in Working with Self Harm, Working with Families affected by Domestic Violence, Working with Complex Neglect, Basic Child Protection, Supporting Children to Explore and Process their Emotions, Mental Health First Aid, Teens Turmoil and Transition - Mental Health in Adolescence, Working with Borderline Personality Disorder, Working with Anxiety, Working with OCD.

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Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

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

Fees

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Individual Therapy - Face to Face / Telephone Counselling
£50.00 per session.
£25.00 per session for introduction (first session only).

£35.00 per session for trainee student counsellors / concessions

Couple Therapy
£60.00 per session

When I work

Mornings, Afternoons, Evenings.                     Appointments are available Monday to Friday

Further information

If you decide to come and see myself for counselling our first introductory session will be £25.00 for a fifty minute session. We will discuss your counselling needs, what you would like to work with and if you require short or longer term counselling. If you decide to go ahead with counselling we will discuss times and availability. After 6 weeks together we will review your counselling needs, this is so if circumstances have changed I can review counselling techniques and theory so I am able to deliver the best possible treatment for your counselling needs.

Insurance
I am also a provider for Private Health Insurance companies including, AVIVA Health, Simplyhealth, WPA and VitalityHealth.

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults