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UKCP, Trainee Doctor
Please note: I am unable to take general enquiries until 3rd October 2022

About me

Young woman of mixed ethnicity, BACP registered (MBACP), also currently training to be a doctor in Counselling Psychology and Psychotherapy (DCPsych).

As COVID-19 disrupts our lives you may find yourself feeling emotionally overwhelmed, anxious, lonely, trapped and even feeling a huge sense of loss. You may have been struggling for some time and not got around to addressing it and now that something may be feeling a little bigger right now.

Counselling can help during these difficult times; offering you a confidential space to explore the struggles you are facing and the impact they may be having on your relationships, work-life and wellbeing.

Feeling emotionally overwhelmed can be lonely, and through counselling I will support you in addressing your current situation and potentially looking back at painful times from the past and how they might be limiting you now.

Counselling can be a difficult process, acknowledging that you need counselling can be hard, work in the room can also be challenging and painful. However it can also be a positive freeing experience, bringing about insight and awareness, a change in relationships and a personal sense of being.

ONLINE - during this period I am only offering online video counselling and telephone counselling. I want to encourage you that just like face-to-face counselling, these methods becomes more and more natural as our relationship develops and the work done, with adjustments, is as effective.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • BSc - Psychology
  • MSc - Mental health & psychological therapies
  • DCPsych - Doctorate in Counselling Psychology and Psychotherapy (in final year)

  • CBT with MIND mental health service
  • WDP - working with addictions
  • Place2Be - One-to-one work with children and adolescents
  • SLAM NHS in-patient unit work
  • The Awareness Centre - IAPT NHS - one-to-one work
  • CAMHS EWMHS - one-to-one work with children and adolescents
  • CAMHS - one-to-one work with children and adolescents
  • Faversham Counselling Service - IAPT NHS - one-to-one work
  • Think Forward Health - one-to-one work
  • Harley Therapy - one-to-one adult work
  • Private Therapy Clinic - one-to-one adult work

- Accredited member of UPCA (UKCP)
- Member of BACP (MBACP)

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.

UKCP

UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

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.

UPCA

Universities Psychotherapy & Counselling Association (UPCA)

Universities Psychotherapy & Counselling Association

Accredited register membership

UK Council for 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.

UK Council for Psychotherapy
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

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Fees

From £60.00 to £150.00
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Further information

Clinics

Dartford - DA2 (Wilmington)

Swanley - BR8 (Swanley)

Wilmington, Kent, DA2

Swanley, Kent, BR8

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults

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