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Nina Mitchell MA, BSc, PGDip, RMBACP

Buckhurst Hill, Essex, IG9 6EU
07399 474158 07399 474158
Buckhurst Hill, Essex, IG9 6EU

About me

My approach to therapy is that we should think of getting support for our mental health the same as we would our physical health; if our aches and pains are making life difficult then we contact the GP, but if our mental health is causing us pain then we tend to suffer in silence. Mental health is hugely important for living as productively as we can and therapy can be a very powerful way to start the process of change and living a healthier life.

Therapy can be for everyone; it is often felt that seeking help is a sign of weakness or only for the severely distressed, but many people lead busy, chaotic lives and just having the space to process this can be hugely helpful. Feeling stuck and not knowing how to move forward is often the reason people seek support.

As an integrative therapist, I integrate different styles of therapy. I believe that as we are all different, the therapy we receive should reflect this. My training therefore allows me to work with many different issues using interventions mainly around Solution Focused (working on goals and solutions to issues), Person Centred (more of an exploratory, open ended type of therapy) or CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy - looking at coping strategies and how challenging thought processes can help to reduce unhelpful behaviours or changes in moods).

I integrate some of my work with transformational coaching - a powerful way of exploring personal beliefs and values and how they shape our experience of life and our behaviours. I am a Mindfulness practitioner, regularly running the 8 week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction program to help reduce stress and anxiety. This experience combines to create a collaborative and dynamic space in which to explore thoughts, challenges and shape outcomes and goals for those looking for positive, productive change.

I work as collaboratively as possible and aim to empower my clients with the tools needed to foster change. I want to help empowerment my clients with a renewed outlook, increased self awareness, and a toolkit of coping strategies to help deal with life's encounters outside of the therapy room.

Working within private practice, the NHS, mental health settings and the business world, I am able to draw on many angles when supporting people in finding ways to move forward from their difficulties. To begin your journey of change, please feel free to contact me.

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Training, qualifications & experience

  • Masters in Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • BSc (honours degree) Psychology
  • PG Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • PG Certificate in Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • PG Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Mindfulness Practitioner
  • NHS Bereavement Training
  • Suicide Prevention Caregiver
  • Approved therapist for Anxiety UK

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.

Therapies offered

  • Behavioural therapy
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy

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Fees

50 minute sessions: £65

Skype/Zoom sessions: £55

Please note there is a 50% charge if sessions are cancelled within 24 hours

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Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers

Further information

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Cherry Tree Therapy Centre
2 Station Parade
Cherry Tree Rise
Buckhurst Hill
Essex
IG9 6EU

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None

Accessibility

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 user access

N/A

Availability

Please contact me for availability

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults

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Nina Mitchell MA, BSc, PGDip, RMBACP

Nina Mitchell MA, BSc, PGDip, RMBACP