Pati Bielak-Smith

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Menai Bridge, Ynys Môn, LL59 5HW
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Am I meeting you in times of personal or professional crisis? Or are you coming to counselling to gain perspective in life?  I have witnessed enough of my clients’ transformations and breakthroughs to have complete confidence in the restorative power of counselling therapy. My Master's Degree in Philosophy as well as Therapeutic Counselling training and simply years of experience of working with people have prepared me to walk alongside you in search for balance and meaning in life.

To this end I integrate insights into my work from psychological approaches (humanistic, mindfulness and needs-based NVC) that go in harmony with our counselling process. Having trained in Focusing (Gendlin) and Internal Family Systems (IFS) my practice is also informed by these therapy models.

Balancing the relationship between body and psyche, integrating our heart and mind, indeed, all aspects of ourselves, is key in the therapy I offer. Restoration of this balance makes a real difference to clients struggling with trauma, difficult life changes such as divorce, loss or illness, and in face of a relationship crisis.

"Practical and humane" Tim Beanland PhD, Head of Knowledge, Alzheimer's Society about Pati Bielak-Smith's work.

Training, qualifications & experience

Membership: British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy - Individual Member

Training: Postgraduate Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling - 2019

Certificate: Centre for Nonviolent Communication (CNVC) - Certified Trainer - 2014

Degree: Master's Degree in Philosophy (MA) - 2004

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

- Mild cognitive disorder
- Alzheimer's
- Family conflict

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£45.00 - £67.00
Free initial telephone or online session

Additional information

I've tailored therapeutic programs to meet the needs of both individuals and couples or family members who seeks counselling. In addition to traditional open-ended therapy I offer set number of sessions for those who find it more feasible. This way giving you time framework, structure and focus. We will shape together these sessions according to your needs.

Tailored Therapeutic Programs

Couples or Mediation Program includes two separate sessions with each individual (2 x 50min) leading towards two sessions together (2 x 60min). The  value of all four sessions is £228, in this program discounted to £220.

Preswylfa, Chapel Street, Menai Bridge, Ynys Môn, LL59 5HW

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Types of client

Adults (25-64)


Pati Bielak-Smith
Pati Bielak-Smith