Patricia Hodgson M.A. Art Psychotherapy B.A (Hons)
I am a qualified psychotherapist and have many years of working in adult mental health with my main experience being in the NHS .
I work with mood (depression and anxiety )and personality disorders.
I am happy to see you weekly , fortnightly, monthly or maybe just a session periodically . It is whatever will you will suit you best .
I work flexibly to help you move forward with your life.
I offer a free session to discuss your needs and to see if we are going to be able to work successfully together.
Training, qualifications & experience
- BA Arts 1973 Leicester University
- MA Art Psychotherapy 1987 Goldsmiths (London University)
I have worked in Adult Mental Health for over 33 years and presently work 2 days a week in the NHS . I regularly attend relevant training events as part of my ongoing professional development and within the guidelines of my professional body HCPC and BAAT.
Registered / Accredited
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Health and Care Professions Council
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They keep a register of health professionals who meet their standards, and they take action if registered health professionals fall below those standards. They were created by a piece of legislation called the Health Professions Order 2001.
Registration means that a health professional meets national standards for their professional training, performance and conduct.
Areas of counselling I deal with
My fee is £50 for a 50 minute session of Psychotherapy.
My fee is £50 for a 60 minute session of Supervision.
I can offer a reduction in fees dependant on your circumstances, and the sessions are paid for by bank transfer or cash.
I offer a free online/telephone session to help you decide if I am the person for you .
Concessions offered for
I guess that life is difficult for you at the present time so if you are reading this please do ring / email and have a chat . I will make the sessions as comfortable for you as I can. I will not ask you to share anything that you don’t wish to. It is important we build a good relationship in which to enable you to move forward in your life and start to enjoy your days again. I have over 33 years of nhs experience in mental health services.