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Counselling Dip Registered member MBACP

About me

Hello my name is Peter and welcome to my profile page.

I offer a warm, respectful, safe and confidential environment where you can explore all the difficulties that your experiencing. Areas I work with include relationships issues, couple counselling, anxiety and depression, shame, low self worth/esteem, emotional withdrawal/disengagement, trauma (ptsd, cptsd,) historical abuse, abuse, amongst others. I am specifically a Person Centred Counsellor, that incorporates other counselling methods if I deem them helpful. I am a member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy and work within their ethical framework for good practice.

I receive good feedback from my clients mainly due to working on developing strong understanding of what’s going on for the client, which Person Centred Counselling fits. My ability to be really listening and noticing things about you and your needs, means that I can provide both the emotional and psychological support and the direction to help you achieve your aims/goals and better understand what's going on for you, by bringing more clarity to what's happening. My sessions are totally confidential and my approach is non-judgemental, although challenging. The only things I expect from you are honesty and the desire to work hard, sometimes outside your comfort zone which is where a lot of development really takes place. My approach is to achieve what you want.

I feel talking about your experiences can help you release painful feelings and help you find better ways of managing situations you find difficult.  By understanding events that shape your life you can overcome specific problems, or by just having a professional neutral listening ear. Therefore if you are finding it difficult with coping with issues or struggling with your feelings, behaviour or your thinking is just going around in circles. Counselling might be for you.

I offer Individual Counselling or Couple Counselling.


I welcome you to get in touch today. You can either text or call me on 07582 423315 or click here to send me an email.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • Certificate in Counselling Studies
  • Certificate in Counselling Skills
  • Diploma in Life Coaching
  • Diploma in relationships and couples counselling
  • Certificate in counselling supervision
  • Trained and worked with relationships problems
  • Trained and worked with people in Transition in their life, as well as homelessness
  • Trained and worked with aphasia patients
  • Trained and worked with bereavement, loss and grief
  • Certificate and worked as a supervisor

At the Trust I worked with clients with trauma (ptsd, cptsd), anxiety, depression, low self-confidence, relationships issues, abuse, ocd, sadness, loneliness, lack of motivation.

I have worked in the voluntary sector where I have done lots of counselling work for numerous agencies successfully bringing together my training, experience and qualifications to assist those helping them to manage their emotional distress/issues and living a healthier life. Also I have gained experience through life, and through private and public sector work.

At the moment I offer online or telephone counselling.

I have an enhanced DBS certificate and I am fully insured.

Member organisations

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

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

People going through transitions or changes in their life.

People having identity issues

People having sadness, loneliness or people unmotivated

People with sport issues or health issues

Shame and Guilt

Couple counselling

Fees

£45.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

Individual Counselling - £45

Couple counselling - £50

Student counsellors - £35

Supervision - £40

When I work

I am available from 9am till 8pm Monday to Friday, Saturday mornings.

Further information

Recent testimonials and reviews

"I came to Peter for help in opening up and being more assertive. Over the course of 5 weeks Peter has helped me to open up more by assessing my relationships and certain situations, which has helped me to move positively.  My relationship with my wife is the best it's ever been and I am more confident in how I deal with situations when they arise. I feel more confident now and would wholly recommend Peter."                            Mr.R.Luton

"I have seen Peter 4 times and he has helped me get out of my depression. I felt very comfortable in Peter's company, his professionalism in the job is excellent." Mr.M.Luton.

"I have found Peter to be very helpful, a good listener, and discussed all manner of things, has been a great help in me getting back to normality." Mr.R.Luton.

"You are very approachable and friendly in manner. Skilled at asking the right question or making a comment to help you work through things. Thank you for your help." 
Ms.A.Luton.

”I have been to see and speak to Peter over a few weeks and I can say I have never felt better. After speaking with Peter I have managed to get rid of some of my demons. Peter is a great listener and was wonderful at getting to the real issues. I can say if I ever feel low again he will be the first person I will be contacting.” Mr.A.Luton.

"Peter has been a tremendous help to me over the last 6 weeks and has helped me get over so many problems I had in my mind. I feel more positive and happy now. Looking forward to the future and being positive about changes to my life now." Mr.C.Toddington.

"I would like to say how pleased and grateful I have been to Peter, and felt how much better I'm coping with life since his visits.  He has been such a wonderful, kind and understanding person to me and I feel my day to day life has really improved thanks to him.  I will never forget the loss of my husband we were together nearly 56 years, but I feel I am now able to move on with my life thanks to Peter." Mrs.J.Luton.

"I came to see Peter as a part of a requirement for my counselling course for Person-Centred Counselling. I found him to be very down to earth and felt very comfortable with him very quickly. He helped me to explore many issues that I was struggling with and was supportive and challenging at times which was good for me. Peter made me feel at ease as he is an open, genuine and warm person. I came away with a lot of food for thought and my attitude and feelings around certain areas of my life became more manageable and open to different thoughts and attitudes which were more positive and he helped me to grow as a person." Ms.J.Luton

Luton, Bedfordshire, LU3

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Couples

Key details

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