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About me

My name is Callum.

I trained to become a counsellor following a beneficial experience as a client. I know what it is like to sit in that chair for the first time, and I still do it regularly. I find counselling to be helpful when things start to become overwhelming, for support during big life events, or even just to check in with myself. So, what do I know? Simply that you are the expert when it comes to your experience. I am qualified in Person-Centred theoretical approaches and practical methods that respect your autonomy, placing you at the centre of your therapeutic journey.

There are many ways that counselling can be effective, but perhaps the most straight forward is that it creates room in our lives for the way that we feel. Life can be overwhelming, and it is often easier to put everything in a box and shut it away. In counselling, you can make that box a little bigger and give it a schedule. Perhaps you are here because you are dealing with anxiety, panic attacks, stress or low mood. You may have experienced loss and find yourself feeling overwhelmed. I believe that an autonomous and comfortable exploration within the safety provided by a respectful, professional relationship can help you in discovering meaningful ways to move forward.

I have professional indemnity insurance and I am a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, seeking always to promote high ethical standards. I keep up-to-date with research and personal development, forever striving to broaden my knowledge. I have worked with a diverse population of clients and I can offer support for a range of personal challenges.

Training, qualifications & experience

Professional Qualifications

  • BA, Level 6, Therapeutic Counselling, 2021
  • FdA, Levels 4 & 5, Counselling, 2019
  • Level 3, Counselling, 2017
  • Level 2, Counselling Skills, 2016

​Additional Training

  • Understanding & Working With Dementia, 2020
  • Understanding & Working With Post-Natal Depression, 2020

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.

Fees

£40.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

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

Additional information

  • Free sessions available
  • Single Online/Telephone Session: £40
  • 6 x Online/Telephone Session: £200 (First session free)

Finding the right counsellor is important. Why not get to know me a little better with a free sessions?

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

If would like to arrange for a specific time slot that isn't listed, then please get in touch as I may be able to accommodate you.

Stockton-on-Tees
Durham
TS20

Type of session

Home visits
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Groups

Key details

DBS check

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Online platforms

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Zoom

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Peter Callum Armstrong

Peter Callum Armstrong