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MBACP, MNCS (Accred), FD (open) Integrative therapist

About me

About my Counselling Service

I am an experienced Integrative Counsellor working from a private practice in Great Waltham, Essex and from the City of London.

I am a member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and an accredited member of the National Counselling society.  I work with both adults and young people offering short and long term therapy.

I offer a confidential, warm, friendly, supportive, non judgemental environment. A space where you can feel safe to talk about your feelings, thoughts, fears and concerns.

My role as a therapist is to work with you to help you understand and clarify what it is that is troubling you and to help you find ways to work through your issues. We can work together to help enhance your self awareness and resilience as we work towards achieveing a healthy, positive outcome.

My Counselling Approach

I have an integrative counselling approach, this enables me to draw upon a range of approaches and techniques, including Person centred, Psychodynamic,  Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and Mindfulness.  I tailor my therapy to meet my individual client's needs and I use these approaches to help my clients explore their issues.

Through my own personal experience I understand that it can be difficult to start therapy and to choose a Counsellor. I am aware that it can feel uncomfortable and challenging, therefore I aim to support you on your journey by listening to you, by having empathy and understanding, by creating a warm, trusting relationship and by sometimes challenging you when appropriate. We can work together to help you achieve your goals, gain confidence and moved forward.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Foundation Degree in Counselling 
  • Diploma in Integrative Therapeutic Counselling
  • Certificate in Therapeutic Counselling
  • Diploma in Meditation 
  • Level 4 Diploma Information, advice and guidance 
  • BACP certificate of proficiency
  • Experienced corporate and group work practice
  • Experienced Life coaching practice 
  • Private practice
  • Monthly supervision

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

NCS

National Counselling Society (NCS)

The National Counselling Society

This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.

In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

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

National Counselling Society

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.

National Counselling Society
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.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

As a male counsellor I have experience and understanding of working with men who are dealing with personal issues including, relationship problems, work related stress and anxiety, work pressures and expectations, sexual problems, sexual health, addictions, alcohol and drug issues. I am aware that some men are more comfortable talking openly about these issues with another man.

I have many years of experience of working with young people. I understand the difficulties faced during childhood, school life and as teenagers. How influences and past experiences, upbringing, expectations of others and the pressure to fit in can affect mental health.

I have understanding and experience of working with LGBTQ clients, I am aware of the difficulties Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning individuals face throughout life. I have worked with clients and groups struggling with issues including: coming out, family breakdown, relationships, homophobia, illness, health, HIV, AIDS, domestic violence, homelessness, drugs and alcohol, addictions, sex, sexual abuse, loss and bereavement, religion, culture, civil partnerships, marriage, self-harm and self-esteem, anxiety, depression, isolation, loneliness and peer pressure. I have also supported LGBTQ family members and children.

I provide groups sessions. A group can provide a support network and the opportunity to meet other people who are experiencing similar situations. As a therapist I work with the group to provide a safe environment where individuals can explore their experiences, interact, and work towards understanding themselves better.

Fees

From £50.00 to £70.00

Concessions offered for

  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

I am available at two practices,

Great Waltham, Essex (Chelmsford) fees from £50 per hour.

City of London , fees from £65 per hour.

On-line / zoom sessions are available.

Consessions are available.

Please contact me with any questions or to arrange a confidential appointment.

When I work

Monday to Friday daytime and evenings ,  Some Saturday morning options are available. 

Further information

I have worked with clients who have experienced anxiety, trauma, depression, bereavement, abuse, self harm, low self-esteem, anger, confidence, sex and sexuality issues, relationship issues, family breakdown, health issues, redundancy, bullying, work related issues, addiction, cultural and religious issues.

I provide individual and group meditation, mindfulness and relaxation sessions as this can help you to focus on the here and now.The sessions usually involve breathing techniques and meditation to help recognise and reduce overthinking and anxiety.

I am committed to my continued professional development and I regularly attend courses to increase my knowledge and experience.

I have full professional liability insurance, and have an enhanced DBS.

I attend regular clinical supervision.

If you would like to work with me, we will form a contract that will include information on confidentiality, fees and supervision. We will agree a suitable day and time and I will explain how cancellations and missed sessions work. The contract will also outline how I work to the BACP ethical framework for good practice and the data protection procedures.

website: peterjamesjewers.co.uk

City Of London, London, EC4Y

Great Waltham, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
Organisations