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Peter Jewers MBACP Integrative Counsellor

London EC4Y & Chelmsford CM3
07585020940 07585020940 Registered / Accredited

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). 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 and Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT).  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

  • Diploma in Integrative Therapeutic Counselling
  • Certificate in Therapeutic Counselling
  • BACP certificate of proficiency
  • Experienced group work practice
  • Experienced Wellbeing officer
  • Current safeguarding training
  • Enhanced DBS
  • Private practice
  • Monthly supervision

Continued professional development

  • Degree in counselling

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.

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.

NCS

National Counselling Society

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.

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.

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.

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 LGBT Q 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.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Couples counselling
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy

Fees

I am available at two practices,

Great Waltham, Essex, near Chelmsford fees from £40 per hour.

City of London , fees from £55 per hour.

Consessions are available.

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

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

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

Great Waltham
Chelmsford
Essex
CM3

City Of London
London
EC4Y

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None

Accessibility

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access Unspecified

Availability

Monday to Friday daytime and evenings , Saturday mornings

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
Peter Jewers MBACP Integrative Counsellor

Peter Jewers MBACP Integrative Counsellor