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We each face difficult and distressing times in our life; it can be hard to know which way to turn in order to reach support - please don’t suffer in silence.
I can provide a safe place in which you may discuss your thoughts and feelings with somebody that is empathic, won't judge you and will keep everything that you say confidential.
There are no check lists as to what is suitable to bring - You may be struggling to come to terms with a bereavement, difficulties in your workplace, current or historic abuse, lacking in confidence, be feeling sad, struggling with anxiety, depression, panic attacks, a current difficulty, loss or change.
Equally you may be unsure as to what is causing you to feel a sense of unease, unhappiness and dissatisfaction with life.
Anything that is troubling you, no matter how big or small an issue is worth exploring.
At the moment I'm also meeting an increasing number of clients that are struggling to resume a sense of normality due to the impact of Covid 19 and the lockdown.
My aim is to work with you, get to know you & reach an understanding of your struggle. Together we’ll explore ways in which your day to day life, happiness and well being can be improved.
*Things may have been a certain way for a long time but that doesn't mean they have to stay this way.*
As an integrative therapist I am able to use several schools of thought in order to adapt to your needs.
I offer long and short term counselling in a variety of settings.
* Traditional sit down - face to face
* Walk & talk therapy
* Sessions among and interacting with horses
I am located in Escrick offering peaceful surroundings encompassing the grounding & healing benefits of the outdoors, nature & horses.
I am easily accessible from Selby, Goole, York and surrounding areas.
Please feel welcome to contact me if you would like to learn more.
Training, qualifications & experience
- BACP Registered British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
- BA(HONS) Integrative Counselling- Roehampton University - 2012
- Level 3 Certificate in Counselling studies - Counselling Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body
- Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills- Counselling Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body
- Level 2 Certificate in Introduction to Counselling Skills- Counselling Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body
In addition to my private practice I have provided counselling in a variety of settings including agencies that worked with GP general referrals, provided support to homeless ex military and offered counselling to struggling parents and families.
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
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Additionally I recognise the upset and difficulties associated with pet bereavement.
£50.00 per session
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When I work
I am able to offer appointments week days, weekends & early evenings.
Seeking Counselling may understandably feel very daunting.
The fact that you're reading this means that things are difficult- it also means that you are taking positive steps to improve things for yourself and reach support.
I look forward to hearing from you and would like to let you know that during the counselling journey you will not be alone.