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Are you struggling with feelings of overwhelm, burnout, anxiety or depression?
Are you feeling unfulfilled, like there's something just beyond your grasp, if only you could get out the way of yourself?
Do you feel like you need help navigating or improving relationships with people around you?
Hi, my names Rachael and I just might be able to help you. I pride myself on offering a confidential and absolutely non-judgemental space for us to explore and untangle your feelings and struggles at your pace.
I have over 10 years of experience of working within mental health, and have built my practice on my personal principles of empathy, kindness, autonomy and authenticity.
Starting or re-starting therapy can be a scary process and it's really important that you feel comfortable with the 'right' therapist. This is why I offer a no obligation free initial phone call where we can discuss your needs and any questions you may have for me.
I am a Masters qualified Integrative Psychotherapist and I hold accreditation with the United Kingdom Council of Psychotherapy (UKCP), as well as membership of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). I have full insurance cover and an Enhanced DBS check.
I work from a relational developmental approach which at it's core believes that both present and past relationships and experiences play a role in building who we are today and how we have come to learn to be with others. My way of working is very much about the relationship that we build being based on trust and safety, and definitely won't include us pouring over worksheets together or filling in dream diaries.
If it sounds like working with someone who priorities your need for validation, empathy and being listened to (all whilst having the odd laugh!) then please don't hesitate to get in touch and we'll see if I can help.
Training, qualifications & experience
MSc Integrative Psychotherapy - Sherwood Psychotherapy Training Institute. Accredited by UKCP.
Post Graduate Diploma Integrative Psychotherapy - Sherwood Psychotherapy Institute
Post Graduate Certificate Integrative Psychotherapy - Sherwood Psychotherapy Institute
BA Creative Writing & English Literature - De Montfort University
I hold a Masters of Science in Integrative Psychotherapy, which is accredited by the UKCP. I have over ten years experience working with youth & adults, and a vast experience of working with complex safe-guarding issues.
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.
The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.
As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.
UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
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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Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
I currently also work as a school counsellor in a large secondary school.
£45.00 - £60.00
Free initial telephone session
Concessions offered for
I am registered with Aviva, Vitality Health and Axa Health as a recognised psychotherapist. Please contact me for my provider numbers.
When I work
I am currently working exclusively online either via video call or phone call.