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Trauma and Couple Psychotherapist

About me

Welcome to my profile page!

Whether you are looking for therapy for a particular issue or wanting long-term therapy, talking to someone can be a powerful and life-changing experience and at the same time taking the first step can be one of the most daunting things one can think of doing. I believe in empowering you to discover the skills to achieve a sense of inner balance by relying on all the resources you possess through body, spirit, mind, and emotion. My approach incorporates various forms of psychotherapy to aid you in becoming your own therapist for your particular circumstances, experiences, and environment.
If you are struggling with depression, anxiety and panic attacks, abuse, trauma, loneliness, stress, work and career issues, burnout, addiction, bereavement, grief, difficult emotions (anger, frustration, despair) or relationship problems, I can offer you the support you need.

Training, qualifications & experience

My therapeutic approach as a Counselling Psychologist and Positive Psychotherapist is integrative and I draw from Psychodynamic, Humanistic and Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT). I also have a keen interest in Mindfulness Meditation and Art Therapy.

I have experience working in the NHS, voluntary organisations and in private practice. The knowledge gained from this provides me with the appropriate skills to deal with a wide variety of issues. Whether you are struggling with relationship problems, depression, anxiety, trauma or abuse I can offer you the support you need.

I believe in empowering you to discover the skills to achieve a sense of inner balance by relying on all of the resources you possess through body, spirit, mind, and emotion. This interdisciplinary approach incorporates various forms of psychotherapy to aid you in becoming your own therapist for your particular circumstances, experiences, and environment.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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HCPC

Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

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They keep a register of health professionals who meet their standards, and they take action if registered health professionals fall below those standards. They were created by a piece of legislation called the Health Professions Order 2001.

Registration means that a health professional meets national standards for their professional training, performance and conduct.

UKCP

UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

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

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

UK Council for 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).

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UK Council for Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

If you're interested in Trainings and Workshops please visit the London Centre for Positive Psychotherapy www.positivepsychotherapy.org.uk  for more information.

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Fees

From £95.00 to £150.00

Additional information

Individual consultations: £95-£110

Couples consultations: £110.

Clinical Supervision:£70

When I work

I have availability for both evening and morning sessions.

Further information

First Session
Most people feel anxious at their first meeting with a therapist. This is perfectly normal. I understand how difficult it is to make this decision and I will provide a space where you can feel heard, understood, secure, safe and welcomed. I will explain how therapy works; we will discuss confidentiality, safety, privacy, previous experience of therapy (if any). Please ask as many questions as you like. It is important for me that you feel comfortable and relaxed.
Usually the first sessions are about understanding the reasons you decided to seek therapy, so I will ask questions and try to gather as much information as possible so that I can properly understand your concerns.

Please contact me to discuss the first appointment and any questions you might have.

E-MAIL: raluca@positum.co.uk

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
Organisations

Key details

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

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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.

Additional languages

Romanian

Supervision

In person
Online

Hello! I have a diploma in Clinical Supervison from the London Centre for Psychodrama.

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