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About me

Hello, I'm Ramona, I am a fully qualified and highly experienced Counsellor.

Everyone has their unique and individual problems and I can help by providing an opportunity to examine in depth your experience in an objective and non-judgmental environment with the view to explore future possibilities.

My early professional experience as a nurse has equipped me with a genuine, caring attitude and a solid understanding of the importance of confidentiality. I offer individual counselling sessions designed to help clients work through a variety of psychological difficulties.

Whether you are looking to set new goals or struggling with difficulties in your life right now, lost a loved one or seeking insight into a particular problem that troubles you - I will endeavour to accompany you on your journey, providing a safe and confidential space to explore any difficulties and to address them successfully.

Please get in touch, I look forward to hearing from you.

Training, qualifications & experience

I hold a BSc Honors Psychology degree and I am a fully qualified BACP Registered Accredited Counsellor with experience of more than 10 years of counselling.

  • BSc Psychology (Hons)
  • Certificate in Counselling Skills
  • Certificate in Health and Social Care
  • Professional Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (Dip Couns)
  • Understanding Stress and Stress Management
  • Transactional Analysis Certificate 101 and 102
  • Neuro Linguistic Programming Diploma
  • Hypnotherapy Certificate
  • Couples Therapy

A special feature of my counselling experience comes from working with the Parents & Carers Council, known as Different Ways, where I offered a counselling service and a Befriending Scheme for this charity and offered training in resilience for parents and carers of children with Autism and learning disabilities.

Currently, I working for Vita Healthcare Group as an IAPT Counsellor working with couples and individuals, as well as with their EAP corporate side of the business where I am working with clients sent from the AXA Insurance company - on top of my private practice.

My charity work includes; working as a secretary for the Calderdale Interfaith Council (CIC), Established the Women's Group for the Calderdale Interfaith Council (CIC), Co-founder of the Calderdale branch of National Autistic Society (NAS) 2009.

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.

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.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Couples counselling
  • Existential therapy
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Other therapies
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychodrama
  • Solution focused brief therapy
  • Transactional analysis

Fees

£60 Initial assessment fee.

£50 per hour.

£75 for Couple counselling.

Concessions for Students, Disabilities and NHS Staff or block bookings only.

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • Students

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Mondays and Fridays 10am - 3pm.

Further information

Facilitator of "Insider's Guide to bringing up children with Additional Needs and learning Difficulties".

Halifax
West Yorkshire
HX1

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages I am bilingual and can speak fluent Romanian.

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

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Employee Assistance Programme
Ramona Cleasby - MBACP (Accred)

Ramona Cleasby - MBACP (Accred)