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About me

I take a humanistic and Person Centered approach to counselling, meaning that the sessions are client-led. It is your space, and you bring to it whatever you choose.  I offer a confidential, safe place where you are heard. I give you time to explore problem areas in your life within a non-judgemental, open and trusting relationship. This can help you to find resolutions and develop coping strategies.

I believe that we all hold within us the answer to our own problems and that the therapeutic relationship between client and counsellor is a unique and powerful one, which can lead to the resolution of issues in a lasting and effective way. The personal strength which comes from finding your own solution can remain with you and be drawn upon in the future.  My counselling sessions take place in strict confidence, and I remain impartial and non-judgemental. I aim to develop a relationship of mutual trust, empathy and challenge. The therapy room is a safe space in which you are able to share the load of whatever it is that is preventing you from feeling in control of your life.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy and have a Professional Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy. I work both privately and for mental health charities.

Member organisations

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

  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Person-centred therapy

Fees

Additional information

£50 per hour

Availability

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

Piccadilly House
41 Piccadilly Gardens
Manchester
Greater Manchester
M1 2AP

South Manchester Centre For Psychotherapy
6 Moor Top Place
Stockport
Greater Manchester
SK4 4JB

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Rebecca Kennedy, MBACP (Registered)

Rebecca Kennedy, MBACP (Registered)