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I am passionate about helping people tap back into their own resources in order to solve problems and make changes.
As well as having broad experience of helping people at any life stage, or facing up to challenging life events, I have helped many individuals and couples explore sexual, sexuality, gender related issues and I am open and supportive to relationship diversity. I work on a long or short term basis.
I support couples at any stage of their relationship to improve communication, negotiation and compromise, to develop intimacy, recovery from affairs and betrayals, sexual differences and difficulties.
To fix an initial meeting or to discuss your needs please contact me by phone or email.
I offer early morning, day time and evening appointments. I am registered to take referrals from Aviva, AXA, and Vitality Health.
Training, qualifications & experience
I am an accredited member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy. I previously worked for many years in Human Resources and Risk Management, in the NHS
I have also worked as a counselling lecturer, and have worked for counselling agencies specialising in addictions, sexual and violent abuse.
I am a mentor for other therapists.
My qualifications include;
A qualified Psychotherapeutic Counsellor and Independent Practitioner to Level 5 CPCAB
Professional Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling Level 4 CPCAB
Diploma in Hypnotherapy
Certificate in Coaching skills
CRUSE Certificate in Bereavement Counselling
Cert Psychosexual Health/Counselling
Certificate in Couples Counselling
Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
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 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
£70.00 - £80.00
The fee is £70 for individuals and £80 for couples for a 50 minute session. I work primarily on an open-ended basis. At the start of therapy we will agree a regular day and time to meet weekly.
When I work