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About me

The first step is the hardest and the thought of talking is scarry.

I will work with you to explore emotional pain, helping you to express how you feel and find comfort from emotinal pain and trauma.  This means I will sit with you and stay with you, untill you are ready to exspress how you are feeling and gain confidence in your emotions.

I believe that everyone is unique and need different approaches to find what they need in therapy. I continue to develop my skills and approaches to help and offer a beneficial experience allowing anyone to grow and develop during and beyond every session,d because of this we can always learn from each other, building on our experience to find your nourishment from emotional pain.

I am a proactive therapist, offering different ways of looking at feelings and situation, this includes challenging you and working with you to develop a deeper understanding of who you are and the boundaries you need and the ones you do not.

Here are some testimonials from my clients

“Richard has always been easy to speak with, kind and compassionate and offered me really helpful and practical strategies” - TH

"Thank you, thank you, thank you. For the first time I feel I have found myself." – JW

"I am enjoying food, have good health and energy, food is not a focus and I am no longer a slave to the eating disorder I once had, yes had. I feel free of the demons" - CH

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications

Level 5 Professional Diploma

Experience

I have worked with several organisations and have a depth of knowledge to draw upon to help you. Here are some examples of the work I have done.

The Well Communities
Working with people that have become addicted to drugs or alcohol to manage past trauma. Helping them find acceptance and freedom from themselves.
Victim Support
Group development and facilitation – Working on turning the spotlight, focused on helping individuals and couples understand their behaviours, emotions and communication styles, building stronger relationships and awareness of how their actions can impact on their families.
Mind
Group development, facilitation and one to one support for individuals living with schizophrenia, helping them to express how it impacts on their lives and working with them to find ways of managing there emotional and voices.
Samaritans
Listener, listing to people needing support during hard times in their lives including being actively suicidal and lead trainer, training new volunteers to become Samaritans

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.

NCS

National Counselling Society

The National Counselling Society

This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.

In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

National Counselling Society

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
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Transactional analysis
  • Walk and Talk Therapy

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Fees

From £40.00 to £50.00
Free initial online session

Additional information

FREE Initial Consultation - 50 minutes

Online via Zoom or Skype
50 minutes  - £40
Phone Session
50 minutes  - £40
Walking Therapy (one-to-one)
50 minutes  - £50
Face to Face Session
50 minutes  - £50

Please feel free to book online

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Barrow-in-Furness
Cumbria
LA13

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS checked

Online platforms

Skype
Zoom

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Richard Cupid (Prof.Dip Psy C.)

Richard Cupid (Prof.Dip Psy C.)