Ricky Brown

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Dip Integrative Psychotherapy , Dip CBT, MBACP (Accred), MSc
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Kingston Upon Thames KT2 & Chippenham SN14
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Private mental health service offering counselling therapies for a range of conditions.

I trained as a psychotherapist later in life following a previous career working with vulnerable individuals. Coupled with my now extensive psychotherapeutic training, I am a well-rounded, conscientious and empathetic individual whom is well respected within the field.

I can offer a safe, non-judgemental space for you to explore your personal challenges and concerns. I have worked with, and continue to work with a multitude of issues, tailoring my dynamic approach to befit the individual needs of you, the client.


MAKING CONTACT

The first step towards change is taking the initiative to seek help. In respect of the courage involved in making those initial steps, I offer a free twenty-minute phone consultation to all prospective clients.
Alternatively, if you would like to make an appointment you can email me via the link on this page or by telephoning the above number. I aim to respond to your requests and enquiries within 1-2 working days.

The first meeting will be an opportunity to engage and explore your concerns. You will gain a better understanding of the support available to you and how this can be adapted to suit your personal needs. If you choose to continue, I will usually suggest a fixed number of sessions which can be extended or reduced depending on your assessed progress.


ONLINE AND TELEPHONE COUNSELLING

In these modern times, I can further offer online video and/ or telephone counselling.

Training, qualifications & experience

I hold a BSc (Hons) in Complementary Therapy with Stress Management coupled with a higher diploma in Integrative Counselling and a further diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. I am also EMDR trained and practicing. I amass 19 years of experience in supporting people through difficulty and am MBACP Accredited.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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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

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.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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Fees

£70.00 - £90.00

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Refugees

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Aviva
  • Axa Health
  • BUPA
  • Vitality
  • WPA

Additional information

Fees:

Free 20 minute phone consultation prior.

Individual: £90.00 per session. Concessions considered, please enquire.

Couples and Family: £150.00 per session.

Please note that all fees are dependent on location and treatment type.

Additional cost for home sessions.

When I work

Call direct or email for availability.

Kingston Natural Health Clinic, 31 Old London Road, Kingston Upon Thames, KT2 6ND

Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN14

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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You can contact the Counsellor to discuss the options available.

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