Rita Mirfin

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Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS25
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About me

My experience, skills  and qualifications have accumulated over 30 years working in Private Practice on a full time basis. I am a member of BACP. Senior Accredited Psychotherapist and Senior Accredited Supervisor (Individual and Groups). Providing psychotherapy for children, young and older adults. In addition, I provide counselling, psychotherapy and supervision to other counsellors, psychotherapists and supervisors.

I offer person to person therapy in a purpose built therapy room and also on Skype. I perceive myself as a Person Centred therapist with an extensive toolbox of resources to ensure I can offer you the best tailor made service and support to meet your unique individual needs.

Training, qualifications & experience

I started my training in 1993 and I'm still learning. My foundation training and qualifications are based in the Person Centred Approach and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. I completed my Advanced Diploma in Counselling in 1996 and attained BACP Accreditation and then Senior Accreditation in the early 2000-2006.

As an MBACP I have completed more than the required 30 hours per year of Personal Development training.

My experience has evolved via my role as a therapist in private practice on a contractual basis with Statutory, Corporate, Educational and EAP medical Insurance. providers. NHS, BUPA, AXA, SOS. Police and from private client referrals.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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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

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Areas of counselling I deal with


£70.00 - £100.00

Additional information

Couple and family therapy fees are as above.

Further information

I remain passionate and enthusiastic about my role and have specialised in relationships, anxiety, depression, loss and entrenched mental ill health.

In 2024 I completed a level 2 course entitled Understanding distressed behaviours in children.

Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS25

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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Online platforms



In person

I endeavour to provide the best supervision I can by meeting your unique needs to ensure you can be the best counsellor for your clients.

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Rita Mirfin
Rita Mirfin