Robert Evans BA (Hons) Dip Couns MBACP (Reg)

Robert Evans BA (Hons) Dip Couns MBACP (Reg)

Grantchester
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
CB3 9NQ

Bridge Street Medical Centre
2 All Saints Passage
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
CB2 3LS

07580 904856

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Grantchester
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
CB3 9NQ

Bridge Street Medical Centre
2 All Saints Passage
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
CB2 3LS

07580 904856

About me

Psychodynamic therapy is a form of therapy founded upon the ideas and aims of psychoanalysis. Its goal, therefore, as in psychoanalysis is to clarify and establish the meaning of a person’s thoughts, feelings and actions seen in the context of the life as a whole – and usually, when a person seeks therapeutic help of this kind it is because of a concern about some aspect of life as a whole. There is sometimes a sense of some unfinished business, or some unease about areas of the past which feel as though they need reconsidering or re-opening.

I am a qualified counsellor living and working in the Cambridge area and I offer a safe and supportive environment to help and support my clients, who include children, young people and adults through the process of counselling. Over the last few years I have successfully helped people work through anxiety, anger, depression, loss, bereavement, identity, ageing, trauma, PTSD, as well as existential themes of meaning and transiency.

I work short-term which might last for 6 to 12 sessions as well as longer term which might continue for several months or years. I work from my home in Grantchester as well as from Bridge Street Medical Centre in the centre of Cambridge.

During a first session, I like to explore what has brought you to counselling and what you are looking to gain from this process. I think of this time as an important opportunity for you to ask any questions you might have and to reflect on whether you feel I am the right counsellor for you.

As a registered member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP) I am committed to practicing according to the principles and values set out in this ethical framework . That is to say, it is always my intention and practise to put clients first through maintaining confidentiality and attending regular supervision. If I feel that a client or someone known to a client is at serious risk I might need to break confidentiality. I always consult with a client before I take any further action and would be happy to respond to any enquiries you may have.

Training, qualifications & experience

Maybe you’ve arrived here due to a recent or previous difficulty, or maybe for any other number of reasons. Whatever it is, you might be searching for some kind of support during a difficult time in your life. It might be that you’re seeking some authenticity or depth or a space to understand and work through a loss or a change in your life. As a counsellor, my role is to help you in the process of working through all that is holding you back in your life with care and attention. I am a qualified counsellor and a registered member of the BACP. I have a Trust Certificate in the Understanding of Trauma from the Tavistock & Portman NHS Foundation Trust and I am now studying towards a Master’s Degree in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy. I work with children, young people and adults and I have experience of working with a number of local Cambridge charities including the Blue Smile Project, Centre 33, Arts & Minds and the Cogwheel Trust CIO. I have worked at Bridge Street Medical Centre and I also practise privately. In addition, I teach on the Adult Education Counselling Programme at Hills Road College. I would be happy to respond to any enquiries you may have.

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Fees

I charge £40 per session of 50 minutes. I ask that you give 48 hours notice, else the charge will be fifty percent of the agreed fee when you cancel a session.

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Maps & Directions

Cambridge, CB3 9NQ
Cambridge, CB2 3LS

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults