Romy Graichen MBACP, BSc Psychology, Dip TA
I have a genuine interest in helping people lead happier, more fulfilled lives. My passion for working with people to overcome difficulties, traumas and personal crises led me to study Psychology, Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy and Counselling. I have worked in Pastoral Care, as well as Counselling for over 12 years. I have also taught Personal Development to Psychology undergraduates at Manchester Metropolitan University as an Associate Lecturer.
I feel passionate about supporting people become more compassionate towards themselves whilst learning to understand themselves and their dificulties whilst growing and thriving.
I have vast experience of supporting clients with mental health issues such as anxiety and depression, including suicidal thoughts and feelings, as well as the effects of abuse, stress and bullying. I support clients with health related issues, including pregnancy and birth, fertility issues, miscarriage, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME and cancer. I also work with families and partners of those affected by health and mental health issues.
I offer respectful and highly competent couples counselling and support in exploring relationship issues, including separation and divorce, affairs and betrayal and pre-nuptial counselling.
I am very experienced in helping children and young people deal with child related issues, abuse, self-harm and bullying. Children who struggle with parental separation or other family issues might need extra support in dealing with life's up-and-downs. If you would like to find out more about how I may be able to help you, please contact email@example.com.
What you can expect from me
Integrity, honesty, and respect are really important in my counselling work. I provide a highly confidential and ethical counselling service. I see therapy as a joint venture – where we both take equal responsibility for our part in getting to where you want to go. Together we decide on a way forward. We can work towards a positive change together. The therapy process may be challenging and difficult at times, it may be exhilarating and uplifting, too. I can be there, so you will not be in it alone. I can teach you some simple psychotherapy concepts and models to help you gain a better understanding of yourself. With increased self-awareness, you can stop behaviours that no longer serve you and replace them with healthy ones for a more fulfilled life.
If you would like to know more or you want to make an appointment please contact me on 0759-0757-834 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
I see clients face-to-face, via the phone or online via Zoom, VSee, and instant messaging and email counselling.
Training, qualifications & experience
- Certificate in Supervision
- Certificate in Couples Therapy (The Couples Institute)
- Diploma in Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy
- Certificate in Counselling Person-Centred Skills
- BSc (Hons) Psychology
- EFT (Pract) Level I, II and III
- Reiki Level I and II
- Advanced Couples Therapy Training (the Couples Institute)
- Domestic Violence Training
- Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
- Somatic Trauma Therapy (Babette Rothschild)
- Working with suicidal children and young people (NSPCC)
- Safeguarding children and young people (NSPCC)
- Working with couples and families (Gestalt therapy)
- Training the Trainer
- Working with children on the autistic spectrum
- Understanding Neurodevelopmental Conditions and Sensory Processing Conditions
- Sexual Abuse in Childhood Training
- Working with Anxiety
- Deep State Repatterning
- Inner Repatterning
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.
Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.
All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
Accredited register membership
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.
Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
- Equality, Diversity and Inclusion related queries
- Work-related issues
- Traumatic Incident Debriefing
- Death and terminal illness
- Parenting Issues
Individual sessions last for 50 min and is charged at £60.
Couples sessions can either last for 1 hour and 30 min and is charged £90, or will last 50 min for £60. We can agree together which is the most suitable for you.
Group Sessions last for 2 hours and is charged at £45 per person.
I offer some flexibility where people are on low incomes, so please enquire.
Concessions offered for
I also offer psychotherapy and counselling workshops, as well as training to schools, public organisations and private sector companies.
I also offer consultancy on issues relating to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion - and have a strong committment to anti-discriminatory practice.
Please get in touch if you'd like to know more.