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About me

Hello and welcome.

Sometimes in our lives all of us feel we need to make changes, whether that is caused by discomfort, distress or pressure from other people. The path to change can be difficult to navigate without help.

I work by building a genuine, non judgemental, caring relationship as the foundation for you to explore your problems, identify your strengths, allow your natural resilience to emerge and make you feel more whole. I support you in developing practical strategies to meet your needs, no matter what your current struggles.

I am a registered counsellor and hold a supervision certificate. I  have a wide variety of counselling experience, including working with bereavement and loss in a hospice, working with young people at a college, as a supervisor and co trainer of counsellors as well as running a successful private practice, mindfulness and anxiety management courses. I have also had twenty years experience as a nurse.

Training, qualifications & experience

Training

  • I hold an Advanced Diploma and a Certificate in Counselling
  • I am a registered member of the BACP and practice within their ethical framework
  • I hold  a BPS certificate in supervision
  • I have regular supervision of my practice from another experienced therapist
  • I attend regular continuing professional development courses

Experience

  • As well as my private practice I work as a counsellor in a hospice
  • I have worked as a college counsellor at a local sixth form college.
  • I assist in the training of student counsellors on the Advanced Diploma in Counselling.
  • I also provide group and individual supervision for counsellors, students and nurses.
  • I run courses in anxiety management and mindfulness.

Member organisations

BACP

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

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I use an integrative approach tailored to meet your needs and wants.

We may use mindfulness if this is helpful.

Working creatively is also an option, this may include drawing,  painting, letter writing, modelling, sand tray and stone work and Russian dolls.

I am experienced at working with both adults and adolescents.

Therapies offered

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Existential therapy
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Play therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy
  • Transactional analysis

Fees

£45 per one hour counselling session.

£30 for students and student counsellors.

£50 per 90 minute supervision session.

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Availability

Daytime and evening sessions available.

Halifax
West Yorkshire
HX3

Key details

Sign language
Other languages None

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme
Rosie Dempsey - MBACP (Reg), Adv Dip Counselling.

Rosie Dempsey - MBACP (Reg), Adv Dip Counselling.