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About me

Hello 😊 If you are reading this, you may be experiencing  life as currently challenging or realising that available coping strategies don't work anymore. 

As people, we are wired to be relational and need each other to maintain satisfactory quality of life, especially when experiencing difficulties. 
I believe that people are born with a huge potential and with a right support are able to develop and improve their life at any age.

I see therapy as a safe space built on trust, understanding and connection.  In this space, we explore together the client's difficulties and strengths and look for solutions. Sometimes we talk, other time we may experience silence, but most importantly, I follow the clients needs, process and pace. I may not have all the answers but I listen and truly engage in your journey. The answers often naturally emerge as our journey unfolds.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a humanistic, person- centred psychotherapist, with a master degree in:

  • Person- Centred and Experiential Psychotherapy, completed in Sherwood Psychotherapy Training Institute in Nottingham, UK, 
  • Psychology, completed in Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland.

I have experience in:

- general counselling (with issues such depression, anxiety, relational difficulties, work related or personal stress,  bereavement, impact of trauma)

- workplace counselling,

- working therapeutically with children.

I also have 20 years experience of working in social care, education and mental health, in the UK and Poland.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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UKCP

UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

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

UK Council for 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.

UK Council for Psychotherapy
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

Fees

£50.00 per session

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Axa Health

Additional information

I'm open for EAP and to other companies requiring counselling for staff. 

When I work

Availability can be agreed.

Further information

I work face to face at Sunrise Wellbeing (www.sunrisewellbeing.co.uk)

46b Albion Street, Le7 &DE, Anstey, as well as remotely (via phone and online)

12 Woodville Close, Ratby, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE6 0AW

46B Albion Street, Anstey, Sunrise Wellbeing Holictic Therapy Centre, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE7 7DE

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Children
Adults
Older adults

Key details

DBS check

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Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

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You can contact the Counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Additional languages

Polish

Online platforms

Zoom
Whatsapp
Google Meet

Social