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About me

Next availability:  Early September.

I am a qualified counsellor using Person-Centred Therapy, Gestalt Therapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. I also draw on my knowledge of mindfulness and transactional analysis to help clients.

I help people experiencing anxiety which can occur for many different reasons and may not be known. I help individuals find an inner strength which they can grow to regain the ability to cope with the stresses and worries of traumatic events and everyday living experiences.

My experience includes general anxiety, agoraphobia, trauma, shame, supporting others, dealing with relationships, work-related stress, adapting to change, low-confidence and self-esteem.

Where appropriate I can share skills with a client to help them self-manage their mental health after the counselling sessions have ended.

I work primarily by online video-call (preference) and by phone. I may be able to arrange face-to face for local clients which is likely to incur an additional charge.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Previous experience working for both national and local charities
  • Level 4 Advanced Diploma in Counselling
  • Anxiety UK Approved Counsellor
  • CPD's: Sandtray,  Anxiety Disorders,  Autism, Bereavement Awareness
  • 2 x Mindfulness 8 week course, Mindfulness self-compassion
  • Level 7 Certificate in Coaching & Mentoring (Masters Level)
  • Non-related BA(Hons)

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

Caring for others

Adapting to change

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Transactional analysis

Fees

£40.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

I charge £40 per 60-minute session with a free 30-minute telephone up-front consultation call.  Please contact me to arrange.

Availability

I am currently fully booked until early September.

Further information

My background is 30 years in a professional business environment with a focus to help individuals reach their personal goals using positive psychology. I also work as a qualified business coach & mentor.

Tiverton
Devon
EX16

Type of session

Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults

Online platforms

Zoom

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Sallie Martin, MBACP, Anxiety UK Approved Therapist

Sallie Martin, MBACP, Anxiety UK Approved Therapist