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Accredited BACP member Psychological practitioner NHS

About me

Hello I am Sally, a person centred therapist/counsellor (BACP) and a Registered Mental Health Nurse (BSc) I believe I am uniquely qualified to support and guide people who are struggling with any issues that are affecting their life. 
From grief and trauma to addiction and relationship issues. 

A further part of the therapy I provide is to focus on specific areas of your life that you may want to work on such as; Love, Wealth, Career, Family and Health. 
Using practices such as the Law of Attraction, Goal setting and deciding on the future you want to create. So you can move forward and not just focus on past issues.

I can help you by looking at the issues that are causing you stress and anxiety in your life by exploring theses issues at your pace and during our first session we will set out together how our time together will be best used to get the outcome you want. I will use my counselling and mental health skills to work through the sessions with you to explore and manage your responses to situations in your life and then focus on what you do want to happen and how we can make that happen together.

When a client first contacts me I will introduce myself and answer and any question they might have. Hopefully putting them at ease as counselling is a very personal and rewarding experience, however it can be a big step for some people. We will decide if we feel we want to work together and arrange our first session be that in my counselling room or online.

During the first session I would introduce myself and go over confidentiality and data protection. Once you feel comfortable we will plan what you want to achieve from the sessions and we decide on the amount of sessions and times etc.

Most people usually have weekly sessions or twice a month if preferred. Usually with 8 -10 sessions.  

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Person centred counselling Diploma
  • Mental Health Nursing Degree BSc
  • Law of Attraction courses/seminars 
  • Working with the Police and Ambulance service with people in crisis and currently as a therapist for the NHS 

Member organisations

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.

Areas of counselling I deal with

Fees

From £25.00 to £40.00
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Aviva

Additional information

  • General/evenings £40
  • Students £25
  • Trainee counsellors £30
  • Benefits low income £30

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

I am available most evenings and weekends.

Daytimes can be arranged also if needed

Further information

I believe counselling and having positive mental health can make such a difference to peoples lives by finding a safe space to explore any issues you may have but talking therapy can also be hard work emotionally. 

I feel through experience that towards the end of our sessions together, we focus on a plan to change old limiting beliefs and set something constructive to work towards so you leave with a positive mindset and skills and practices to use to help you achieve your goals

Liverpool, Merseyside, L37

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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Online platforms

Skype
Whatsapp
Zoom