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Psychotherapist (BACP accredited)

About me

Welcome...

I will help you with your problems in a warm, open minded and non-judgmental way.  I am fully qualified, experienced and accredited.  Please feel free to e-mail or telephone me to ask any questions you may have.

My practice is based in South Gloucestershire (North Bristol).  I use both integrative counselling, and cognitive behavioural therapy to enable you to explore your feelings and find ways to solve your problems.

You may wish to know a bit about how CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy) works.  This therapy aims to help you find more helpful ways to cope with problems by uncovering unhelpful patterns of responding or relating.

My work starts with a warm, non-judgmental, person-centred approach.  I use interventions in a collaborative way, meaning you and I work together to improve your problems and quality of life.

I offer expertise and a safe and confidential place to find solutions and an understanding of your difficulties. My aim is to empower you to become your own therapist.

I have helped many people with a whole range of difficulties including specialist areas such as OCD, health anxiety, generalised anxiety disorder, panic disorder, social phobia, depression, low self-esteem, stress, chronic fatigue and work-related issues. 

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Training, qualifications & experience

Post-Graduate Diploma in therapeutic counselling CBT - University of Wales

Psychological wellbeing practitioner qualification - University of Exeter

AQA advanced counselling skills.

AQA Intermediate counselling skills.

Accredited with BACP (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy).

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.

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.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

Concessions offered for

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

Additional information

£50 per session

When I work

current spaces available

Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS15

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

stairs and no lift available