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About me

My name is Samantha Greenaway-Light and I am an individual BACP Counsellor. I’d like to offer thanks for taking the time to read my information and to see if I am someone who you could help you.

Like many people, I have also sought support via counselling during challenging times in my life. My experiences whilst in therapy helped me to gain more self-awareness, led to greater fulfilment and inspired me to train to become a counsellor.

I fully understand how hard the prospect of talking to someone about your problems can be. I believe that everyone is unique and that we each have our differing ways of managing our problems. Counselling can offer you an opportunity to confidentially talk with someone about your troubles without being judged but supported to reach a resolution. I am able to provide you with a safe and comfortable space to further explore any issues or worries that you have.

As an active member of the BACP, I work within their Ethical Framework, ensuring clients receive the utmost safety, care and understanding.

I have previously worked with young people in numerous secondary schools as well as youth counselling settings. I have also worked with charities that offer low cost  counselling for adults.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have been in training for the past 4 years and I hold a CPCAB Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling.

I also have over 15 years of experience in working with young people in secondary school settings.

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.

Therapies offered

  • Person-centred therapy

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Fees

From £30.00 to £45.00
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers

Additional information

Type of session

I offer individual face to face, online or telephone counselling sessions, all of which will last for 50 minutes at the same time each week.

Number of sessions

I am happy to work for a short number of sessions or longer term. Decisions about the length of counselling will be made jointly by you and me, and can always be revised to meet your needs.

Introductory consultations

Finding the right person to work with is key and I feel that is very important that you are comfortable and feel at ease with me. I offer a free 30 minute introductory consultation session to see if we would like to work with one another.

I am not obliged to accept a client if I feel I am unlikely to be able to be of benefit to them. If we both decide to proceed with counselling, then we will agree on a contract to outline our mutual responsibilities and boundaries before counselling sessions begin.

Fees

  • £40 per 50 minute session.
  • £45 per 50 minute session (Saturday mornings only).
  • £30 per 50 minute session for those aged under 18.

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

The Shaftesbury Centre
Percy Street
Swindon
Wiltshire
SN2 2AZ

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults

Key details

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

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.

Samantha Greenaway-Light SGL Counselling

Samantha Greenaway-Light SGL Counselling