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My name is Samantha Greenaway-Light and I am a registered 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.
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
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.
Areas of counselling I deal with
From £30.00 to £45.00
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session
Concessions offered for
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.
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.
- £40 per 50 minute session.
- £45 per 50 minute session (Saturday mornings only).
- £30 per 50 minute session for those aged under 18.
- £35 per 50 minute session for those aged under 18 (Saturday mornings only)
When I work