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Samantha Lindley CPsychol, MBACP, HCPC Registered

Cheltenham GL51 & Bromsgrove B61
07501 251681 07501 251681 Registered / Accredited

About me

  • Covid 19 Update! - Due to Coronavirus Covid19 and Government instructions to work from home, I am still offering my services online. For adults, you can have therapy sessions online using either Zoom, Skype, or VSee. If you prefer another platform, please just let us know, it might be possible. You do not need a GP referral if you are self-funding, we know how difficult it is to see a GP at the moment. (If you have private health insurance you need to check arrangements with your provider.)

I am a Chartered Counselling Psychologist providing one-to-one therapy to adults. I treat a wide spectrum of psychological difficulties including anxiety, depression, stress, OCD, phobias, relationship difficulties and post-traumatic stress disorder. As well as private practice I also have significant experience of working in forensic settings and the NHS in a health psychology department. I have worked in a number of areas including; palliative-care, oncology, dermatology, renal and trauma and orthopaedic.

My therapeutic approach tends to be integrative. I use a lot of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and compassion focused therapy within my therapy but always from a humanistic perspective.

Based on a trusting relationship, I work with my clients to identify collaborative goals for therapy, exploring with the client what they would like to change and how they can find more helpful ways of coping with their difficulties.

I work from the Pure Offices in Cheltenham (situated behind the Nuffield Hospital) where there is convenient parking, with light and airy consulting rooms.

Training, qualifications & experience

I undertook my professional training at Wolverhampton University and gained a MSc and Post MSc Diploma in Counselling Psychology. I am also trained in Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing therapy which is particularly effective for sufferers of post-traumatic stress disorder. I have worked in a number of settings including the NHS, forensic services and schools.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

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.

HCPC

Health and Care Professions Council

The HCPC are an independent, UK-wide health regulator. They set standards of professional training, performance and conduct for 16 professions.

They keep a register of health professionals who meet their standards, and they take action if registered health professionals fall below those standards. They were created by a piece of legislation called the Health Professions Order 2001.

Registration means that a health professional meets national standards for their professional training, performance and conduct.

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.

Therapies offered

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Compassion-Focused Therapy
  • EMDR
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy

Fees

My fees are £100 per session (50 minutes).

Further information

For clients in the Worcestershire area, I work from BHI Parkside located in Bromsgrove. The BHI Parkside is placed within easy reach of the M5 and M42.

Please note that I can also work from the Pure Offices (GL51 6SH) in the Gloucestershire area. I am happy to see clients at this location if it is more convenient for them.

BHI Parkside
Bromsgrove
Worcestershire
B61 0AE

Pure Offices
Cheltenham Office Park
Hatherley Lane
Cheltenham
Gloucestershire
GL51 6SH

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None

Accessibility

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.

Wheelchair user access

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision

I am a Chartered Counselling Psychologist offering individual and group supervision.

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Samantha Lindley CPsychol, MBACP, HCPC Registered

Samantha Lindley CPsychol, MBACP, HCPC Registered