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Reg. MBACP., UKCP

About me

I help individuals and couples considering divorce or separation get the clarity and confidence you need to know you're making an aligned decision for you and the relationship with Couples Counselling or individual relationship counselling.  

I also offer Discernment Counselling.  This is for couples where one is leaning out of the relationship and is reluctant to work on it in therapy, and the other wants to save the relationship. Discernment Counselling provides couples with clarity and confidence in their decision making about the future of their marriage, based on a deeper understanding of what's happened to their marriage and each person's contributions to the problems.

I also know that how you relate to others can be affected by many different things, including depression, bereavement, a history of childhood sexual abuse, trauma and aspects of difference. I also have specific training and experience in working in these areas.

I have extensive training and experience in Couples Therapy and Discernment Counselling. I am also a Certified Life Coach. 

Please call and book a free 15 minutes phone consultation on 07535 864 836 or take a look at my blog: www.sdhcounselling.co.uk/blog. I regularly post on relationship and well-being issues.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a registered member of both UKCP and BACP and work following their respective Ethical Frameworks. I hold a BACP accredited Diploma in Integrative Psychosynthesis Counselling from the Re. Vision Centre for Integrative Psychosynthesis.  

I have undertaken additional specialist training in Couples Counselling and Loss, Complicated Grief and Traumatic Bereavement.

I regularly attend courses and training to comply with the requirements of professional bodies.

These include:

  • Creative Mind Jungian Life Coach - Certified Life Coach
  • Discernment Counselling
  • Couples Developmental Model Training Certificate Information (Certificate)

  • Couples in Search of Soul (Diploma)

  • Mindfulness (MBSR)

  • Trauma
  • Working with Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse
  • Working with Diversity in Counselling
  • Health and Well-being in the Workplace
  • CBT

I have extensive experience working in Public Sector organisations and understand the complexities and challenges that contribute to work-related stress.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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UKCP

UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

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

UK Council for Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

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This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

UK Council for Psychotherapy
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

From £100.00 to £150.00
Free initial telephone session

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Beckenham, BR3

Type of session

Online

Types of client

Adults
Couples

Key details

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