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Sappho Morgan MA UKCP

Botley Road, Oxford, OX2 0BT 07967 383103 07967 383103 Registered / Accredited
Botley Road, Oxford, OX2 0BT
07967 383103 07967 383103

About me

As your therapist I will provide a safe space in which you can explore any emotional, social or mental health issues. In therapy you can express your feelings and gain deeper insight into yourself and your relationships with others. Sessions are confidential, so you can talk about things you might not feel comfortable discussing with anyone else. The goal is to help you find better ways to cope and to bring about changes in the way you think and behave that will improve your mental and emotional well-being.

Therapy can be short or long term. The number of sessions will depend on the depth and complexity of the issues you want to resolve. It is unusual for therapy to last for less than six sessions, and some types of therapy may last for two years or more.

As an integrative therapist I use a range of approaches and methods and tailor the approach to each individual client. I work on the basis that that there is no 'one size fits all' approach.There is an emphasis on the therapeutic relationship between therapist and client.

Therapy can benefit anyone facing issues such as:

  • anxiety

  • feelings of depression, sadness, grief or emptiness

  • inability to cope

  • problems dealing with stress or recovering from stressful situations

  • lack of confidence/self-esteem or extreme shyness

  • coping with the effects of abuse

  • extreme mood swings

  • difficulty making or sustaining relationships, or repeatedly becoming involved in unsatisfying or destructive relationships

  • sexual problems

  • difficulties coming to terms with losses such as bereavement, divorce or loss of employment

  • eating disorders

  • self-harm

  • obsessive behaviour

  • panic attacks and phobia

  • addiction

Therapy can also help you to develop new perspectives and discover alternative options if you are stuck or at a crossroads in your life.

You can contact me by phone on 07967 383103 or by email.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have worked as a counsellor/psychotherapist in a number of settings including the Oxford Men's Counselling Service, The Abingdon Bridge and the Metanoia Psychotherapy and Counselling Service. I have also undertaken work with Oxfordshire County Council Early Intervention Service and Spurgeons (Young Carers).
I am a member of the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (Registration Number 2011162407)
I gained my Masters in Integrative Psychotherapy and Counselling at the Metanoia Institute in London. Metanoia is a well-established educational charity, specialising in the professional training of counsellors, psychotherapists, counselling psychologists, supervisors, coaches and organisational development consultants.

  • Training in existential psychotherapy at the New School of Psychotherapy and Counselling
  • Short course in family therapy at Birkbeck College
  • Samaritan training and practice at the Central London Branch
  • Mentor training

Previous to my training in counselling and psychotherapy I worked as a lawyer for the Government Legal Service specialising in education law.

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.

UKCP

UK Council for Psychotherapy

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.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for 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

  • Existential therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Transactional analysis

Fees

My regular fee is £48, payable at the time of the session. A sliding scale is applicable in case of financial difficulty.

Further information

I also offer telephone counselling

Oxford Community Health Hub
(5 Mins From Train Station)
West Oxford Community Centre
Botley Road
Oxford
OX2 0BT

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

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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 Unspecified

Sappho Morgan MA UKCP

Sappho Morgan MA UKCP

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