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Registered Member MBACP (Accred)

About me

I am a qualified and experienced counsellor willing to help you explore any problems you are facing in your life. I offer a supportive, safe and confidential setting in which I can help you to gain a deeper understanding of yourself and your relationships, and to develop the skills to take control of your life.

I follow an integrative approach, which means that I draw from the psychodynamic and person-centered traditions within counselling. In practice this means that I believe in the importance of establishing a working relationship in which my clients feel safe and listened to, without judgement. I am also interested in exploring the influence of childhood and the earliest relationships. Each individual is unique and my approach is very much led by you, and the issues you bring to me.

When you first contact me (by phone or e-mail) we can arrange a day and time to meet. The first session will be an assessment for us to discuss what your needs are and the reasons for you seeking counselling. If at the end of this session you feel comfortable for us to work together, we will meet at the same time each week and sessions are 50 minutes. I offer short and long term work and we can decide together what will suit your needs.

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (CPCAB)

I recently worked as a Fertility Counsellor at a Harley Street Clinic. I supported Heterosexual couples, same sex couples and single ladies on their journey to start a family. This is often with the use of donor sperm or eggs.

I worked as a volunteer counsellor for a charity that supports adults who have experienced child sexual abuse, a bereavement centre in North London and a charity that offers support to women and men who have difficulties with pregnancy, pregnancy loss and related issues.

I am experienced in working with adults dealing with issues including bereavement, depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, shame, guilt, sexual abuse, fertility issues, relationship problems and general counselling.

I am a registered member of the BACP and follow their ethical framework.

I see clients at The Self Space who are located in Shoreditch, E1 To find out more about Self Space, and book a session with me go to theselfspace.com

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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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

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).

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

From £60.00 to £80.00

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Shoreditch Location 

Please refer to the self space website for fees.

theselfspace.com

When I work

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Afternoon
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I work on a Tuesday and Thursday from 7.30am-2.30pm at The Self Space. I also offer some additional digital sessions in the week, please check The Self Space website for availability. 

The Self Space, 188 Shoreditch High Street, London, E1 6HU

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults

Key details

DBS check

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Online platforms

Zoom

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Sara Duffy

Sara Duffy