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I am a BACP accredited, level 7 integrative psychotherapist offering sessions to children and adults. I offer 1-2-1 sessions to adults, children and young people using creative therapy and talking therapies.
I have been a therapist for 10 years specialising in spectrum disorders, trauma and working therapeutically with looked after children. I offer a safe and non-judgemental environment for clients of all ages to explore their issues in depth. I also offer telephone counselling and online counselling.
Youth counselling and adult counselling available.
If you think your child may need help I offer therapy to children and young people from age 4. Counselling children and young people has an enormous impact in terms of the young person’s personal, social and emotional development. For ages 4-12 I offer creative therapies, this involves arts, crafts and play therapy. For ages 12+ I offer creative and a range of talking therapies.
Training, qualifications & experience
I am trained to a level 7 in Therapeutic counselling. I am a accredited member of the BACP and have 10 years experience working with a wide range of issues adults and children face today.
I set up private practice in 2016 and since then I have worked with a wide range of issues adults and children are facing. I have experience counselling for Relate Derby, CASY and in private practice.
I have experience in the health and social care sector for 10 years, within this role I have worked with ASD, ADHD and looked after children.
I also have experience offering therapeutic services to children's care services.
CPD's I have completed along side my counselling training are:
-Inter-agency child protection.
-School counsellor workshop.
-Working with challenging behaviour using low arousal techniques.
-Understanding the Adolescent brain.
-Identifying domestic violence.
- Complex trauma and attachment.
I am DBS checked.
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
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
£65.00 per session
Concessions offered for
Adult counselling: £65.00 per 50 minute session.
Children and young people's counselling (creative therapies included): £65.00 per 45 minute session.
Online/Zoom counselling available- Please enquire for rates.
Concessions offered to trainee.
When I work
Day time and evening appointments available.
Face to face appointments available at Futureminds- Ashby de la Zouch.
I welcome any questions.