Sarah Knevitt MA in Core Process Psychotherapeutic Practice, UKCP Accredited
The general aim of psychotherapy and counselling is to help us live a more satisfying and rewarding life and for us to experience a greater sense of 'ease' within ourselves. Psychotherapy and counselling achieves this by helping us to identify the 'blocks' that prevent us from fully connecting with our own true nature and sense of who we are.
I offer both long and short-term counselling and psychotherapy with individuals on a face-to-face basis. The length of time spent working together will depend on what you want to bring and what it is you want to achieve.
I operate a sliding scale for fees based on your financial circumstances and I offer the first session free of charge. This is an initial consultation where we will discuss what you want to bring to psychotherapy/counselling and make an agreement together on the way forward.
Training, qualifications & experience
I hold a Masters Degree (MA) in Mindfulness Based Core Process Psychotherapy from the Karuna Institute in Devon and I am registered with UKCP (United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy) and ACPP (Association of Core Process Psychotherapists) as an accredited psychotherapist. This qualification follows the completion of a five year long period of in-depth professional training and clinical practice.
I have also trained at the Iron Mill Institute in Exeter and have a Diploma in Integrative and Relational Approaches to Transactional Analytic Psychotherapy and have a Bachelor's Degree (BA) in Psychology.
I am a Registered Member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP). I abide by these organisations' ethical frameworks, guidlelines for good practice and codes of confidentiality.
I have full Professional Liability insurance and I am a registered ICO data controller.
I have been working with clients since 2008 and since that time I have been built up a wide range of experience working with clients in a number of different settings ranging from NHS primary and secondary care (GP surgery, Gender clinic, Community Mental Health Services) to community based and not-for-profit counselling services and private practice.
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.
Accredited register membership
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.
Areas of counselling I deal with
I operate a sliding scale for fees based on your financial circumstances and I offer the first session free of charge. This is an initial consultation where we will discuss what you want to bring to counselling/therapy and make an agreement together on the way forward.