MBACP (Accred), UKRCP Reg.Ind Psychotherapist
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I am a BACP accredited psychodynamic counsellor/psychotherapist working from my private practice in Buntingford and I see children, adults and couples on a one to one basis for counselling and psychotherapy.
Psychotherapy and counselling is helpful for many emotional and psychological difficulties, as well as providing the opportunity for personal growth.
The therapy involves regular, weekly and confidential sessions, during which we can explore how your present and past experiences can influence current thought processes and patterns of behaviour.
Once we have met for the initial assessment, I can discuss with you a recommendation of approach. This may be brief therapy of a fixed number of sessions or longer term work for deep seated and long standing difficulties. I am also able to offer CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy), which is very beneficial for OCD and anxiety related disorders.
Previously, I have been an assessor and counsellor at the Enfield Counselling Service, a therapist for the Grief Encounter Organisation where my work focused on bereavement; and a therapist working in schools, children's centres, hospitals and secure units.
Elsewhere I set up and ran a counselling service at The Enfield Carers Organisation where I initiated short term work for individuals who required support for each of their personal situations.
Training, qualifications & experience
Certificate in Counselling Skills
Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling
Post-Graduate Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling
Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
United Kingdom Register of Counsellors / Psychotherapists (UKRCP) (UKRCP)
The UKRCP is a voluntary register of Counsellors / Psychotherapists held by BACP. A condition of registration is accreditation with either BACP, COSCA, UKAHPP or FDAP.
Registered practitioners are entitled to be known as a UKRCP Registered Independent Counsellor / Psychotherapist.
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
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
Other areas of counselling I deal with
£60 initial assessment
£50 per session
I also offer a sliding scale for students and individuals with a limited income.
When I work
Daytime and evening appointments.
BACP and UKRCP Accredited Counsellor/Psychotherapist
Member of the BACP and UKRCP, working within their guidelines and code of ethics.