Sarah Ross

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Hornchurch RM11 & Brentwood CM13
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About me

Everyone deserves time to look after their mental health, so if you are struggling, I invite you to reach out. I have supported clients to work through issues such as anxiety, depression, overwhelming thoughts and emotions, anger, panic attacks, attachment issues, suicidal ideation and childhood trauma.

I have experience working with children, teenagers and adults. I am an integrative counsellor which means that I incorporate a range of models and approaches into my work with clients, depending on their current needs. Whilst I incorporate elements of psychodynamic counselling, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) as appropriate, my main approach is person centred. Having several therapeutic approaches means that I can tailor therapy to what best suits you and your individual needs and challenges. I offer play therapy for children, including sand tray therapy.

 I will work at a pace that feels comfortable for you and work with whatever you bring to sessions. We will review our work together regularly, which allows us to collaborate and find out what you feel is working or not working and what you would like to focus on. I provide a safe, confidential and non-judgemental space away from the demands of everyday life, where we can explore your difficulties and find ways to move forward towards improved mental health.

I can support you in making sense of how you are feeling, and to explore how you can move forward from the place you are at now in your life. Our sessions would involve building a trusting relationship, and through this you would develop more of an understanding of yourself and what you hope to change going forward.

Training, qualifications & experience

I’m a fully qualified counsellor with a BSc (Hons) Counselling, as a registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) this means I adhere to their ethical framework. I hold an enhanced DBS and I am fully insured to practice and I am registered with the ICO.

I have experience working with children, teenagers and adults through working in schools and as a volunteer counsellor working with a young adult's charity as well as Place2be.

I have supported young clients and adults to work through issues such as depression, anxiety, overwhelming thoughts and emotions, anger, panic attacks, attachment issues, self harm, suicidal ideation and traumatic experiences.

I have completed safeguarding courses and my certificates are up to date, and updated yearly. I attend regular continued professional development (CPD) workshops through out the year so I can be better informed of things that can affect people and learning new techniques and interventions so I can support you, I also have extra training which involves working therapeutically with children and young people.

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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
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£50.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

When I work

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Further information

I provide an initial telephone call free of charge, for you to ask any questions about the way that I work. I find that this allows you the opportunity to decide if you are comfortable to work with me as your therapist.

I believe that the relationship between you and your counsellor is key to facilitating the changes that you wish to make. I offer you a safe and supportive relationship to enable you to work towards achieving your goals.

I provide both short and long-term work on a weekly basis, with progress reviews at regular intervals.

Fairkytes Arts Centre, 51 Billet Lane, Hornchurch, Greater London, RM11 1AX

Brentwood, Essex, CM13

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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Sarah Ross
Sarah Ross