Dip.Couns (Infermind) Reg. MBACP. MBICA
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How are you feeling? Anxious, sad, lost, lonely, in need of life direction or feeling a sense of depression?
One of the hardest starting points in any therapeutic journey is choosing the 'right' professional for you, when overwhelmed with unwanted feelings.
I offer a confidential, safe and comfortable environment for you to explore your needs and address the issues you wish to bring to the therapeutic process at your own pace. My caring, supportive nature supports my work as an empathic, genuine and non-judgmental counsellor.
I am passionate about helping individuals and couples to make the right steps for you, to make a difference or find an acceptance in your own lives. Working with you in exploring or finding the difficulties to gain a perspective and understanding of your thoughts and feelings.
We all fight a level of anxiety in our day to day lives, we need it to survive, but when anxiety overwhelms our lives it can become debilitating. I aim to help you find positive changes by overcoming your difficulties with growth and clarity. Adapting to a new unscripted area of your life can unhinge the strongest of individuals. Just think of your house foundations and someone removing a few of your lower bricks (your 'ideal' hopes and dreams), your house will be unstable until it is addressed by a builder. Just like our emotions, the longer we leave them unattended, the more unsteady they are likely to become.
As an integrative counsellor, I can offer my clients an integration of different learnt theories to assist each individual’s need in the here and now. The different theories I practice are Person-Centred theory, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Transactional Analysis. These are for your information and not to feel that you need to know what they are. That's my job, to adapt theoretical approaches to your individual needs, but I will be willing to share with you if you feel wish?
From personal experiences my counselling drive also lies deeper to supporting couples or individuals (male and female) who have or are experiencing fertility issues. The mixed, usually unspoken emotions and feelings of shame, pain, anger, loss that this can raise.
As a Member of British Infertility Counselling Association (MBICA), I practice under their guidelines for good practice in infertility counselling and I am happy to support you through your fertility journey present or past.
I work with individuals and couples experiencing fertility issues, miscarriage, pregnancy loss, or involuntary childlessness through illness or no choice.
Again, from my own experiential life journey, I support, prospective and new adopters with the similar mixed feelings and emotions they find themselves in within the intimate adoption process. Often with a new or remembered feeling of loss or fear, be it from fertility issues, infantile loss, their own identity/purpose loss or unsure this is for them. Some can also struggle to adapt to the sudden change in their lives when 1 or more children, are parachuted into their lives. Amongst the elation of parenthood, often feelings of guilt are highly present in the room due to the overwhelming changes that provoke fear, physically and emotionally for all of the family.
At all times, I adhere to the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy’s (BACP) ethical guidelines to ensure emotional safety and wellbeing for my client and myself.
Alongside my theoretical practice, I am also a Nurtured Heart Certified Trainer that assists adults and children to instill positive behaviours to support and nourish relationships, promoting an ‘inner wealth’ by reframing our intensities.
Call, text or email me for an initial session at a reduced rate to see if you feel comfortable to continue your journey with me supporting you.
I am a reg. BACP certified Member, DBS checked, covered fully by indemnity insurance and supported by a reg. BACP accredited qualified supervisor.
Training, qualifications & experience
- Management of counselling service and counselling patients in a GP surgery, Wythenshawe 2015 - 2020
- Foundation in Infertility Counselling
- Trauma Perspectives on Infertility
- Certificate in Relationship and Couples Counselling
- Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
- Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills
- Level 2 Award in Counselling Concepts
- Counselling support for prospective and adoptive Parents with Adoption Matters/CfAS
- Nurtured Heart Certified Trainer
- Working Therapeutically with Children and Young People
- Introduction to Compassion Focused Therapy
- Recovering from developmental trauma
- Working with relational trauma
- Working with LGBTQ+ community
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
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£50.00 per session
Concessions offered for
Online Individual counselling - £50/session
Individual face to face counselling - £50/session.
Couples counselling face to face and online - £65/session.
Concessions available - please contact to discuss.
Reduced rate for counselling students.
When I work
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