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Sarah Tomley – BSc, BA, MBACP, UKCP Accredited Counsellor, IFS Therapist

Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1
01473 760769 01473 760769 Registered / Accredited
Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1

About me

Are you struggling with anxiety, depression or addictive disorders, and feeling as though life is slipping out of control?

I use a transformative type of therapy known as IFS (Internal Family Systems), which can radically change your perspective and ability to cope. It integrates all the recent learning from neuroscience with best practice in psychotherapy. Sessions feel easy and relaxed, while bringing about deep systemic change, so that you begin to feel in greater control and more at ease in your life.

EXPERIENCE

Since 2012, I have offered psychotherapeutic counselling to men and women in Cambridge and Suffolk for several organizations, including Suffolk Mind, The Cogwheel Trust, Cruse Bereavement Care and The Miscarriage Association. I am accredited with the UK Council of Psychotherapy (UKCP), a registered member of BACP, and an IFS (internal Family Systems) therapist (Level 3, trained by Richard Schwarz).

I am also an author, and my books include What Would Freud Do? (now available in 13 languages) and Instant Psychology (2020).

If you would like to arrange an initial appointment, please email me on sarah@insightcounsellingipswich.com or phone me on 01473 381412.

Training, qualifications & experience

BSc in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy, Matrix College of Counselling

BA in Philosophy & Literature, University of Warwick

Certification to Level 3 in Internal Family Systems Therapy (IFS)

Ascentis and Cruse accreditation in Bereavement Care, 2014

I have offered counselling and psychotherapy to clients in Cambridge and Suffolk, UK, for several organisations including Suffolk MIND, The Cogwheel Trust, Cruse Bereavement Care and The Miscarriage Association.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

BACP

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.

UKCP

UK Council for Psychotherapy

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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.

UK Council for Psychotherapy

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

multi-generational issues, men's issues

Therapies offered

  • Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Other therapies
  • Psychodynamic therapy

Fees

My regular fee for counselling is £45.00 per session, but a small number of concessions are available – please ask if you are a student, senior citizen, or if you are experiencing financial difficulties.

Further information

My counselling room is situated in the centre of Ipswich and offers a safe, confidential place in which to explore any issues that may be troubling you. It is fully accessible for wheelchair users, having a lift and fully accessible toilet facilities. There is plenty of parking nearby and the area is easily reached by public transport. For more information and to see the location on a map, please visit http://www.insightcounsellingipswich.com/contact-us.html or contact me by email (sarah@insightcounsellingipswich.com) or phone 01473 381412.

Ipswich
Suffolk
IP1

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None

Accessibility

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access

My counselling room is on the first floor, reachable by lift, and offers fully accessible amenities.

Availability

Monday–Friday, 10am–7pm.

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

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Sarah Tomley – BSc, BA, MBACP, UKCP Accredited Counsellor, IFS Therapist

Sarah Tomley – BSc, BA, MBACP, UKCP Accredited Counsellor, IFS Therapist