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Dip.couns MBACP (REG) MNCS (SenACC) & Supervisor

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Sharon Couzens Dip.couns MBACP (REG) MNCS (Senior ACC) - TFT Algorithm Practitioner, (tapping) - ACC Coach - Clinical & Non-Clinical Supervisor 

Hello! I’m Sharon and I’m a senior accredited counsellor, Therapeutic Supervisor and life coach.  I have many years of experience working with adults and children in various setting.

 Some which include NHS, Local community, educational settings (primary, secondary and colleges, and in private practise. 


Taking the first step can be a difficult and daunting experience and that is why i would like you to feel comfortable to ask questions regarding starting therapy. I combine different counselling styles in order to be flexible and provide you with a individual experience. 


The counselling experience can be a short or longer intervention, depending on, you, the client and what you bring to therapy and what you want to work through. 
I will provide a confidential space where you can explore these feelings in a safe and calm environment.  I can offer personalised counselling and support for Anxiety and generalised anxiety, stress, depression, relationships concerns, work-anxiety and work stress, organisational anxieties and difficulties and establish self-worth and confidence to help overcome barriers or obstacles that may obstruct your day-to-day life.

Location: I am located in Thanet, Kent on the outskirts of Ramsgate which sits in a 15-mile radius triangle of Sandwich, Dover and Canterbury. I also provide on-line therapy using a confidential, secure and encryption online platform and can offer outside therapy, (walk & talk).

Training, qualifications & experience

Training:

  • ABC Level 2 Award in Counselling Concepts
  • ABC Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills
  • ABC Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • ABC Level 5 Children & Adolescence
  • ABC Level 5 CBT
  • ABC Level 6 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling Supervision
  • Certificate in Thought Field Therapy Algorithms (Tapping)
  • Registered member of the BACP- (British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy)
  • Senior Accredited member of the NCS - (National Counselling Society)
  • Accredited Coaching
  • Experience in working with Adults and Children

Mental health awareness, Domestic Abuse, Different aspects of loss, Bereavement & Loss, Trauma/Attachment & neuroscience, Working with Sand tray, TA 101, Eating Disorders, Victims of Sexual Abuse, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, CBT Concepts, Telephone Counselling, long & short term, Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults, Solihull Approach, Self-Harm, Hope for Children & Families, Play therapy, Fabricated & Induced illness, Transition from early years into adolescence, CAF practice, Learning from serious case reviews, Secure handling of confidential information, Information security Guidelines, Anti-Bullying, Bereavement Care, The drama triangle, ADHD workshop, Sexual addiction, Working with adolescents.

I regularly attend workshops and training days to ensure I am up to date with training and knowledge and to enhance my continual personal development.  As well as my private practice I have worked within the local voluntary sector, woman’s refuges and have also covered primary and secondary schools within the local area.

As well as 1:1 support I have also facilitated groups. I have a current DBS, registered on the BACP website and adhere to the BACP & National Counselling Society ethical guidelines. I am happy to answer any questions you may have.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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BACP

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.

NCS

National Counselling Society (NCS)

The National Counselling Society

This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.

In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

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This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
National Counselling Society

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.

National Counselling Society

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Fees

£60.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Axa Health

Additional information

Individual Sessions (50 minutes) : £50.00

Shorter sessions available for children 

Longer sessions available for couples

Concessions available: CIT

Please enquire for anything additional information 

When I work

Day-times and evenings

Further information

Hourly Main Line Train Service to Ramsgate, Canterbury, Ashford.  The are also one or two morning and afternoon services to and from Dover via Sandwich, Deal,  Walmer & Martin Mill (Check with Train Operator for times)

Frequent bus service from Ramsgate, Canterbury and surrounding villages
Service No11 Ramsgate - Canterbury. Service 38/38A Service 42.

Free parking available in the car park on The High Street with public facilities and at the end of the road (short walk) to the practise room.

Ramsgate, Thanet, Kent, CT12

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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Wheelchair user access

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 users: From the road, one step into the room. Please email for more details.

Online platforms

Whatsapp
Zoom

Supervision

In person
Online
Phone

I offer both clinical and non clinical supervision

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