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Equlibrium Counselling , MSc, BSc, MBACP, MBPS

About me

I am a professional and Accredited Integrative counsellor. I work with you at your pace, helping  you through whatever it is that brought you to decide ‘now is the time’ to come for counselling.

As an Integrative therapist I tailor counselling individually to the needs of you, the client using various theoretical counselling processes including Person Centred, Psychodynamic, Transpersonal and CBT, always ensuring that you are comfortable and check this at the beginning and end of each session.

I am non-judgemental, caring and work in such a way, which helps to bring clarity to the issues that are presented and work towards a goal that helps to bring balance to your life, hence the name ‘equilibrium’. As in life we go through so many different experiences and sometimes something happens to throw us off balance and then overwhelms us to the point that it weighs heavy on our minds.

The counselling space that is provided is one where I will strive to help you to feel safe and comfortable to explore what is brought to the session, everything discussed is confidential and worked with professionally to the standards of the BACP Ethical Framework.

I have worked with clients with varying presenting issues some of these include:

·         Depression

·         Anxiety

·         Low self esteem

·         Abuse

·         Bereavement

·         Stress

·         Feeling Low

·         Trauma

·         Confidence issues

·         Life changing incidents/Loss

·         Identity

·         Troubles in Childhood

·         Challenges

Please feel assured that whatever issue it is that you bring, we will work respectfully, professionally in either agreed, short term or open ended counselling.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have a MSc in Therapeutic Counselling which is an Integrative theoretical approach to counselling.

I am a registered and accredited member of the BACP (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy)

BSc (Hons) in Psychology

I have counselled in forensic settings, Universities and for various charities including one that specialises in adult survivors of child sexual abuse. I also work in Private Practice. Each client is and has been  treated as individuals and recognised as such.

I have Diploma in Clinical Supervision

Certificate in Group Supervision

Qualified EMDR Therapist

Member organisations

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.

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.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

Concessions offered for

  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Vitality

Additional information

Fees are dependant on location and personal circumstance, i.e. a student or lower waged. Please call and this can be discussed

Central London
South East London £65-90.

Further information

Special consideration is given to people that work shifts or travel and are not able to attend sessions due to this, so Skype or Zoom counselling may be offered to take this into consideration.

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Organisations

Supervision

Online

Professional and supportive clinical supervision 1-1 or Groups

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