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About me

Seeking therapy and searching for a counsellor can be daunting process. It takes great strength and courage to take this first step and to ask for help, you may be feeling uncertain and vulnerable so finding the right counsellor is important.

I offer a warm, empathic and non-judgemental approach where you can feel listened to, and valued, creating a safe and confidential space for you to express, explore, understand and work through any thoughts, feelings or behaviours that are causing difficulties, however big or small.

I work with adults and young people, both online and now face to face, supporting a wide range of mental health issues which include but are not limited to anxiety, depression, low mood, low self-esteem, grief and trauma in both the short and long term.

My integrative approach is underpinned by my person-centred core training, this allows me to call upon a range of approaches and techniques to best suit you and your situation, these could include cbt and mindfulness practice, but most importantly I work in a way that values you as a unique being, supporting you and helping you find your own way forward.

I offer a free initial consultation session that will give you the opportunity to discuss your needs, to see how counselling may help you and most importantly to see if we can work together.

As a qualified Integrative Psychotherapist I am a registered member of the British Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapists (MBACP) and an accredited member of the National Counselling Society (MNCS), I practice in accordance with their ethical frameworks to provide a confidential, safe and professional counselling service for adults and adolescents.

Please don’t hesitate to contact me, I’m happy to answer any questions you may have.

I am now able to offer either online sessions, via zoom, or face to face sessions in a Covid safe environment. I am based just a few minutes from the city of Wells and have parking.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a Registered Member of the British Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP) and an Accredited member of the National Counselling Society (NCS), I adhere to their Ethical Frameworks ensuring that I keep my clients’ best interests at the heart of my work.

  • Level 5 Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling
  • Level 5  Certificate in Counselling Children and Young People
  • Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • Certificate in Online and Telephone Counselling

I hold an enhanced DBS certificate

Experience

I have experience of working in a range of therapeutic settings including within the NHS, higher education, charitable organisations and in private practice, supporting clients who present with a wide range mental health issues.

I have many years professional experience prior to becoming a counsellor, of supporting and working with children, their parents and families, and mentoring those with various needs and disabilities, including those on the autistic spectrum.

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.

NCS

National Counselling Society

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

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

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.

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Fees

£40.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

fees are per hour session, I can offer reduced rates/concessions for some, I'm happy for you to get in contact with me to discuss this further

Availability

please contact me for availability

Wookey Hole
Wells
Somerset
BA5

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Sian Grange MBACP

Sian Grange MBACP