Simon Fraser

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MBACP, BSc (Hons) Psych, Dip.Couns, Dip.CBT
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Telford TF8 & Poole BH15
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Limited availability

This professional is accepting new clients but may have a waitlist. Please enquire with them directly to discuss availability.

About me

Do you have constant feelings of anxiety and anxiousness and worry about many different things? Do you find yourself struggling to fit in, feel low or depressed? If you are someone who is generally misunderstood no matter how hard you try or have other struggles you would like to explore please drop me an email, text or call.  We can explore possible reasons for these feelings and also develop strategies and ways to overcome the difficulties you are encountering.

With nearly 20 years' experience I am able to offer therapeutic intervention, coaching and mentoring with each of the sessions aiming to incorporate different therapeutic interventions including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Person-Centred Therapy (PCT) and Solution Focused Therapy. The most important aspect of the sessions is that I work in a way that is unique to each individual. It is also important that in each session you feel heard without the fear of being judged. 

I mostly work with neurodivergent adults and teenagers (whether formally diagnosed as autistic / ADHD or those who self-identify as autistic / ADHD with no formal diagnosis). If you are struggling with your assessment outcome or need support to overcome the anxiety of an upcoming assessment then please get in touch. I have experience supporting people right at the beginning of their assessment journey helping to develop an understanding of neurodiversity, helping individuals to navigate the diagnostic pathway (and diagnostic criteria) and to help them make the decision whether to have an assessment or not. If you are struggling with your assessment outcome or have been diagnosed for years and need to explore difficulties and struggles, get in touch.

I also work with parents, carers and loved ones who are struggling with loving and / or living with someone who is  neurodivergent.

I am able to adapt how we work together by including email based sessions, camera off sessions or even home visits if your anxiety makes travelling difficult. Make contact and we can explore the all options. 

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a fully qualified Therapeutic Counsellor with qualifications that include:

  • Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • Levels 2 and 3 Counselling Skills
  • Level 4 Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology
  • Level 4 Diploma in Advice and Guidance and Coaching
  • Enhanced DBS Certificate
  • On-line and Telephone Counselling Certified Counsellor

I also have additional qualifications and significant experience working with autistic young people and adults.  

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

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

£45.00 - £55.00
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Rate - £55.00 per therapeutic hour

Trainee counsellor rate - £45.00 per therapeutic hour 

Single 90 minute consultation (solution focused) £65.00

Free initial consultation, with absolutely no obligation to start. If you prefer, sessions can be arranged exclusively by email or text.

Home visits - £55 per session plus mileage costs.

When I work

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Telford, Shropshire, TF8

Poole, Dorset, BH15

Type of session

Online
Phone
Home visits

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

DBS check

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Online platforms

Microsoft Teams
Zoom

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