Sophie Burrows

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MSc, Reg MBACP
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Chesterfield, S45
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About me

Hi, I’m Sophie. 

Thanks for visiting my profile.

Please note, I am currently working solely online, seeing clients via Google Meet or WhatsApp Video.  Working online has many benefits, giving you the opportunity to access therapy in the comfort of your own home, as well as being able to access the right therapist for you, regardless of your location.  My online practice means that I can stay at home with my two miniature dachshunds (which can be a good or bad thing, depending on their attitude!).

I work with clients experiencing a range of issues such as anxiety and depression, self-esteem issues, eating disorders, relationship difficulties and identity exploration, among others.  Neurodivergence (autism, ADHD, dyslexia & more) is my main area of expertise, a topic I feel passionate about.

I have ADHD myself and therefore understand how difficult it can be to be neurodivergent and live in a neurotypical world.  I have worked with many neurodivergent clients to work through the emotional impact as well as supporting them to manage productivity, organisation and social aspects.  Though I cannot diagnose, I have knowledge of the UK ADHD and ASD diagnosis pathways and have helped a number of clients prepare for their assessments.  I work with diagnosed neurodivergent clients as well as self-diagnosed and clients that wish to explore this possibility, whether they choose to seek diagnosis or not.

You can expect sessions with me to be fairly goal-focused and I see this as working with purpose.  I regularly review with clients to reflect on how we are working towards their goals, noticing any positive change or acknowledging if we need to shift direction, so you can be assured that you are getting the best out of therapy.

Whatever your reason for considering therapy, it is your journey, so I will be led by you.  I believe that you are the expert of your own life and having the space to talk through difficulties with support and empathy can relieve the stress.  I don’t judge; we’re all human with our own struggles and stresses.

I understand the importance of finding the right therapist, and so I offer a free introductory call.  You are welcome to email me to discuss this.  I'm also available via text or WhatsApp if it's more comfortable for you.

I wish you luck on your journey and hope to hear from you soon.

Training, qualifications & experience

University Education:

MSc Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy

BSc Psychology

Areas of Interest and Further Training:

Compassion Focused Therapy

ADHD

Eating Disorders

LGBTQ+ Inclusion and Related Issues

Solution Focused Therapy and Coaching

Experience:

Currently working as a Vocational Rehabilitation Consultant for adults to manage their mental health in work.

Worked as a secondary school counsellor for three years, including clients aged 11-18 as well as staff members. 

Working in private practice since 2019 with a large range of clients, more recently specialising in neurodivergence.

Previous experience and training working with an eating disorders charity.

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

£60.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

When I work

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Chesterfield, S45

Type of session

Online
Phone

Types of client

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

Key details

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Online platforms

Whatsapp
Google Meet
Sophie Burrows
Sophie Burrows