Seeking Counselling aims to support your ability to overcome what holds you back from living a life where you feel stronger to cope with those matters that concern you.
Working with, for example: Bereavement/Oncology/Mild to moderate anxiety and depression/Work related issues/ Relationships. Critical Incident stress debriefing one to one or group in Organisations.
My main approach integrates Person Centred and CBT. However I have knowledge and experience of other modalities. Sessions are via Telephone/Skype/Zoom and when restrictions have disappeared I welcome the option to work with you face to face
I create an atmosphere where you will feel comfortable and safe, I’m easy to talk to. Our work is confidential. You choose what you share with me.
At times therapy may feel challenging however if you are open and willing to give it a try then therapy can also be incredibly freeing.
I look forward to working with you.
Training, qualifications & experience
Working in private practice with individuals, and couples.
Experience: EAP Telephone Service. Hospice. Facilitator for students studying Psychotherapeutic Counselling skills. Critical Incident stress debriefing onsite.
Created and delivered various workshops covering Personal Development and Wellbeing for individuals and groups.
Graduate diploma in Counselling
Various continuous professional development - Critical Incidents. Working With Addiction, Self Harm and Young People, Loss & Grief, Counselling Carers of People with Dementia, Psychosexual Therapy, Deeper than the Thinking Mind, Relaxation Techniques and Culturally Adapted Counselling, Suicide on the Internet, CBT to EMDR (trauma)
Tight Ropes & Safety Nets – Counselling Suicidal Clients.
Sir Richard Bowlby – Attachment theory into the future workshop
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
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.
Areas of counselling I deal with
From £30.00 to £40.00
£30* for an individual appointment. Booking 4 sessions in advance is £110*
£40* couple therapy
*dependent upon location