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About me

I am a BACP registered Psychodynamic Psychotherapeutic Counsellor offering long and short term in-person, video call and telephone counselling.

I offer you a space to talk about whatever is important to you at the time, at a pace that feels right for you.

All of our experiences shape who we are today. We all have patterns and ways of behaving, thinking and feeling - some of these we’re aware of and some we aren’t. During counselling, you’ll have the opportunity to explore and make sense of your current situation, relationships, thoughts, feelings, emotions and behaviours. By thinking about how you’ve been shaped by your previous experiences, relationships and difficult life events, a greater understanding of yourself emerges; with this awareness it becomes easier to accept the person you are, change what you would like to change and grow as a person.

By you and I building a trusting, safe relationship together, you’ll have a place to feel heard, valued and find meaning without judgement. This can lead to different and healthier ways of responding to situations and relationships, a feeling of being more whole, acceptance of yourself, greater self-esteem, and more confidence and happiness in life.

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications:

  • BSc Combined Studies (including Psychology)
  • Certificate in Counselling Skills.
  • Postgraduate Diploma Psychodynamic Psychotherapeutic Counselling.
  • Continued Professional Development includes:
  • Certificate in Clinical Assessment
  • Counselling Children, Young People and Families (CPCAB endorsed)
  • Walk & Talk Counselling & Ecotherapy (CPCAB endorsed)

Member organisations

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.

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.

Fees

£40.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Unemployed

Additional information

Individuals: 50 minute session £40.

Free initial telephone conversation (up to half an hour).

Availability

I have weekday and evening appointments available.

Further information

I also offer Walk & Talk Therapy in and around the Worthing area.

Worthing
West Sussex
BN14

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Stephanie Cracknell Psychotherapeutic Counsellor PGDip MBACP

Stephanie Cracknell Psychotherapeutic Counsellor PGDip MBACP