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About me

What I can help with

I offer counselling to adults, couples and young people in a safe and confidential manner. This can be in either my meeting room or in your own home, wherever you feel most comfortable .  This will give you a safe space in which you can share any issues that may be impacting on your personal and/or your professional life.

We will work together to understand what you can do to address your worries and anxieties to enable you to get to where you want or need to be.

As an Integrative Humanistic Counsellor I use a variety of techniques combining different therapeutic tools and approaches to fit your personal needs.

Person Centered Counselling allows us to work together specifically dealing with whatever you are comfortable with sharing. This kind of therapy addresses general anxieties, dissatisfaction with life, difficulties coming to term with painful past events, relationship difficulties, bereavement or illnesses.

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy helps change the way you think and behave, focussing on the "here and now". This is helpful for; anxiety, anger issues, depression, stress and phobias.

Psychodynamic Counselling aims to help bring to the surface your true feelings. Helpful for, dealing with problems from the past.

I believe that the counselling relationship is based on trust and understanding.

I look forward to hearing from you. I am able to offer appointments day time or evenings.

Types of therapy

Behavioural, Brief Therapy, CBT (Cognitive Behavioural), Cognitive, Existential, Family therapy, Gestalt, Humanistic, Integrative, Person Centred, Psychodynamic, Relational, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Systemic, TA.

Clients I work with

Adults, Children, Couples, Older Adults, Families, Groups, Young People

How I deliver

Face to face, Facetime or Zoom and via Telephone

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications

AQA Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling Level 4, 2014; AQA TA, 2014; AQA Humanistic Theory, 2014; AQA Therapeutic Practice, 2014; AQA Counselling Skills, 2012; Cumbria County Council Working with Dementia, 2017

Problem Solving

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.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Couples counselling
  • Existential therapy
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Solution focused brief therapy
  • Transactional analysis

Fees

£40.00 per session

Whitehaven
Cumbria
CA28

Type of session

In person
Home visits
Online
Phone

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
Organisations

Key details

DBS checked

Online platforms

Skype
Whatsapp
Zoom

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Stephen Bright MBACP

Stephen Bright MBACP