Steve Abbott

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MBACP Registered DBS checked
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Enfield EN1 & EN2
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hello and thank you for stopping by. My name is Steve.

In these troubling and unsettling times, certain things in your life may have become noticeably more difficult to navigate. Hearing of the many problems in the world, or learning of other people living a 'perfect' life, may have got you thinking about your own life or situation. Perhaps other people's view or expectation of you is not quite what you see, what you want or how you feel. Maybe you are feeling as though things are simply becoming too much for you. Job insecurity, divorce, new relationships, are all things that I have personally experienced as well as many years of unsuccessful IVF and the highs and lows that are associated with the hope of becoming a parent.

I have experience of working with people, or their family members, who are living with, or are affected by cancer and the ways in which this has impacted their life. Unfortunately this can be bereavement too. 

Illness and infertility may cause feelings of loss, anxiety, anger and guilt to name a few, as well as fears concerning treatment or procedures that are already taking place or in the future.

Counselling can help by giving you time in a confidential space, without judgement, which can help with understanding your thoughts and feelings. Working together, I will support you as we explore different aspects of you and help you to process why you are feeling the way you do as you start to understand more and begin to change, or accept, elements of your life.

I am a person centred therapist but I may draw on techniques or influences from other types of counselling too. I work in a completely confidential, non-judgemental, safe and comfortable space in Enfield Town, close to both Enfield Town and Enfield Chase stations or perhaps online if that is your preferred choice.

Thank you for your time.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • FdA in Counselling
  • CPCAB Counselling Studies
  • CPCAB Counselling Skills
  • ILM Coaching

I am also certified in counselling to work both online and telephone. I am DBS checked.

I worked for many years as a trainer and coach for a large company before deciding to find a different path in life to become a counsellor.

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

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I have a wide range of experience and life events which have influenced my work. The above are some of the areas I have worked with or have personal experience of. The list is by no means exhaustive so please contact me to discuss any areas you would like to concentrate on that are not mentioned. 

Also, if you would like to have any further information, please don't hesitate to get in touch.

Thank you once again

Fees

£55.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

Please contact me for a no obligation 15-20 minute chat to see if this is something you would like to progress with.

I also offer some concession rates for trainee counsellors.

Enfield, Greater London, EN1

Enfield, Greater London, EN2

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Steve Abbott
Steve Abbott