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MBACP, AICTP

About me

For full info on my services and other useful resources please visit my website: www.whitestonetherapy.com

I offer professional and confidential Psychotherapy, Coaching and Counselling in Haywards Heath, surrounding areas in Mid-Sussex, and the City of London.  I also offer online therapy services to clients throughout the UK and abroad. In addition, I work as a clinical supervisor for other therapists (see website for details).

My Sussex practice is easy to reach for those living in areas such as Burgess Hill, Lindfield, Balcombe, Cuckfield, East Grinstead, Horsham and Brighton.  Weekday, evening & some weekend appointments are available.

My clinical approach is Integrative (including CBT, Person-Centred, Psychodynamic, Existential, Gestalt, Transactional Analysis) and incorporates Coaching approaches and techniques.   This allows a focus on deep psychological change, and also the ability to work in practical, solution-focused ways with my clients to develop their strengths.

About me

Steve Perkins. BSc(Hons), PGDip Integrative Counselling & Coaching, MSc(Dist) Psychotherapy, CSAccred.(AAC), MBACP, AICTP

I have worked for over twenty years in the financial sector, and have experience leading large departments in a pressurized atmosphere.  My passion is helping people fulfil their potential and come through tough times.  I am BACP registered, DBS checked, fully insured, and my professional details are public on LinkedIn.

Contact

I offer a free consultation session.

  • Daytime, evening & weekend appointments available in Haywards Heath.
  • Daytime appointments available in London (City of London, EC2 area)

Working Together

Life is full of challenges and demands. Mostly we are able to respond to them effectively, however there may be times when we feel out of touch with ourselves and unable to access the inner resources we have previously relied on.

Therapy can help those who would like to: make sense of the past; handle emotions differently; overcome feelings of depression or anxiety; improve relationships with others; live life with more passion, confidence and contentment; be free of self-doubt or shame; make professional changes; improve performance; make difficult choices; move beyond abuse or trauma; deal with things that hold them back in life.

I offer a non-judgemental and confidential space to explore your situation and to understand it better. Some people enter therapy with clear goals, others feeling overwhelmed and as a last resort. Some feel stuck in an old groove, and this is also ok, therapy can still help. Our work together may help open up new perspectives and insights; a deeper understanding of how you think, feel and behave. I offer support and also, at times, some challenge to help you move beyond your comfort zone and get you where you'd like to be.

Please do get in touch.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • MBACP, AICTP
  • BSc (Hons)
  • PGDip Integrative Counselling & Coaching (Distinction) 
  • MSc Psychotherapy (Distinction)
  • Enhanced DBS checked

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

Boarding School syndrome

Hoarding Issues

Executive Coaching

Career Coaching

Public Speaking

Presentation Anxiety

Fees

Free initial in-person or online session

Additional information

Please visit my website to see my fee structure.  I use a sliding scale to make sure therapy is more affordable for all.

https://whitestonetherapy.com/fees

56 Wood Ride, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH16 4NJ

Blackwood Consultants, 23 Austin Friars, London, United Kingdom, EC2N 2QP

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
Organisations

Supervision

In person
Online

I offer a small number of clinical supervision places to fellow therapists.

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