Steve Seaton

St. Albans, Herts, AL3
07947 725425 Registered / Accredited
St. Albans, Herts, AL3

About me

I am registered as a Senior Accredited Practitioner with the BACP, and as a Psychotherapist with the UKCP. I am also a trained counselling and therapy Supervisor.

With over 40 years' professional experience, I know that someone who's unhappy or troubled can receive great comfort when given understanding and emotional support.

If you feel confused, anxious, distressed or despairing, it can really help to find a secure space where feelings can be expressed, problems shared and difficulties explored. You need to have confidence in the therapist's reliability and character, and to have certainty that you will not be judged, patronised or pressurised in any way.

Much of my work is in general counselling and psychotherapy with a wide variety of issues, and with clients of all ages and backgrounds. I also have particular experience in the support of young adults.

My Consulting Room is situated in a residential area in the north-western part of St. Albans, and is readily accessible by bus and by car. There is ample space for parking, and there are toilet facilities.

You can find out more by visiting my practice website (www.hertfordshire.counselling.co.uk). Please also feel free to have an exploratory chat on the phone (07947 725425).

Training, qualifications & experience

Initial Degree at Bristol University (BA Hons); further degree at Leeds University (MA Dist); PGCE at London University Institute of Education; Counselling Training with the University of Herts; Psychotherapy Training at The Westminster Pastoral Foundation; and CBT Training with the Westminster Pastoral Foundation. Supervisor training with Cascade. I am a Senior Accredited Practitioner in the BACP, and am registered with the UKCP.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Although I work with a wide range of issues and disturbances, I have particular experience in working with young adults.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Psychosexual therapy

Fees

My usual fee is £50 per session.

St. Albans
Herts
AL3

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages None

Accessibility

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access Unspecified

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
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