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About me

I am a professionally qualified, accredited and experienced CBT and Integrative counsellor offering confidential support, understanding and acceptance in a safe non-judgemental environment. My experience includes Anxiety, Depression, worry and stress, childhood abuse, trauma, drug and alcohol abuse, bipolar and low self-esteem.

CBT counselling works by understanding your thoughts, how they affect your emotions and behaviour, it is short term, an average of 12 sessions and can put you back on track with life.

Please call and if I am unable to answer, please leave a message giving me convenient times I may call you back and I will respond as soon as possible.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Accreditation BACP
  • Dip in CBT Aylesbury College.
  • Dip HE in Counselling, Roehampton University.
  • Bereavement training, Hospice of St. Francis.
  • Counselling young people and children, Amersham and Wycombe College.
  • Specialised training in trauma, suicide, depression, anxiety and drug and alcohol
  • As well as my private practice I volunteer at a charitable agency.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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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

Fees

£45.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Unemployed

Additional information

The session rate is £45 for 50 minutes. Concessions are available for students.

A sliding scale is also available for clients with challenging financial circumstances and can be discussed at the first session.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

9.15-4pm

Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP2

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults
Older adults