Psychotherapist, Supervisor, BACP, UKCP
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I have over 30 years of experience in working therapeutically with people from all walks of life. My consulting room is in Hammersmith near Ravenscourt Park, 2 min walk from the tube Station.
I offer therapy for Individuals as well as Couples. I also offer supervision, one on one or two on one.
I provide a safe space where together we can explore the problems you are currently grappling with, building up an understanding and awareness of how certain behaviours and thought patterns were formed and exploring a way forward in how to bring change about if that is what is needed. I am particularly interested in relational issues, within Couples as well as Individuals and their ways of relating to friends, people at work or within their extended family.
We will discuss in a first consultation what brings you to therapy and then decide together whether you would like to carry on working together or not. The duration of weekly sessions will depend on what you present with and can be open-ended or time-limited, depending on your individual circumstances.
Training, qualifications & experience
I originally trained in a body-based psychodynamic Training in the late 80-ies and added a Group Training and a Supervisor's Training later on. In 2003 I took up a psychodynamic couple-work Training. I now work with Individuals on a one-to-one basis, with Couples and with Supervisees. I have throughout my clinical years always kept informed about developments in the vast field of psychotherapy and regularly attend Conferences and workshops. There is always more to learn !
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.
UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)
The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.
As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.
UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
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
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.
Areas of counselling I deal with
Free initial telephone session
Concessions offered for
Fees range from £80-£90 for Individuals and will be discussed in a first consultation, according to income. I have a couple of lower rate sessions available at times, please feel free to enquire about availability.
When I work
I currently have some availability and offer face to face work or online; please enquire about times and whether I could offer you the session- time you need.