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MBACP(Snr.Accred), BSc,MSc, Individuals, Supervision

About me

Senior Accredited Counsellor and Counselling Supervisor with over 30 years experience in a wide variety of settings with all ages from 16 years old onwards. I offer a warm, safe, trusting and confidential space to explore difficulties and challenges. My theoretical framework is integrative and tailored to the needs of the client. My approach is humanistic, psychodynamic, systemic, and/or CBT. I offer short term as well as long term counselling. I specialise in loss and bereavement, stress, anxiety and depression, trauma, abuse, self esteem and self confidence issues, work-related issues and relationship difficulties. I am also a trained (Bangor University)  and experienced Mindfulness Stress-reduction facilitator, one to one and small groups with many years of Mindfulness meditation experience and practice.

Training, qualifications & experience

MSc Psychological Counselling, BSc Social Psychology, Postgraduate Certificate Psychodynamic Counselling, Systemic Therapy, Extensive experience over 30 years in NHS, Primary Care (GP Surgeries), University and Private Practice settings.

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)

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

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).

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

From £55.00 to £65.00

Additional information

£55 to £65 negotiable

I also offer Counselling Supervision for trainees and experienced counsellors, fees negotiable.

When I work

Day and evenings.

Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S11

Type of session

In person
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision

In person
Phone

I have several years of supervising counsellors in a wide variety of settings from NHS, GP Surgeries,  College and University and in private practice settings, from trainees to highly experienced counsellors.

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