Sylvia Witter

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Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside, WA12
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hello, I am a fully qualified integrative counsellor and a member of the BACP and ACC. I offer a friendly, professional counselling service in a confidential setting.  As a counsellor I am accepting, genuine and understanding. I am passionate about my work as a counsellor and through my experience I have found it a privilege to be a part of my clients journey.

I will listen to you as you explore your situation without judgement or offering you advice, allowing you to express yourself freely. This often helps you to understand yourself and make sense of your situation.

Counselling is not a quick fix but a process that can take time and be hard work. I will support you on this journey and work at your pace as you find your peace or reach your goals.

"When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves"
                                              Victor Frank

I have been working as a counsellor in the voluntary sector since 2008 helping  clients  who have suffered with many issues including Domestic Violence, Anxiety, Bereavement and Loss, Abortion, Pregnancy Crisis, Post Natal Depression, OCD, Relationship Difficulties, Low Self Esteem, PTSD, Depression, Self Harm, Trans Gender.

I am currently offering MINDFULNESS SESSIONS and receiving positive feedback of how it is helping with stress and anxiety, it is helping clients who have experienced difficulty with sleeping and depression amongst other issues. The sessions are usually in 8 week blocks, please contact me if your interested.  Mindfulness can also be one to one and integrated into counselling sessions too.

I am a fully insured member of British Assosciation for Counselling and Psychotherapy and the Association of Christian Counsellors. I abide by their Code of Practice for your safety and protection.

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications

  • Level 4 Diploma in Counselling 
  • Level 4 Further Cognitive/Rational Approaches
  • Level 3 Intermediate in Counselling
  • Level 2 In Counselling
  • Level 3 Pregnancy Crisis Counselling
  • TTI Mindfulness
  • TTA Mindfulness

Continual Professional Development

  • Working with Depression
  • Working with Anger
  • Guilt and Shame
  • Group Work
  • Confidence and Self Esteem
  • Eating Disorders
  • Self Harm
  • Suicide
  • Addictive Behaviours
  • NLP
  • Gestalt
  • Couple Counselling
  • Working With Dreams

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

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.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

£50.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

I offer a the first consultation at a reduced cost of £25 to establish whether counselling is for you and we can work together.

FEE:  £50.00 per session which is 50 minutes, I offer a reduced rate for students and clients who on a low income.

I also offer a block of 6 sessions face to face @ £270

I offer Zoom appointments at £45 for a 50 minute session or a block of 6 @£240.

When I work

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Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside, WA12

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Online platforms

Zoom
Sylvia Witter
Sylvia Witter