Rebecca Mitchell

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Take Action Counselling London
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

London, W5 2RS
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Thank you for stopping by to look at my entry.  I am happy to offer counselling on a variety of issues that may be on your mind including struggles with life work and relationships.  However, if you are single and dating I can offer specialist support around this. I am an experienced trained BACP Registered and  Accredited Counsellor and offer accessible, informative and professional counselling for your life  and specialise in supporting people who are:

  • Single – but may struggling
  • Dating – actively looking for a partner
  • In A Relationship – and facing some issues
  • Facing difficult life choices - for example issues with families

This may include:

  • Finding dating apps frustrating and disappointing
  • Wanting to be in a committed relationship
  • Relationships are up and down
  • Single again after a break up
  • Being stuck in negative dating and relationship cycles
  • Feeling left behind by friends
  • Time is pressing to have a baby
     

It may be that you have been in the dating game for a while and it hasn’t brought you the relationship you really desire. If you would really like to share your life with someone and that isn’t happening to you at this point, then it can feel painful and lonely. This can be especially difficult if you have found that your friends have partners and kids and this isn’t the case for you. It can also be very frustrating and disappointing if you are spending a lot of time on dating apps -  but they hasn’t provided you with the committed relationship that you really want.

I offer unstructured counselling around all these issues.  Additionally you may also want to consider our Take Action Single And Dating Eight Session Course.  This is a structured course for single people which is topic based and information giving but allows time for sharing experiences and feelings.  During the course we focus on different aspects of being single, we look at our self image, our relationships and ways out of negative cycles of thinking and behaviour. 

The course would aim to:

  • Have more awareness around our patterns of relating
  •  Strengthen the way we relate to ourselves and others
  • Put the past in perspective
  • Develop better relationships with friends and partners

I am also very happy to offer support around other issues especially family dynamics for example difficult relationships with parents or siblings and how that can impact our life today and ways forward.

Please feel free to contact me for more information - I offer a free ten minute telephone chat to talk through what might work for you.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have been working in the counselling arena for over 25 years. I have  completed several training courses including at City University, Metanoia Institute and WPF and I am trained as both a group worker and a one to one counsellor. I am trained in two different models of counselling: Psychoanalytic and Person Centred. I have worked as a counsellor in a diverse range of settings including:

  • Group Facilitator of a women’s survivor group
  • Group Facilitator of a women’s psychotherapy psycho educational group
  • One to one counsellor in community settings
  • Mentoring young people as part of a multicultural youth group
  • Training and speaking at conferences and seminars equipping other counsellors

I have written a number of articles published in professional counselling magazines including BACP Therapy Today and BACP Private Practise. I have also written a self help book for survivors of sexual abuse called "New Shoes" which has been well received by Survivors and Counsellors. I have spoken at a range of events and I been a regular "agony aunty" on a women's radio programme. I have in the past been nominated for Cosmopolitan Magazine Campaigner of the Year.

I also work with a team of qualified and very experienced counsellors who have lots of experience of working with dating and relationships issues.

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.

ACC
Association for Christian Counsellors (ACC)

The Association of Christian Counsellors and Linked Professions is a professional body representing and setting standards for Christian counselling and care in the UK. The organisation is made up of various different membership categories, including Counsellor and Accredited, and requires all members working as counsellors to undertake Continuous Professional Development on a regular basis.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Association for Christian Counsellors
Accredited Register Scheme

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Association for Christian Counsellors

Fees

£55.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Fees are £55.00  per session.  For Students and Trainee Counsellors the fee is £50 per session.  The first or assessment session is £40.00. I offer an initial  free short telephone conversation.

When I work

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Current Availability: Daytimes and some evenings

London, W5 2RS

Type of session

Online
Phone

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Rebecca Mitchell
Rebecca Mitchell