Teresa Biss -Brighter Lives Counselling
Does life feel difficult ? Are you feeling overwhelmed by things that are going on in your life ?
Struggling with feelings of low mood, sadness, depression and anxiety? Are relationships difficult and work getting you down ? You have made the first step in finding support. I work with people to help relieve these feelings and to rebuild their self esteem. I use my down to earth nature to help you unravel the issues that are causing you unhappiness and distress. Spending time exploring these things with me can lead to relief in feelings of depression, lead to better relationships and give you more confidence. My practice is private, professional and personally suited to you.
Training, qualifications & experience
Foundation Degree in Person Centered Counselling and Psychotherapy - University of Warwick 2016 - 2019
Mind - Volunteer Counsellor 2017- present
Certificate in counselling skills - Newman university- 2015
Samaritans Volunteer 2014 - 2015
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.
Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.
All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
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
I offer a free 15 minute telephone consultation. Where you can tell a bit about why you are seeking counselling and ask me any questions you might have.
A full 60 minute session is £40