Theresa Perkins

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

Langport, Somerset, TA10
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

My counselling practice is called Red Leaf Counselling

I offer a Professional, Confidential and Effective Counselling environment to help you explore whatever difficulties you are experiencing or aspects of your life that you may wish to change.

If you are feeling anxious about getting in contact, wondering if your problems are too big, or not big enough, that’s OK and totally normal.

Why choose me as your counsellor?

My training enables me to tailor an approach that with work best for you, in a straightforward, jargon free, down to earth way, creating an environment that is respectful, open, warm, creative, with a willingness and curiousity to be there for you to help you live your life the way you want to.

How do we start?

Following your initial enquiry, I will get back to ASAP!. I aim to reply promptly in order to answer any questions or arrange our first meeting.

Clicking the ‘EMAIL ME’ red button at the top of the profile will allow you to provide details of what information you want to share with me, which I will respond to to get things started.

i offer a gentle, relaxed first meeting to help you decide if I am the right person to talk to. We can then find out a little bit about each other, by both of us asking questions to figure out if you would like to proceed with further sessions.

My counselling practice is located in a quiet private setting in Aller, near Langport in Somerset, and is easily accessible from Langport, Taunton, Bridgwater, Yeovil, Street, Glastonbury and surrounding areas

Please call me Theresa Perkins Registered Member of BACP on 07840 978656 to discuss how I can help.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a qualified and experienced counsellor registered by the British Association for Counselling (BACP). My training in a range of therapeutic techniques enables me to tailor my approach for each person. My key values as a counsellor are warmth, creativity, openness, humour, respectfulness and a willingness to be there with you.
My professional qualifications include:

  • Advanced Diploma in Integrative Counselling
  • AQA Intermediate Certificate in Counselling
  • AQA Certificate in Counselling


And I am additionally trained in Psychotherapy, Transactional Analysis and Creative Techniques in Working with Grief.

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

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

£45.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Unemployed

Additional information

You will start with an initial 50-minute consultation in order for us to discuss how counselling may benefit you and for me to answer any questions you may have. This offers us each an opportunity to decide if we are happy to continue.

Subsequent sessions will also last for 50 minutes.

The fee for each session is £45 although some concessions may apply.

The overall number of sessions will depend on your particular needs and the pace you are comfortable to work at. We can discuss this when we first meet and review on a regular basis.

All sessions take place in Aller, in a quiet and private location that is easily accessible.

When I work

I am available for contact and appointments during the daytime and most evenings.

Aller, Langport, Somerset, TA10

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples

Key details

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Theresa Perkins
Theresa Perkins