Toby Messer Ad Dip PC
- We are now offering face to face visits, following strict guildines, to find out more about our prcedures please visit our website www.bcsmentalhealth.com
Hello there. My name is Toby. Thanks for taking the time to look at my page. I hope the information I've provided here helps you with the sometimes difficult task of choosing a counsellor. I recognise this process can be challenging and confusing, so if you do have further questions feel free to get in touch via the contact details provided, and I'd be happy to try and help.
My sessions take place at a place most convenient for you, This could be in your home or at my office, the main focus is for you to be comfortable.
Barry counselling service is an ethical organisation with the goal of providing accessible face to face psychotherapy and counselling. I have daytime and evening appointments available and am happy to discuss setting up convenient appointment times with you.
My approach to therapy is integrative, meaning I draw on several therapeutic models including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Person Centred Counselling and Psychodynamic approaches. I aim to work with my clients to ensure we find an approach that fits our work most comfortably.
I aim to provide a safe, non judgemental environment, where we can work constructively and collaboratively.
Training, qualifications & experience
I am a Registered Counsellor with the National counselling society. I have an Advanced professional Diploma in psychotherapeutic counselling and an Advanced Diploma in Counselling skills. I am a member of the National counselling society with the use of the designatory letters MNCS Accred. I am guided and abide by their professional practice guidelines. I receive regular clinical supervision and am fully insured to practice.
I have worked in a variety of mental health settings, educational and the voluntary sector. My experience includes, Child & Adolescent Mental Health, Adult Mental Health, Community Mental Health and Substance Abuse/Addiction teams.
During my clinical work I have supported clients with a range of psychological difficulties including; addictions, anxiety, anger, depression, low self esteem, post traumatic stress, social phobia, stress and relationship problems.
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.
National Counselling Society
The National Counselling Society
This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.
In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. 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
Home Visit - £35 per session
Office Visit - £35 per session
Couples counselling - £45 per session
I also offer discount for the emergency services and armed forces, and low income family’s please contact me for further information.
I am available between 8am and 9pm, Monday to Friday.