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Psychotherapist, Supervisor & Couple Counsellor. MBACP

About me

Tom Buckland. Registered Psychotherapist specialising in working with Anxiety and Relationships.

Online & Telephone Sessions Available

Have you had times in the past when you've really struggled? Or maybe that time is now?  Please call me on 07901522692 or email tombuckland55@gmail.com

We all struggle at times and the support of friends and family can be invaluable. But there are times when we need just a bit more support to help us through a difficult and painful time. That’s when seeing a professional is so important, to have a non-judgemental and confidential space to talk through what you’re going through, your feelings and your struggles, to help you come through this and reach a far better place. I'm Tom Buckland, an Independent, BACP Accredited  Psychotherapist and Couple Counsellor, based in Hythe near Southampton. I’ve been helping people through difficult times since 2003 and specialise in providing Couple Counselling (once known as marriage guidance counselling or relationship counselling) as well as working with Anxiety and Trauma. I often work in a solution-focused way, helping someone overcome their issue and move to a better place as soon as they can, but also work with longer-term psychotherapy to allow a person the time and space they need.

Individual Psychotherapy

Can be used for many reasons. You may be experiencing Depression, Anxiety or OCD. You may have gone through a traumatic experience, or maybe you just want to explore changing your career, your life or maybe your relationships. Whatever it is, I can work with you, without making judgements or telling you what you 'should' be doing, so can gradually get to the place you want, either emotionally or practically.

Online Counselling.

Counselling Online is an alternative if travelling distances are too large, or time too short, to carry out the face-to-face sessions. All the counselling skills are still used in the session, but you have the extra flexibility of choosing where you carry out the session. 


Couple Counselling

The Relationship Centre

The centre (originally based in Harley Street, London) was formed by Tom and his wife Tina (also an experienced counsellor) as a hub for couple counselling, research and development around forming a better relationship. The counselling is evidenced-based and helps a couple improve their relationship, whether in crisis from an affair, or from years of indifference and poor communication. This has been developed from Tina and Tom’s experience in working with couples, and their belief that all relationships can improve with the right type of counselling.

Tom offers relationship counselling through the centre, and more details can be found at www.therelationshipcentre.org.uk


My History

2003 Qualified psychoanalysis & Hypnotherapy (Psychotherapy)
2003 Formed Mind Management Therapy Clinic in Basingstoke
2004 Qualified in Stress Management work
2005 Awarded full membership to The Royal Society of Medicine
2005 Awarded a licence to work at Harley Street London and the Relationship Centre was formed and developed.
2007 Qualified as a NLP Practitioner
2009 Qualified as a Humanistic/Gestalt/(CBT) Counsellor
2010-2015 further self-therapy, supervision and Psychotherapy training
2013 Established Psychotherapy Clinic, Hythe, Hants
2016 Formed The Relationship Centre in the New Forest area
2016 Accepted as approved BUPA Psychotherapist/Counsellor

On-Going, providing training and supervision to counsellors and psychotherapists

Training, qualifications & experience

Tom's qualifications are as follows;

Fully qualified Humanistic Counsellor
Certified Stress Coach
NLP Practitioner
Trained Bereavement Counsellor
Full Diploma in Psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy
Trauma Trained
Certified in working with Self-Esteem
Working with Suicide
Working with Couples and Relationships Therapy
Couple counselling
Supervision Practice

Over the years he has trained in CBT, Supervision, Relationship Counselling, Anxiety Therapy, Trauma Therapy, Quick Phobia Release, Personality Disorders, Depression Therapy, Stress Management Techniques, Self Esteem Therapy and others.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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NCS

National Counselling Society (NCS)

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.

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

National Counselling Society

Accredited Register Scheme

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This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

National Counselling Society
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

Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • Outside my general counselling work, I also specialise in working with Anxiety and Phobias and use a combination of therapy to help you reduce then release the Anxiety.
    I also run Anxiety therapy groups and train other therapist’s in how to work with anxiety. I use and also provide training in Rewind Therapy, which is a wonderful tool to use with Anxiety, Phobias and Trauma.

    My services at a glance;
  • Couple Counselling
  • Supervision
  • Individual Counselling
  • Training on The Rewind Technique. Working with OCD. Solution Focused Counselling.

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Fees

From £55.00 to £80.00

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Aviva
  • Axa Health
  • BUPA

Additional information

My fees are;
Counselling sessions are £55.00 per session for Individual Counselling. (about 50mins)

Couple Counselling (Relationship Counselling) The fee for this is £80 per 1 hour.

Supervision is £60 per 1 hour.

BUPA,  AXA,  Aviva approved practitioner

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Monday to Friday. Various times available from 9am until 6.30pm

Further information

Full Member of;

The British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (accredited)
The National Counselling Society (accredited)

Hythe, Southampton, SO45

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Employee Assistance Programme

Online platforms

Skype
Zoom

Supervision

Online
Phone

Experienced Supervisor offering support and mentoring alongside an exploration of client work.

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