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BA (Hons) PGCE MBACP

About me

I am a qualified and experienced counsellor and therapist, working with adults and young people in the South London and Surrey area. I am a registered member of the BACP with experience of working with a variety of issues and age groups, as well as over twenty years working with young people in education. I offer both long term and time limited counselling,  where we can work together on how you may be feeling now, as well as looking at the impact of the past.

Counselling can help by exploring some of the roots of present day difficulties and looking at new ways of self acceptance and relating to others. Sometimes it can explore a feeling that something is just 'not right' and you are struggling to connect with others or make the most of opportunities. I have experience in helping  people through feelings of loss, anxiety and depression, as well as coping with changes in their  lives. I have also worked with those who feel they need to process past experience and trauma in order to move on successfully. In my experience, one of the most important features of one to one counselling is the ability to have a positive experience of relating to others and, the most important factor, allowing the chance of being listened to and understood .

If you would like to find out more and have a talk about how I may be able to help and how we could work together, please email me and I will get back to you as soon as possible, either by phone or email, whichever is easier for you. At present, I am working both through Zoom and face to face at The Eaves in Guildford.  I look forward to hearing from you.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • BA (Hons)
  • PGCE
  • HE Dip Psychodynamic Counselling

Further training and experience in safeguarding, working with ASD, trauma, ADHD, eating disorders, self harm , post- partum depression and learning difficulties.

I have experience in working with a wide range of clients , from 14+ .  I have worked in both long term and short term counselling with clients experiencing depression, anxiety, bereavement, relationship and family difficulties, low self esteem, stress, and abuse.  I have also worked with those who find it harder to 'name' the way they are feeling and it has been possible to explore what might lay behind this.

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

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).

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

From £50.00 to £60.00

Concessions offered for

  • Students

Additional information

From £50

When I work

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Currently some availability for new clients. Limited evening availability.  Face to face sessions available at The Eaves in Guildford .

Further information

Additional experience of working with young people and adults with specific learning and physical difficulties.

Banstead, Surrey, SM7

Railton Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU2

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults

Key details

DBS check

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Local home visits can be arranged if accessibility is a challenge. Sessions can be arranged remotely through Zoom.

Online platforms

Zoom

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