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Tony Boorman (Dipl. Psych., MA., Phd.) Experienced Counsellor & Psycotherapist

About me

I am a qualified Counsellor and Psychotherapist, providing short or longer-term counselling and psychotherapy to clients. I have a wide range of experience in helping people to grow emotionally and work through challenging situations.

The areas of work I specialise in include:

  • Low self-esteem, stress and anxiety
  • Depression, loneliness and isolation
  • Feeling stuck in life
  • Relationship problems.
  • Personal challenges and development - mid-life crisis
  • Work-related problems - unemployment, bullying, retirement
  • Troublesome thoughts, feelings and behaviours that are causing distress

Open and approachable, I can provide you with a safe, non-judgemental and confidential space to openly and freely talk through and explore your thoughts and feelings. I will help you reflect on what it is you want to change in your life and support you in moving your life forward.

For some people as few as 6-12 counselling sessions will be sufficient whereas, for others, longer open-ended work is more appropriate.

At present, I can offer an initial free online/telephone session. Thereafter, I can provide flexible days/times, duration of the sessions, and reasonable fees..

To arrange an initial appointment, you can contact me by email.

Training, qualifications & experience

Following a successful career in business and education, I am a fully qualified and accredited Counsellor and Psychotherapist. I have worked in a number of therapeutic environments with a diverse range of clients and provided counselling services for several established charitable organisations. I also run a number of psycho-educational groups, including self-esteem, assertiveness, anxiety and depression, life crisis, and mindfulness groups.

As an Integrative Practitioner, my therapeutic approach draws on a variety of psychological modalities to explore behaviours and beliefs which might be preventing you from leading a more fulfilling life - one that is more authentic and in service to you.

I believe that lasting change is achieved through a supportive, open and trusting therapeutic relationship between practitioner and client. I have worked with people from many different backgrounds and circumstances with a wide range of difficulties and issues.

I  hold a Doctorate in Education, am a qualified Learning Coach, and am really passionate about supporting students in their educational journeys. Having worked in an education and training environment for many years, I have a great deal of experience in both the Further and Higher Education sectors, providing academic/pastoral support to students and practitioners.

My work is professionally supervised and I adhere to the ethical guidelines set out in the BACP/UKCP Codes of Ethics and Practice.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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.

BACP

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.

UKCP

UK Council for Psychotherapy

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

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).

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

UK Council for 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.

Therapies offered

  • Behavioural therapy
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Compassion-Focused Therapy
  • Existential therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy
  • Transpersonal psychology

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Fees

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers

Additional information

Due to the Corona Virus situation, I offer flexible remote sessions (online and telephone).  My fees start from £55.00 and in certain circumstances. I can offer a concessionary rate.

The first 'full' session will provide us with the time to find out more about you (including taking some basic information) and answer any questions you may have. I then hand the session over to you, giving you the space to tell me something about the difficulties you might be experiencing and what you are hoping to achieve in counselling.

Appointment times are flexible and we can work together to find a time that will suit your requirements. They will usually take place at the same time each week (evening appointments are possible), but some flexibility can be offered depending on availability. Thereafter, on-going individual sixty-minute sessions.

I work in two locations: Surrey and London.

Payment is due at the time of each appointment by cheque or bank transfer. With regards to cancellation, 48 hours notice is required to avoid full payment.

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

I currently have availability during the day and evenings.

Further information

My Surrey and Hampshire Practice

Is located in a quiet residential part of Mytchett and within easy reach of Camberley, Farnborough, and Aldershot. It is easily accessible by car with convenient off-street parking. I have a small room that is private from the rest of the house, so confidentiality is assured.

To arrange an initial appointment, you can contact me by email.

Camberley
Surrey
GU16

Centre For Counselling & Psychotherapy Education
Beauchamp Lodge
2 Warwick Crescent
London
W2 6NE

Type of session

Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

Although don't currently have wheelchair access. I can provide telephone and online counselling, Alternatively, in some circumstances, I can visit you at home.

Tony Boorman (Dipl. Psych., MA., Phd.) Experienced Counsellor & Psycotherapist

Tony Boorman (Dipl. Psych., MA., Phd.) Experienced Counsellor & Psycotherapist