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BSc(Hons) DMS DipM MA MBACP(Senior Accredited) PhD

About me

Winner British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Outstanding Research Project 2011 for research on effective therapy with depression, anxiety and general distress e.g. following bereavement, relationship problems, addiction, abuse, etc. I work a lot with anger management, stress, career issues and self-esteem/self confidence as well as long term work on personal development/personality issues. Individuals, couples and family groups welcome to quiet and comfortable surroundings in 400-year-old thatched cottage. I enjoy working with trainee counsellors and supervisees. Free parking available.

Training, qualifications & experience

Tony has a first degree in biochemistry wherein he studied the biochemistry of mood and behaviour. Whilst working in the City of London he gained a postgraduate qualification in business management and a postgraduate diploma in marketing.

After a successful career in finance he studied for a Masters degree in person-centred therapy. His PhD thesis was on 'The clinical effectiveness of the person-centred psychotherapies: The impact of the therapeutic relationship'. In this he studied progress through counselling of 321 clients of 27 therapists, including 137 of his own clients. He was awarded the British Association for Counselling and Psycotherapy (BACP) 2011 prize for Outstanding Research Project for his PhD thesis in which he showed that person-centred therapy was as effective as other forms of therapy, including CBT, and that a good therapeutic relationship predicted good counselling outcome.

Tony has a wide range of experience including working with younger and older adults, those facing extreme adversity and hugely successful individuals.

Tony has experience of supervising therapists from all the main schools of therapy.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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).

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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

Areas of counselling I deal with

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Supervisory consultancy - support with how to work with difficult people, including difficult employees and or difficult clients e.g. for those providing leadership to large organisations, those who have a difficult and challenging client caseload.

Fees

Additional information

For coaching, counselling and psychotherapy Tony's professional fees are £95 per one hour session per individual. Each additional client is an additional £25 per hour, so couples are £120 per hour.

For individual supervision Tony's professional fees are £70 per one hour session, £105 for 1.5 hours. For group supervision Tony's professional fees start at £115 per hour, depending upon the level of responsibility.

For conference speeches, lectures and training courses Tony will provide an individual quotation based on the work involved.

When I work

Monday to Friday 8ish to 8ish plus Saturday mornings.

Further information

Tony really enjoys doing this type of work and would welcome your enquiry. The research evidence is that getting on well with your counsellor (or supervisor) makes an important contribution to good outcome. His approach is to meet with potential clients/supervisees and find out from you 'do I seem like someone you can work with on this?' He charges for initial sessions. Tony sees clients Monday to Saturday and prefers to work with clients during the daytime, including weekend daytimes. He can usually arrange a mutually convenient time to meet up within one week.

Lyndale Cottage, Haverhill Road, Horseheath, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB21 4QR

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision

In person
Online
Phone

Dr Tony Weston is a BACP Senior Accredited Supervisor of individual supervisees.

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