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About me

I am a Person Centred counsellor with experience in helping individuals to navigate their sensitive thoughts and feelings. I offer a safe space for you to talk freely about anything without fear of judgement and our sessions can be short or long term engagements. Your wellbeing will be my sole focus and will lead the direction of our work together. Individuals come to me with a wide range of emotional needs, including anxiety, depression and bereavement, loss etc., and I continually strive to offer conditions which will enable you personal growth, empowering you to become secure in your self and promote positive mental wellbeing.

Talking is hard and there are many reasons why it can sometimes feel as though talking to others doesn't seem to be an option, such as believing there are individuals whose problems seem much worse or not feeling properly heard, especially when others tend to talk over us. I neither believe a person's concerns are less worthy nor will I talk over you.

I know, from personal experience, how huge taking the first step to counselling is and the importance of finding someone you can trust, are comfortable with and able to share your innermost thoughts and feelings. It is crucial you feel heard, what you share remains confidential and that you feel genuine warmth and understanding.

Please either call, text or email me if what I'm offering feels as though it could suit your needs or if you have any queries. I do try to reply within 24 hours.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • BA (Hons) in Person-Centred Counselling & Psychotherapy
  • Dip. HE in Person-Centred Counselling & Psychotherapy
  • Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills
  • Level 2 Introduction to Counselling
  • Single Session Therapy Workshop
  • Cruse Supervisor Training Course
  • Cruse Bereavement Awareness ABC Course
  • Yellow Door- domestic and sexual abuse prevention charity
  • Legacy of Suicide
  • Sudden & Traumatic Bereavement
  • Trauma Awareness
  • Working with Bereavement & Complex Grief
  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People's Mental Health

Member organisations

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.

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.

Therapies offered

  • Person-centred therapy

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Fees

Additional information

Assessment sessions are £30.00

Assessment sessions are normally up to 45 minutes long and will usually involve me asking you some questions to get an overall general idea of what your current problem is, and why you have chosen counselling now. There will also be a discussion about the type of talking therapy I offer, and if we both agree it would be helpful to you.

Each ongoing weekly 50 minute counselling session is £45.00

My fees are reviewed annually.

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Some early morning and evening appointments are available, especially online via Zoom or 'phone,  please either email, text or call me for more information.

Further information

Talk to me about what concessions I offer, the past year has meant finances are stretched for some, that doesn't need to be a barrier to accessing counselling.

Suite 2
30A Quay Street
Newport
Isle Of Wight
PO30 5BA

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS checked
Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

For in-person counselling, entry to the spacious therapy room is easily gained and there is an accessible toilet close by. Counselling online via Zoom or by 'phone is also available. Call, text or email me for more information.

Online platforms

Zoom

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Tracey Burgess Counselling Psychotherapist MBACP

Tracey Burgess Counselling Psychotherapist MBACP