About me

I am providing face to face, online and telephone counselling. I will try and adapt to a time that suits you. Feedback from clients has been positive being surprised at how quickly they have adjusted to online communication from previously being face to face.

The first step in talking to someone you do not know can be a difficult one, and I am able to offer you the experience of accepting you as an individual, to ensure that you are central to this talking therapy. I believe that having someone to listen and trust is important in developing a relationship which is open and honest to allow self expression in a safe environment. To develop an awareness and understanding of our self is the way forward, to build upon in our journey towards feeling better about our self, which can be by taking one day at a time. By working together we can look at ways to manage a difficult situation you may be in, by being aware of our emotions, behaviour, body sensations and how we are thinking.
Being there is crucial and that first step in contacting someone who is willing to walk alongside you on a pathway leading you to walk alone with confidence, possessing your own identity and sense of purpose to find meaning and a fulfilling life.  I hope that you can contact me knowing that I will be someone you can trust and will not judge and will give you the space to lead the life you want to live and help you understand the problem or loss you may be encountering so you can find a place for yourself.
I work with adults, young people, and older people.
I have experience in working for mental health organisations including specialising in bereavement, couples and relationships, as well as with having worked with children in schools.

I offer the first 30 minutes telephone consultation free of charge to help you to understand more about what you want from counselling, and how I may help you.

Training, qualifications & experience

Accredited member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)
Accredited member of the National Counselling Society (NCS)

Practitioners Further Diploma in Counselling                                                                Relational Counselling Qualification with Relate
Level 4 Integrative Counselling Diploma
Foundation Certificate in Counselling Children & Young People
Assessed Supervision Certificate
Level 2 and 3 Counselling Skills
Certificate in Counselling Skills
Infant Loss Foundation Certificate
NVQ Level 2 Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools and Level 3 Education & Training
Anxiety, Panic attack and Depression Training, Drug & Alcohol Addiction Training
Cruse Awareness in Bereavement Care, and trauma training.
Self-harm & Suicide Training
Obsessive behaviour training- Hoarding, OCD & Procrastination Training
ADHD and Attachment Disorder training
ACTO &NCS Certified Training in Telephone and Online Counselling

I have worked as a counsellor for Mind, a young persons charitable organisation, Cruse including Facing the Future, support groups for people bereaved by suicide, and a Children's Centre.

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.

NCS

National Counselling Society

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.

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.

National Counselling Society

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Attachment Disorders

Procrastination

Hoarding

Shopping Addiction

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Fees

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

First introductory contact session on the telephone or online free of charge.

I do offer a sliding scale of fees from £30 and programmes agreed in advance.

£45 for one therapeutic hour (50 minutes) session for individuals
£50 for one therapeutic hour (50 minutes) session for couples
£30 for one therapeutic hour (50 minutes) session for student counsellors
£45 for 90 minutes supervision and £35 for student counsellors

Availability

I am available Monday to Fridays from 8.30 am to 10 pm and Saturdays from 9am to 1pm

Prittlewell House
30 East Street
Southend On Sea
Essex
SS2 6LH

Southend
Essex
SS3

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

The entrance has a buzzer system prior to entry and a staircase to my rooms. I am able to offer online and telephone counselling if accessibility is not possible for you.

Supervision

In person supervision
Online supervision
Telephone supervision

I qualified as a supervisor with the Victoria Counselling and Training Service undertaking a 30 hour supervision course completing in November 2016.

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Tracey Wright

Tracey Wright