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Hello, I love helping people to help themselves through difficult times. Relationships, abuse, shame, low self-worth and anxiety.
I work online using Zoom or telephone.
I am a qualified Psychotherapeutic counsellor (2007) and Supervisor with an integrative approach and gained my accreditation with the BACP (British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy) in 2012.
In addition, I am a clinical hypnotherapist, NLP practitioner and Coach.
My principles & ethics are based on the guidelines & code of conduct offered in line with the BACP.
I am happy to offer a 20 minute online consultation so we can discuss what you may want from counselling in a safe and private setting. All I would ask is that you have a confidential space while working online together.
I offer appointments Mon - Thursday in the evenings from 11am - 8:30pm.
I am a BACP Accredited counsellor and have UKRCP registration. (The 'BACP' British Association Counsellors/Psychotherapists are the main governing body in the UK).
As an integrative counsellor I use several distinct models of counselling and psychotherapy to best meet your needs.
Training, qualifications & experience
I am a BACP Accredited counsellor and have UKRCP registration.
I qualified as a counsellor in 2007 and I graduated at Staffordshire University in 2009 with a Professional Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling.
I gained accreditation with the BACP in 2012.
Certificate in Supervision 2014.
Diploma in Neuro-Linguistic Programming in November 2018
Practitioner Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy May 2019
Executive Coaching Certificate October 2019
Specialist In & Experienced with:
- Domestic Violence
- Personality Disorder
- Relationships with self & others
- Rape & Sexual Violence
- Self Harm
- Stress in the work place
- Suicidal thoughts
Additional qualifications & experience:
Certificate & Btech in Life Coaching
EFT level 1 & 2
Reiki level 2 practitioner
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 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
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Areas of counselling I deal with
£70.00 per session
One to one Counselling Sessions of 50 minutes - £70.00
One to one Supervision Sessions of 90 minutes - £75.00
One to one Clinical Hypnotherapy Session of 90 minutes - £75.00
When I work
Monday - Thursday from 11am - 8:30pm
For me, the most important part of the therapy process is the ability to gain and maintain a professional relationship based on trust, safety & without judgments. I believe that this in turn allows for growth and development with any area of concern to you; I don't have all the answer and will not give you a solution - we work together.
All I would ask is that you give some time and thought in relation to; 'what you would like to get out of therapy' so we may work together so you achieve this; working solely from what you bring to our sessions each week.
Over the last thirteen years I have provided counselling services for a local charity that offer services to anyone affected by Rape and Sexual violence. In addition, previously I have offered counselling services to a Bereavement counselling service and a Mental Health counselling service.
I am also qualified to, and have experience of, working with children. I facilitate workshops for counsellors in relation to working therapeutically with children through play and I have supported adults and children through the criminal justice system in relation to court proceeding due to many forms of sexual and domestic abuse/violence.
I started my training as a counsellor in 2006 and I graduated at Staffordshire University in 2009 with a Professional Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling. I qualified as a clinical supervisor in December 2014 with the Manchester Institute of Psychotherapy.
As an integrative psychotherapist I use several distinct models of counselling and psychotherapy to best meet your needs.